senate Bill S5196

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the regulation of certain types of clams

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

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view actions (13)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 17, 2011 signed chap.481
Aug 05, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 07, 2011 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.277
substituted for a6957
Jun 06, 2011 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 18, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 17, 2011 1st report cal.718
May 03, 2011 referred to environmental conservation


S5196 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง13-0325, En Con L

S5196 - Summary

Relates to the regulation of certain types of clams.

S5196 - Sponsor Memo

S5196 - 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 3, 2011

Introduced  by Sens. ZELDIN, JOHNSON, GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ-
  mental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  regulation of certain types of clams


  Section 1. Subdivision 8  of  section  13-0325  of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  amended  by  chapter 142 of the laws of 2007, is
amended to read as follows:
  8. The department may, until December 31, [2011] 2014, adopt by  regu-
lation  measures  for  the management of hard clams (Mercenaria mercena-
ria), soft or steamer clams (Mya arenaria), and razor clams (Ensis sp.),
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 and
identification 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 restric-
tive than requirements set forth in this chapter.
  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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