senate Bill S4964

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the management of weak-fish

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6887 -

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2011 signed chap.418
Aug 05, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 06, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.687
substituted for s4964
Jun 06, 2011 substituted by a6887
May 23, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 18, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 17, 2011 1st report cal.687
May 02, 2011 referred to environmental conservation


S4964 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง13-0340-a, En Con L

S4964 - Summary

Relates to the management of weakfish.

S4964 - Sponsor Memo

S4964 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2011

Introduced by Sens. MARTINS, JOHNSON, GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ-
  mental Conservation

AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the
  management of weakfish


  Section  1.   Section 13-0340-a of the environmental conservation law,
as amended by chapter 152 of the laws of 2007, is  amended  to  read  as
S 13-0340-a. Weakfish (Cynoscion regalis).
  The department may, until December thirty-first, two thousand [eleven]
FOURTEEN,  fix  by  regulation  measures  for the management of weakfish
(Cynoscion regalis), including size limits, catch and possession limits,
open and closed seasons, closed areas, restrictions  on  the  manner  of
taking  and  landing, requirements for permits and eligibility therefor,
recordkeeping requirements, requirements on the amount and type of fish-
ing effort  and  gear,  and  requirements  relating  to  transportation,
possession and sale, provided that such regulations are no less restric-
tive  than  requirements  set forth in this chapter and provided further
that such regulations are consistent with the compliance requirements of
applicable fishery management  plans  adopted  by  the  Atlantic  States
Marine  Fisheries  Commission  and with applicable provisions of fishery
management plans adopted pursuant to the  Federal  Fishery  Conservation
and Management Act (16 U.S.C. S 1800 et seq.).
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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