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S07654 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                   September 13, 2023
        Introduced  by  Sen.  STEC  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
        AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
          exempting  veterans  and those on active duty from paying certain fees
          for travel

          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  9-0903  of the environmental
     2  conservation law is amended to read as follows:
     3    2. The commissioner shall have the power and is authorized  to  impose
     4  and  provide  for  the collection of such fees or charges as he may deem
     5  necessary and for the best interests of the state for  the  use  of  all
     6  facilities  and  their  appurtenances; provided, however, no veteran, as
     7  defined in subdivision three of section one of  the  veterans'  services
     8  law, person on active duty, as defined in subdivision six of section one
     9  of the military law, or person in the armed forces of the United States,
    10  as  defined  in  subdivision  eight  of section one of the military law,
    11  shall be assessed a fee or other charge for travel on the New York world
    12  war veterans memorial highway  in  Essex  county  or  Prospect  mountain
    13  veteran's  memorial highway in Warren county. All moneys received there-
    14  from shall be deposited in the State Treasury pursuant to the provisions
    15  of the State Finance Law.
    16    § 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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