senate Bill S4977

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Continues the authority of the department of environmental conservation to provide the taking of sharks

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6960 -

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

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view actions (11)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2011 signed chap.428
Aug 05, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 06, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.700
substituted for s4977
Jun 06, 2011 substituted by a6960
May 23, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 18, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 17, 2011 1st report cal.700
May 02, 2011 referred to environmental conservation


S4977 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง13-0338, En Con L

S4977 - Summary

Continues the authority of the department of environmental conservation to provide the taking of sharks.

S4977 - Sponsor Memo

S4977 - 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
  continuing  the authority of the department of environmental conserva-
  tion to provide the taking of sharks


  Section  1.  Subdivision  4  of  section  13-0338 of the environmental
conservation law, as amended by chapter 141 of  the  laws  of  2007,  is
amended to read as follows:
  4.  The  department  may,  until  December  thirty-first, two thousand
[eleven] THIRTEEN, fix by regulation  measures  for  the  management  of
sharks,  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, recordkeep-
ing requirements, requirements on the amount and type of fishing  effort
and  gear,  and  requirements 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  applica-
ble fishery management plans adopted by the Atlantic States Marine Fish-
eries  Commission  and  with applicable provisions of fishery management
plans adopted pursuant to the Federal Fishery Conservation  and  Manage-
ment Act (16 U.S.C. S1800 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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