|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 07, 2019||referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development|
assembly Bill A5191
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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- Delivered to Governor
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A5191 (ACTIVE) - Details
A5191 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5191 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 7, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. RAMOS -- 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, in relation to police staffing at certain parks THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3.07 of the parks, recreation and historic preser- vation law is amended by adding three new subdivisions 3, 4 and 5 to read as follows: 3. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE OF THE PUBLIC USING FACILITIES UNDER ITS JURISDICTION, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE ENSURING A MINIMUM STAFF OF THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY-FIVE PERMANENT- LY APPOINTED, FULL TIME REGIONAL STATE PARK POLICE OFFICERS AT STATE PARKS, BEACHES, CAMPGROUNDS, HISTORIC SITES AND CONCERT VENUES. THE NUMBER OF REGIONAL STATE PARK POLICE OFFICERS DEPLOYED TO EACH REGION SHALL BE EQUIVALENT TO THE PERCENTAGE OF EACH REGION'S FIVE YEAR ATTEND- ANCE AVERAGE. 4. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL NOT OPEN A NEW STATE PARK, BEACH, CAMP- GROUND, HISTORIC SITE OR CONCERT VENUE UNLESS IT SUBMITS A STAFFING PLAN TO THE LEGISLATURE THAT DEMONSTRATES THERE IS A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF REGIONAL STATE PARK POLICE TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE AND APPROPRIATE DELIVERY OF POLICE SERVICES TO PATRONS VISITING THE NEW SITE. 5. THE COMMISSIONER MAY REDEPLOY REGIONAL STATE PARK POLICE OFFICERS OUTSIDE OF THEIR ASSIGNED REGION IN THE CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. EMERGEN- CIES ARE DEFINED AS NATURAL DISASTERS, DECLARED EMERGENCIES AND MASS CASUALTY INCIDENTS. § 2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02707-01-9
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