senate Bill S6083A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes towing a person on water skis with a vessel without an observer under certain circumstances

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2016 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 25, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 24, 2016 1st report cal.1080
Jan 06, 2016 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Nov 18, 2015 print number 6083a
Nov 18, 2015 amend and recommit to rules
Nov 04, 2015 referred to rules

Votes

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May 24, 2016 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S6083A
11
1
committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: May 24, 2016

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S6083 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8600
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §73, Nav L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1674, A2640
2019-2020: S2985, A3313

S6083 - Summary

Authorizes towing a person on water skis with a vessel without an observer under certain circumstances.

S6083 - Sponsor Memo

S6083 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6083

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 4, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LITTLE, O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the navigation law, in relation to observers for persons
  being towed on water skis by a vessel

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  73 of the navigation law, as
amended by chapter 305 of the laws  of  2001,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  No  person shall operate a vessel for towing a person unless there
is upon such vessel a person, other than the operator, of at  least  ten
years  of age, in a position to observe the progress of the person being
towed. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT A PERSON IN A  POSITION  TO  OBSERVE  THE
PROGRESS  OF  THE  PERSON  WHO IS BEING TOWED ON WATER SKIS SHALL NOT BE
REQUIRED IF THE VESSEL IS:
  A. A TOW BOAT APPROVED BY USA WATER SKI, AND EQUIPPED WITH A  WIDE-AN-
GLE  MIRROR HAVING A VIEWING SURFACE OF NOT LESS THAN FORTY-EIGHT SQUARE
INCHES;
  B. BEING OPERATED BY A PERSON WHO IS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE  OR  OLDER;
AND
  C. BEING OPERATED WITHIN A USA WATER SKI REGULATION SLALOM COURSE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11833-02-5

Co-Sponsors

S6083A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8600
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §73, Nav L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1674, A2640
2019-2020: S2985, A3313

S6083A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes towing a person on water skis with a vessel without an observer under certain circumstances.

S6083A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6083A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6083--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            November 4, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LITTLE, O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the navigation law, in relation to observers for persons
  being towed on water skis by a vessel

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  73 of the navigation law, as
amended by chapter 305 of the laws  of  2001,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  No  person shall operate a vessel for towing a person unless there
is upon such vessel a person, other than the operator, of at  least  ten
years  of age, in a position to observe the progress of the person being
towed. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT A PERSON IN A  POSITION  TO  OBSERVE  THE
PROGRESS  OF  THE  PERSON  WHO IS BEING TOWED ON WATER SKIS SHALL NOT BE
REQUIRED IF THE VESSEL IS:
  A. A TOW BOAT APPROVED BY USA WATER SKI, AND EQUIPPED WITH A  WIDE-AN-
GLE  MIRROR HAVING A VIEWING SURFACE OF NOT LESS THAN FORTY-EIGHT SQUARE
INCHES; AND
  B. BEING OPERATED BY A PERSON WHO IS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE  OR  OLDER;
AND
  C. BEING OPERATED WITHIN A USA WATER SKI REGULATION SLALOM COURSE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11833-04-5

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