senate Bill S7928

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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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation Committee


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May 24, 2010 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

S7928 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2895
Current Committee:
Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation
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: S2686, A3409
2013-2014: S1596, A9635
2015-2016: S5586, S3739, A6696
2017-2018: S205, A6675
2019-2020: A5706

S7928 (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.

S7928 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7928 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7928

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 24, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  STACHOWSKI  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the  Committee  on  Cultural  Affairs,
  Tourism, Parks and Recreation

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
pick up and in designated areas where volunteers may be in close proxim-
ity to moving vehicles providing safety briefings and reflective  safety
gear; and

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

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