assembly Bill A9927

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the development and posting of a senior trail guide

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Feb 27, 2020 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development

A9927 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7765
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3.09, Pks & Rec L; amd §3-0301, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A4271, S6208

A9927 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the development and posting of a senior trail guide that identifies walking and hiking opportunities for active seniors within the state park system and along public non-motorized multi-use trails within the state.

A9927 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9927

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 27, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  O'DONNELL  --  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 environmental conservation law, in relation to the development and
  posting  of  a  senior  trail guide that identifies walking and hiking
  opportunities for active seniors within  the  state  park  system  and
  along public non-motorized multi-use trails within the state

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

  Section 1. Section 3.09 of the parks, recreation and historic  preser-
vation law is amended by adding a new subdivision 24 to read as follows:
  24.  SHALL  DEVELOP  AND POST ON ITS WEBSITE A SENIOR TRAIL GUIDE THAT
IDENTIFIES WALKING AND HIKING OPPORTUNITIES FOR  ACTIVE  SENIORS  WITHIN
THE  STATE  PARK  SYSTEM AND ALONG PUBLIC NON-MOTORIZED MULTI-USE TRAILS
WITHIN THE STATE. SUCH GUIDE SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: IDEN-
TIFICATION OF LOW IMPACT TRAILS AND ROUTES APPROPRIATELY ACCESSIBLE  FOR
PATRONS  AGED  SIXTY-TWO  YEARS AND OLDER; LISTING OF ANY IMPEDIMENTS TO
MOBILITY ALONG SUCH IDENTIFIED TRAILS OR ROUTES SUCH AS STEEP  INCLINES,
DECLINES,  OR UNEVEN TERRAIN; AND IDENTIFICATION OF CORRESPONDING ACTIV-
ITIES OR AMENITIES ALONG OR IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO SUCH TRAILS AND ROUTES
SUCH AS THE LOCATION OF BIRDING AREAS OR  GEOLOGICALLY  OR  HISTORICALLY
SIGNIFICANT  SITES.  THE OFFICE SHALL UPDATE THE SENIOR TRAIL GUIDE FROM
TIME TO TIME.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3-0301 of the environmental conservation
law is amended by adding a new paragraph aa to read as follows:
  AA. SHALL DEVELOP AND POST ON ITS WEBSITE A SENIOR  TRAIL  GUIDE  THAT
IDENTIFIES  WALKING  AND  HIKING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ACTIVE SENIORS WITHIN
LANDS MANAGED BY THE DEPARTMENT. SUCH GUIDE SHALL INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT  BE
LIMITED TO: IDENTIFICATION OF LOW IMPACT TRAILS AND ROUTES APPROPRIATELY
ACCESSIBLE  FOR  PATRONS  AGED SIXTY-TWO YEARS AND OLDER; LISTING OF ANY
IMPEDIMENTS TO MOBILITY ALONG SUCH IDENTIFIED TRAILS OR ROUTES  SUCH  AS
STEEP  INCLINES,  DECLINES,  OR  UNEVEN  TERRAIN;  AND IDENTIFICATION OF
CORRESPONDING ACTIVITIES OR AMENITIES ALONG OR  IN  CLOSE  PROXIMITY  TO
SUCH TRAILS AND ROUTES SUCH AS THE LOCATION OF BIRDING AREAS OR GEOLOGI-

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