senate Bill S5073

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Includes lakes in adopt-a-municipal park, shoreline or roadway programs

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view actions (6)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Mar 05, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 01, 2012 2nd report cal.
Feb 29, 2012 1st report cal.218
Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
May 03, 2011 referred to local government

S5073 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง277, Gen Muni L

S5073 - Summary

Includes lakes in adopt-a-municipal park, shoreline or roadway programs.

S5073 - Sponsor Memo

S5073 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 5073                                                  A. 7363

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                               May 3, 2011

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Govern-

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. MURRAY -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Local Governments

AN ACT to amend the general municipal  law,  in  relation  to  including
  lakes in adopt-a-municipal park, shoreline or roadway programs


  Section 1.  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  OR  LAKE
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  OR LAKE program agreements with volunteers or
groups in an effort to reduce and remove litter from parks,  shorelines,
roadways,  LAKES  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
  b. providing and installing  signs  identifying  those  volunteers  or
groups  adopting  particular parks, shorelines, roadways, LAKES or other
sections of public land.
  2. Notwithstanding any inconsistent  provision  of  law,  the  county,
city,  town or village and its employees shall not be liable for damages
suffered by any persons resulting from the actions or activities of such
volunteers or groups.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets


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