assembly Bill A3509

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Makes contests and competitions to take wildlife unlawful

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 25, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

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A3509 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง11-0901 & 71-0921, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A2559
2013-2014: A3661
2015-2016: A3855
2017-2018: A4116
2019-2020: A722

A3509 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to organize, conduct, promote or participate in any contest or competition where the objective of such contest or competition is to take the greatest number of wildlife.

A3509 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3509

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 25, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. GLICK, COOK, GALEF, WEINSTEIN, TOWNS -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A.   COLTON -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  making contests and competitions to take wildlife unlawful

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  14, 15, 16 and 17 of section 11-0901 of the
environmental conservation law, subdivision 14 as renumbered by  chapter
486  of  the laws of 1985, are renumbered subdivisions 15, 16, 17 and 18
and a new subdivision 14 is added to read as follows:
  14. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO ORGANIZE, CONDUCT,  PROMOTE
OR PARTICIPATE IN ANY CONTEST OR COMPETITION WHERE THE OBJECTIVE OF SUCH
CONTEST  OR  COMPETITION IS TO TAKE THE GREATEST NUMBER OF WILDLIFE. ANY
WILDLIFE INJURED DURING THE COURSE OF A CONTEST OR COMPETITION CONDUCTED
IN VIOLATION OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL  BE  TRANSPORTED  TO  A  LICENSED
WILDLIFE  REHABILITATOR OR VETERINARIAN FOR TREATMENT OR HUMANE EUTHANA-
SIA. THE REMAINS OF ANY WILDLIFE KILLED DURING THE COURSE OF  A  CONTEST
OR  COMPETITION  CONDUCTED  IN  VIOLATION  OF  THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE
FORFEITED BY EVERY ORGANIZER, PROMOTER, PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER  PERSON
CONDUCTING  OR  INVOLVED IN SUCH CONTEST OR COMPETITION, AND THE REMAINS
OF SUCH WILDLIFE SHALL BECOME THE PROPERTY OF THE DEPARTMENT.
  S 2. Section 71-0921 of the environmental conservation law is  amended
by adding a new subdivision 10-a to read as follows:
  10-A.  VIOLATIONS  OF  SUBDIVISION FOURTEEN OF SECTION 11-0901 OF THIS
CHAPTER INVOLVING UNLAWFUL CONTESTS AND COMPETITIONS TO  TAKE  WILDLIFE.
EACH  SUCH  MISDEMEANOR SHALL BE PUNISHABLE BY IMPRISONMENT FOR NOT MORE
THAN ONE YEAR OR BY A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN  FIVE  HUNDRED  DOLLARS  NOR
MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR BY BOTH SUCH IMPRISONMENT AND FINE.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing  the  date  on  which it shall have become a law; provided, however,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05936-01-1

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