A02605 Summary:

BILL NOA02605
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORCrouch
 
COSPNSRBarclay, McDonough, Montesano
 
MLTSPNSRFinch, Giglio, Hawley, Kolb, Raia
 
 
Requires the commissioner of economic development to conduct a study of the economic impact of ATV use within the state.
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A02605 Actions:

BILL NOA02605
 
01/24/2019referred to transportation
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A02605 Committee Votes:

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A02605 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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A02605 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A2605
 
SPONSOR: Crouch (MS)
  TITLE OF BILL: An act requiring the commissioner of economic develop- ment to conduct a study on the economic impact of all terrain vehicle usage in this state   PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Requires the commissioner of economic development to conduct a study of the economic impact of ATV use within the state.   SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1. Report on economic impact of ATV use. 1. The commissioner of economic development shall, in conjunction with the commissioner of motor vehicles, the commissioner of environmental protection and the commissioner of parks, recreation and historic pres- ervation, prepare a summary report on the economic impact of ATV use and recreation in New York state. Such report shall include, but not limited to, the following: a. the number of ATV participants in New York state, including a break- down of resident and nonresident ATV participants; b. the frequency of participation of ATV owners and drivers and how much money they spend on their activities including but not limited to expenditures on equipment, hotels and motels, restaurants, lodges, and camps, grocery and hardware stores, and guide services; and c. an estimate of the number of jobs that are supported by ATV partic- ipants as well as the amount of sales tax and income tax generated by such participants. 2. The results of the report required by this section shall be submitted to the governor and to the legislature, including the chairs of the assembly ways and means committee, environmental conservation committee, tourism, arts and sports development committee, and the economic devel- opment committee, as well as the chairs of the senate finance committee, environmental conservation committee, tourism, recreation and sports development committee, and commerce, economic development and small business committee by December 31, 2020, along with any legislative recommendations of the commissioner of economic development to further enhance the economic impact of ATV use.   JUSTIFICATION: The funding for a statewide ATV economic impact study would allow for consumers and the public to be informed of the direct impact ATV's have on New York state and its economy. Having this information available to state and local officials would be important and beneficial when making ATV related decisions.   PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: None.   FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: To be determined.   EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall act effect immediately.
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A02605 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          2605
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 24, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M. of A. CROUCH, BARCLAY, McDONOUGH, MONTESANO -- Multi-
          Sponsored by -- M. of A. FINCH, GIGLIO, HAWLEY,  KOLB,  RAIA  --  read
          once and referred to the Committee on Transportation
 
        AN  ACT  requiring the commissioner of economic development to conduct a
          study on the economic impact of all  terrain  vehicle  usage  in  this
          state

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Report on economic impact of ATV use. 1.  The  commissioner
     2  of  economic  development shall, in conjunction with the commissioner of
     3  motor vehicles, the commissioner of  environmental  protection  and  the
     4  commissioner  of  parks, recreation and historic preservation, prepare a
     5  summary report on the economic impact of ATV use and recreation  in  New
     6  York  state.  Such  report  shall  include,  but  not be limited to, the
     7  following:
     8    a. the number of ATV participants  in  New  York  state,  including  a
     9  breakdown of resident and non-resident ATV participants;
    10    b.  the  frequency  of participation of ATV owners and drivers and how
    11  much money they spend on their activities including but not  limited  to
    12  expenditures  on  equipment, hotels and motels, restaurants, lodges, and
    13  camps, grocery and hardware stores, and guide services; and
    14    c. an estimate of the number of jobs that are supported by ATV partic-
    15  ipants as well as the amount of sales tax and income  tax  generated  by
    16  such participants.
    17    2. The results of the report required by this section shall be submit-
    18  ted  to the governor and to the legislature, including the chairs of the
    19  assembly ways and means committee, environmental conservation committee,
    20  tourism, arts and sports development committee, and the economic  devel-
    21  opment committee, as well as the chairs of the senate finance committee,
    22  environmental  conservation  committee,  tourism,  recreation and sports
    23  development committee, and  commerce,  economic  development  and  small

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03047-03-9

        A. 2605                             2
 
     1  business  committee  by  December  31,  2020, along with any legislative
     2  recommendations of the commissioner of economic development  to  further
     3  enhance the economic impact of ATV use.
     4    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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A02605 LFIN:

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