|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 17, 2018||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
|Mar 07, 2017||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 09, 2017||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
senate Bill S1383
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1383 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1383 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1383 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in relation to police staffing at certain parks PURPOSE : The purpose of this bill is to ensure that the Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation provide for the health, safety and welfare of the public using the facilities under its jurisdiction by ensuring adequate state park police officers at such facilities. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1. Calls for a minimum staff of 385 permanent appointed, full time regional state park police officers at state parks, beaches, campgrounds, historic sites and concert venues. Calls for the commissioner to submit a staffing plan to the legislature prior to opening any new state park facilities, and allows for the commissioner to redeploy regional state park police officers outside their region in case of an emergency. Section 2. Provides that this act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a law.
S1383 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1383 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 9, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GALLIVAN, FUNKE -- 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 police staffing at certain parks THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3.07 of the parks, recreation and historic preser- vation law is amended by adding three new subdivisions 3, 4 and 5 to read as follows: 3. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE OF THE PUBLIC USING FACILITIES UNDER ITS JURISDICTION, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE ENSURING A MINIMUM STAFF OF THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY-FIVE PERMANENT- LY APPOINTED, FULL TIME REGIONAL STATE PARK POLICE OFFICERS AT STATE PARKS, BEACHES, CAMPGROUNDS, HISTORIC SITES AND CONCERT VENUES. THE NUMBER OF REGIONAL STATE PARK POLICE OFFICERS DEPLOYED TO EACH REGION SHALL BE EQUIVALENT TO THE PERCENTAGE OF EACH REGION'S FIVE YEAR ATTEND- ANCE AVERAGE. 4. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL NOT OPEN A NEW STATE PARK, BEACH, CAMP- GROUND, HISTORIC SITE OR CONCERT VENUE UNLESS IT SUBMITS A STAFFING PLAN TO THE LEGISLATURE THAT DEMONSTRATES THERE IS A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF REGIONAL STATE PARK POLICE TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE AND APPROPRIATE DELIVERY OF POLICE SERVICES TO PATRONS VISITING THE NEW SITE. 5. THE COMMISSIONER MAY REDEPLOY REGIONAL STATE PARK POLICE OFFICERS OUTSIDE OF THEIR ASSIGNED REGION IN THE CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. EMERGEN- CIES ARE DEFINED AS NATURAL DISASTERS, DECLARED EMERGENCIES AND MASS CASUALTY INCIDENTS. § 2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00285-01-7
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