senate Bill S6283

Authorizes deer and bear hunting in the counties of Broome, Chenango and Tioga

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 20 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
  • 06 / Mar / 2012
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.297
  • 07 / Mar / 2012
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 12 / Mar / 2012
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 13 / Mar / 2012
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 13 / Mar / 2012
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 13 / Mar / 2012
    • REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION

Summary

Authorizes deer and bear hunting in the counties of Broome, Chenango and Tioga.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9215
Versions:
S6283
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง11-0907, En Con L

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BILL NUMBER:S6283

TITLE OF BILL:

An act
to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to big game
hunting in the counties of Broome, Chenango and Tioga

PURPOSE:

The purpose of this legislation is to allow sportsmen to hunt deer and
bear in Broome, Chenango and Tioga counties with rifles and other arms.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Item (i) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of the
environmental conservation law, as amended by section 11 of chapter
483 of the laws of 2010.

JUSTIFICATION:

In several areas of the State, sportsmen are allowed to hunt bear and
deer with rifles and this change in law would allow the use of rifles
in Broome, Chenango and Tioga counties.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6283

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 20, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  big
  game hunting in the counties of Broome, Chenango and Tioga

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The opening paragraph and items (f) and (i) of paragraph  a
of  subdivision  2  of section 11-0907 of the environmental conservation
law, the opening paragraph as amended by section 11 of  chapter  483  of
the laws of 2010, item (f) as amended by chapter 323 of the laws of 2011
and  item  (i) as separately amended by chapters 321 and 326 of the laws
of 2011, are amended and a new item (k) is added to read as follows:
  Regular open hunting seasons for [deer] BIG GAME are established sepa-
rately for the named regions or parts  of  regions,  or  named  counties
listed in column one of the table set forth in this subdivision, and are
specified  as  seasons for taking by pistol, rifle, shotgun, crossbow or
long bow, or for taking by shotgun or long bow only, or  for  taking  by
long bow only, as indicated in column three entitled "Manner of Taking".
Where  taking  of  big game by shotgun is permitted by this chapter such
shotgun may contain rifling in all or a portion of the barrel, provided,
however, if the barrel or a portion thereof does  contain  rifling  only
shells  having  non-metallic cases, except for the base, may be used. In
the areas identified in column one except in the "closed  areas"  speci-
fied  in  subdivision 5 the game specified in column two may be taken in
the open season stated in column two immediately following the  specifi-
cation of the game, in the manner specified in column three.

(f) Southern tier,        Deer, first Monday      Pistol, shotgun,
  central and Western     after November 15       crossbow,
  region, except those    through first Tuesday   muzzle loading firearm
  counties or portions    after December 7        or long bow only
  thereof listed in
  item (i) [or],

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14067-02-2

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  (j) OR (K)
  of this paragraph

(i) The counties of       Deer, the first Monday  Pistol, shotgun,
  Allegany, Cattaraugus,  after November 15       crossbow,
  Chautauqua except       through first Tuesday   muzzle loading
  that portion of         after December 7        firearm, rifle or
  the county north of                             long bow only
  route 20, Chemung,
  [Chenango,] Herkimer,
  Madison,
  Montgomery, Oneida,
  Oswego, Otsego,
  Schoharie, Schuyler,
  Steuben, [Tioga,]
  Wyoming and Yates
  [and that portion of
  the county of
  Broome east of the
  Susquehanna river]

(K) THE COUNTIES OF       DEAR AND BEAR,          PISTOL, SHOTGUN,
  OF BROOME, CHENANGO     THE FIRST MONDAY        CROSSBOW, MUZZLE
  AND TIOGA               AFTER NOVEMBER 15       LOADING FIREARM,
                          THROUGH THE FIRST       RIFLE OR LONG
                          TUESDAY AFTER           BOW ONLY
                          DECEMBER 7
  S  2.  Items  (f)  and  (i) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section
11-0907 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by section  11
of  chapter  483  of the laws of 2010, are amended and a new item (j) is
added to read as follows:

(f) Southern tier,        Deer, first             Pistol, shotgun,
  central and Western     Monday after November   crossbow,
  region, except those    15 through first        muzzle loading firearm
  counties or portions    Tuesday after           or long bow only
  thereof listed in       December 7
  item (i) OR (J)
  of this paragraph

(i) The counties of       Deer, the               Pistol, shotgun,
  Allegany, Cattaraugus,  first Monday after      crossbow,
  Chemung, [Chenango,]    November 15 through     muzzle loading
  Herkimer, Madison,      first Tuesday after     firearm, rifle or
  Montgomery, Oneida,     December 7              long bow only
  Oswego, Otsego,
  Schoharie, Schuyler,
  Steuben, [Tioga]
  and Yates
  [and that portion of
  the county of
  Broome east of the
  Susquehanna river]

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(J) THE COUNTIES OF       DEER AND BEAR, THE      PISTOL, SHOTGUN,
BROOME, CHENANGO          FIRST MONDAY            CROSSBOW, MUZZLE
AND TIOGA                 AFTER NOVEMBER          LOADING FIREARM,
                          15 THROUGH THE FIRST     RIFLE OR LONG
                          TUESDAY AFTER            BOW ONLY
                          DECEMBER 7
  S  3.  Item  (i) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of
the environmental conservation law, as separately amended by sections  1
of  chapters 173, 202 and 203 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as
follows:

(i) The counties of       Deer and bear, the      Pistol, shotgun,
  Allegany, BROOME,       first Monday after      crossbow,
  Cattaraugus,            November 15 through     muzzle loading
  Chemung, Chenango,      first Tuesday after     firearm, rifle or
  Herkimer, Madison,      December 7              long bow only
  Montgomery, Oneida,
  Oswego, Otsego,
  Schoharie, Schuyler,
  Steuben, Tioga, and
  Yates [and that
  portion of the county
  of Broome east of the
  Susquehanna river]

  S 4. Item (i) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of  section  11-0907  of
the  environmental conservation law, as separately amended by sections 2
of chapters 173, 202 and 203 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read  as
follows:

(i) The counties of       Deer and bear, the      Pistol, shotgun,
  Allegany, BROOME,       first Monday after      muzzle loading
  Cattaraugus,            November 15 through     firearm, rifle or
  Chemung, Chenango,      first Tuesday after     long bow only
  Herkimer, Madison,      December 7
  Montgomery, Oneida,
  Oswego, Otsego,
  Schoharie, Schuyler,
  Steuben, Tioga, and
  Yates[, and that
  portion of the county
  of Broome east of the
  Susquehanna river]

  S  5. This act shall take effect immediately, provided that the amend-
ments to paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of the environ-
mental conservation law made by section one of this act shall be subject
to the expiration and reversion of such paragraph  pursuant  to  chapter
600  of the laws of 1993, as amended, when upon such date the provisions
of section two of this act shall take effect; the  amendments  to  para-
graph a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of the environmental conser-
vation law made by section two of this act shall be subject to the expi-
ration  and reversion of such item pursuant to section 13 of chapter 600
of the laws of 1993, as amended, when upon such date the  provisions  of
section  three of this act shall take effect; provided further, that the
amendments to item (i) of  paragraph  a  of  subdivision  2  of  section

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11-0907  of  the environmental conservation law made by section three of
this act shall be subject to the expiration and reversion of  such  item
pursuant  to  section 17 of chapter 483 of the laws of 2010, as amended,
when  upon  such  date  the provisions of section four of this act shall
take effect.

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