senate Bill S2112

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jan 11, 2013 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

S2112 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง13.19, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:

S2112 - Summary

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

S2112 - Sponsor Memo

S2112 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 11, 2013

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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