senate Bill S4979

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the management of black sea bass

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6950 -

  • 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.422
Aug 05, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 06, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.702
substituted for s4979
Jun 06, 2011 substituted by a6950
May 23, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 18, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 17, 2011 1st report cal.702
May 02, 2011 referred to environmental conservation


S4979 - Details

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

S4979 - Summary

Relates to the management of black sea bass.

S4979 - Sponsor Memo

S4979 - 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 black sea bass


  Section 1. Section 13-0340-f of the environmental conservation law, as
amended by chapter 145 of the laws  of  2007,  is  amended  to  read  as
S 13-0340-f. Black sea bass (Centropristis striata).
  The department may, until December thirty-first, two thousand [eleven]
FIFTEEN, fix by regulation measures for the management of black sea bass
(Centropristis  striata),  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 transporta-
tion,  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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