1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Environmental Conservation
  4. Article 45: State Nature and Historical Preserve Trust


Section 45-0113 Acquisition and dedication of real property

Environmental Conservation (ENV)

  1. For the purposes of this article, the department may, when authorized by an act of the legislature, and when funds are available therefor, acquire in the name of the people of the state of New York fee title or any lesser interest in real property by any method of acquisition, including, but not limited to, appropriation, condemnation, purchase, conditional or unconditional gift, bequest or devise, in accordance with any powers of the department to acquire real property.

  2. Only real property owned by the state or real property acquired under this article or sections 51-0705, 52-0701 or 52-0901, or articles fifty-four and fifty-six of this chapter, or real property dedicated to the Albany Pine Bush preserve pursuant to article forty-six of this chapter may be dedicated for the purposes of this article. Such dedication may be effected only by law.