Bill S1737B-2011

Authorizes the commissioner of general services to release a right of reverter in letters patent conveying certain land located in the city of Buffalo

Authorizes the commissioner of general services to release a right of reverter in letters patent conveying certain land located in the city of Buffalo.

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  • Jun 16, 2011: SUBSTITUTED BY A766A
  • Jun 7, 2011: AMENDED ON THIRD READING 1737B
  • Jun 7, 2011: VOTE RECONSIDERED - RESTORED TO THIRD READING
  • Jun 7, 2011: returned to senate
  • Jun 7, 2011: RECALLED FROM ASSEMBLY
  • May 9, 2011: referred to cities
  • May 9, 2011: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • May 9, 2011: PASSED SENATE
  • Apr 4, 2011: AMENDED ON THIRD READING 1737A
  • Mar 22, 2011: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Mar 21, 2011: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Mar 16, 2011: 1ST REPORT CAL.234
  • Jan 12, 2011: REFERRED TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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BILL NUMBER:S1737B

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 616 of the laws of 1992, relating to authorizing the conveyance of state land in the city of Buffalo, to Women for Human Rights and Dignity Development Corporation Inc. for charitable purposes, in relation to authorizing the commissioner of general services to release a right of reverter in letters patent conveying certain land located in the city of Buffalo, county of Erie

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Authorizes the Commissioner of General Services to release a right of reverter in letters patent conveying certain land.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends chapter 616 of laws of 1992 to allow the commissioner of general services to cancel any condition or right of reverter upon the application by the successor in interest of the original grantee. Also provides for the commissioner to determine a payment of fair and equitable consideration.

Section 2 provides for specifications of the parcel of land as identified as part of subdivision lot 12 in block "F" as shown on a map filed in the Erie County Clerk's Office under cover no. 254.

JUSTIFICATION: The original legislation was enacted to allow the City of Buffalo to convey land to Women for Human Rights and Dignity Development Corporation Inc. for the purposes of expanding their operation. Since the initial conveyance the Women for Human Rights and Dignity Development Corporation Inc., has determined they no longer need to acquire this property and have requested that the right of conveyance be reversed.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2010 Passed Senate S.4921

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 1737--B Cal. No. 234 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 12, 2011 ___________
Introduced by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading -- passed by Senate and delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading AN ACT to amend chapter 616 of the laws of 1992, relating to authorizing the conveyance of state land in the city of Buffalo, to Women for Human Rights and Dignity Development Corporation Inc. for charitable purposes, in relation to authorizing the commissioner of general services to release a right of reverter in letters patent conveying certain land located in the city of Buffalo, county of Erie THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Chapter 616 of the laws of 1992, relating to authorizing the conveyance of state land in the city of Buffalo to Women for Human Rights and Dignity Development Corporation, Inc. for charitable purposes, is amended to read as follows: Section 1. The commissioner of general services in the executive department [is hereby authorized to sell and convey to the Women for Human Rights and Dignity Development Corporation, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation in the state of New York, the lands with the improvements thereon] MAY, BY ORDER, CANCEL ANY CONDITION OR RIGHT OF REVERTER CONTAINED IN LETTERS PATENT, CONVEYING CERTAIN PREMISES, more partic- ularly described in section [three] TWO of this act, UPON APPLICATION OF THE SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO THE ORIGINAL GRANTEE, IF THE COMMISSIONER IS SATISFIED BY REASON OR PROOF SUBMITTED THAT SUCH CANCELLATION IS JUST AND NOT DETRIMENTAL TO THE INTERESTS OF THE STATE. THE ORDER SHALL BE UPON TERMS AND CONDITIONS INCLUDING PAYMENT OF FAIR AND EQUITABLE
CONSIDERATION AS DETERMINED BY SAID COMMISSIONER; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE AMOUNT RECEIVED BY THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL NOT BE LESS THAN THE FULL ASSESSED VALUE AT THE TIME OF THE TRANSFER IN 1993 MINUS THE CONSIDERATION THAT THE STATE RECEIVED FOR SUCH TRANSFER. S 2. [The purpose of this conveyance is to develop, implement and monitor activities which are exclusively charitable, with the primary intent of providing educational relief to those individuals who are disadvantaged, particularly women. Conveyance shall be on terms and conditions, including consideration, as the commissioner of general services may fix and determine. S 3.] The premises are more particularly described as follows: All that tract or parcel of land, situate in the city of Buffalo, county of Erie, state of New York and being part of Lot 65, Township 11, Range 8 of the Holland Land Company Survey (so-called) and further being part of subdivision lot 12 in block "F" as shown on a map filed in the Erie county clerk's office under cover no. 254, bounded and described as follows: Beginning at a point on the northwesterly boundary of Main street at its intersection with the southwesterly boundary of Florence avenue; running thence southwesterly along the northwesterly boundary of Main street, a distance of 50.0 feet to a point. Said point being the south- easterly corner of subdivision lot 12; running thence northwesterly, parallel with the southwesterly boundary of Florence avenue and along the southwesterly line of subdivision lot 12, a distance of 140.0 feet to a point; running thence northeasterly, parallel with the northwester- ly boundary of Main street, a distance of 50.0 feet to a point on the southwesterly boundary of Florence avenue; running thence southeasterly along the southwesterly boundary of Florence avenue, a distance of 140.0 feet to the point or place of beginning. Together with all the right, title and interest of the party of the first part of, in and to any land lying in the bed of any highway, road, street or avenue, land or alley, open or proposed, lying in front of or adjacent to the premises conveyed hereunder to the centerline thereof. Being the same premises conveyed to the people of the state of New York by Florence B. Lunz by deed dated November 14, 1975 and recorded December 9, 1975 in the Erie county clerk's office in liber 8345 of deeds at page 523, said premises being known as 2238 Main Street, Buffalo, New York. [S 4. Any lands transferred pursuant to this act shall be used exclu- sively to develop, implement and monitor activities which are exclusive- ly charitable, with the primary intent of providing educational relief to those individuals who are disadvantaged, particularly women and upon termination of such use, title to the lands so transferred shall revert to the state of New York. S 5.] S 3. The commissioner of general services shall not grant the aforesaid lands unless application is made therefor within one year after the date on which this act shall have become a law. [S 6.] S 4. This act shall take effect immediately. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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