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|Jan 06, 2010||referred to finance|
|Jan 07, 2009||referred to finance|
senate Bill S322
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S322 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Executive Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §802, Exec L
S322 - Summary
Redefines "campground" for the purposes of the Adirondack park and regulation by the Adirondack park agency; defines such term as a parcel of land with 5 or more campsites, including buildings and accessory structures; provides that recreational vehicles may be kept at a campground or campsite, with the consent of the owner of the campground, during periods of time when they are not in use, so long as they are not used in a manner which violates the campground permit.
S322 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S322 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the executive law, in relation to the definition of a campground within the Adirondack park PURPOSE : To provide a more accurate definition of a campground and to permit recreational vehicles to remain on campgrounds and on campsites in such campgrounds during those times that they are not occupied. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Amends Section 802 (10) of the Executive Law and adds a new subdivision 55-A to accomplish the foregoing. JUSTIFICATION : There are 133 privately owned campgrounds in the Adirondack Park. Historically, these campgrounds (with very few exceptions) have derived most (and, in some instances, all) of their revenues from "seasonal campers" (i.e., campers who enter into agreements with campgrounds that allow them to occupy a campsite for an entire season and to leave their recreational vehicles on the campsite on a permanent basis). On numerous occasions during the past several years, the Adirondack
S322 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 322 A. 447 2009-2010 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 7, 2009 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LITTLE -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. SAYWARD -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the definition of a campground within the Adirondack park THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 10 of section 802 of the executive law, as amended by chapter 348 of the laws of 1973, is amended to read as follows: 10. "Campground" means [any area designed for transient occupancy by camping in tents, camp trailers, travel trailers, motor homes or similar facility designed for temporary shelter] A TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND, INCLUDING PRINCIPAL BUILDINGS AND ACCESSORY STRUCTURES, WHERE FIVE OR MORE CAMPSITES ARE MADE AVAILABLE FOR TEMPORARY OR SEASONAL OVERNIGHT OCCUPANCY. NOTHING IN THIS ARTICLE SHALL REQUIRE THE REMOVAL OF A RECRE- ATIONAL VEHICLE THAT REMAINS ON A CAMPGROUND OR A CAMPSITE IN SUCH CAMP- GROUND, WITH THE CONSENT OF THE OWNER OF THE CAMPGROUND DURING THOSE PERIODS OF TIME THAT IT IS NOT OCCUPIED, PROVIDED THAT IT IS NOT USED IN A MANNER THAT VIOLATES THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE PERMIT ISSUED TO THE CAMPGROUND BY THE STATE OR A COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. S 2. Section 802 of the executive law is amended by adding a new subdivision 55-a to read as follows: 55-A. "RECREATIONAL VEHICLE" MEANS A VEHICULAR CAMPING UNIT PRIMARILY DESIGNED AS TEMPORARY LIVING QUARTERS FOR RECREATIONAL, CAMPING, TRAVEL OR SEASONAL USE THAT HAS ITS OWN MOTIVE POWER OR IS MOUNTED ON OR TOWED BY ANOTHER VEHICLE. S 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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