senate Bill S7617A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that veterans who hold either a federal Golden Access Passport or federal Access Pass shall be granted use of public campsites, parks and other public places of recreation free of charge

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2014 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 29, 2014 ordered to third reading from special report cal.1014
May 28, 2014 special report cal.1014
May 21, 2014 print number 7617a
amend (t) and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
May 16, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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May 28, 2014 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S7617A
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 28, 2014

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S7617 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9982
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.19, Pks & Rec L

S7617 - Summary

Provides that veterans who hold either a federal Golden Access Passport or a federal Access Pass upon a determination of a permanent disability shall be granted use of public campsites, parks and other public places of recreation free of charge.

S7617 - Sponsor Memo

S7617 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7617

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SKELOS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law,  in
  relation  to  free  use  of campsites, park and other public places of
  recreation by veterans who hold a federal Golden Access Passport

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  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, (A) any person who is blind, non-ambulatory, or an amputee or
(B) 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 OR (C) ANY VETERAN WHO
HOLDS  A FEDERAL GOLDEN ACCESS PASSPORT 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.
                                                           LBD15100-01-4

S7617A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9982
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.19, Pks & Rec L

S7617A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that veterans who hold either a federal Golden Access Passport or a federal Access Pass upon a determination of a permanent disability shall be granted use of public campsites, parks and other public places of recreation free of charge.

S7617A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7617A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7617--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SKELOS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law,  in
  relation  to  free  use  of campsites, park and other public places of
  recreation by veterans who hold a federal Golden Access Passport or  a
  federal Access Pass

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  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, (A) any person who is blind, non-ambulatory, or an amputee or
(B)  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 OR (C) ANY VETERAN WHO
HOLDS EITHER A FEDERAL GOLDEN ACCESS PASSPORT OR A FEDERAL  ACCESS  PASS
ISSUED UPON A DETERMINATION OF A PERMANENT DISABILITY 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  recre-
ation.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15100-02-4

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