senate Bill S6556

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Regulates taking of elk or moose in the same manner as deer hunting and trapping are currently regulated

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1213
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 27, 2012 referred to environmental conservation

S6556 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2413
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd En Con L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A2413, S2239, A815

S6556 - Summary

Regulates hunting and trapping of elk or moose in the same manner as deer hunting and trapping are currently regulated; takes effect on the first day of November next succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.

S6556 - Sponsor Memo

S6556 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6556

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to hunt-
  ing or trapping of elk and moose

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision 2 and paragraph b of subdivision
4  of section 11-0103 of the environmental conservation law, paragraph b
of subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 427 of  the  laws  of  1988,  are
amended to read as follows:
  b.  "Big  game" means deer, bear, moose, elk[, except captive bred and
raised North American elk (Cervus elaphus)], caribou and antelope.
  b. "Domestic game animal" means white-tailed deer  OR  ELK  propagated
under  a  domestic  game  animal  breeder's  license pursuant to section
11-1905 or propagated on a preserve or island outside the state under  a
law similar in principle to title 19 of this article.
  S  2.  Subdivision 3 of section 11-0505 of the environmental conserva-
tion law, as amended by chapter 135 of the laws of 1982, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  3.  No  deer, ELK, MOOSE or bear traps shall be made, set or used upon
land inhabited by deer, ELK, MOOSE or bear. No salt lick shall be  made,
set or used upon land inhabited by deer, ELK, MOOSE or bear, except that
the  department may do so on state wildlife refuges and wildlife manage-
ment areas.
  S 3. Section 11-0521 of the environmental conservation law is  amended
by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4.  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  FOREGOING PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, IN THE
CASE OF ELK OR MOOSE, THE DEPARTMENT MAY ISSUE  A  LICENSE  BY  RULE  OR
REGULATION  TO ALLOW THE TAKING OF INDIVIDUAL ANIMALS THAT ARE DEEMED TO
BE DESTRUCTIVE.
  S 4. Section 11-0529 of the environmental conservation  law,  subdivi-
sions 1 and 4 as amended by chapter 911 of the laws of 1990 and subdivi-
sions  2 and 5 as amended by chapter 610 of the laws of 2006, is amended
to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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