senate Bill S5846

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Waives fees at public campsites, parks and other public places of recreation for certain first responders

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


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
May 15, 2019 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

S5846 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.19, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S789

S5846 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Waives fees at public campsites, parks and other public places of recreation for certain first responders.

S5846 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5846 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5846

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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  waiving fees at public campsites, parks and other public
  places of recreation for certain first responders

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

  Section 1. Section 13.19 of the parks, recreation and historic preser-
vation law, as amended by chapter 649 of the laws of 1977, is amended to
read as follows:
  §  13.19 Free use of campsites.  Notwithstanding the provisions of any
other law, any person who is blind, non-ambulatory, or an amputee or any
veteran of the wars of the United States,  who  has  at  any  time  been
awarded  by  the federal government an allowance towards the purchase of
an automobile or is eligible for such an award OR  ANY  CERTIFIED  FIRST
RESPONDER  WHO IS DISABLED AS A RESULT OF A CERTIFIED WORLD TRADE CENTER
MEDICAL CONDITION, shall be permitted to use any  of  the  public  camp-
sites,  parks  and other public places of recreation in this state, upon
the same terms and conditions as apply to the general public, but  with-
out  the  payment of any fees or other charges for the use of such camp-
sites, parks and other public places of recreation.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11749-02-9

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