S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
S. 1762 A. 1224
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
January 9, 2013
IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental
IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred
to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to
authorizing the catching and possession of five times the daily limit
for any species of fish during any seven consecutive day period and
authorizing the catching and possession on a single vessel of the
daily limits of any species of fish for which a person aboard such
vessel holds a license for the taking thereof; and providing for the
repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof
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 13-0373 to read as follows:
S 13-0373. AGGREGATION OF DAILY AND TRIP CATCH AND POSSESSION LIMITS.
1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THIS TITLE OR ANY RULE OR REGU-
LATION PROMULGATED PURSUANT THERETO, A PERSON HOLDING A MARINE COMMER-
CIAL FOOD FISHING LICENSE PROVIDED FOR BY SECTION 13-0335 OF THIS TITLE
MAY CATCH AND POSSESS AT ANY ONE TIME OR AT VARIOUS TIMES DURING ANY
SEVEN CONSECUTIVE DAY PERIOD OF TIME, NOT MORE THAN FIVE TIMES THE DAILY
MAXIMUM FOR THE SPECIES OF FISH CAUGHT AND POSSESSED. ANY PERSON WHO
CATCHES AND POSSESSES ANY QUANTITY OF ANY SPECIES OF FISH IN EXCESS OF
THE DAILY LIMIT, AS AUTHORIZED BY THIS SUBDIVISION, SHALL NOT TAKE MORE
THAN FIVE TIMES THE DAILY LIMIT FOR SUCH FISH DURING ANY SEVEN CONSEC-
UTIVE DAY PERIOD OF TIME.
2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF THIS TITLE OR ANY RULE OR REGU-
LATION PROMULGATED PURSUANT THERETO, NO VESSEL TRIP LIMIT SHALL BE
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.
S. 1762 2 A. 1224
DEEMED TO PROHIBIT THE CATCHING AND POSSESSION OF THE MAXIMUM DAILY
LIMITS FOR MORE THAN ONE SPECIES OF FISH ON A SINGLE VESSEL BY ANY
PERSON OR PERSONS AUTHORIZED TO TAKE SUCH SPECIES OF FISH.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire and be
deemed repealed January 1, 2015.