- The Laws of New York
- Consolidated Laws
- Parks, recreation and historic preservation
- Title C: Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
- Article 13: General Provisions
Section 13.13 Regulation of boating and water sports
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (PAR)
Except when prohibited by the laws of the United States, the commissioner or other state agency may, by rule or regulation, regulate water sports and the operation, speed and mooring of boats in or upon any waters or waterways in the reservations and parks under the jurisdiction of the office or such state agency. Such rules and regulations shall also apply to any waters offshore from any bathing beach within the jurisdiction of the office or such state agency, and to any waters offshore of Jones Beach state park, Robert Moses state park and Orient Beach state park, but not to exceed a distance of one thousand feet from the shore line. Any regulation of the Palisades interstate park commission, adopted hereunder, shall not be effective until approved by the commissioner.