S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
May 3, 2011
Introduced by Sens. ZELDIN, JOHNSON, GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered
printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ-
AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the
management of scallops
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 13-0327 of the environmental conservation law, as
amended by chapter 148 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as
S 13-0327. Scallops; prohibited acts.
The department may, until December thirty-first, two thousand [eleven]
THIRTEEN, adopt by regulation measures for the management of scallops
(Family Pectinidae) including size limits, catch and possession limits,
open and closed seasons, closed areas, restrictions on the manner of
taking and landing, requirements for permits and eligibility therefor,
recordkeeping and identification requirements, requirements on the
amount and type of fishing effort and gear, and requirements relating to
transportation, possession and sale, provided that such regulations are
no less restrictive than requirements set forth in this chapter.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.