Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2010||
referred to environmental conservation
|Jan 18, 2009||
referred to environmental conservation
Senate Bill S842
2009-2010 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2009-S842 (ACTIVE) - Details
2009-S842 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S842 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to management of wildlife resources PURPOSE : To amend several sections of the Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) to simplify, clarify and eliminate inconsistencies relating to management of pheasants and quails. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : This legislation would allow the Department to set the open season and bag limits for the taking of pheasants and quails on Long Island annually by regulation, as it currently does for those species in the rest of the State. Under current law the open season and bag limits for pheasants and quail on Long Island are set in statute. In addition, this legislation eliminates the need to obtain an immediate release permit for the liberation of ring-neck pheasants between August 16 and April 15. JUSTIFICATION : Season bag limits for pheasant and quail are still specified for certain portions of the State. This law is difficult to enforce and not needed given the widespread understanding and satisfaction with
2009-S842 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 842 2009-2010 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 18, 2009 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARCELLINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conser- vation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to management of wildlife resources THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 11-0507 of the environmental conservation law is amended to read as follows: 3. No person shall willfully liberate within the state any wildlife except under permit from the department. The department may issue such permit in its discretion, fix the terms thereof and revoke it at pleas- ure. These provisions do not apply to migratory game birds, importation of which is governed by regulation of the department OR TO THE RELEASE OF RING-NECKED PHEASANT OR QUAIL DURING THE PERIOD AUGUST SIXTEENTH TO APRIL FIFTEENTH. S 2. Paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 11-0925 of the environ- mental conservation law, as added by chapter 432 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows: b. The operator of a special dog training area may at any time during the year train the operator's own dogs or the dogs of other persons on such area, and permit others to train dogs. The operator may hold field trials on wild game, or on liberated game, or on liberated artificially propagated game, or on led or confined game, or may in writing permit others to hold such trials, under such conditions as shall be agreed upon by the operator and such other person; but no game shall be taken by shooting at such field trial. No persons shall, on a special dog training area, train a dog, hold a field trial, enter accompanied by a dog, or permit a dog of which he is the owner or trainer to enter, except as provided in this section or in rules adopted pursuant hereto. A permit from the department must be obtained before liberation of any EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00861-01-9
Open Legislation is a forum for New York State legislation. All comments are subject to review and community moderation is encouraged.
Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity, hate or toxic speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Attempts to intimidate and silence contributors or deliberately deceive the public, including excessive or extraneous posting/posts, or coordinated activity, are prohibited and may result in the temporary or permanent banning of the user. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday. By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.
Create an account. An account allows you to sign petitions with a single click, officially support or oppose key legislation, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.