Authorizes any school district to use land owned by the school district for parkland purposes provided the voters of the school district approve of such use by affirmative vote.
- Jan 4, 2012: referred to education
- Jan 27, 2011: referred to education
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3769 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N ASSEMBLY January 27, 2011 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education AN ACT to authorize school districts to create parklands from land owned by such school districts THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law, any school district in the state may utilize land owned by such school district for the purposes of creating parklands; provided, however, that such school district shall submit a proposition to the voters of the school district for their approval to use such land for creating park- lands. Any land owned by a school district used for parklands shall be used for outdoor education and other school curriculum purposes and shall be available to the residents of the school district for their use and enjoyment. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07461-01-1