senate Bill S789

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Waives fees at public campsites, parks and other public places of recreation for certain first responders

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Jan 06, 2021 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

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S789 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4559
Current Committee:
Senate Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks And Recreation
Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13.19, Pks & Rec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5846

S789 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Waives fees at public campsites, parks and other public places of recreation for certain first responders.

S789 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S789 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    789
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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  waiving fees at public campsites, parks and other public
   places of recreation for certain first responders
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 13.19 of the parks, recreation and historic preser-
 vation law, as amended by chapter 649 of the laws of 1977, is amended to
 read as follows:
   §  13.19 Free use of campsites.  Notwithstanding the provisions of any
 other law, any person who is blind, non-ambulatory, or an amputee or any
 veteran of the wars of the United States,  who  has  at  any  time  been
 awarded  by  the federal government an allowance towards the purchase of
 an automobile or is eligible for such an award OR  ANY  CERTIFIED  FIRST
 RESPONDER  WHO IS DISABLED AS A RESULT OF A CERTIFIED WORLD TRADE CENTER
 MEDICAL CONDITION, shall be permitted to use any  of  the  public  camp-
 sites,  parks  and other public places of recreation in this state, upon
 the same terms and conditions as apply to the general public, but  with-
 out  the  payment of any fees or other charges for the use of such camp-
 sites, parks and other public places of recreation.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01154-01-1


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