Bill Text: NY A01338 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Provides for local governing board approval of any policies and procedures regarding the public use of public space.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-15 - referred to local governments [A01338 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A01338-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          1338
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 15, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  M. of A. PERRY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COLTON,
          GLICK -- read once and referred to the Committee on Local Governments
        AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to local  govern-
          ing  board approval of policies and procedures affecting public use of
          public space
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.    The  general  municipal  law is amended by adding a new
     2  section 124-a to read as follows:
     3    § 124-a. Issuance of any permit for parades or the  temporary  use  of
     4  public  space  by  the  public. Notwithstanding any general, special, or
     5  local law to the contrary, any adopted or implemented  policies,  proce-
     6  dures,  rules or regulations of a department or agency that requires the
     7  issuance of any permit for parades or for the temporary  use  of  public
     8  space by the public shall be reviewed and approved by the governing body
     9  of  the county, city, town or village having jurisdiction over the prop-
    10  erty that would be subject to  the  permit.  Any  policies,  procedures,
    11  rules  or  regulations  proposed  by  a  department or agency that would
    12  require the issuance of any permit for parades or for the temporary  use
    13  of  public  space  by the public shall not be considered effective until
    14  approved by the governing body of the  county,  city,  town  or  village
    15  having  jurisdiction  over  the  property  that  would be subject to the
    16  permit.
    17    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    18  it shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD06674-01-9
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