senate Bill S6221
(R, C, IP) 48th Senate District
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Exempts active duty military personnel, both New York militia and members of the United States military, from taking required hunting courses for purposes of obtaining a hunting license.
TITLE OF BILL:
to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to exempting
active duty military personnel from taking required hunting courses for
purposes of obtaining a hunting license
To exempt active duty military personnel from the required hunters
safety course before getting a hunting license.
Section 1 amends section 11-0713 of the environmental conservation law
to allow proof of active duty military status as a qualification for
receipt of a hunting license.
Section 2 provides the enacting clause.
While members of our active duty military receive current training in
the safe operation of fire arms, they are still required to undergo a
hunting safety course in order to obtain a hunting license in the
For their great service to our country, it is appropriate to offer an
exemption to the active duty military personnel from the hunters
To be eligible for an exemption under this bill, the individual must
be in active duty with a branch of the United States military or with
a force of the organized militia with an active status.
S.6162 of 2009 - Referred to Rules
S.6162 of 2010 - Referred to Environmental Conservation
None to the state.
This act shall take effect immediately.
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