Requires public administrators to provide notice to the local government and municipal landmark board prior to the disposal of certain historic properties.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 9976 IN ASSEMBLY April 27, 2012 ___________Introduced by M. of A. MAYER -- read once and referred to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the surrogate's court procedure act, in relation to requiring public administrators to provide notice prior to the disposal of certain properties THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The surrogate's court procedure act is amended by adding a new section 1220 to read as follows: S 1220. NOTICE PRIOR TO DISPOSAL OF PROPERTY THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR SHALL NOTIFY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT, INCLUDING MUNICIPAL COUNCIL MEMBERS AND MEMBERS OF MUNICIPAL BOARDS OF TRUSTEES, AND, WHERE APPLICABLE, THE MUNICIPAL LANDMARK BOARD PRIOR TO DISPOSING OF ANY INTESTATE PROPERTY WHICH IS ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, THE STATE REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES OR WHICH IS SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS OR OLDER. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14931-02-2