|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to environmental conservation|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S796
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S796 - Details
S796 - Summary
Provides for free hunting, fishing and trapping licenses to residents of the state who are active duty members of the U.S. armed forces regardless of where such person is stationed.
S796 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S796 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to free hunting, fishing and trapping licenses to state residents who are active duty members of the United States armed services PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Provides hunting, fishing and trapping licenses at no charge to active duty members of the United States armed services that are residents of New York State and are also stationed in New York. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision 2 of section 11-0715 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by chapter 418 of the laws of 2004, to authorize free fishing licenses, small and big game licenses and trapping licenses to active duty members of the armed services regardless of where he or she is stationed. Section 2 provides that this law shall take effect immediately. JUSTIFICATION: Currently, Section 11-0715 of the environmental conservation law provides free fishing, hunting and trapping licenses to active duty members of certain branches of the armed forces to residents of New York State who are stationed outside of the State and will be staying
S796 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 796 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, BONACIC, JOHNSON, RANZENHOFER -- 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 free hunting, fishing and trapping licenses to state residents who are active duty members of the United States armed services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 11-0715 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by section 3 of part KK of chapter 59 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: 2. A member of the Shinnecock tribe or the Poospatuck tribe or a member of the six nations, residing on any reservation wholly or partly within the state, is entitled to receive free of charge a fishing license, a small and big game license, a sportsman license, a muzzle- loading stamp, a trapping license, and a bow hunting stamp; a resident of the state who is a member of the United States armed forces in active service [who is not] REGARDLESS OF WHERE HE OR SHE IS stationed [within the state and has not been herein longer than thirty days on leave or furlough], is entitled to receive free of charge a fishing license, a small and big game license, and a trapping license; a resident of the state who is an active member of the organized militia of the state of New York as defined by section one of the military law, or the reserve components of the armed forces of the United States, and excluding members of the inactive national guard and individual ready reserve, is entitled to receive free of charge a fishing license, a small and big game license, and a trapping license; and a resident who is blind is entitled to receive a fishing license free of charge. For the purposes of this subdivision a person is blind only if either: (a) his or her central visual acuity does not exceed 20/200 in the better eye with EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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