senate Bill S6541

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits vessels from operating, anchoring or mooring in the navigable waters of the state while operating a digital billboard board

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 19, 2019 signed chap.175
delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.532
substituted for a8290b
Jun 19, 2019 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1739
Jun 16, 2019 print number 6541a
Jun 16, 2019 amend and recommit to rules
Jun 15, 2019 referred to rules

S6541 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8290
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §43-a, Nav L

S6541 - Summary

Prohibits vessels from operating, anchoring or mooring in the navigable waters of the state while operating a digital billboard.

S6541 - Sponsor Memo

S6541 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6541

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the navigation law, in relation to  prohibiting  vessels
  from  operating,  anchoring  or mooring in the navigable waters of the
  state while operating a digital billboard 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 OPERATING A DIGITAL BILLBOARD OR  OTHER  TYPE  OF  BILLBOARD
THAT USES FLASHING, INTERMITTENT OR MOVING LIGHTS.
  2.  AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE TERM "DIGITAL BILLBOARD" SHALL MEAN A
ONE OR MULTI-SIDED OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SIGN THAT DISPLAYS DIGITAL IMAGES
USING LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE TECHNOLOGY OR ANY  SUCH  SIMILAR  TECHNOLOGY,
UNLESS EXCLUSIVELY USED TO IDENTIFY THE VESSEL.
  3.  THIS  SECTION SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT ANY AUTHORITY DELEG-
ATED TO A CITY, VILLAGE OR TOWN PURSUANT TO SECTION FORTY-SIX-A OF  THIS
PART.  A  CITY, VILLAGE OR TOWN MAY, BY LOCAL LAW, EXPRESSLY RESTRICT OR
PROHIBIT THE USE OF OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SIGNAGE ON  VESSELS  WITHIN  ONE
THOUSAND  FIVE  HUNDRED FEET OF ITS SHORE OR EXPRESSLY AUTHORIZE VESSELS
TO OPERATE A DIGITAL BILLBOARD OR OTHER  TYPE  OF  BILLBOARD  THAT  USES
FLASHING, INTERMITTENT OR MOVING LIGHTS WITHIN ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED
FEET 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 immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13408-01-9

S6541A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8290
Law Section:
Navigation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §43-a, Nav L

S6541A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits vessels from operating, anchoring or mooring in the navigable waters of the state while operating a digital billboard.

S6541A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6541A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6541--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the navigation law, in relation to prohibiting vessels
  from operating, anchoring or mooring in the navigable  waters  of  the
  state while operating a digital billboard 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  OPERATING  A  DIGITAL BILLBOARD OR OTHER TYPE OF BILLBOARD
THAT USES FLASHING, INTERMITTENT OR MOVING LIGHTS.
  2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE TERM "DIGITAL BILLBOARD" SHALL MEAN  A
ONE OR MULTI-SIDED OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SIGN THAT DISPLAYS DIGITAL IMAGES
USING  LIGHT-EMITTING  DIODE  TECHNOLOGY OR ANY SUCH SIMILAR TECHNOLOGY,
UNLESS EXCLUSIVELY USED TO IDENTIFY THE VESSEL.
  3. THIS SECTION SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT ANY  AUTHORITY  DELEG-
ATED  TO A CITY, VILLAGE OR TOWN PURSUANT TO SECTION FORTY-SIX-A OF THIS
PART. A CITY, VILLAGE OR TOWN MAY, BY LOCAL LAW, EXPRESSLY  RESTRICT  OR
PROHIBIT  THE  USE  OF OUTDOOR ADVERTISING SIGNAGE ON VESSELS WITHIN ONE
THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED FEET OF ITS SHORE OR EXPRESSLY  AUTHORIZE  VESSELS
TO  OPERATE  A  DIGITAL  BILLBOARD  OR OTHER TYPE OF BILLBOARD THAT USES
FLASHING, INTERMITTENT OR MOVING LIGHTS WITHIN ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED
FEET OF ITS SHORE.
  4. A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL 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 immediately.

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

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