senate Bill S205

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of parks, recreation and historic preservation to cooperate with municipalities in establishing adopt-a-park programs

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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
Feb 27, 2018 advanced to third reading
Feb 13, 2018 2nd report cal.
Feb 12, 2018 1st report cal.445
Jan 03, 2018 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jun 21, 2017 committed to rules
Jun 05, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 24, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 23, 2017 1st report cal.1089
Jan 04, 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

S205
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Feb 12, 2018

aye wr (1)

May 23, 2017 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S205
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committee
12
Aye
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Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: May 23, 2017

aye wr (1)

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S205 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6675
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3.09, Pks & Rec L; amd §277, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7928, A2895
2011-2012: S2686, A3409
2013-2014: S1596, A9635
2015-2016: S5586, S3739, A6696
2019-2020: A5706

S205 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of parks, recreation and historic preservation to cooperate with municipalities in establishing adopt-a-park programs; municipalities may enter into agreements with volunteer groups for provision of services.

S205 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S205 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   205

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MARCHIONE, DeFRANCISCO, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE -- 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  and
  the  general municipal law, in relation to authorizing an adopt-a-park
  program

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 4 of section 3.09 of the parks, recreation and
historic preservation law is amended to read as follows:
  4. Cooperate in the planning, organization, development and  operation
of  municipal  and  private park, recreational and historic preservation
projects and programs.  THE COMMISSIONER MAY PROVIDE  TECHNICAL  ASSIST-
ANCE  TO  MUNICIPALITIES FOR THE PLANNING, ORGANIZATION, DEVELOPMENT AND
OPERATION OF ADOPT-A-PARK PROGRAMS UNDERTAKEN PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  TWO
HUNDRED  SEVENTY-SEVEN  OF  THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, THE DEVELOPMENT AND DISTRIBUTION OF AN  INFORMATIONAL  GUIDE
FOR PARTICIPANTS IN SUCH PROGRAMS.
  § 2. Section 277 of the general municipal law, as added by chapter 626
of the laws of 1991, is amended to read as follows:
  §  277.  Adopt-a-municipal park, shoreline or roadway programs. 1. The
governing body of any county, city, town or village is hereby authorized
and empowered to authorize and direct such of its officers  or  agencies
as  it  shall designate to enter into adopt-a-park, shoreline or roadway
program agreements with volunteers or groups in an effort to reduce  and
remove  litter  from parks, shorelines, roadways and other public lands.
Such agreements shall include but not be limited to:
  a. providing and coordinating services  by  volunteers  or  groups  to
reduce the amount of litter including providing trash bags and trash bag
pick up and in designated areas where volunteers may be in close proxim-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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