assembly Bill A8908A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the creation of an ATV trail fund and the use of ATVs

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 28, 2018 print number 8908a
Feb 28, 2018 amend and recommit to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
Jan 08, 2018 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development

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A8908 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3920
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 26 §§26.01 & 26.03, Pks & Rec L; amd §§2282, 2404, 2411 & 2281, add §2414, V & T L; add §99-bb, St Fin L; amd §§1-0303 & 9-0303, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6791

A8908 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the creation of an ATV trail fund and the use of ATVs.

A8908 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8908

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 8, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. JONES -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development

AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, the
  vehicle and traffic law, the state finance law and  the  environmental
  conservation law, in relation to the creation of an ATV trail fund and
  the use of ATVs

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

  Section 1.  Legislative intent and purpose. In order to best  organize
and  sustain an environmentally sensitive statewide system of trails for
all terrain vehicles, the legislature hereby creates an ATV trail  fund.
The control and supervision of the trail fund shall be maintained by the
office  of parks, recreation and historic preservation upon consultation
with the department of environmental conservation.  The  trail  fund  is
created  for  the  purpose  of  designating state, municipal and private
lands as part of a statewide network of ATV trails. Fees obtained by the
office of parks, recreation and historic preservation  for  the  mainte-
nance  of  the  trail  fund  shall  be  divided  between administration,
enforcement, education and remediation and maintenance, construction and
development of the statewide trail system.  It is the  purpose  of  this
act  to  promote  the  safe  and  proper use of all terrain vehicles for
recreation and commerce in this  state  by  encouraging  their  use  and
development,  while  minimizing detrimental effects of such use upon the
environment.
  § 2. Title D of the parks, recreation and historic preservation law is
amended by adding a new article 26 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 26
                     ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE TRAIL FUND
SECTION 26.01 TRAIL PLAN.
        26.03 RULES AND REGULATIONS.
  § 26.01 TRAIL PLAN. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PREPARE A STATEWIDE  ALL-TER-
RAIN  VEHICLE  TRAIL PLAN PROVIDING FOR RECREATIONAL USE OF "ALL TERRAIN
VEHICLES" OR "ATVS" ON PERMITTED  STATE  AND  MUNICIPAL  LANDS  AND  ATV
DESIGNATED  TRAILS  ON PRIVATE LANDS TO ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE NETWORK OF

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A8908A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3920
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 26 §§26.01 & 26.03, Pks & Rec L; amd §§2282, 2404, 2411 & 2281, add §2414, V & T L; add §99-bb, St Fin L; amd §§1-0303 & 9-0303, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6791

A8908A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the creation of an ATV trail fund and the use of ATVs.

A8908A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8908--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 8, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. JONES, McDONALD, JENNE, RICHARDSON, RAIA, BLANK-
  ENBUSH, ERRIGO, CROUCH, MONTESANO, LAWRENCE, MORINELLO --  Multi-Spon-
  sored  by  -- M. of A.  GIGLIO, M. L. MILLER -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Tourism, Parks, Arts  and  Sports  Development  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, the
  vehicle and traffic law, the state finance law and  the  environmental
  conservation law, in relation to the creation of an ATV trail fund and
  the use of ATVs

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

  Section 1.  Legislative intent and purpose. In order to best  organize
and  sustain an environmentally sensitive statewide system of trails for
all terrain vehicles, the legislature hereby creates an ATV trail  fund.
The control and supervision of the trail fund shall be maintained by the
office  of parks, recreation and historic preservation upon consultation
with the department of environmental conservation.  The  trail  fund  is
created  for  the  purpose  of  designating state, municipal and private
lands as part of a statewide network of ATV trails. Fees obtained by the
office of parks, recreation and historic preservation  for  the  mainte-
nance  of  the  trail  fund  shall  be  divided  between administration,
enforcement, education and remediation and maintenance, construction and
development of the statewide trail system.  It is the  purpose  of  this
act  to  promote  the  safe  and  proper use of all terrain vehicles for
recreation and commerce in this  state  by  encouraging  their  use  and
development,  while  minimizing detrimental effects of such use upon the
environment.
  § 2. Title D of the parks, recreation and historic preservation law is
amended by adding a new article 26 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 26
                     ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE TRAIL FUND
SECTION 26.01 TRAIL PLAN.
        26.03 RULES AND REGULATIONS.

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

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