senate Bill S4978

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to continuing the authority of the department of environmental conservation to provide for the taking of blackfish

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6886 -

  • 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
Jun 22, 2011 signed chap.88
Jun 10, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 06, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.701
substituted for s4978
Jun 06, 2011 substituted by a6886
May 23, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 18, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 17, 2011 1st report cal.701
May 02, 2011 referred to environmental conservation


S4978 - Details

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

S4978 - Summary

Relates to continuing the authority of the department of environmental conservation to provide for the taking of blackfish.

S4978 - Sponsor Memo

S4978 - 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 for the taking of blackfish


  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 13-0340-d of the environmental
conservation law, as amended by chapter 147 of  the  laws  of  2007,  is
amended to read as follows:
  1.  The  department  may,  until  December  thirty-first, two thousand
[eleven] FOURTEEN, fix by regulation  measures  for  the  management  of
blackfish  (Tautoga onitis), 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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