senate Bill S6826A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires the department of environmental conservation to take action with respect to nonnative animal and plant species

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9422 - Signed by Governor


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  • 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
Jul 24, 2012 signed chap.267
Jul 20, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2012 returned to assembly
repassed senate
3rd reading cal.599
substituted for s6826a
Jun 19, 2012 substituted by a9422a
Jun 12, 2012 amended on third reading (t) 6826a
May 01, 2012 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2012 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2012 1st report cal.599
Mar 27, 2012 referred to environmental conservation

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Bill Amendments

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S6826 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9422A
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§9-1709 & 71-0703, En Con L; amd §167, Ag & Mkts L

S6826 - Summary

Requires the department of environmental conservation, in cooperation with the department of agriculture and markets, to take action with respect to nonnative animal and plant species.

S6826 - Sponsor Memo

S6826 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6826

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 27, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LITTLE, GRISANTI -- 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
  nonnative animal and plant species

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

  Section  1.  Section  9-1709 of the environmental conservation law, as
added by chapter 674 of the laws of 2007 and subdivisions  1  and  2  as
amended  by  chapter  26  of  the  laws  of  2008, is amended to read as
follows:
S 9-1709. General powers and duties of the department.
  1.  THE DEPARTMENT, IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF  AGRICULTURE
AND  MARKETS,  SHALL  REGULATE THE SALE, PURCHASE, POSSESSION, INTRODUC-
TION, IMPORTATION AND TRANSPORT OF INVASIVE  SPECIES  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
SECTION.  THE DEPARTMENT, IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICUL-
TURE  AND  MARKETS  AND  IN  CONSULTATION WITH THE COUNCIL, SHALL, AFTER
PUBLIC HEARING, PROMULGATE REGULATIONS TO DEVELOP:
  (A) A PERMIT FOR PROHIBITED SPECIES DISPOSAL,  CONTROL,  RESEARCH  AND
EDUCATION; AND
  (B)  A SYSTEM FOR REGULATING THE SALE, PURCHASE, POSSESSION, INTRODUC-
TION, IMPORTATION AND TRANSPORT OF INVASIVE SPECIES. SUCH  SYSTEM  REGU-
LATIONS  SHALL CONTAIN: (I) A LIST OF PROHIBITED SPECIES, WHICH SHALL BE
UNLAWFUL TO POSSESS WITH THE INTENT TO SELL, IMPORT, PURCHASE, TRANSPORT
OR INTRODUCE OR TO IMPORT,  SELL,  PURCHASE,  PROPAGATE,  TRANSPORT,  OR
INTRODUCE  EXCEPT  UNDER  A  PERMIT  FOR DISPOSAL, CONTROL, RESEARCH, OR
EDUCATION; AND (II) A LIST OF REGULATED SPECIES WHICH SHALL BE LEGAL  TO
POSSESS,  SELL,  BUY,  PROPAGATE  AND TRANSPORT BUT MAY NOT BE KNOWINGLY
INTRODUCED INTO A FREE-LIVING STATE OR INTRODUCED BY A  MEANS  THAT  ONE
KNEW  OR  SHOULD  HAVE  KNOWN  WOULD  LEAD  TO  THE  INTRODUCTION INTO A
FREE-LIVING STATE.
  AS PART OF THE REGULATORY PROCESS, THE  DEPARTMENTS  AND  THE  COUNCIL
SHALL  CONSIDER  ESTABLISHING GRACE PERIODS FOR PROHIBITED AND REGULATED
SPECIES SO BUSINESSES CAN PLAN THE MANAGEMENT OF EXISTING STOCK.

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

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S6826A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9422A
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§9-1709 & 71-0703, En Con L; amd §167, Ag & Mkts L

S6826A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the department of environmental conservation, in cooperation with the department of agriculture and markets, to take action with respect to nonnative animal and plant species.

S6826A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6826A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6826--A
    Cal. No. 599

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 27, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LITTLE, GRISANTI, BONACIC, DUANE, O'MARA, ROBACH,
  YOUNG -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed  to  the Committee on Environmental Conservation -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law and  the  agriculture
  and markets law, in relation to nonnative animal and plant species

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

  Section 1. Section 9-1709 of the environmental  conservation  law,  as
added  by  chapter  674  of the laws of 2007 and subdivisions 1 and 2 as
amended by chapter 26 of the  laws  of  2008,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
S 9-1709. General powers and duties of the department.
  1.   THE DEPARTMENT, IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
AND MARKETS, SHALL RESTRICT THE SALE, PURCHASE, POSSESSION, PROPAGATION,
INTRODUCTION, IMPORTATION, TRANSPORT AND DISPOSAL  OF  INVASIVE  SPECIES
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.  THE DEPARTMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICUL-
TURE  AND  MARKETS IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COUNCIL, SHALL, AFTER PUBLIC
HEARING, PROMULGATE JOINT REGULATIONS TO DEVELOP:
  (A) A PERMIT FOR PROHIBITED SPECIES DISPOSAL,  CONTROL,  RESEARCH  AND
EDUCATION;
  (B) A LIST OF PROHIBITED SPECIES, WHICH SHALL BE UNLAWFUL TO KNOWINGLY
POSSESS  WITH  THE INTENT TO SELL, IMPORT, PURCHASE, TRANSPORT OR INTRO-
DUCE;
  (C) A LIST OF PROHIBITED SPECIES WHICH SHALL BE  UNLAWFUL  TO  IMPORT,
SELL, PURCHASE, PROPAGATE, TRANSPORT, OR INTRODUCE EXCEPT UNDER A PERMIT
FOR DISPOSAL, CONTROL, RESEARCH, OR EDUCATION; AND
  (D) A LIST OF REGULATED SPECIES WHICH SHALL BE LEGAL TO POSSESS, SELL,
BUY,  PROPAGATE AND TRANSPORT BUT MAY NOT BE KNOWINGLY INTRODUCED INTO A
FREE-LIVING STATE OR INTRODUCED BY A MEANS THAT ONE KNEW OR SHOULD  HAVE
KNOWN WOULD LEAD TO THE INTRODUCTION INTO A FREE-LIVING STATE.

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

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