|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 13, 2012||referred to environmental conservation|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1213
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Feb 27, 2012||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S6556
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- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6556 - Details
S6556 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6556 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to hunt- ing or trapping of elk and moose PURPOSE: Regulate taking of elk and moose in the same manner as deer hunting and trapping is currently regulated. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends certain sections of the Environmental Conservation Law to make the taking of elk and moose in New York regulated in the same manner as deer. JUSTIFICATION: New York state's approach to regulating the deer population has, on the whole, been balanced and successful. This bill would apply those same provisions to the elk and moose population. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2009-2010: A.815 /S.2239 2007-2008: A.2417/S.4252 2005-2006: A.1537/S.1523 2001-2002: A.7333/S.5678 2003-2004: A.1098
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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