senate Bill S7765

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the development and posting of a senior trail guide

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 21, 2020 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 10, 2020 advanced to third reading
Mar 04, 2020 2nd report cal.
Mar 03, 2020 1st report cal.560
Feb 25, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Feb 14, 2020 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

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Mar 3, 2020 - Finance committee Vote

S7765
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 25, 2020 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S7765
7
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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: Feb 25, 2020

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S7765 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9927
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3.09, Pks & Rec L; amd §3-0301, En Con L

S7765 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the development and posting of a senior trail guide that identifies walking and hiking opportunities for active seniors within the state park system and along public non-motorized multi-use trails within the state.

S7765 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7765 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7765

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 14, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. SERRANO, MAY -- 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 and
  the environmental conservation law, in relation to the development and
  posting of a senior trail guide that  identifies  walking  and  hiking
  opportunities  for  active  seniors  within  the state park system and
  along public non-motorized multi-use trails within the state

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

  Section  1. Section 3.09 of the parks, recreation and historic preser-
vation law is amended by adding a new subdivision 24 to read as follows:
  24. SHALL DEVELOP AND POST ON ITS WEBSITE A SENIOR  TRAIL  GUIDE  THAT
IDENTIFIES  WALKING  AND  HIKING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ACTIVE SENIORS WITHIN
THE STATE PARK SYSTEM AND ALONG PUBLIC  NON-MOTORIZED  MULTI-USE  TRAILS
WITHIN THE STATE. SUCH GUIDE SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: IDEN-
TIFICATION  OF LOW IMPACT TRAILS AND ROUTES APPROPRIATELY ACCESSIBLE FOR
PATRONS AGED SIXTY-TWO YEARS AND OLDER; LISTING OF  ANY  IMPEDIMENTS  TO
MOBILITY  ALONG SUCH IDENTIFIED TRAILS OR ROUTES SUCH AS STEEP INCLINES,
DECLINES, OR UNEVEN TERRAIN; AND IDENTIFICATION OF CORRESPONDING  ACTIV-
ITIES OR AMENITIES ALONG OR IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO SUCH TRAILS AND ROUTES
SUCH  AS  THE  LOCATION OF BIRDING AREAS OR GEOLOGICALLY OR HISTORICALLY
SIGNIFICANT SITES. THE OFFICE SHALL UPDATE THE SENIOR TRAIL  GUIDE  FROM
TIME TO TIME.
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3-0301 of the environmental conservation
law is amended by adding a new paragraph aa to read as follows:
  AA.  SHALL  DEVELOP  AND POST ON ITS WEBSITE A SENIOR TRAIL GUIDE THAT
IDENTIFIES WALKING AND HIKING OPPORTUNITIES FOR  ACTIVE  SENIORS  WITHIN
LANDS  MANAGED  BY  THE DEPARTMENT. SUCH GUIDE SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE
LIMITED TO: IDENTIFICATION OF LOW IMPACT TRAILS AND ROUTES APPROPRIATELY
ACCESSIBLE FOR PATRONS AGED SIXTY-TWO YEARS AND OLDER;  LISTING  OF  ANY
IMPEDIMENTS  TO  MOBILITY ALONG SUCH IDENTIFIED TRAILS OR ROUTES SUCH AS
STEEP INCLINES, DECLINES,  OR  UNEVEN  TERRAIN;  AND  IDENTIFICATION  OF
CORRESPONDING  ACTIVITIES  OR  AMENITIES  ALONG OR IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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