senate Bill S6083

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting digital billboards from being used by vessels

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2019 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1358
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 16, 2019 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

S6083 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §43-a, Nav L

S6083 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits vessels from operating in navigable waters while equipped with a digital billboard, unless a local law has authorized the vessel to do so.

S6083 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6083 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6083

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 navigation law, in relation to  prohibiting  vessels
  from operating in navigable waters while equipped with a digital bill-
  board

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

  Section 1. The navigation law is amended by adding a new section  43-a
to read as follows:
  §  43-A. USE OF DIGITAL BILLBOARDS. 1. ALL VESSELS SHALL BE PROHIBITED
FROM OPERATING, ANCHORING OR MOORING IN  THE  NAVIGABLE  WATERS  OF  THE
STATE WHILE EQUIPPED WITH A DIGITAL BILLBOARD THAT USES FLASHING, INTER-
MITTENT OR MOVING LIGHTS.
  2.  AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE TERM "DIGITAL BILLBOARD" SHALL MEAN A
ONE OR TWO SIDED OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SIGN THAT DISPLAYS  DIGITAL  IMAGES
WHICH  ARE  CHANGED  BY  A COMPUTER IN INTERVALS AND ARE USED FOR EITHER
ADVERTISING OR PUBLIC SERVICE PURPOSES.
  3. THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO INSTANCES IN WHICH A LOCAL LAW  HAS
BEEN ENACTED PURSUANT TO SECTION FORTY-SIX-A OF THIS PART WHICH EXPRESS-
LY AUTHORIZES VESSELS TO USE SUCH DIGITAL BILLBOARDS WITHIN ONE THOUSAND
FIVE HUNDRED FEET OFF OF ITS SHORE.
  4.  A  VIOLATION  OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL CONSTITUTE A
MISDEMEANOR AND SHALL ALSO BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY OF ONE THOUSAND
DOLLARS FOR THE FIRST VIOLATION,  AND  FIVE  THOUSAND  DOLLARS  FOR  ALL
SUBSEQUENT VIOLATIONS.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11056-01-9

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