|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 14, 2019||referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development|
assembly Bill A5706
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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A5706 (ACTIVE) - Details
A5706 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5706 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 14, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT -- 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 and the general municipal law, in relation to authorizing an adopt-a-park program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 3.09 of the parks, recreation and historic preservation law is amended to read as follows: 4. Cooperate in the planning, organization, development and operation of municipal and private park, recreational and historic preservation projects and programs. THE COMMISSIONER MAY PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSIST- ANCE TO MUNICIPALITIES FOR THE PLANNING, ORGANIZATION, DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATION OF ADOPT-A-PARK PROGRAMS UNDERTAKEN PURSUANT TO SECTION TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY-SEVEN OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE DEVELOPMENT AND DISTRIBUTION OF AN INFORMATIONAL GUIDE FOR PARTICIPANTS IN SUCH PROGRAMS. § 2. Section 277 of the general municipal law, as added by chapter 626 of the laws of 1991, is amended to read as follows: § 277. Adopt-a-municipal park, shoreline or roadway programs. 1. The governing body of any county, city, town or village is hereby authorized and empowered to authorize and direct such of its officers or agencies as it shall designate to enter into adopt-a-park, shoreline or roadway program agreements with volunteers or groups in an effort to reduce and remove litter from parks, shorelines, roadways and other public lands. Such agreements shall include but not be limited to: a. providing and coordinating services by volunteers or groups to reduce the amount of litter including providing trash bags and trash bag pick up and in designated areas where volunteers may be in close proxim- ity to moving vehicles providing safety briefings and reflective safety gear; and EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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