senate Bill S1405

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits littering on state park lands and provides for penalties for violations

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2021 referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 12, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 11, 2021 1st report cal.1042
Jan 11, 2021 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

Votes

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May 11, 2021 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

S1405
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: May 11, 2021

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S1405 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13.12, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3014
2015-2016: S956
2017-2018: S3053
2019-2020: S2494

S1405 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits littering on state park lands.

S1405 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1405 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1405
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. SERRANO, ADDABBO, RIVERA -- 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,  in
   relation to prohibiting littering on state park lands

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The parks, recreation  and  historic  preservation  law  is
 amended by adding a new section 13.12 to read as follows:
   §  13.12  THROWING REFUSE ON PARK LANDS PROHIBITED. 1. NO PERSON SHALL
 THROW, DUMP, DEPOSIT OR PLACE, OR CAUSE TO BE THROWN, DUMPED,  DEPOSITED
 OR  PLACED  UPON  ANY PARK LANDS OR UPON PRIVATE LANDS ADJACENT THERETO,
 ANY REFUSE, TRASH, GARBAGE, RUBBISH, LITTER OR ANY NAUSEOUS OR OFFENSIVE
 MATTER.
   2. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS PROHIBITING  THE  USE
 IN  A  REASONABLE  MANNER AS ASHES, SAND, SALT OR OTHER MATERIAL FOR THE
 PURPOSE OF REDUCING THE HAZARD OF, OR PROVIDING TRACTION ON SNOW, ICE OR
 SLEET.
   3. A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE  OF  THIS  SECTION
 SHALL  BE PUNISHABLE BY A FINE NOT TO EXCEED THREE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS
 AND/OR A REQUIREMENT TO PERFORM SERVICES AT THE  PARK  LANDS  WHERE  THE
 OFFENSE  OCCURRED,  OR,  IN THE DISCRETION OF THE DEPARTMENT, AT ANOTHER
 STATE PARK LAND LOCATION, NOT TO EXCEED TEN HOURS AND FOR ANY SECOND  OR
 SUBSEQUENT  VIOLATION  BY  A  FINE  NOT  TO EXCEED SEVEN HUNDRED DOLLARS
 AND/OR A REQUIREMENT TO PERFORM SERVICES AT THE  PARK  LANDS  WHERE  THE
 OFFENSE  OCCURRED,  OR,  IN THE DISCRETION OF THE DEPARTMENT, AT ANOTHER
 STATE PARK LAND LOCATION, NOT TO EXCEED FIFTEEN HOURS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03240-01-1

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