senate Bill S3580

Amended

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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  • 06 / Feb / 2013
    • REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
  • 12 / Mar / 2013
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.181
  • 13 / Mar / 2013
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 14 / Mar / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 23 / Apr / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 23 / Apr / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 24 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
  • 24 / Apr / 2013
    • RECALLED FROM ASSEMBLY
  • 24 / Apr / 2013
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 24 / Apr / 2013
    • VOTE RECONSIDERED - RESTORED TO THIRD READING
  • 24 / Apr / 2013
    • AMENDED ON THIRD READING 3580A
  • 06 / May / 2013
    • REPASSED SENATE
  • 06 / May / 2013
    • RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 06 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • DIED IN ASSEMBLY
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
  • 11 / Feb / 2014
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.166
  • 26 / Feb / 2014
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 27 / Feb / 2014
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 03 / Mar / 2014
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 03 / Mar / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 03 / Mar / 2014
    • 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:
A5456
Versions:
S3580
S3580A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง11-0907, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Cycle:
S6283, S6283

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BILL NUMBER:S3580 REVISED 2/27/13

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 183 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: 2012- S.6283 Passed Senate, A.9215 held for
consideration in environmental conservation

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
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3580

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2013
                               ___________

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 of paragraph a of  subdivision  2  of
section  11-0907  of  the  environmental conservation law, as amended by
chapter 600 of the laws of 1993, is amended 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, 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, howev-
er, 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" specified in
subdivision 5 the game specified in column two may be taken in the  open
season  stated  in column two immediately following the specification of
the game, in the manner specified in column three.
  S 2. Items (f) and (i) of paragraph a  of  subdivision  2  of  section
11-0907  of  the  environmental conservation law, item (f) as amended by
chapter 323 of the laws of 2011 and item (i) as amended by  chapter  231
of  the laws of 2012, are amended and a new item (k) is added to read as
follows:

(f) Southern tier,        Deer, first Monday      Pistol, shotgun,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08491-01-3

S. 3580                             2

  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],
  (j) OR (K)
  of this paragraph

(i) The counties of       Deer, the first Monday  Pistol, shotgun,
  Allegany, Cattaraugus,  after November 15       muzzle loading
  Cayuga, Chautauqua      through first Tuesday   firearm, rifle or
  except that portion     after December 7        long bow only
  of the county north
  of 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          DEER 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  3.  Items  (f)  and  (i) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section
11-0907 of the environmental conservation law, item  (f)  as  separately
amended  by chapter 108 of the laws of 1995 and section 1 of chapter 600
of the laws of 2005 and item (i) as separately amended by chapter 441 of
the laws of 2009 and chapter 231 of the laws of  2012,  are  amended  to
read as follows:
  (f) Southern tier,      Deer, first             Pistol, shotgun,
  central and Western     Monday after November   muzzle loading firearm
  region, except those    15 through first        or long bow only
  counties or portions    Tuesday after
  thereof listed in       December 7
  item (i) OR (K)
  of this paragraph

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

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  [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 amended by section 2  of  chapter
600 of the laws of 2005, 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
  Chenango, Herkimer,     first Tuesday after     long bow only
  Montgomery, Oneida,     December 7
  Oswego, Otsego,
  Schoharie and Tioga
  [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 the opening paragraph  of  paragraph  a  of  subdivision  2  of
section  11-0907  of  the environmental 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  and  shall  be
deemed to expire therewith; the amendments to item (f) of paragraph a of
subdivision  2  of section 11-0907 of the environmental conservation law
made by section two of this act shall be subject to the  expiration  and
reversion  of  such item pursuant to chapter 323 of the laws of 2011, as
amended, and to item (i) of paragraph a  of  subdivision  2  of  section
11-0907  of  the  environmental  conservation law made by section two of
this act shall be subject to the expiration and reversion of  such  item
pursuant  to  chapters  321  and 326 of the laws of 2011, when upon such
date the provisions of section three of  this  act  shall  take  effect;
provided  further, that the amendments to items (f) and (i) of paragraph
a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of the environmental  conservation
law  made by section three of this act and item (k) of such paragraph as
added by section two of this act, shall be subject to the expiration and
reversion of such paragraph pursuant to section 13 of chapter 600 of the
laws of 1993, as amended, when upon such date the provisions of  section
four of this act shall take effect.

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