senate Bill S3116

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides free use of state parks and campsites for volunteer firefighters and members of a volunteer ambulance service

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation Committee


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Jan 06, 2016 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Feb 02, 2015 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

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S3116 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3603
Current Committee:
Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง13.19, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4826, A6944
2017-2018: S401, A5587
2019-2020: S276, A4646

S3116 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides free use of state parks and campsites for volunteer firefighters and members of a volunteer ambulance service.

S3116 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3116 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3116

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  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 providing free use of state parks for volunteer firefight-
  ers and volunteer ambulance personnel

  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  PARKS  AND  campsites.    Notwithstanding  the
provisions of any other law, any person who is blind, non-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;  OR  ANY
PERSON  WHO  IS  A  RESIDENT  OF  NEW YORK STATE AND SERVES AS AN ACTIVE
VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER, AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIFTEEN OF  THE
GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW, OR AS AN ENROLLED MEMBER OF A VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE
SERVICE  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  THIRTY OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW 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 on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate-
ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal  of  any  rule  or  regulation
necessary  for  the  implementation of this act on its effective date is
authorized and directed to be made  and  completed  on  or  before  such
effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02029-01-5

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