Bill S4258-2013

Relates to the extension of the state commission on the restoration of the capitol

Relates to the extension of the state commission on the restoration of the capitol; extends such commission five years.

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  • Jun 17, 2013: SUBSTITUTED BY A6709
  • Jun 11, 2013: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1275
  • Jun 11, 2013: COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Mar 15, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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BILL NUMBER:S4258                        REVISED 3/18/13

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 303 of the laws of 1988 relating to the extension of the state commission on the restoration of the capitol, in relation to extending such provisions for an additional five years

Purpose of the Bill:

The purpose of this bill is to extend the authority of the State Commission on the Restoration of the Capitol for an additional five years from April 1, 2013 to April 1, 2018.

Summary of Provisions:

Section 1 of this bill amends Chapter 303 of the L. 1988, c. 303 as amended by L. 2008, c.92 to extend for an additional five years the State Commission on the Restoration of the Capitol. The Commission was extended in 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003 and 2008 for five-year periods.

Existing Law:

The Commission has the duty to undertake studies and reports to recommend and advise with respect to the restoration, preservation, improvement and utilization of the Capitol and its grounds. Its members are appointed by the Governor and the leadership of the Legislature. It was authorized in 1979 and reauthorized annually until 1988 when it was continued for five years. It was further continued in 1993, 1998; 2003 and 2008 for additional five-year periods. It is currently set to expire on April 1, 2013.

Prior Legislative History:

The sunset provision in question has previously been extended by five-year extenders enacted by L. 1988, c.303; L. 1993, c. 31; L. 1998, c. 25; L. 2003, c. 37; and L. 2008, c. 92.

Statement in Support:

The Capitol is an historic work of architecture. It is important that it be maintained in a manner consistent with its original design. The maintenance and restoration of the Capitol is an ongoing project that requires continual oversight to ensure that the restoration process maintains the integrity of the original design and historical authenticity of the Capitol.

Budget Implications:

None.

Local Impact:

None.

Effective Date:

This act shall take effect immediately.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4258 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE March 15, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. MARCELLINO -- (at request of the Office of General Services) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend chapter 303 of the laws of 1988 relating to the exten- sion of the state commission on the restoration of the capitol, in relation to extending such provisions for an additional five years THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 2 of chapter 303 of the laws of 1988, relating to the extension of the state commission on the restoration of the capitol, as amended by chapter 92 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: S 2. The temporary state commission on the restoration of the capitol is hereby renamed as the state commission on the restoration of the capitol (hereinafter to be referred to as the "commission") and is here- by continued until April 1, [2013] 2018. The commission shall consist of eleven members to be appointed as follows: five members shall be appointed by the governor; two members shall be appointed by the tempo- rary president of the senate; two members shall be appointed by the speaker of the assembly; one member shall be appointed by the minority leader of the senate; one member shall be appointed by the minority leader of the assembly, together with the commissioner of general services and the commissioner of parks, recreation and historic preser- vation. The term for each elected member shall be for three years, except that of the first five members appointed by the governor, one shall be for a one year term, and two shall be for a two year term, and one of the first appointments by the president of the senate and by the speaker of the assembly shall be for a two year term. Any vacancy that occurs in the commission shall be filled in the same manner in which the original appointment was made. The commission shall elect a chairman and a vice-chairman from among its members. The members of the state
commission on the restoration of the capitol shall be deemed to be members of the commission until their successors are appointed. The members of the commission shall receive no compensation for their services, but shall be reimbursed for their expenses actually and neces- sarily incurred by them in the performance of their duties hereunder. S 2. Section 9 of chapter 303 of the laws of 1988, relating to the extension of the state commission on the restoration of the capitol, as amended by chapter 92 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: S 9. This act shall take effect immediately, and shall remain in full force and effect until April 1, [2013] 2018. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to have been in full force and effect on and after April 1, 2013; provided that the amendments to section 2 of chapter 303 of the laws of 1988 made by section one of this act shall not affect the expiration of such chap- ter, and shall be deemed to expire therewith.

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