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A03213 Summary:

COSPNSRDeStefano, Brown E, Bendett, Giglio JM, Durso
Add §79-r, Civ Rts L
Requires at least one handicap accessible swing set in each state park.
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A03213 Actions:

02/02/2023referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
01/03/2024referred to tourism, parks, arts and sports development
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A03213 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 2, 2023
        Introduced by M. of A. JENSEN -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development
        AN  ACT  to amend the civil rights law, in relation to requiring certain
          handicap accessible playground equipment for children  with  disabili-

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The civil rights law is amended by  adding  a  new  section
     2  79-r to read as follows:
     3    §  79-r. Handicap accessible playground equipment. Pursuant to section
     4  forty of this chapter, all state parks with a playground  shall  contain
     5  one  swing  set  which  is  accessible to children with a disability for
     6  their use and enjoyment. The handicap accessible swing set must  include
     7  a  wheelchair  accessible  platform swing and a high backed full support
     8  seat.  For the purposes of this section the term "disability" shall have
     9  the same meaning as defined in section two  hundred  ninety-two  of  the
    10  executive  law.  To  the  extent practicable, such accessible playground
    11  equipment shall be incorporated into the layout of  the  existing  play-
    12  ground or proposed playground plan.
    13    § 2. This act shall take effect December 31, 2025.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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