Bill S7776A-2009

Requires the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation to operate all state parks and historic sites at the beginning of 2010-2011 according to the same staffing and service levels as 2009-2010

Requires the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation to operate and maintain all state parks and historic sites under its jurisdiction during the fiscal year that ends March 31, 2011 pursuant to the same seasons of operation, hours of operation, service levels, and public access to facilities as were implemented at the beginning of the fiscal year that ended March 31, 2010.

Details

Actions

  • May 25, 2010: referred to ways and means
  • May 25, 2010: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • May 25, 2010: PASSED SENATE
  • May 17, 2010: AMENDED ON THIRD READING (T) 7776A
  • May 12, 2010: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 11, 2010: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 10, 2010: 1ST REPORT CAL.514
  • May 10, 2010: COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • May 7, 2010: REFERRED TO CULTURAL AFFAIRS, TOURISM, PARKS AND RECREATION

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Memo

 BILL NUMBER:  S7776A

TITLE OF BILL : An act in relation to requiring the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation to operate and maintain all state parks and historic sites under its jurisdiction during the fiscal year that ends March 31, 2011 pursuant to the same seasons of operation, hours of operation, service levels, and public access to facilities as were implemented at the beginning of the fiscal year that ended March 31, 2010

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL : To ensure that the state's parks and historic sites remain open for SFY 2010-2011.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : For the state fiscal year beginning April 1, 2010, the New York state office of parks, recreation and historic preservation is hereby authorized and directed to operate and maintain all state parks and state historic sites under the office's jurisdiction pursuant to the same seasons of operation, and at least the same hours of operation, service levels, and public access to facilities as were implemented during the fiscal year that ended March 31, 2010.

JUSTIFICATION : State Parks and Historic Sites are facing closures across the State. We cannot allow these wonderful treasures to be closed. This bill would require OPRHP to use the monies allocated to them to provide the same level of service as in the previous year.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY : New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS : No additional costs associated with this bill.

EFFECTIVE DATE : This act shall take effect immediately.

Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7776--A Cal. No. 514 IN SENATE May 7, 2010 ___________
Introduced by Sens. SERRANO, ADDABBO, AUBERTINE, BRESLIN, KLEIN, MAZIARZ, MONTGOMERY, ONORATO, OPPENHEIMER, PARKER, SCHNEIDERMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation -- committee discharged and said bill committed to the Committee on Finance -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading AN ACT in relation to requiring the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation to operate and maintain all state parks and historic sites under its jurisdiction during the fiscal year that ends March 31, 2011 pursuant to the same seasons of operation, hours of operation, service levels, and public access to facilities as were implemented at the beginning of the fiscal year that ended March 31, 2010 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. For the state fiscal year beginning April 1, 2010, the New York state office of parks, recreation and historic preservation is hereby authorized and directed to operate and maintain all state parks and state historic sites under the office's jurisdiction pursuant to the same seasons of operation, and at least the same hours of operation, service levels, and public access to facilities as were implemented at the beginning of the fiscal year that ended March 31, 2010. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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