S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
January 8, 2014
Introduced by Sen. DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
when printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and
AN ACT to amend the state law, in relation to naming the wood frog the
official amphibian of the state of New York
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The state law is amended by adding a new section 89 to read
S 89. STATE AMPHIBIAN. THE WOOD FROG (LITHOBATES SYLVATICUS) SHALL BE
THE OFFICIAL AMPHIBIAN OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.