|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|
|Feb 07, 2017||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 04, 2017||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
senate Bill S401
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
S401 (ACTIVE) - Details
S401 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S401 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in relation to providing free use of state parks for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance personnel PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : To provide free use of state parks and campsites for volunteer firefighters and members of a volunteer ambulance service. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section 13.19 of the Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law, as amended by Chapter 649 of the Laws of 1977, is amended by adding free use of parks and campsites; or any person who is a resident of New York State and serves as an active volunteer firefighter, as defined in section two hundred fifteen of the general municipal law, or as an enrolled member of a volunteer ambulance service pursuant to article thirty of the public health law. JUSTIFICATION : To encourage and reward individuals to become volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance personnel by giving them free use of state parks and campgrounds.
S401 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 401 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 4, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ORTT -- 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 providing free use of state parks for volunteer firefight- ers and volunteer ambulance personnel THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 13.19 of the parks, recreation and historic preser- vation law, as amended by chapter 649 of the laws of 1977, is amended to read as follows: § 13.19 Free use of PARKS AND campsites. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, any person who is blind, non-ambulatory, or an amputee or any veteran of the wars of the United States, who has at any time been awarded by the federal government an allowance towards the purchase of an automobile or is eligible for such an award; OR ANY PERSON WHO IS A RESIDENT OF NEW YORK STATE AND SERVES AS AN ACTIVE VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER, AS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIFTEEN OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW, OR AS AN ENROLLED MEMBER OF A VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE SERVICE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE THIRTY OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW shall be permitted to use any of the public campsites, parks and other public places of recreation in this state, upon the same terms and conditions as apply to the general public, but without the payment of any fees or other charges for the use of such campsites, parks and other public places of recreation. § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate- ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date is EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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