Bill S4870-2013

Amends chapter 372 of the laws of 2008 relating to establishing the Niagara Falls underground railroad heritage commission, in relation to the effectiveness thereof

Amends chapter 372 of the laws of 2008 relating to establishing the Niagara Falls underground railroad heritage commission, in relation to the effectiveness thereof.

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Actions

  • May 30, 2013: SUBSTITUTED BY A5052
  • May 29, 2013: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 23, 2013: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 22, 2013: 1ST REPORT CAL.748
  • Apr 29, 2013: REFERRED TO CULTURAL AFFAIRS, TOURISM, PARKS AND RECREATION

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VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation - May 22, 2013
Ayes (11): Little, Bonacic, Grisanti, Marcellino, Marchione, Ritchie, Serrano, Kennedy, Hoylman, Gipson, O'Brien
Ayes W/R (1): Griffo

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4870

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 372 of the laws of 2008, amending the parks, recreation and historic preservation law relating to establishing the Niagara Falls underground railroad heritage commission, in relation to the effectiveness thereof

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill will change the date when Article 43 of the Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation law expires to allow the Commission to initiate implementation of the management plan approved pursuant to Article 43 of the Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation law.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill amends Section 3 of Chanter 372 of the Laws of 2008 to extend Article 43 of the Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law to December 31, 2015.

JUSTIFICATION: The Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Commission was designated as part of New York's system of heritage areas in 2008. The Commission encompasses the City of Niagara Falls, in Niagara County. The importance of the Commission's mission to develop the heritage corridor to function as a destination for both academic research and tourism is imperative. The Commission's management plan was approved by the Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation on duly 3, 2012. This legislation would give the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Commission additional time to assist local agencies with the initial implementation of the management plan.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: None

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 4870 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE April 29, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation AN ACT to amend chapter 372 of the laws of 2008, amending the parks, recreation and historic preservation law relating to establishing the Niagara Falls underground railroad heritage commission, in relation to the effectiveness thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3 of chapter 372 of the laws of 2008, amending the parks, recreation and historic preservation law relating to establishing the Niagara Falls underground railroad heritage commission, is amended to read as follows: S 3. This act shall take effect immediately; provided that section two of this act shall expire and be deemed repealed on [April 30] DECEMBER 31, [2013] 2015. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately, except that if this act shall have become a law on or after April 30, 2013 this act shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to have been in full force and effect on and after April 30, 2013.

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