senate Bill S956

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits littering on state park lands

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 22, 2016 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 02, 2016 advanced to third reading
Feb 01, 2016 2nd report cal.
Jan 26, 2016 1st report cal.70
Jan 06, 2016 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 20, 2015 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.846
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 07, 2015 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

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Jan 26, 2016 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S956
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Jan 26, 2016

May 19, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S956
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S956 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.12, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3014
2017-2018: S3053
2019-2020: S2494

S956 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits littering on state park lands.

S956 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S956 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   956

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SERRANO, ADDABBO, SAMPSON -- 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 prohibiting littering on state park lands

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

  Section 1. The parks, recreation  and  historic  preservation  law  is
amended by adding a new section 13.12 to read as follows:
  S  13.12  THROWING REFUSE ON PARK LANDS PROHIBITED. 1. NO PERSON SHALL
THROW, DUMP, DEPOSIT OR PLACE, OR CAUSE TO BE THROWN, DUMPED,  DEPOSITED
OR  PLACED  UPON  ANY PARK LANDS OR UPON PRIVATE LANDS ADJACENT THERETO,
ANY REFUSE, TRASH, GARBAGE, RUBBISH, LITTER OR ANY NAUSEOUS OR OFFENSIVE
MATTER.
  2. NOTHING HEREIN CONTAINED SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS PROHIBITED  THE  USE
IN  A  REASONABLE  MANNER AS ASHES, SAND, SALT OR OTHER MATERIAL FOR THE
PURPOSE OF REDUCING THE HAZARD OF, OR PROVIDING TRACTION ON SNOW, ICE OR
SLEET.
  3. A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE  OF  THIS  SECTION
SHALL  BE PUNISHABLE BY A FINE NOT TO EXCEED SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS
AND/OR A REQUIREMENT TO PERFORM SERVICES AT THE  PARK  LANDS  WHERE  THE
OFFENSE  OCCURRED,  OR,  IN THE DISCRETION OF THE DEPARTMENT, AT ANOTHER
STATE PARK LAND LOCATION, NOT TO EXCEED TEN HOURS AND FOR ANY SECOND  OR
SUBSEQUENT  VIOLATION  BY A FINE NOT TO EXCEED ONE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED
DOLLARS AND/OR A REQUIREMENT TO PERFORM SERVICES AT THE PARK LANDS WHERE
THE OFFENSE OCCURRED, OR, IN THE DISCRETION OF THE DEPARTMENT, AT ANOTH-
ER STATE PARK LAND LOCATION, NOT TO EXCEED FIFTEEN HOURS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04308-01-5

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