senate Bill S6433

2015-2016 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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Mar 14, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 13, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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Mar 14, 2016 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S6433
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
1
Excused
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Mar 14, 2016

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S6433 - Details

Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง13.19, Pks & Rec L

S6433 - 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.

S6433 - Sponsor Memo

S6433 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6433

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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, parks 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 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.
                                                           LBD13506-01-6

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