senate Bill S7242

Signed By Governor
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 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 05, 2018 approval memo.4
signed chap.354
Oct 24, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
May 31, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.956
substituted for a8829
May 16, 2018 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 14, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.1154
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 01, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2018 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

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
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: May 1, 2018

Co-Sponsors

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S7242 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8829
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.28, Pks & Rec L

S7242 - 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.

S7242 - Sponsor Memo

S7242 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7242

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SERINO -- 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  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.
  § 2. The parks, recreation and historic preservation law is amended by
adding a new section 13.28 to read as follows:
  §  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
SCENIC AND RECREATIONAL AREAS  LOCATED  WITHIN  AND  MAINTAINED  BY  THE
STATE.
  §  3.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law; provided, however, that  effective  immediately,  the
addition,  amendment  and/or  repeal of any rule or regulation necessary
for the implementation of this act on its effective date are  authorized
and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.

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