2006 New York Code - Jurisdiction.



 
    § 41.   Jurisdiction.    1.  Hereafter no work of art shall become the
  property of the state by purchase, gift or otherwise, or  be  paid  for,
  either wholly or in part, out of state funds, unless such work of art or
  design  for the same, together with a statement of the proposed location
  of such work of art shall first have been submitted to and  approved  by
  the  office  of  general  services;  nor shall any work of art, until so
  approved, be erected or placed in or upon or allowed over  or  upon  any
  state  building,  street,  highway or other public place, park or ground
  belonging to or under control of the state.   No existing work  of  art,
  belonging  to or in possession of the state, shall be removed, relocated
  or altered in any way without the approval  of  the  office  of  general
  services.
    2.   The construction of any building, bridge or its approaches, arch,
  gate, fence or other structure, or fixture, which is  to  be  paid  for,
  either  wholly  or in part, by state funds, or to be constructed on land
  owned or controlled by the state, shall not be begun unless  the  design
  for  the same shall have been submitted to and approved by the office of
  general services.
    3.  No arch, bridge, approach or  other  structure  belonging  to  any
  private  individual  or corporation shall be permitted to extend over or
  under, into or upon any street, highway, waterway or other public place,
  belonging to or under control  of  the  state,  unless  the  design  and
  location thereof shall have been submitted to and approved by the office
  of general services.
    4.    The  office  of  general  services shall advise, generally, upon
  questions of art or architecture,  when  requested  to  do  so,  by  the
  governor,  any  legislative  committee,  head  of  a state department or
  commission.
    5.  If the office of general services should fail to decide  upon  any
  matter  submitted  to  it, within forty-five days after such submission,
  the office's approval of the matter shall be presumed.

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