senate Bill S6790

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the free use of campsites to any person who is semi-ambulatory

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Mar 22, 2012 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

S6790 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง13.19, Pks & Rec L

S6790 - Summary

Authorizes the free use of campsites to any person who is semi-ambulatory.

S6790 - Sponsor Memo

S6790 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 22, 2012

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 the free use of campsites


  Section 1. Section 13.19 of the parks, recreation and historic preser-
vation law, as amended by chapter 649 of the laws of 1977, is amended to
read as follows:
  S 13.19 Free use of campsites.  Notwithstanding the provisions of  any
other  law, any person who is blind, non-ambulatory, SEMI-AMBULATORY, or
an amputee or any veteran of the wars of the United States, who  has  at
any time been awarded by the federal government an allowance towards the
purchase  of  an  automobile  or  is eligible for such an award shall be
permitted to use any of the public campsites,  parks  and  other  public
places  of  recreation in this state, upon the same terms and conditions
as apply to the general public, but without the payment of any  fees  or
other  charges  for  the  use  of such campsites, parks and other public
places of recreation.
  S 2. 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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