assembly Bill A4271

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the development and posting of a senior trail guide

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Feb 01, 2021 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development

A4271 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6208
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3.09, Pks & Rec L; amd §3-0301, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9927, S7765

A4271 (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.

A4271 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4271
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  O'DONNELL  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development
 
 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.