Bill Text: NY A05546 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to consents to public utilities, licenses and easements; allows the commissioner or other state agency to grant a county a license or easement for any public purpose or to construct or maintain sewers, water and property.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-13 - referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development [A05546 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A05546-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          5546
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 13, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by M. of A. BRABENEC -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development
        AN  ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in
          relation to consents to public utilities; licenses and easements
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 13.06 of the parks, recreation and historic preser-
     2  vation law, as renumbered by chapter 349 of the laws of 1983, is amended
     3  to read as follows:
     4    §   13.06  Consents  to  public  utilities;  licenses  and  easements.
     5  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no railroad, bus line, tele-
     6  phone or telegraph company, gas,  power  or  light  company,  pipe  line
     7  company  or  other  public  utility  shall  have the right to pass over,
     8  through or under any property acquired by  the  office  or  other  state
     9  agency  for park, recreational or historic preservation purposes, except
    10  by written consent, in the form of a license or easement, granted by the
    11  commissioner, or such state agency, and then only under such regulations
    12  and restrictions as the commissioner or such  state  agency  shall  deem
    13  proper.  The  commissioner or other state agency shall have the right to
    14  grant to any person, county or the federal government a  license  or  an
    15  easement  for  any  public  purpose  or to construct or maintain sewers,
    16  water, petroleum products, gas lines and electric  transmission  facili-
    17  ties  within,  under or across such property, upon such terms and condi-
    18  tions and under such regulations and restrictions as the commissioner or
    19  such state agency shall deem just and proper.
    20    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD08152-01-9
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