assembly Bill A6146

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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May 04, 2016 enacting clause stricken
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans' affairs
Mar 16, 2015 referred to veterans' affairs

A6146 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง13.19, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9982
2017-2018: A6689
2019-2020: A4904

A6146 (ACTIVE) - 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.

A6146 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6146

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. KAMINSKY -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Veterans' Affairs

AN  ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in
  relation to free use of campsites, park 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 recre-
ation.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08483-01-5

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