senate Bill S6876

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the powers and duties of enforcement officers

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
May 21, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 15, 2012 1st report cal.759
Apr 02, 2012 referred to environmental conservation


S6876 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง71-0907, En Con L

S6876 - Summary

Relates to the powers and duties of enforcement officers.

S6876 - Sponsor Memo

S6876 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 6876                                                  A. 9751

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              April 2, 2012

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sens.  LAVALLE, ZELDIN -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Environmental Conservation

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  powers and duties of enforcement officers


  Section 1. Paragraphs e and f of subdivision 4 of section  71-0907  of
the  environmental  conservation  law,  subparagraph 5 of paragraph f as
added by chapter 366 of the  laws  of  1981,  are  amended  to  read  as
  e. To seize as evidence [without warrant] any fish, shellfish, crusta-
cea,  wildlife, game, or parts thereof, protected insects or plumage [as
defined in section 11-1729,] whenever they have cause to believe  it  is
possessed  or  transported  in violation of law, or it bears evidence of
illegal taking, or it is possessed or  transported  under  circumstances
making  the possession or transportation presumptive evidence of illegal
  f. To seize as evidence [without warrant]
  (1) Any net, trap or other device constituting a nuisance  as  defined
in section 71-0915 OF THIS TITLE;
  (2)  Any net, trap or device other than a boat, a vehicle, or aircraft
or a firearm when they have cause to believe that its possession or  use
is  in  violation of any provision of the Fish and Wildlife Law or regu-
lation pursuant thereto;
  (3) Any firearm, when they have cause to believe that it has been used
in a violation of the Fish and Wildlife Law constituting  a  misdemeanor
involving the illegal taking or attempting to take wild deer;
  (4)  Any rakes, tongs, dredges, or device other than a boat or vehicle
used, or in possession for purpose of use, for the taking  of  shellfish
in  violation of [subdivisions] SUBDIVISION 1 or 2 of section 13-0309 OF

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


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