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A08070 Summary:

BILL NOA08070
 
SAME ASSAME AS S05801
 
SPONSORStec
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd S43-0125, En Con L
 
Authorizes the Lake George park commission to establish annual fees for docks, wharfs, moorings and boats within the Lake George park.
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A08070 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          8070
 
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                      June 5, 2015
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M. of A. STEC -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Environmental Conservation
 
        AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to regu-
          latory fees imposed in the Lake George park
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  43-0125 of the environmental
     2  conservation law, as amended by section 1 of part B of chapter 81 of the
     3  laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
     4    2. The commission may assess the following annual fees [to be paid  to
     5  the commission are hereby established]:
     6    (a) Dock, wharf and mooring fees. [The owner of a dock, wharf or moor-
     7  ing  within  the park used for non-commercial residential purposes shall
     8  pay an annual fee of thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents. The owner  of
     9  a  dock  or wharf within the park used for commercial purposes shall pay
    10  an annual fee of three dollars and seventy-five cents  per  linear  foot
    11  for  each such dock. The owner of a mooring used for commercial purposes
    12  shall pay an annual fee of seventy-five dollars for  each  mooring.  New
    13  docks  constructed  for  commercial use after the effective date of this
    14  section shall pay a first time fee of seven dollars and fifty cents  per
    15  linear  foot  and  three  dollars and seventy-five cents per linear foot
    16  annually thereafter.] The commission may establish annual fees  for  the
    17  owner  of  a dock, wharf or mooring within the Lake George park used for
    18  non-commercial residential purposes and for the owner of a  dock,  wharf
    19  or  mooring  within such park used for commercial purposes.  The commis-
    20  sion shall establish fees for such docks, wharves  or  moorings  through
    21  the  adoption or amendment of rules and regulations after public hearing
    22  according to the provisions of the state administrative procedure act.
    23    (b) Boat fees. In addition to the registration required by the  state,
    24  any  mechanically  propelled  boat or vessel with ten horsepower or more
    25  [and any non-mechanically propelled boat or vessel eighteen feet or more

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD11443-02-5

        A. 8070                             2

     1  in length used] within the Lake George park shall have an annual  permit
     2  issued  by  the  commission.  [The fee therefor for boats twenty feet or
     3  less in length overall shall be thirty dollars; for boats twenty-one  to
     4  twenty-five  feet  in  length  overall,  thirty-seven  dollars and fifty
     5  cents; and for boats over twenty-five feet in  length  overall,  thirty-
     6  seven dollars and fifty cents and seven dollars and fifty cents for each
     7  foot  by  which  the  length overall exceeds twenty-five feet; for boats
     8  over twenty-five feet in length overall  outfitted  for  overnight  use,
     9  thirty-seven dollars and fifty cents and thirty dollars for each foot by
    10  which  the  overall length exceeds twenty-five feet.] The commission may
    11  also establish an annual permit fee for any  non-mechanically  propelled
    12  boat  or  vessel  used  within  the Lake George park. The commission may
    13  establish a one week use permit  for  [eleven  dollars  and  twenty-five
    14  cents]  any boat or vessel subject to the annual fee. The commission may
    15  establish a one day use permit [for seven dollars and fifty  cents]  for
    16  any   [mechanically   propelled]  boat  or  vessel  [or  nonmechanically
    17  propelled boat or vessel] subject to  the  annual  fee.  The  commission
    18  shall establish fees for such boats through the adoption or amendment of
    19  rules  and  regulations after public hearing according to the provisions
    20  of the state administrative  procedure  act,  and  such  fees  may  vary
    21  depending on the length of the boat or vessel.
    22    §  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
    23  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
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