NY PUB LANDS § 15-a. Filling in the state owned bed of Lake George prohibited

1. No person or corporation shall fill in or cause to be filled in any land of the state of New York lying below the mean low water line of Lake George by dumping or placing rock, stone, concrete, dirt or other similar material on said land without first obtaining a grant or lease of the land to be filled in or an easement, license or permit to fill in such land from the commissioner of general services.

2. The section shall not apply to a person or corporation placing wooden or precast concrete timbers, logs or beams or cribs of wooden or precast concrete timbers, logs or beams filled with rocks or stones on the bed of Lake George for the sole purpose of constructing, reconstructing or repairing the foundation, cribs or supports of a private dock or a private one-story boat house legally erected or maintained on the bed of said lake.

3. Any person or corporation violating the provisions of this section on or after September first, nineteen hundred sixty-three shall be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars and by an additional fine of not more than twenty-five dollars for each day that such fill is left on land of the state lying below the mean low water line of Lake George after a written notice to remove the same has been personally served on the person who or corporation which made said fill or caused said fill to be made by the commissioner of general services or pursuant to his direction.

4. For the purposes of this section mean low water line of Lake George shall mean the water level of Lake George at one and eighty-one hundredths feet on the gage of the United States Geological Survey at Rogers Rock on Lake George known as Rogers Rock gage.