senate Bill S2995

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides an exemption from requirements for the alienation of parkland for certain renewable energy generating projects

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2021 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 12, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2021 1st report cal.976
Jan 26, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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May 10, 2021 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S2995
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: May 10, 2021

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S2995 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6838
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §52-0908, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8635

S2995 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides an exemption from requirements for the alienation of parkland for renewable energy generating projects with a generating capacity not exceeding two megawatts and which are located above real property currently used for vehicle parking.

S2995 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2995 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2995
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   providing  an  exemption from requirements for the alienation of park-
   land for renewable energy generating projects

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
 new section 52-0908 to read as follows:
 § 52-0908. RESTRICTION ON ALIENATION EXEMPTION; RENEWABLE ENERGY  GENER-
              ATING PROJECTS.
   NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION 52-0907 OF THIS TITLE, REAL PROPERTY ACQUIRED,
 DEVELOPED,  IMPROVED, RESTORED OR REHABILITATED BY A MUNICIPALITY PURSU-
 ANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION 52-0901 OF THIS TITLE WITH FUNDS MADE
 AVAILABLE PURSUANT TO THIS TITLE MAY BE SOLD OR DISPOSED OF OR USED  FOR
 OTHER  THAN PUBLIC PARK PURPOSES WITHOUT THE EXPRESS AUTHORITY OF AN ACT
 OF THE LEGISLATURE, PROVIDED THAT SUCH  REAL  PROPERTY  IS  NOT  LOCATED
 WITHIN  THE  ADIRONDACK PARK OR CATSKILL PARK, AS SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED
 IN SECTION 9-0101 OF THIS CHAPTER, AND WHEN SUCH SALE OR DISPOSAL:
   1. APPLIES ONLY TO THE SALE OR DISPOSAL OR RIGHTS TO AIRSPACE DIRECTLY
 ABOVE SUCH REAL PROPERTY; AND
   2. IS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION AND/OR OPERATION OF  A  SOLAR
 ENERGY  PROJECT  NOT  TO EXCEED TWO MEGAWATTS OF GENERATING CAPACITY AND
 WHICH IS LOCATED ABOVE REAL PROPERTY CURRENTLY USED FOR VEHICLE PARKING.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to  alien-
 ations of parkland for renewable energy generating projects occurring on
 or after such date.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04028-01-1

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