senate Bill S3049

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to the right to hunt, trap and fish

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 01, 2010 opinion referred to judiciary
Jan 12, 2010 to attorney-general for opinion
Jan 06, 2010 referred to judiciary
Apr 06, 2009 opinion referred to judiciary
Mar 16, 2009 to attorney-general for opinion
Mar 10, 2009 referred to judiciary

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S3049 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Judiciary
Law Section:
Constitution, Concurrent Resolutions to Amend
Laws Affected:
Ren Art 20 to be Art 21, add Art 20, Constn
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2382
2013-2014: S3049
2015-2016: S7751
2017-2018: S1153
2019-2020: S688

S3049 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits counties and other local municipalities from regulating hunting, fishing, and trapping.

S3049 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3049 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3049

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 10, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SEWARD,  BONACIC,  DeFRANCISCO,  LARKIN,  LITTLE,
  MAZIARZ, MORAHAN, NOZZOLIO, VOLKER -- read twice and ordered  printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

            CONCURRENT RESOLUTION OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY

proposing  an amendment to the constitution, in relation to the right to
  hunt, trap and fish

  Section 1. Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That article 20  of  the
constitution  be  renumbered article 21 and a new article 20 be added to
read as follows:

                               ARTICLE XX
                      RIGHT TO HUNT, TRAP AND FISH

  SECTION 1.   HUNTING, TRAPPING, AND FISHING AND  THE  TAKING  OF  WILD
ANIMALS,  BIRDS  AND  FISH ARE A VALUED PART OF OUR HERITAGE AND WILL BE
FOREVER PRESERVED FOR THE PEOPLE. FISH AND WILDLIFE SHALL BE MANAGED  BY
LAWS  AND  REGULATIONS THAT PROVIDE  PERSONS WITH THE CONTINUED OPPORTU-
NITY TO TAKE, BY TRADITIONAL MEANS AND  METHODS,  SPECIES  TRADITIONALLY
PURSUED  BY HUNTERS, ANGLERS AND TRAPPERS. FISH AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT,
INCLUDING TAKING, SHALL BE CONSISTENT WITH THE STATE'S DUTY  TO  PROTECT
THIS  HERITAGE  AND  ITS DUTY TO CONSERVE WILD ANIMALS, BIRDS, AND FISH,
AND NO COUNTY, MUNICIPALITY OR POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE  SHALL
REGULATE AN INCIDENT OF THE RIGHT TO HUNT, TRAP AND FISH.
  S  2.  Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the foregoing amendment
be referred to the first regular legislative session convening after the
next succeeding general election of members of  the  Assembly,  and,  in
conformity  with  section  1  of  article  19  of  the  constitution, be
published for 3 months previous to the time of such election.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD89092-01-9

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