1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Parks, recreation and historic preservation
  4. Title C: Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
  5. Article 19: Historic Sites


Section 19.03 Powers, functions and duties; commissioner

Parks, recreation and historic preservation (PAR)

In addition to the powers, functions and duties provided for in section 3.09, the commissioner shall:

  1. Act as the liaison officer on historic preservation matters pursuant to the provisions of any applicable federal law or regulation.

  2. Develop and maintain a statewide comprehensive survey and plan for historic preservation.

  3. Be authorized to establish and maintain a state register of historic sites and objects.

  4. Cooperate with the department of education and the New York state freedom trail commission in the performance of their duties in connection with the freedom trail and underground railroad.