Bill S5594-2011

Reconstitutes the boundaries of the USA Niagara Corporation to include the entirety of the city of Niagara Falls

Reconstitutes the boundaries of an Empire State Development Corporation subsidiary, the USA Niagara corporation, to include the entirety of the city of Niagara Falls.

Details

Actions

  • Jan 24, 2012: referred to economic development
  • Jan 24, 2012: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jan 24, 2012: PASSED SENATE
  • Jan 23, 2012: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Jan 19, 2012: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Jan 18, 2012: 1ST REPORT CAL.74
  • Jan 4, 2012: REFERRED TO CORPORATIONS, AUTHORITIES AND COMMISSIONS
  • Jan 4, 2012: returned to senate
  • Jan 4, 2012: died in assembly
  • Jun 14, 2011: referred to economic development
  • Jun 14, 2011: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 14, 2011: PASSED SENATE
  • Jun 14, 2011: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1260
  • Jun 13, 2011: COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Jun 6, 2011: REFERRED TO CORPORATIONS, AUTHORITIES AND COMMISSIONS

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions - Jan 18, 2012
Ayes (5): Ranzenhofer, Flanagan, Martins, Perkins, Squadron
Excused (1): Larkin

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S5594

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the New York state urban development corporation act, in relation to the USA Niagara Corporation

PURPOSE: TO expand USA Niagara Corporation to include all of the city of Niagara Falls

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends the New York state urban development corporation act to add a new subdivision stating, the USA Niagara Corporation created pursuant to this section shall be reconstituted to include the entirety of the city of Niagara Falls.

Section two provides the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: Currently USA Niagara Corporation includes only a portion of the city of Niagara Falls, this legislation would expand it to the entirety of the city. With this expansion, greater development can take place in order to improve the quality of life within the city of Niagara Falls. As a result of this legislation, there will be provided new opportunities for new small businesses and tourists will be more likely to visit the city.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: None.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 5594 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN SENATE June 6, 2011 ___________
Introduced by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions AN ACT to amend the New York state urban development corporation act, in relation to the USA Niagara Corporation THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 12 of section 1 of chapter 174 of the laws of 1968, constituting the New York state urban development corporation act, is amended by adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows: (5) NOTWITHSTANDING ANY RESOLUTIONS, RULES OR REGULATIONS TO THE CONTRARY, THE USA NIAGARA CORPORATION CREATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE RECONSTITUTED TO INCLUDE THE ENTIRETY OF THE CITY OF NIAGARA FALLS. S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend- ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen- tation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made on or before such date.

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