assembly Bill A2895

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of parks, recreation and historic preservation to cooperate with municipalities in establishing adopt-a-park programs

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Jun 03, 2010 reported referred to codes
Jan 06, 2010 referred to tourism, arts and sports development
Jan 21, 2009 referred to tourism, arts and sports development

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A2895 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7928
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3.09, Pks & Rec L; amd §277, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3409, S2686
2013-2014: A9635, S1596
2015-2016: A6696, S5586, S3739
2017-2018: A6675, S205
2019-2020: A5706

A2895 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of parks, recreation and historic preservation to cooperate with municipalities in establishing adopt-a-park programs; municipalities may enter into agreements with volunteer groups for provision of services.

A2895 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2895

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 21, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SCHIMMINGER,  HOYT, CANESTRARI, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  GUNTHER, PHEFFER, FIELDS -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.  CAHILL,
  CLARK,  DelMONTE,  GALEF, MAGEE, McENENY, MILLMAN, RABBITT, P. RIVERA,
  TOWNS -- read once and referred to the Committee on Tourism, Arts  and
  Sports Development

AN  ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law and
  the general municipal law, in relation to authorizing an  adopt-a-park
  program

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 3.09 of the parks, recreation  and
historic preservation law is amended to read as follows:
  4.  Cooperate in the planning, organization, development and operation
of municipal and private park, recreational  and  historic  preservation
projects  and programs.   THE COMMISSIONER MAY PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSIST-
ANCE TO MUNICIPALITIES FOR THE PLANNING, ORGANIZATION,  DEVELOPMENT  AND
OPERATION  OF  ADOPT-A-PARK  PROGRAMS UNDERTAKEN PURSUANT TO SECTION TWO
HUNDRED SEVENTY-SEVEN OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT
LIMITED  TO,  THE DEVELOPMENT AND DISTRIBUTION OF AN INFORMATIONAL GUIDE
FOR PARTICIPANTS IN SUCH PROGRAMS.
  S 2. Section 277 of the general municipal law, as added by chapter 626
of the laws of 1991, is amended to read as follows:
  S 277. Adopt-a-municipal park, shoreline or roadway programs.  1.  The
governing body of any county, city, town or village is hereby authorized
and  empowered  to authorize and direct such of its officers or agencies
as it shall designate to enter into adopt-a-park, shoreline  or  roadway
program  agreements with volunteers or groups in an effort to reduce and
remove litter from parks, shorelines, roadways and other  public  lands.
Such agreements shall include but not be limited to:
  a.  providing  and  coordinating  services  by volunteers or groups to
reduce the amount of litter including providing trash bags and trash bag

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03797-01-9

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