assembly Bill A730

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a campsite reservation preference for state residents

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
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A730 - Details

Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.22, Pk & Rec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5416
2015-2016: A747, A9344
2019-2020: A2275

A730 - Summary

Establishes a campsite reservation preference for New York state residents to permit state residents an opportunity to reserve space in state parks before such reservations are accepted from non-state residents.

A730 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   730

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER, CAHILL, RAIA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of  A. COOK, HAWLEY, McKEVITT, PERRY, RIVERA -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development

AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law,  in
  relation to campsite reservation preference for state residents

  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 13.22 to read as follows:
  §  13.22  STATE  RESIDENT  RESERVATION PREFERENCE. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY
OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE COMMISSIONER OR OTHER  STATE  AGENCY  HAVING
JURISDICTION  OF A STATE PARK OR RECREATIONAL FACILITY IS AUTHORIZED AND
DIRECTED TO ESTABLISH A  SYSTEM,  OR  MODIFY  AN  EXISTING  SYSTEM,  FOR
RESERVING  SPACE IN A STATE PARK WHICH SHALL PROVIDE A REASONABLE PERIOD
OF TIME FOR NEW YORK RESIDENTS TO RESERVE A CAMPSITE BEFORE  SUCH  CAMP-
SITE  CAN  BE  MADE AVAILABLE FOR RESERVATION BY NON-NEW YORK RESIDENTS.
FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE TERM "CAMPSITE" SHALL MEAN A  CAMP-
SITE, CABIN, COTTAGE, RECREATIONAL AREA, OR ANY OTHER AREA LOCATED WITH-
IN A STATE PARK THAT MAY BE RESERVED FOR USE.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
become a law. Effective immediately the commissioner of  the  office  of
parks,  recreation  and historic preservation and any other state agency
having jurisdiction of a state park or recreational facility is  author-
ized  to promulgate regulations necessary to implement the provisions of
this act.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02516-01-7

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