Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 13, 2023||
referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
|Jan 30, 2023||
advanced to third reading
|Jan 25, 2023||
2nd report cal.
|Jan 24, 2023||
1st report cal.202
|Jan 10, 2023||
referred to environmental conservation
Senate Bill S1179
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-S1179 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S1179 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1179 SPONSOR: HARCKHAM TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to providing an exemption from requirements for the alienation of parkland for renewable energy generating projects PURPOSE: Provides an exemption from requirements for the alienation of parkland for renewable energy generating projects. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the environmental conservation law by adding new section 52-0908 allowing alienation of certain parklands to bypass the procedure of getting an act from the legislature. This shall only apply in relation to airspace directly above such real property and for the construction, installation, and/or operation of a solar energy project not to exceed two megawatts of generating capacity and which is located
2023-S1179 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1179 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 10, 2023 ___________ 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. LBD04162-01-3
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