senate Bill S2493

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides senior citizens shall be entitled to use any park, recreational facility or historic site without the imposition of any fee or other charge

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 18, 2019 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1481
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 09, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 25, 2019 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

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Jun 18, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S2493
16
1
committee
16
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 9, 2019 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S2493
7
0
committee
7
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: Apr 9, 2019

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S2493 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.15, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7402
2011-2012: S2343
2013-2014: S1038
2015-2016: S1202
2017-2018: S3201
2021-2022: S1404

S2493 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides senior citizens shall be entitled to use any park, recreational facility or historic site without the imposition of any fee or other charge; defines senior citizens as persons 62 years of age or older.

S2493 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2493 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2493

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SERRANO, BAILEY, SANDERS, SAVINO, STEWART-COUSINS --
  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 waiver of certain fees

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

  Section 1. Section 13.15 of the parks, recreation and historic preser-
vation law is amended by  adding  a  new  subdivision  3-a  to  read  as
follows:
  3-A.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW TO THE CONTRARY,
SENIOR CITIZENS SHALL BE ENTITLED TO USE ANY PARK, RECREATIONAL FACILITY
OR HISTORIC SITE UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF  THE  OFFICE  UPON  THE  SAME
TERMS  AND  CONDITIONS  AS  APPLY TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, BUT WITHOUT THE
PAYMENT OF ANY FEE OR OTHER CHARGE FOR SUCH USE.  FOR PURPOSES  OF  THIS
SUBDIVISION  THE  TERM  "SENIOR  CITIZENS"  SHALL MEAN PERSONS SIXTY-TWO
YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.  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 to be made  and  completed
on or before such date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03200-02-9

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