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New York State Department of State Bureau of Legal Services 1980 Olympics Legal Issues Files

Held by the New York State Archives


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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
These files were created by the Bureau of Legal Services as part of its responsibility to provide legal advice on State-local relations. The Bureau provided advice on legal issues relating to the 1980 Olympics, including acquisition of facility sites; financing the Olympics; television and radio broadcasting; environmental impact; transportation; commerce; and accommodations. Many records focus on the condemnation of the Ray Brook Federal Correctional Facility and its acquisition for use as an Olympic facility and on the Olympic Accommodations Control Corporation.
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2 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1976-1980
Series Number:
13029

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Scope and Content Note

These files were created by the Bureau as part of its responsibility to provide legal advice on State-local relations. In connection with that responsibility, the Bureau reviewed and provided advice on a range of legal issues relating to the 1980 Olympics, including: the acquisition of facility sites; financing the Olympics; television and radio broadcasting; environmental impact; transportation; commerce; and accommodations.

A substantial amount of the records focus on the condemnation of the Ray Brook Federal Correctional Facility and its acquisition for use as an Olympic facility and on the Olympic Accommodations Control Corporation.

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Contents Box Folder

Accretion: 13029-87
Administrative: Role of State Departments 1 1
Administrative: U.S. Olympic Committee Constitution 1 2
Administrative: Loan to Organizing Committee 1 3
Administrative: APA and Olympics - Map Mistake 1 4
Administrative: Accounting for Olympic Expenditures 1 5
Administrative: Olympics - Foreign MD’s Masseurs, Mass Gathering, DOT Parking Facilities 1 6
Administrative: Olympic Fire Safety Bill 1 7
Administrative: Olympics - Declaratory Judgment 1 8
Administrative: Ski Information 1 9
Administrative: Lake Placid Organizing Committee 1 10
Administrative: Olympic Log 1 11
Environmental Impact: Olympics - Declaratory Judgment 1 12
Environmental Impact: Forest Preserve Issues Materials 1 13
Environmental Impact: Sierra Cub - Press Release 1 14
Environmental Impact: Environmental Impact Issue 1 15
TV and Radio Broadcasting: TV Contract - Comments 1 16
TV and Radio Broadcasting: Legislation Proposal - Commission on Olympics and Sports 1 17
TV and Radio Broadcasting: 1976 - Olympic Commission - Wolfe, Chairman 1 18
TV and Radio Broadcasting: Olympics - Press Commission - Wolfe, Chairman 1 19
TV and Radio Broadcasting: Olympics - Press Coverage 1 20
TV and Radio Broadcasting: Olympics Broadcasting Agreement 1 21
TV and Radio Broadcasting: Draft Broadcasting Agreement - ABC - LP00C 1 22
TV and Radio Broadcasting: Broadcasting Agreement - Changes to Recognize State Interest 1 23
TV and Radio Broadcasting: Letter of Agreement - Olympics - ABC - LP00C 1 24
Financial Issues: 1980 Olympics - Miscellaneous 1 25
Financial Issues: 1980 Outline of State Support 1 26
Financial Issues: Olympics - Gift Question, TV Rights, and Other State Support 1 27
Financial Issues: Olympics Federal Authorization Bill 1 28
Financial Issues: Tirolerland vs. Lake Placid Olympic 1 29
Olympics Accommodations Control Corporation: Tirolerland 1 30
Olympics Accommodations Control Corporation: Swiss Air 1 31
Olympics Accommodations Control Corporation: OACC 1 32
Olympics Accommodations Control Corporation: OACC 1 33
Transportation/Commerce/Accommodations: Olympic Transportation Legislation 2 1
Transportation/Commerce/Accommodations: Testimony - Olympics 2 2
Transportation/Commerce/Accommodations: Regulation of Lodging Accommodations 2 3
Transportation/Commerce/Accommodations: Transportation 2 4
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: N. Elba Parks Dist. Acquisition of Land Outside District 2 5
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: Olympics Construction - Facilities Development Corp. Involvement 2 6
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: 1980 Winter Olympics 2 7
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: 1980 Winter Olympics Additional Land Acquisitions 2 8
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: Final Proposed Documents - Letter of Intent, Description, 2nd Letter 2 9
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: Raybrook Condemnation - Letter of Intent and Supporting Letter 2 10
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: Use of School District Property for Olympics 2 11
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: Raybrook and School District Property 2 12
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: Bassett Ski Jump 2 13
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: Raybrook - U.S. Olympic Committee 2 14
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: Olympics - Wages Payable to Construction Employees 2 15
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: Construction Wages - Olympics - Federal and State Laws 2 16
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: Olympic Village Plans 2 17
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: Eastern States Olympic Training Center 2 18
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: Raybrook Facility 2 19
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: Raybrook Facility 2 20
Raybrook - Olympic Facility: Athletes Housing 2 21