Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 03, 2022||
recommitted to rules
|Jun 02, 2022||
ordered to third reading cal.1850
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to local government
|Feb 04, 2021||
referred to local government
Senate Bill S4436
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S4436 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S4436 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4436 SPONSOR: MAY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to including lakes in adopt-a-municipal park, shoreline or roadway programs PURPOSE: Add lakes to those areas that are eligible to participate in the Munici- pal Adoption Program. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 277 of the General Municipal Law that provides for agreements with volunteer groups for adopt-a-municipal park, shoreline or roadway shall be amended to include lakes. JUSTIFICATION: Many communities have lakes that can become littered and unsightly. This bill would expand the present statute to allow these areas to be
2021-S4436 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4436 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 4, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MAY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to including lakes in adopt-a-municipal park, shoreline or roadway programs THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The article heading of article 13-BB of the general munic- ipal law, as added by chapter 626 of the laws of 1991, is amended to read as follows: ADOPT-A-MUNICIPAL PARK, SHORELINE [OR], ROADWAY OR LAKE PROGRAMS § 2. Section 277 of the general municipal law, as added by chapter 626 of the laws of 1991, is amended to read as follows: § 277. Adopt-a-municipal park, shoreline [or], roadway OR LAKE programs. 1. The governing body of any county, city, town or village is hereby authorized and empowered to authorize and direct such of its officers or agencies as it shall designate to enter into [adopt-a-park] ADOPT-A-MUNICIPAL PARK, shoreline [or], roadway OR LAKE program agree- ments with volunteers or groups in an effort to reduce and remove litter from ITS MUNICIPAL parks, shorelines, roadways, LAKES and other public lands. Such agreements shall include but not be limited to: a. providing and coordinating services by volunteers or groups to reduce the amount of litter including providing trash bags and trash bag pick up and in designated areas where volunteers may be in close proxim- ity to moving vehicles providing safety briefings and reflective safety gear; and b. providing and installing signs identifying those volunteers or groups adopting ITS particular MUNICIPAL parks, shorelines, roadways, LAKES or other sections of public land. 2. Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision of law, the county, city, town or village and its employees shall not be liable for damages EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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