assembly Bill A8829

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to installing Lyme and tick-borne disease warning signs at all state-managed parks

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Current Bill Status Via S7242 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Jun 19, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
May 31, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.956
substituted for a8829
May 31, 2018 substituted by s7242
May 24, 2018 advanced to third reading cal.956
May 22, 2018 reported
May 07, 2018 amend by restoring to original print 8829
Mar 14, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
Jan 03, 2018 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
Dec 22, 2017 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
Mar 20, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 14, 2018 print number 8829a

Votes

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May 14, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S7242
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 1, 2018 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S7242
13
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committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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A8829 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7242
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.28, Pks & Rec L

A8829 - Summary

Relates to installing Lyme and tick-borne disease warning signs at all state-managed parks including trail entryways and campgrounds due to the increased presence of such diseases within the state.

A8829 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8829

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            December 22, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BARRETT, HUNTER, GOTTFRIED, MAGEE, THIELE, McDO-
  NALD, LUPARDO, LIFTON, O'DONNELL, SKARTADOS, JONES --  read  once  and
  referred  to the Committee on Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Develop-
  ment

AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law,  in
  relation  to  installing  Lyme and tick-borne disease warning signs at
  all state-managed parks

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

  Section  1.  Legislative intent. The legislature hereby finds that the
number of Lyme disease and tick-borne related diseases in New York state
is increasing every day with certain areas of the state having  some  of
the  highest  numbers of reported incidents in the United States. Proper
notification through the use of signs warning of the prevalence of ticks
in the area and the potential for tick transmitted  diseases  is  imper-
ative to help combat this growing problem.
  S 2. The parks, recreation and historic preservation law is amended by
adding a new section 13.28 to read as follows:
  S  13.28  LYME  AND TICK-BORNE DISEASE WARNING SIGNS. THE OFFICE SHALL
INSTALL AND MAINTAIN SIGNS AT ALL STATE-MANAGED  PARKS,  INCLUDING,  BUT
NOT  LIMITED  TO,  TRAIL  ENTRYWAYS AND CAMPGROUNDS, WARNING INDIVIDUALS
THAT TICKS MAY BE FOUND IN SUCH AREAS AND MAY RESULT IN LYME DISEASE  OR
OTHER  TICK-BORNE  DISEASES.  SUCH  OFFICE MAY USE MODELS ALREADY IN USE
THROUGHOUT THE STATE WHEN DETERMINING THE DESIGN FOR SUCH  SIGNAGE.  FOR
THE  PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, "TRAIL" SHALL INCLUDE FOOTPATHS, BIKE
WAYS, SNOWMOBILE TRAILS, HORSE TRAILS, CROSS COUNTRY SKI  TRAILS,  ROADS
AND  OTHER RIGHTS-OF-WAY SUITABLE FOR HIKING, STROLLING, CYCLING, HORSE-
BACK RIDING, SKIING AND OTHER MEANS OF MOTORIZED AND NON-MOTORIZED TRAV-
EL FOR RECREATIONAL PURPOSES AND SHALL INCLUDE COMBINATIONS AND  SYSTEMS
OF  TRAILS,  INCLUDING CONNECTING AND SIDE TRAILS, AND TRAILS LEADING TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13920-04-7

Co-Sponsors

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A8829A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7242
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.28, Pks & Rec L

A8829A - Summary

Relates to installing Lyme and tick-borne disease warning signs at all state-managed parks including trail entryways and campgrounds due to the increased presence of such diseases within the state.

A8829A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8829--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            December 22, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BARRETT, HUNTER, GOTTFRIED, MAGEE, THIELE, McDO-
  NALD, LUPARDO, LIFTON, O'DONNELL, SKARTADOS, JONES --  read  once  and
  referred  to the Committee on Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Develop-
  ment -- recommitted to the  Committee  on  Tourism,  Parks,  Arts  and
  Sports  Development  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule 3, sec. 2 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law and
  the environmental conservation law, in relation to installing Lyme and
  tick-borne disease warning signs at certain  state-managed  parks  and
  state-owned lands under the jurisdiction of the department of environ-
  mental conservation

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

  Section 1. Legislative intent. The legislature hereby finds  that  the
number of Lyme disease and tick-borne related diseases in New York state
is  increasing  every day with certain areas of the state having some of
the highest numbers of reported incidents in the United  States.  Proper
notification through the use of signs warning of the prevalence of ticks
in  the  area  and the potential for tick transmitted diseases is imper-
ative to help combat this growing problem.
  S 2. The parks, recreation and historic preservation law is amended by
adding a new section 13.28 to read as follows:
  S 13.28 LYME AND TICK-BORNE DISEASE WARNING SIGNS. THE  OFFICE,  AFTER
CONSULTING  WITH  THE  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REVIEW TICK-BORNE ILLNESS
SURVEILLANCE DATA, SHALL INSTALL AND MAINTAIN SIGNS AT  ALL  STATE-OWNED
PARKS,  UNDER  THE  JURISDICTION  OF  THE  OFFICE  IDENTIFIED  IN HEALTH
SURVEILLANCE DATA, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TRAILS AS  DEFINED  IN
SUBDIVISION  SEVEN-A  OF  SECTION  3.09 OF THIS CHAPTER AND CAMPGROUNDS,
WARNING INDIVIDUALS THAT TICKS MAY BE  FOUND  IN  SUCH  AREAS  AND  THAT
CONTACT  WITH  TICKS  MAY  RESULT  IN  LYME  DISEASE OR OTHER TICK-BORNE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13920-09-8

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