senate Bill S3201

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides senior citizens shall be entitled to use any park, recreational facility or historic site without the imposition of any fee or other charge

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 01, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jan 20, 2017 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

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May 1, 2018 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S3201
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committee
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Aye
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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: May 1, 2018

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S3201 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6102
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.15, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7402, A9775, A3395
2011-2012: S2343, A496
2013-2014: S1038, A676, A8460
2015-2016: S1202, A6833
2019-2020: S2493, A6287

S3201 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides senior citizens shall be entitled to use any park, recreational facility or historic site without the imposition of any fee or other charge; defines senior citizens as persons 65 years of age or older.

S3201 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3201 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3201

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SERRANO, AVELLA, BAILEY, LATIMER, SANDERS, SAVINO,
  STEWART-COUSINS -- 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 waiver of certain fees

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

  Section 1. Section 13.15 of the parks, recreation and historic preser-
vation  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new  subdivision 3-a to read as
follows:
  3-A. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,
SENIOR CITIZENS SHALL BE ENTITLED TO USE ANY PARK, RECREATIONAL FACILITY
OR  HISTORIC  SITE  UNDER  THE  JURISDICTION OF THE OFFICE UPON THE SAME
TERMS AND CONDITIONS AS APPLY TO THE GENERAL  PUBLIC,  BUT  WITHOUT  THE
PAYMENT  OF  ANY FEE OR OTHER CHARGE FOR SUCH USE.  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
SUBDIVISION THE TERM "SENIOR CITIZENS"  SHALL  MEAN  PERSONS  SIXTY-FIVE
YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law, provided that the commissioner of  parks,  recreation
and  historic  preservation  shall  promulgate any rules and regulations
necessary for the timely implementation of this  act  on  its  effective
date on or before such date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07987-01-7

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