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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to environmental conservation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S1949
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1949 - Details
S1949 - Summary
Authorizes special access to hunting and fishing grounds on state land for handicapped individuals.
S1949 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1949 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to authorizing special access to hunting and fishing grounds on state land for handicapped individuals PURPOSE: To authorize handicapped people access to hunting and fishing grounds on state land. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the Environmental Conservation Law by adding a new section 11-0115 to allow handicapped individuals access for hunting and fishing grounds on state land. The commissioner will authorize special access for hunting and fishing grounds on state lands. This will apply to individuals who have been issued handicapped parking Permits pursuant to section 1203-a of the vehicle and traffic law. Such rules and regu- lations are included, but not limited to allowing access to certain designated hunting and fishing grounds on state lands by ATV. Section 2. provides that this act shall take effect immediately. JUSTIFICATION: Handicapped individuals have a difficult time physically in their efforts to reach their hunting destination. This bill would authorize special access for handicapped individuals and will provide these individuals with the opportunity to utilize an ATV to enjoy hunt-
S1949 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1949 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. RITCHIE, BONACIC, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ- mental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to authorizing special access to hunting and fishing grounds on state land for handicapped individuals THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new section 11-0115 to read as follows: S 11-0115. HANDICAPPED ACCESS FOR HUNTING AND FISHING GROUNDS ON STATE LAND. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS AUTHORIZING SPECIAL ACCESS TO HUNTING AND FISHING GROUNDS ON STATE LANDS FOR INDI- VIDUALS WHO HAVE BEEN ISSUED HANDICAPPED PARKING PERMITS PURSUANT TO SECTION TWELVE HUNDRED THREE-A OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW. SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO ALLOWING ACCESS TO CERTAIN DESIGNATED HUNTING AND FISHING GROUNDS ON STATE LANDS BY ATV AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED BY SECTION TWENTY-FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03004-01-3
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