Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 09, 2023||
referred to judiciary
Assembly Bill A6985
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A6985 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-A6985 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Prohibits municipal corporation from permiting the use of publicly owned land for helicopter air transportation operated for the primary purpose of conducting sightseeing tours over New York city or conducting photography, videography, or similar production activities over New York city; and relates to the use of certain heliports in the city of New York.
2023-A6985 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6985 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y May 9, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. SIMONE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to restrictions on certain flight operations at municipal facilities; and to amend chapter 592 of the laws of 1998, constituting the Hudson river park act, in relation to the use of certain heliports in the city of New York THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The general municipal law is amended by adding a new section 99-z to read as follows: § 99-Z. RESTRICTION ON CERTAIN FLIGHT OPERATIONS AT MUNICIPAL FACILI- TIES. NO MUNICIPAL CORPORATION SHALL PERMIT THE USE OF PUBLICLY OWNED LAND FOR HELICOPTER AIR TRANSPORTATION OPERATED FOR THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF CONDUCTING SIGHTSEEING TOURS OVER NEW YORK CITY OR CONDUCTING PHOTOG- RAPHY, VIDEOGRAPHY, OR SIMILAR PRODUCTION ACTIVITIES OVER NEW YORK CITY. § 2. Paragraph (v) of subdivision (g) of section 3 of chapter 592 of the laws of 1998, constituting the Hudson river park act, as amended by chapter 517 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: (v) a non-tourism/non-recreation heliport for [commercial and emergen- cy] PERMITTED transportation use; and § 3. Subdivision (j) of section 3 of chapter 592 of the laws of 1998, constituting the Hudson river park act, as amended by chapter 517 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: (j) "Prohibited use" means any of the following uses: (i) residential; (ii) manufacturing, except in furtherance of and incidental to park uses, provided that small scale creation of artisan foods or other craft products shall not be considered manufacturing; (iii) warehousing; (iv) hotel; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10422-01-3
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