Senate Bill S6544

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to making housing a policy in the state of New York

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
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    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-S6544 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6858
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§852, 854, 858, 859-a & 874, Gen Muni L; amd §§1951, 1953, 1963-a, 2302, 2306 & 2315, Pub Auth L

2023-S6544 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that a policy of this state should be to increase housing options and opportunities, including but not limited to affordable, and workforce and senior housing.

2023-S6544 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S6544 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6544
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 26, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. MARTINEZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
 
 AN ACT to amend the general municipal law  and  the  public  authorities
   law, in relation to making housing a policy of the state of New York
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 852 of the general municipal  law,  as  amended  by
 chapter  630  of  the  laws of 1977, the first undesignated paragraph as
 amended by chapter 747 of the laws  of  2005,  the  second  undesignated
 paragraph  as  amended  by chapter 478 of the laws of 2011 and the third
 undesignated paragraph as amended by section 4 of part X of  chapter  59
 of the laws of 2021, is amended to read as follows:
   § 852. Policy and purposes of article. It is hereby declared to be the
 policy  of this state to promote the economic welfare, recreation oppor-
 tunities and prosperity of its  inhabitants  and  to  actively  promote,
 attract,  encourage  and develop recreation, economically sound commerce
 and industry and economically sound projects identified and  called  for
 to  implement a state heritage area management plan as provided in title
 G of the parks, recreation and historic preservation law through govern-
 mental action for the purpose of preventing  unemployment  and  economic
 deterioration  by  the creation of industrial development agencies which
 are hereby declared to be governmental  agencies  and  instrumentalities
 and  to  grant  to  such  industrial development agencies the rights and
 powers provided in this article.
   It is hereby further declared to  be  the  policy  of  this  state  to
 protect  and  promote the health of the inhabitants of this state by the
 conservation, protection and improvement of the natural and cultural  or
 historic  resources  and  environment and to control land, sewer, water,
 air, noise or general environmental pollution derived from the operation
 of industrial, manufacturing, warehousing, commercial, recreation, horse
 racing facilities, railroad facilities, automobile racing facilities and
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10666-04-3
              

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