senate Bill S4974

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the management of bluefish

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6963 -

  • 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.429
Aug 05, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 06, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.697
substituted for s4974
Jun 06, 2011 substituted by a6963
May 23, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 18, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 17, 2011 1st report cal.697
May 02, 2011 referred to environmental conservation


S4974 - Details

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

S4974 - Summary

Relates to the management of bluefish.

S4974 - Sponsor Memo

S4974 - 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 bluefish


  Section 1. Section 13-0340 of the environmental conservation  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  152  of  the  laws  of 2007, is amended to read as
S 13-0340. Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix).
  The department may, until December thirty-first, two thousand [eleven]
FOURTEEN, fix by regulation measures  for  the  management  of  bluefish
(Pomatomus  saltatrix),  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 fishing effort and gear, and requirements relating to transpor-
tation, 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 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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