assembly Bill A4904

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides that veterans who hold either a federal Golden Access Passport or federal Access Pass shall be granted use of public campsites, parks and other public places of recreation free of charge

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Jun 04, 2019 held for consideration in veterans' affairs
Feb 05, 2019 referred to veterans' affairs

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A4904 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.19, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9982
2015-2016: A6146
2017-2018: A6689

A4904 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that veterans who hold either a federal Golden Access Passport or a federal Access Pass upon a determination of a permanent disability shall be granted use of public campsites, parks and other public places of recreation free of charge.

A4904 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4904

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. M. L. MILLER -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs

AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law,  in
  relation  to  free  use  of campsites, park and other public places of
  recreation by veterans who hold a federal Golden Access Passport or  a
  federal Access Pass

  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 campsites.  Notwithstanding the provisions of  any
other law, (A) any person who is blind, non-ambulatory, or an amputee or
(B)  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 (C) ANY VETERAN WHO
HOLDS EITHER A FEDERAL GOLDEN ACCESS PASSPORT OR A FEDERAL  ACCESS  PASS
ISSUED UPON A DETERMINATION OF A PERMANENT DISABILITY 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  recre-
ation.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06963-01-9

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