senate Bill S3519

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the aquatic invasive species volunteer steward program within the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Feb 24, 2011 referred to finance

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S3519 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §97-nn, St Fin L; add Art 4 Part 4-A §74-a, Nav L; add §11-0541, En Con L

S3519 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the aquatic invasive species volunteer steward program within the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation; such program shall use volunteers to collect information on alien plants and animals in state water, and educate boaters thereon; imposes an annual $6 permit fee upon non-motorized vessels and requires the revenue therefrom to be deposited into the I love NY waterways vessel access account.

S3519 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3519 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3519

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 24, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. JOHNSON, HANNON, MAZIARZ, O'MARA -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Finance

AN  ACT to amend the state finance law, the navigation law and the envi-
  ronmental conservation law, in relation to  establishing  the  aquatic
  invasive species volunteer steward 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 97-nn of the state finance law, as
amended by chapter 524 of the laws  of  2008,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  4.  The  "I  love NY waterways" vessel access account shall consist of
the revenues derived from the vessel access surcharge collected upon the
registration of vessels pursuant to section twenty-two hundred fifty-one
of the vehicle and traffic law AND THE REVENUES DERIVED  FROM  FEES  FOR
NON-MOTORIZED  VESSEL  INVASIVE  SPECIES PERMITS PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION
SIX OF SECTION 11-0541 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW, and  shall
be  available  for (A) the creation, enhancement or maintenance of state
or municipal facilities or services to provide  boating  access  to  the
waters  of  the  state, provided that the state share of the cost of any
project for the creation, enhancement or maintenance of municipal facil-
ities or services shall not exceed fifty percent of such cost;  AND  (B)
NOT  MORE  THAN  TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE REVENUE IN SUCH ACCOUNT EACH
FISCAL YEAR, THE ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS FOR THE AQUATIC  INVASIVE  SPECIES
VOLUNTEER STEWARD PROGRAM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO PART FOUR-A OF ARTICLE
FOUR OF THE NAVIGATION LAW.
  S  2.  Article 4 of the navigation law is amended by adding a new part
4-A to read as follows:
                      PART 4-A -- AQUATIC INVASIVE
                    SPECIES VOLUNTEER STEWARD PROGRAM
SECTION 74-A. AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES VOLUNTEER STEWARD PROGRAM.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07337-01-1

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