senate Bill S6747A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Permits hunting with crossbows in certain circumstances; makes permanent certain provisions permitting hunting with crossbows

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jun 05, 2012 1st report cal.1044
Mar 20, 2012 print number 6747a
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Mar 16, 2012 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Jun 5, 2012 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S6747A
5
4
committee
5
Aye
4
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Jun 5, 2012

S6747 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9682
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0901, En Con L; amd §17, Chap 483 of 2010

S6747 - Summary

Permits hunting with crossbows in certain circumstances; makes permanent certain provisions permitting hunting with crossbows.

S6747 - Sponsor Memo

S6747 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6747

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 16, 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
  permitting  hunting  with  crossbows  in certain circumstances; and to
  amend chapter 483 of the laws  of  2010,  amending  the  environmental
  conservation  law  relating to hunting by crossbow, in relation to the
  effectiveness thereof

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section  11-0901 of the environmental
conservation law, paragraphs a and b as amended by chapter  911  of  the
laws of 1990, paragraph c as amended by chapter 825 of the laws of 1973,
subparagraph  1  of paragraph c as amended by chapter 407 of the laws of
1976, paragraph d as amended by chapter 15 of the laws  of  1976,  para-
graph  e  as  amended by chapter 418 of the laws of 1996, paragraph f as
amended by chapter 533 of the laws of 1973 and paragraph g as amended by
chapter 34 of the laws of 1979, is amended to read as follows:
  3. a. Migratory game birds shall be taken only as permitted  by  regu-
lations of the department adopted pursuant to section 11-0307.
  b. Wild deer and bear shall not be taken except by gun, CROSSBOW or by
long  bow.  Where an open season, set forth in the table of open seasons
in section 11-0907 or otherwise established by law  or  fixed  by  regu-
lation,  is specified as an open season for taking such game by shotgun,
CROSSBOW or long bow only, or is specified as an open season for  taking
such  game by long bow only, they shall not be taken except as so speci-
fied.
  c. Wild small game and wild upland game birds shall be taken  only  by
longbow,  CROSSBOW or gun, or by the use of raptors as provided in title
10 of this article, except that:
  (1) skunk, raccoon, bobcat, coyote, fox, mink and muskrat may be taken
in any manner not prohibited in this section or in title 11 of the  Fish
and Wildlife Law, and
  (2)  frogs  may also be taken by spearing, catching with the hands, or
by the use of a club or hook.

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

Co-Sponsors

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S6747A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9682
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0901, En Con L; amd §17, Chap 483 of 2010

S6747A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits hunting with crossbows in certain circumstances; makes permanent certain provisions permitting hunting with crossbows.

S6747A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6747A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6747--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 16, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  permitting hunting with crossbows in  certain  circumstances;  and  to
  amend  chapter  483  of  the  laws of 2010, amending the environmental
  conservation law relating to hunting by crossbow, in relation  to  the
  effectiveness thereof

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3  of  section  11-0901  of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  paragraphs  a and b as amended by chapter 911 of the
laws of 1990, paragraph c as amended by chapter 825 of the laws of 1973,
subparagraph 1 of paragraph c as amended by chapter 407 of the  laws  of
1976,  paragraph  d  as amended by chapter 15 of the laws of 1976, para-
graph e as amended by chapter 418 of the laws of 1996,  paragraph  f  as
amended by chapter 533 of the laws of 1973 and paragraph g as amended by
chapter 34 of the laws of 1979, is amended to read as follows:
  3.  a.  Migratory game birds shall be taken only as permitted by regu-
lations of the department adopted pursuant to section 11-0307.
  b. Wild deer and bear shall not be taken except by gun, CROSSBOW or by
long bow. Where an open season, set forth in the table of  open  seasons
in  section  11-0907  or  otherwise established by law or fixed by regu-
lation, is specified as an open season for taking such game by  shotgun,
CROSSBOW  or long bow only, or is specified as an open season for taking
such game by long bow only, they shall not be taken except as so  speci-
fied.
  c.  Wild  small game and wild upland game birds shall be taken only by
longbow, CROSSBOW or gun, or by the use of raptors as provided in  title
10 of this article, except that:
  (1) skunk, raccoon, bobcat, coyote, fox, mink and muskrat may be taken
in  any manner not prohibited in this section or in title 11 of the Fish
and Wildlife Law, and

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

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