senate Bill S1674

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes towing a person on water skis with a vessel without an observer under certain circumstances

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 28, 2018 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 27, 2018 advanced to third reading
Feb 13, 2018 2nd report cal.
Feb 12, 2018 1st report cal.447
Jan 03, 2018 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 05, 2017 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 08, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 07, 2017 1st report cal.347
Jan 10, 2017 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

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Feb 12, 2018 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S1674
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Feb 12, 2018

aye wr (2)

Mar 7, 2017 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S1674
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Mar 7, 2017

aye wr (2)

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S1674 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2640
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §73, Nav L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6083, A8600
2019-2020: S2985, A3313

S1674 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes towing a person on water skis with a vessel without an observer under certain circumstances.

S1674 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1674 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1674

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LITTLE, O'MARA -- 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 navigation law, in relation to observers for persons
  being towed on water skis by a vessel

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  73 of the navigation law, as
amended by chapter 305 of the laws  of  2001,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  No  person shall operate a vessel for towing a person unless there
is upon such vessel a person, other than the operator, of at  least  ten
years  of age, in a position to observe the progress of the person being
towed. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT A PERSON IN A  POSITION  TO  OBSERVE  THE
PROGRESS  OF  THE  PERSON  WHO IS BEING TOWED ON WATER SKIS SHALL NOT BE
REQUIRED IF THE VESSEL IS:
  A. A TOW BOAT APPROVED BY USA WATER SKI, AND EQUIPPED WITH A  WIDE-AN-
GLE  MIRROR HAVING A VIEWING SURFACE OF NOT LESS THAN FORTY-EIGHT SQUARE
INCHES; AND
  B. BEING OPERATED BY A PERSON WHO IS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE  OR  OLDER;
AND
  C. BEING OPERATED WITHIN A USA WATER SKI REGULATION SLALOM COURSE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00657-01-7

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