senate Bill S2345

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to allowing veterans to fish for free in state parks

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jan 19, 2011 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

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S2345 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1746
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.18, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3444, A6623

S2345 - Bill Texts

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Allows veterans of the armed forces of the United States to fish for free in state parks under the jurisdiction of a state agency.

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BILL NUMBER:S2345

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in
relation to allowing veterans to fish for free in state parks

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
To allow veterans to fish for free in state parks.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
This bill amends the parks, recreation and historic preservation law
by adding a new section 13.18 which shall allow veterans of the armed
forces of the United States to fish for free at all state parks under
the jurisdiction of the office or other state agency.

JUSTIFICATION:
Veterans have served our country and their compensation for service
has been minimal. This bill would offset the financial obligations of
sportsmanship, and provide a benefit for their service to our country.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2005-2006: A.6961/S.5260 - Passed Senate 2005/Referred to Committees
in both houses in 2006.
2007-2008: A.448/S.221- Referred to Committee
2009/2010: Senate & Assembly Referred to Cultural Affairs, Tourism,
Parks and Recreation.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
There is a minimal loss of revenue.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall have
become a law, with provisions.

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

                                  2345

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SERRANO, ADAMS, DIAZ, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KLEIN, SAVI-
  NO -- 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, in
  relation to allowing veterans to fish for free in state parks

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

  Section  1.  The  parks,  recreation  and historic preservation law is
amended by adding a new section 13.18 to read as follows:
  S 13.18 FISHING IN STATE PARKS; VETERANS.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER
PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE OFFICE SHALL ALLOW VETERANS OF THE
ARMED  FORCES  OF  THE UNITED STATES TO FISH FOR FREE AT ALL STATE PARKS
UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE OFFICE OR OTHER STATE AGENCY.  THE  OFFICE
SHALL PROMULGATE SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS AS MAY BE NECESSARY TO CARRY
OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law, provided, however, that  effective  immediately,  the
addition,  amendment and/or repeal of any rules or regulations necessary
for the implementation of this act on its effective date  is  authorized
and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00200-01-1

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