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A08194 Summary:

Prohibits party boats within seven hundred fifty feet of the shore of Sheepshead Bay or within one hundred feet of Sheepshead Bay dock; restricts noise; does not apply to fishing boats.
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A08194 Actions:

06/02/2017referred to transportation
01/03/2018referred to transportation
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A08194 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      June 2, 2017
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CYMBROWITZ  -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Transportation
        AN ACT relating to party boats in Sheepshead Bay
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.    (a)  No  person  operating  a party boat near or around
     2  Sheepshead Bay shall knowingly cause, make, allow  or  permit  a  public
     3  noise disturbance to originate from the vessel, including but not limit-
     4  ed to:
     5    (1)  the  frequent,  repetitive  or continuous sounding of any horn or
     6  siren, except as a warning of danger or  as  specifically  permitted  or
     7  required by law;
     8    (2)  the  creation  of  frequent,  repetitive  or continuous sounds in
     9  connection with the starting, operation, repair, rebuilding, testing  or
    10  revving  of  vessel engines as to unreasonably disturb or interfere with
    11  the peace and comfort of others, including owners and possessors of real
    12  property;
    13    (3) sound from any audio sound system operated at volumes so as to  be
    14  audible greater than fifty feet from the watercraft itself; or
    15    (4)  any  other  sound that unreasonably interferes with the peace and
    16  comfort of others.
    17    (b) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the  contrary,  no  person
    18  shall  operate, anchor or secure a party boat within seven hundred fifty
    19  feet of the shore of Sheepshead  Bay  or  within  one  hundred  feet  of
    20  Sheepshead Bay dock.
    21    (c)  For  purposes  of  this section party boat means a vessel that is
    22  fourteen feet in length or longer, measured from end  to  end  over  the
    23  deck;  operated  by the owner of the vessel or an employee of the owner;
    24  and rented or leased  by  the  owner  for  a  group  recreational  event
    25  consisting of more than six passengers.
    26    (d) The provisions of this act shall not apply to fishing boats.
    27    § 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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