|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2014||committed to rules|
|May 06, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|May 05, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 30, 2014||1st report cal.477|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
|Jun 21, 2013||committed to rules|
|Mar 05, 2013||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 04, 2013||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 28, 2013||1st report cal.106|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
senate Bill S1596
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S1596 - Details
S1596 - Summary
Directs the commissioner of parks, recreation and historic preservation to cooperate with municipalities in establishing adopt-a-park programs; municipalities may enter into agreements with volunteer groups for provision of services.
S1596 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1596 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law and the general municipal law, in relation to authorizing an adopt-a-park program PURPOSE: This bill would direct the Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Historic preservation to cooperate with municipalities in establishing an adopt-a-park Program. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: § 1- Amends subdivision 4 of 3.09 of the Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law. § 2- Amends § 277 of the General Municipal Law. § 3- Effective date. JUSTIFICATION: Municipalities are often with limited budgets and strained resources. This bill would provide assistance to municipalities who obtain technical advice and guidance in organizing volunteers to "adopt-a-park" that is owned by the municipality. The Commissioner of Parks and Recreation is granted authority to develop
S1596 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1596 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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 and the general municipal law, in relation to authorizing an adopt-a-park 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 3.09 of the parks, recreation and historic preservation law is amended to read as follows: 4. Cooperate in the planning, organization, development and operation of municipal and private park, recreational and historic preservation projects and programs. THE COMMISSIONER MAY PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSIST- ANCE TO MUNICIPALITIES FOR THE PLANNING, ORGANIZATION, DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATION OF ADOPT-A-PARK PROGRAMS UNDERTAKEN PURSUANT TO SECTION TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY-SEVEN OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE DEVELOPMENT AND DISTRIBUTION OF AN INFORMATIONAL GUIDE FOR PARTICIPANTS IN SUCH PROGRAMS. S 2. 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 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 program agreements with volunteers or groups in an effort to reduce and remove litter from parks, shorelines, roadways 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- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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