senate Bill S1124

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Directs the department of economic development to conduct a study of public and private museums in the state

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 21, 2023 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 13, 2023 advanced to third reading
Feb 08, 2023 2nd report cal.
Feb 07, 2023 1st report cal.324
Jan 10, 2023 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation


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Feb 7, 2023 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Feb 7, 2023


S1124 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Economic Development
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S8934, A9710

S1124 (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.

S1124 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1124 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                             January 10, 2023
 Introduced  by Sens. COONEY, GALLIVAN, KENNEDY -- 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

   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

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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