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SB5906 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                      June 11, 2015
        Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
        AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law,  in
          relation to the duties of the office
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 3.09 of the parks, recreation and historic  preser-
     2  vation law is amended by adding a new subdivision 23 to read as follows:
     3    23.  Notwithstanding  any  provision of law, rule or regulation to the
     4  contrary, have no duty to guard, warn, supervise or otherwise keep  safe
     5  for  swimming,  diving,  bathing  or wading by the public those areas of
     6  waterbodies which are not expressly designated by the  office  for  such
     7  purposes  or  which  are  designated  for  swimming,  diving, bathing or
     8  wading, but which are used by the public for such purposes  outside  the
     9  hours and seasonal times as expressly authorized by the office.
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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