S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
March 27, 2012
Introduced by Sen. LITTLE -- 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
prohibiting the sale, possession or transportation of feral pigs
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 11-0514 to read as follows:
S 11-0514. FERAL PIGS PROHIBITED.
1. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON, FIRM, PARTNERSHIP OR CORPO-
RATION TO KNOWINGLY POSSESS, IMPORT, SELL, OFFER FOR SALE, DISTRIBUTE,
TRANSPORT OR OTHERWISE MARKET OR TRADE IN LIVING FERAL PIGS, FERAL HOGS,
WILD BOAR, WILD HOGS, RAZORBACKS, EURASIAN WILD BOAR, RUSSIAN WILD BOAR
OR FERAL SWINE (SUS SCROFA).
2. A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION IS A MISDEMEANOR,
PUNISHABLE BY IMPRISONMENT FOR NOT MORE THAN ONE YEAR, OR BY A FINE OF
NOT MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS, OR BY BOTH SUCH FINE AND IMPRISON-
S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
tation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made on or
before such date.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.