STATE OF NEW YORK
2021-2022 Regular Sessions
February 12, 2021
Introduced by M. of A. DiPIETRO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
tee on Transportation
AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to permitting
concealed carry at state rest and parking areas and scenic overlooks
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Section 1626 of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by
2 chapter 420 of the laws of 1968, is amended to read as follows:
3 § 1626. Regulation of rest and parking areas and scenic overlooks. 1.
4 The department of transportation with respect to rest and parking areas
5 and scenic overlooks provided by the department of transportation along
6 state highways maintained by the state, may prohibit, restrict or regu-
7 late traffic within such areas and overlooks or the use of such areas
8 and overlooks. Any action taken pursuant to this section shall supersede
9 the provisions of this chapter where inconsistent or in conflict there-
10 with in respect to the establishment of maximum and minimum speed limits
11 and to the parking, standing, stopping and backing of vehicles.
12 2. No rule or regulation adopted pursuant to this section shall
13 prohibit or restrict the possession of a concealed firearm by any indi-
14 vidual with a valid permit to have and carry a concealed firearm in this
16 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.