senate Bill S4972

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the management of fluke-summer flounder

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6949 - Signed by Governor

  • 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.421
Aug 05, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 06, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.695
substituted for s4972
Jun 06, 2011 substituted by a6949
May 23, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 18, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 17, 2011 1st report cal.695
May 02, 2011 referred to environmental conservation


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S4972 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13-0340-b, En Con L

S4972 - Summary

Relates to the management of fluke-summer flounder.

S4972 - Sponsor Memo

S4972 - 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. JOHNSON, GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Environmental

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  management of fluke-summer flounder


  Section 1.  Section 13-0340-b of the environmental  conservation  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  152 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as
S 13-0340-b. Fluke - summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus).
  The department may, until December thirty-first, two thousand [eleven]
FIFTEEN, fix by regulation measures  for  the  management  of  fluke  or
summer  flounder  (Paralichthys  dentatus), 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,  require-
ments  on  the  amount and type of fishing effort and gear, and require-
ments relating to transportation, possession  and  sale,  provided  that
such  regulations are no less restrictive 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
  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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