J3973

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Pat Wesolko upon the occasion of her
designation for special recognition after 50 years of dedicated service
to the Hicksville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary

WHEREAS, The quality and character of life in this Nation, and the great
State of New York, is reflective of the purposeful lives and good works
of those patriotic and civic-minded community members who dedicate their
lives and careers to the service of others; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to commend Pat Wesolko
upon the occasion of her designation for special recognition after 50
years of dedicated service to the Hicksville Fire Department Ladies
Auxiliary, to be celebrated at its Annual Inspection and Installation
Dinner on Saturday, April 9, 2016, at the Hilton Long Island/Huntington,
Melville, New York; and
WHEREAS, Historically, the ladies auxiliary of a volunteer fire compa-
ny has been organized to assist, support, and encourage the fire company
in its good work; it is the aim of the ladies auxiliary to cultivate a
spirit of harmony, to promote sociability and to sustain the esteem and
admiration of the community in which it serves; and
WHEREAS, The members of this worthy organization provide nourishment
to firefighters during emergency incidents, and are always ready to
support and fulfill the needs of the fire department; Pat Wesolko is one
such individual; and
WHEREAS, Pat Wesolko and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Hicksville Fire
Department have carried out these important functions in an exemplary
manner, providing an invaluable service to the fire department and
community; and
WHEREAS, It takes a special dedication, a strong desire to help others
and a tireless sense of community to volunteer selflessly, supporting
and assisting the firefighters in the provision of fire protection and
prevention; and
WHEREAS, Pat Wesolko is deserving of the highest commendation of this
Legislative Body for her commitment to the Hicksville Fire Department,
as she has helped to advance the perception of Hicksville as a caring
and united community; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Pat Wesolko upon the occasion of her designation for special
recognition after 50 years of dedicated service to the Hicksville Fire
Department Ladies Auxiliary; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Pat Wesolko.

actions

  • 23 / Feb / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 25 / Feb / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 25 / Feb / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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J3972

Honoring Fran Lubrano D'Alessandro upon the occasion of her designation for special recognition by the Port Washington Parent Resour...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Fran Lubrano D'Alessandro upon the occa-
sion of her designation for special recognition by the Port Washington
Parent Resource Center on March 18, 2016

WHEREAS, Individuals who give of their time and energies and serve the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
WHEREAS, Fran Lubrano D'Alessandro has given not only of her time and
energies but also of her competence, intelligence and leadership and
consequently has been designated for special honor; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Fran Lubrano
D'Alessandro upon the occasion of her designation for special recogni-
tion by the Port Washington Parent Resource Center, to be celebrated at
its Annual Gala on Friday, March 18, 2016, at the Village Club of Sands
Point; and
WHEREAS, For more than 35 years, the Parent Resource Center (PRC) has
been an integral part of the Port Washington community, bringing togeth-
er families with young children to play, learn, grow, and make life-long
friendships; and
WHEREAS, Fran Lubrano D'Alessandro moved to Port Washington, New York,
in 1999, during which time she became a member of the Parent Resource
Center; after spending many years in various accounting positions in the
corporate world she decided to leave and raise her children; and
WHEREAS, With a steadfast and unwavering commitment to community
service and giving back, Fran Lubrano D'Alessandro began her volunteer-
ism in her children's schools as a class parent and various activities
in the HSA; and
WHEREAS, In addition, she was active in supporting roles in her son's
Boy Scout Troop, a Girl Scout Leader for her daughter's troop for 13
years, and a Community Chest board member; and
WHEREAS, As her children got older she expanded her efforts; after
losing her father to blood cancer, Fran Lubrano D'Alessandro became a
vigilant supporter of the Leukemia Lymphoma Society where she is the
co-chair of its Leadership Committee; she was also nominated to compete
in the organization's Man/Woman of the Year campaign, during which time
she was instrumental in raising more than $87,000; and
WHEREAS, Furthermore, Fran Lubrano D'Alessandro is a founding member
of Warriors for a Cause, an organization dedicated to supporting various
charitable causes such as the Leukemia Lymphoma Society and the Stephen
Siller Foundation; and
WHEREAS, Fran Lubrano D'Alessandro sincerely believes in the mission
of the Parent Resource Center, and the critical role it plays in
supporting the families and children of Port Washington; she currently
serves as the head bookkeeper for this vital organization; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of her community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Fran Lubrano D'Alessandro has stood
constant in dignity, good grace and humor; and
WHEREAS, With her throughout have been her husband, John, and their
two children, John and Juliana, all of whom feel privileged to be a part
of her life and rejoice in her achievements; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Fran Lubrano D'Alessandro has
displayed throughout her life; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Fran Lubrano D'Alessandro upon the occasion of her designation for
special recognition by the Port Washington Parent Resource Center on
March 18, 2016; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Fran Lubrano D'Alessandro.

actions

  • 23 / Feb / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 25 / Feb / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 25 / Feb / 2016
    • ADOPTED

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J3971

Honoring Danielle Goodsell upon the occasion of her designation for special recognition by the Port Washington Parent Resource Cente...

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Danielle Goodsell upon the occasion of
her designation for special recognition by the Port Washington Parent
Resource Center on March 18, 2016

WHEREAS, Individuals who give of their time and energies and serve the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
WHEREAS, Danielle Goodsell has given not only of her time and energies
but also of her competence, intelligence and leadership and consequently
has been designated for special honor; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Danielle Good-
sell upon the occasion of her designation for special recognition by the
Port Washington Parent Resource Center, to be celebrated at its Annual
Gala on Friday, March 18, 2016, at the Village Club of Sands Point; and
WHEREAS, For more than 35 years, the Parent Resource Center (PRC) has
been an integral part of the Port Washington community, bringing togeth-
er families with young children to play, learn, grow, and make life-long
friendships; and
WHEREAS, Danielle Goodsell SHRM-SCP, is a respected HR Executive and
Management Consultant with two decades of experience in Technology and
Financial Services; and
WHEREAS, Born in Australia, Danielle Goodsell spent eight years in the
United Kingdom before relocating to Port Washington with her family in
November of 2012, during which time she became a member of the Parent
Resource Center; and
WHEREAS, With a steadfast and unwavering commitment to her community,
Danielle Goodsell began volunteering in Administration and Operations at
the Parent Resource Center to fulfill her member volunteer commitment,
and was subsequently appointed to its Board as Technology, Systems and
Process chair in June of 2013; and
WHEREAS, Furthermore, in March of 2014, Danielle Goodsell secured
substantial software grants to upgrade the organization's customer
relationship management (CRM), and two months later she was elected
President; and
WHEREAS, In this capacity, Danielle Goodsell was instrumental in
modernizing the Parent Resource Center as a business, upgrading facili-
ties and becoming more responsive to the needs of a new generation of
members; and
WHEREAS, Danielle Goodsell resigned from the esteemed position of PRC
President to return to full time employment; she currently serves as HR
Operations Manager at AbilTo, a behavioral healthcare provider; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of her community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Danielle Goodsell has stood constant
in dignity, good grace and humor; and
WHEREAS, With her throughout have been her husband, Stefan, and their
two sons, Rafael and Sebastien, all of whom feel privileged to be a part
of her life and rejoice in her achievements; and
WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual for the benefit of others which Danielle Goodsell has displayed
throughout her life; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Danielle Goodsell upon the occasion of her designation for special

recognition by the Port Washington Parent Resource Center on March 18,
2016; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Danielle Goodsell.

actions

  • 23 / Feb / 2016
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 25 / Feb / 2016
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 25 / Feb / 2016
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
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senate Bill S6793

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to regulation of interactive fantasy sports

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  • Introduced
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Jun 08, 2016 committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 01, 2016 reported and committed to finance
May 24, 2016 print number 6793a
amend (t) and recommit to racing, gaming and wagering
Feb 23, 2016 referred to racing, gaming and wagering

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S6793 - Details

Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 15 §§1500 - 1505, RWB L; amd §403, Fin Serv L

S6793 - Summary

Relates to regulation of interactive fantasy sports; requires registration and prohibits certain participants; imposes a 15% tax on gross revenue.

S6793 - Sponsor Memo

S6793 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6793

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Racing, Gaming and  Wager-
  ing

AN  ACT  to  amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law and
  the financial services law, in relation to interactive fantasy sports

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  racing,  pari-mutuel  wagering  and  breeding law is
amended by adding a new article 15 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 15
                       INTERACTIVE FANTASY SPORTS
SECTION 1500. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSE.
        1501. DEFINITIONS.
        1502. REGISTRATION.
        1503. REQUIRED SAFEGUARDS/MINIMUM STANDARDS.
        1504. SCOPE OF REGISTRATION REVIEW.
        1505. STATE TAX.
  S 1500. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSE. THE LEGISLATURE HEREBY FINDS
AND DECLARES THAT:
  1. UNDER THE NEW YORK PENAL LAW A PERSON ENGAGES IN GAMBLING  WHEN  HE
OR  SHE STAKES OR RISKS SOMETHING OF VALUE UPON THE OUTCOME OF A CONTEST
OF CHANCE OR A FUTURE CONTINGENT EVENT NOT UNDER HIS OR HER  CONTROL  OR
INFLUENCE,  UPON  AN  AGREEMENT  OR  UNDERSTANDING  THAT  HE OR SHE WILL
RECEIVE SOMETHING OF VALUE IN THE EVENT OF A CERTAIN OUTCOME;
  2. INTERACTIVE FANTASY SPORTS IN MANY INSTANCES HAVE BEEN DEFINED AS A
GAME OF SKILL AND WERE EXEMPTED FROM THE DEFINITION OF UNLAWFUL INTERNET
GAMBLING UNDER THE UNLAWFUL INTERNET GAMBLING ENFORCEMENT  ACT  OF  2006
(31 U.S.C. S 5362);
  3.  INTERACTIVE FANTASY SPORTS CONSIST OF FANTASY OR SIMULATION SPORTS
GAMES OR EDUCATIONAL GAMES OR CONTESTS IN WHICH  THE  FANTASY  OR  SIMU-
LATION  SPORTS  TEAMS ARE SELECTED BASED UPON THE SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE OF
THE PARTICIPANTS AND NOT BASED ON THE CURRENT MEMBERSHIP  OF  AN  ACTUAL
TEAM THAT IS A MEMBER OF AN AMATEUR OR PROFESSIONAL SPORTS ORGANIZATION.
AS GAMES OF SKILL, INTERACTIVE FANTASY SPORTS CONTESTS DO NOT FALL UNDER
THE DEFINITION OF GAMBLING AS PROHIBITED BY THE PENAL LAW; AND
  4.  THE  LEGISLATURE  FURTHER FINDS THAT AS THE INTERNET HAS BECOME AN
INTEGRAL PART OF SOCIETY, AND INTERACTIVE FANTASY SPORTS A MAJOR FORM OF

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S6793A - Details

Law Section:
Racing, Pari-Mutuel Wagering and Breeding Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 15 §§1500 - 1505, RWB L; amd §403, Fin Serv L

S6793A - Summary

Relates to regulation of interactive fantasy sports; requires registration and prohibits certain participants; imposes a 15% tax on gross revenue.

S6793A - Sponsor Memo

S6793A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6793--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BONACIC,  AVELLA,  RANZENHOFER  -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Racing,  Gaming  and  Wagering  -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and  breeding  law,  in
  relation to interactive fantasy sports

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The  racing,  pari-mutuel  wagering  and  breeding  law  is
amended by adding a new article 15 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 15
                       INTERACTIVE FANTASY SPORTS
SECTION 1500. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSE.
        1501. DEFINITIONS.
        1502. REGISTRATION.
        1503. REQUIRED SAFEGUARDS/MINIMUM STANDARDS.
        1504. SCOPE OF REGISTRATION REVIEW.
        1505. STATE TAX.
  S 1500. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND PURPOSE. THE LEGISLATURE HEREBY FINDS
AND DECLARES THAT:
  1.  UNDER  THE NEW YORK PENAL LAW A PERSON ENGAGES IN GAMBLING WHEN HE
OR SHE STAKES OR RISKS SOMETHING OF VALUE UPON THE OUTCOME OF A  CONTEST
OF  CHANCE  OR A FUTURE CONTINGENT EVENT NOT UNDER HIS OR HER CONTROL OR
INFLUENCE, UPON AN AGREEMENT  OR  UNDERSTANDING  THAT  HE  OR  SHE  WILL
RECEIVE SOMETHING OF VALUE IN THE EVENT OF A CERTAIN OUTCOME;
  2. INTERACTIVE FANTASY SPORTS IN MANY INSTANCES HAVE BEEN DEFINED AS A
GAME OF SKILL AND WERE EXEMPTED FROM THE DEFINITION OF UNLAWFUL INTERNET
GAMBLING  UNDER  THE  UNLAWFUL INTERNET GAMBLING ENFORCEMENT ACT OF 2006
(31 U.S.C. S 5362);
  3. INTERACTIVE FANTASY SPORTS CONSIST OF FANTASY OR SIMULATION  SPORTS
GAMES  OR  EDUCATIONAL  GAMES  OR CONTESTS IN WHICH THE FANTASY OR SIMU-
LATION SPORTS TEAMS ARE SELECTED BASED UPON THE SKILL AND  KNOWLEDGE  OF
THE  PARTICIPANTS  AND  NOT BASED ON THE CURRENT MEMBERSHIP OF AN ACTUAL
TEAM THAT IS A MEMBER OF AN AMATEUR OR PROFESSIONAL SPORTS ORGANIZATION.

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

senate Bill S6792

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to a retirement contribution reserve fund for the purposes of the New York state teachers' retirement system

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Feb 23, 2016 referred to civil service and pensions

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S6792 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6931A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3653, Ed L

S6792 - Summary

Relates to a retirement contribution reserve fund for the purposes of the New York state teachers' retirement system.

S6792 - Sponsor Memo

S6792 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6792

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  --  (at  request of the New York State
  Teachers' Retirement System) -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and
  when  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Civil Service and
  Pensions

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to a retirement  contrib-
  ution  reserve  fund  for the purposes of the New York state teachers'
  retirement system

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The education law is amended by adding a new section 3653
to read as follows:
  S 3653. RETIREMENT CONTRIBUTION RESERVE FUND. 1. THE BOARD  OF  EDUCA-
TION  OR TRUSTEES OF A PARTICIPATING EMPLOYER MAY, BY RESOLUTION, ESTAB-
LISH A RETIREMENT CONTRIBUTION RESERVE FUND FOR THE PURPOSE  OF  OFFSET-
TING  EMPLOYER  CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE NEW YORK STATE TEACHERS' RETIREMENT
SYSTEM AND PAYABLE PURSUANT TO THIS CHAPTER.
  2. THERE MAY BE PAID INTO A RETIREMENT CONTRIBUTION RESERVE FUND:
  A. SUCH AMOUNTS AS MAY BE PROVIDED THEREFOR BY BUDGETARY APPROPRIATION
OR RAISED BY TAX THEREFOR;
  B. SUCH REVENUES AS ARE NOT REQUIRED BY LAW TO BE PAID INTO ANY  OTHER
FUND OR ACCOUNT;
  C. SUCH OTHER FUNDS AS MAY BE LEGALLY APPROPRIATED; AND
  D.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  LAW  TO THE CONTRARY, SUCH AMOUNTS AS MAY BE
TRANSFERRED FROM A RESERVE FUND ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO  SECTION  SIX-C,
SIX-D,  SIX-E,  SIX-F OR SIX-G OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW COMPRISED OF
MONEYS RAISED FROM THE SAME TAX BASE AS THE  MONEYS  IN  THE  RETIREMENT
CONTRIBUTION  RESERVE  FUND,  OR  A RESERVE FUND ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO
SECTION THIRTY-SIX HUNDRED FIFTY-ONE OF THIS ARTICLE, PROVIDED THAT  ANY
SUCH TRANSFER SHALL ONLY BE MADE BY RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
OR  TRUSTEES  OF SUCH EMPLOYER ADOPTED AFTER A PUBLIC HEARING HELD ON AT
LEAST FIFTEEN DAYS PRIOR PUBLISHED NOTICE  IN  AT  LEAST  ONE  NEWSPAPER
HAVING GENERAL CIRCULATION IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE EMPLOYER.
  3. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09379-03-6

In 2009 and 2010, New York City politicians controlled both houses of the State Legislature and used that opportunity to raise taxes on Hudson Valley taxpayers and shortchange our communities.

They raised taxes and spending by $14 billion each, eliminated the STAR Property Tax Rebate Check program, established the unfair MTA Payroll Tax to force Upstate taxpayers to fund New York's subway system and passed 123 different tax and fee increases on middle-class families.

senate Bill S6791

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the creation of an ATV trail fund and the use of ATVs

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  • Introduced
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jun 17, 2016 recommitted to rules
Jun 16, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1937
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 23, 2016 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation

S6791 - Details

Law Section:
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 26 §§26.01 & 26.03, Pks & Rec L; amd §§2282, 2404, 2411 & 2281, add §2414, V & T L; add §99-y, St Fin L; amd §§1-0303 & 9-0303, En Con L

S6791 - Summary

Relates to the creation of an ATV trail fund and the use of ATVs.

S6791 - Sponsor Memo

S6791 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6791

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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, the
  vehicle and traffic law, the state finance law and  the  environmental
  conservation law, in relation to the creation of an ATV trail fund and
  the use of ATVs

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Legislative intent and purpose. In order to best  organize
and  sustain an environmentally sensitive statewide system of trails for
all terrain vehicles, the legislature hereby creates an ATV trail  fund.
The control and supervision of the trail fund shall be maintained by the
office  of parks, recreation and historic preservation upon consultation
with the department of environmental conservation.  The  trail  fund  is
created  for  the  purpose  of  designating state, municipal and private
lands as part of a statewide network of ATV trails. Fees obtained by the
office of parks, recreation and historic preservation  for  the  mainte-
nance  of  the  trail  fund  shall  be  divided  between administration,
enforcement, education and remediation and maintenance, construction and
development of the statewide trail system.  It is the  purpose  of  this
act  to  promote  the  safe  and  proper use of all terrain vehicles for
recreation and commerce in this  state  by  encouraging  their  use  and
development,  while  minimizing detrimental effects of such use upon the
environment.
  S 2. The parks, recreation and historic preservation law is amended by
adding a new article 26 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 26
                     ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE TRAIL FUND
SECTION 26.01 TRAIL PLAN.
        26.03 RULES AND REGULATIONS.
  S 26.01 TRAIL PLAN. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PREPARE A STATEWIDE  ALL-TER-
RAIN  VEHICLE  TRAIL PLAN PROVIDING FOR RECREATIONAL USE OF "ALL TERRAIN
VEHICLES" OR "ATVS" ON PERMITTED  STATE  AND  MUNICIPAL  LANDS  AND  ATV

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

PRESS RELEASE

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

For Immediate Release

NYS Senators Phil Boyle and Tom Croci Fight to Fix The Merge – Finally!

Senators Push for $30 Million for Improvement of Congested, Hazardous

‘Oakdale Merge’

New Deal for New York aims to build  infrastructure, generate jobs and eliminate bureaucratic hurdles for small- and medium-sized manufacturers

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New Hotel Community Meeting

State Senator James Sanders Jr. will be hosting a community meeting to discuss the proposed opening of a Clarion Hotel at 147th Ave and Guy R. Brewer Blvd. in Springfield Gardens. The hotel owner, Richie Dhillion, and hotel manager, Haman Anand, will be on site to answer your questions and hear your concerns. The event is being co-sponsored by Assembly Member Michelle Titus, Queens Community Board 13, SpringGar and United Neighbors Civic Association (UNCA). Light refreshments will be served. 

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