senate Bill S2494

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits littering on state park lands

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 26, 2019 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 12, 2019 advanced to third reading
Feb 11, 2019 2nd report cal.
Feb 05, 2019 1st report cal.126
Jan 25, 2019 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

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Feb 5, 2019 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S2494
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Aye with Reservations
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Excused
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Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Feb 5, 2019

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S2494 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.12, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3014
2015-2016: S956
2017-2018: S3053

S2494 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits littering on state park lands.

S2494 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2494 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2494

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SERRANO, CARLUCCI, RIVERA -- 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 prohibiting littering on state park lands

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

  Section 1. The parks, recreation  and  historic  preservation  law  is
amended by adding a new section 13.12 to read as follows:
  §  13.12  THROWING REFUSE ON PARK LANDS PROHIBITED. 1. NO PERSON SHALL
THROW, DUMP, DEPOSIT OR PLACE, OR CAUSE TO BE THROWN, DUMPED,  DEPOSITED
OR  PLACED  UPON  ANY PARK LANDS OR UPON PRIVATE LANDS ADJACENT THERETO,
ANY REFUSE, TRASH, GARBAGE, RUBBISH, LITTER OR ANY NAUSEOUS OR OFFENSIVE
MATTER.
  2. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS PROHIBITING  THE  USE
IN  A  REASONABLE  MANNER AS ASHES, SAND, SALT OR OTHER MATERIAL FOR THE
PURPOSE OF REDUCING THE HAZARD OF, OR PROVIDING TRACTION ON SNOW, ICE OR
SLEET.
  3. A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE  OF  THIS  SECTION
SHALL  BE PUNISHABLE BY A FINE NOT TO EXCEED THREE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS
AND/OR A REQUIREMENT TO PERFORM SERVICES AT THE  PARK  LANDS  WHERE  THE
OFFENSE  OCCURRED,  OR,  IN THE DISCRETION OF THE DEPARTMENT, AT ANOTHER
STATE PARK LAND LOCATION, NOT TO EXCEED TEN HOURS AND FOR ANY SECOND  OR
SUBSEQUENT  VIOLATION  BY  A  FINE  NOT  TO EXCEED SEVEN HUNDRED DOLLARS
AND/OR A REQUIREMENT TO PERFORM SERVICES AT THE  PARK  LANDS  WHERE  THE
OFFENSE  OCCURRED,  OR,  IN THE DISCRETION OF THE DEPARTMENT, AT ANOTHER
STATE PARK LAND LOCATION, NOT TO EXCEED FIFTEEN HOURS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03145-02-9

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