|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Nov 22, 2022||delivered to governor|
|Jun 02, 2022||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.1690
substituted for s8934
|Jun 02, 2022||substituted by a9710|
|May 31, 2022||ordered to third reading cal.1690|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Apr 29, 2022||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
senate Bill S8934
Current Bill Status Via A9710 - Delivered to Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8934 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Economic Development
S8934 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Directs the department of economic development, in conjunction with other departments and entities, to conduct a comprehensive study of public and private museums, including taking a census of public and private museums in the state, and to report the findings and recommendations of such study.
S8934 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8934 SPONSOR: COONEY TITLE OF BILL: An act in relation to conducting a study of public and private museums in New York state PURPOSE OF THE BILL: From world class art museums to iconic halls of fame to beloved local historical societies, museums are inextricably linked to New York State's identity, economy and history. Yet museums in New York State lack a true "home" and a clear and viable funding structure. In order to ensure the protection of collections and the sustainability of, and the equitable distribution of funds, this bill directs the Department of Economic Development, in conjunction with the Empire State Development Corporation, the Department of Education, the Office of Parks, Recre- ation and Historic Preservation, the Department of Environmental Conser- vation, the Department of State, and the New York State Council on the Arts to conduct a study of public and private museums in New York State.
S8934 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8934 I N S E N A T E April 29, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. COONEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation AN ACT in relation to conducting a study of public and private museums in New York state THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The department of economic development, in conjunction with the empire state development corporation, the department of education, the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation, the depart- ment of environmental conservation, the department of state, and the New York state council on the arts, is hereby directed to conduct a compre- hensive study on public and private museums in the state. Such study shall include, but not be limited to: 1. taking a census of public and private museums in the state, includ- ing information on the size, hours of operation, visitor statistics, funding sources and amounts, and the subjects of the museums' collections, of the many museums throughout the state. 2. identifying the benefits, shortfalls and consequences of the different sources of support museums receive publicly and those they must find privately. 3. providing information and recommendations so as to inform the legislature of the adequacy of public and private sources of the funding for museums in the state and to serve current and future funding needs, recommend systems of support to best ensure equitable distribution of such funds, regardless of discipline, budget size, or location, and the continued accessibility and availability of museums promoting a general interest in cultural and historical topics, fine arts, physical and natural sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics, and to deter- mine the feasibility of a single reporting system that includes active oversight. § 2. A report of the findings of such study, recommendations, and any proposed legislation necessary to implement such recommendations shall be filed with the governor, the temporary president of the senate, and the speaker of the assembly within one year after the effective date of this act. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
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