Senate Bill S1078

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Redefines "campground" for the purposes of the Adirondack park

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2015-S1078 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3582
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §802, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S322
2011-2012: S345
2013-2014: S1010
2017-2018: S141, A2909

2015-S1078 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Redefines "campground" for the purposes of the Adirondack park and regulation by the Adirondack park agency; defines such term as a parcel of land with 5 or more campsites, including buildings and accessory structures; provides that recreational vehicles may be kept at a campground or campsite, with the consent of the owner of the campground, during periods of time when they are not in use, so long as they are not used in a manner which violates the campground permit.

2015-S1078 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S1078 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1078

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the  definition  of  a
  campground within the Adirondack park

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 10 of section 802  of  the  executive  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  348  of  the  laws  of 1973, is amended to read as
follows:
  10. "Campground" means [any area designed for transient  occupancy  by
camping in tents, camp trailers, travel trailers, motor homes or similar
facility  designed  for  temporary  shelter]  A TRACT OR PARCEL OF LAND,
INCLUDING PRINCIPAL BUILDINGS AND ACCESSORY STRUCTURES,  WHERE  FIVE  OR
MORE  CAMPSITES  ARE  MADE AVAILABLE FOR TEMPORARY OR SEASONAL OVERNIGHT
OCCUPANCY. NOTHING IN THIS ARTICLE SHALL REQUIRE THE REMOVAL OF A RECRE-
ATIONAL VEHICLE THAT REMAINS ON A CAMPGROUND OR A CAMPSITE IN SUCH CAMP-
GROUND, WITH THE CONSENT OF THE OWNER OF  THE  CAMPGROUND  DURING  THOSE
PERIODS OF TIME THAT IT IS NOT OCCUPIED, PROVIDED THAT IT IS NOT USED IN
A  MANNER THAT VIOLATES THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE PERMIT ISSUED TO
THE CAMPGROUND BY THE STATE OR A COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
  S 2. Section 802 of the executive law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 55-a to read as follows:
  55-A.  "RECREATIONAL VEHICLE" MEANS A VEHICULAR CAMPING UNIT PRIMARILY
DESIGNED AS TEMPORARY LIVING QUARTERS FOR RECREATIONAL, CAMPING,  TRAVEL
OR  SEASONAL USE THAT HAS ITS OWN MOTIVE POWER OR IS MOUNTED ON OR TOWED
BY ANOTHER VEHICLE.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06255-01-5


              

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