senate Bill S796

2011-2012 Legislative Session

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 duty station

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 05, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

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S796 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1909
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง11-0715, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4676, A7479

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

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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