Bill Text: NY A01885 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Allows veterans of the armed forces of the United States to fish for free in state parks under the jurisdiction of a state agency.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-17 - referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development [A01885 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A01885-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 17, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GUNTHER, DenDEKKER, M. G. MILLER, ZEBROWSKI,
          COOK, RIVERA, COLTON, RAIA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  BARCLAY,
          CROUCH,  FINCH,  HAWLEY,  KOLB,  LALOR,  MONTESANO  --  read  once and
          referred to the Committee on Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports  Develop-
        AN  ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in
          relation to allowing veterans to fish for free in state parks
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The  parks,  recreation  and historic preservation law is
     2  amended by adding a new section 13.14 to read as follows:
     3    § 13.14 Fishing in state parks; veterans.  Notwithstanding  any  other
     4  provision of law to the contrary, the office shall allow veterans of the
     5  armed  forces  of  the United States to fish for free at all state parks
     6  under the jurisdiction of the office or other state agency.  The  office
     7  shall promulgate such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry
     8  out the provisions of this section.
     9    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
    10  have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
    11  repeal of any rules or regulations necessary for the  implementation  of
    12  this  act  on  its effective date are authorized to be made on or before
    13  such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.