assembly Bill A7707C

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits the possession, sale, offer for sale, trade or distribution of shark fins

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2012 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.448
rules report cal.448
reported
Jun 19, 2012 reported referred to rules
Jun 15, 2012 print number 7707c
Jun 15, 2012 amend and recommit to codes
Jun 13, 2012 reported referred to codes
Jun 11, 2012 print number 7707b
Jun 11, 2012 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Feb 22, 2012 print number 7707a
Feb 22, 2012 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
May 16, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

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A7707 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6431
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§13-0338, 13-0339, 71-0923 & 71-0925; add §13-0338-a, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A1769, S1711

A7707 - Summary

Prohibits the possession, sale, offering for sale, trade or distribution of shark fins.

A7707 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7707

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 16, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  prohibiting the possession, sale, offering for sale or distribution of
  shark fins

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

  Section  1.  Section 13-0338 of the environmental conservation law, as
added by chapter 231 of the laws of 1992, paragraph a of  subdivision  1
as  amended by chapter 308 of the laws of 1999, subdivision 4 as amended
by chapter 141 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
S 13-0338. Sharks; finning prohibited.
  1. For purposes of this section:
  a. "Shark" means any species of the order Squaliformes except  species
in the suborder Batoidea, and
  b.  "Finning"  means  the removal of a fin, other than the caudal fin,
from a shark and not retaining the remainder of the shark's carcass.
  C. "SHARK FIN" MEANS THE RAW, DRIED OR  OTHERWISE  PROCESSED  DETACHED
FIN, OR THE RAW, DRIED OR OTHERWISE PROCESSED DETACHED TAIL OF A SHARK.
  2.  No  person shall engage in finning on the waters of the marine and
coastal district.
  3. No person shall possess  shark  fins  in  the  marine  and  coastal
district  unless  the  proper proportion of species, number, and size of
shark carcasses is also possessed.
  4. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION, NO  PERSON
SHALL POSSESS, SELL, OFFER FOR SALE OR DISTRIBUTE A SHARK FIN.
  5.  The  department  may[,  until  December thirty-first, two thousand
eleven,] fix by  regulation  measures  for  the  management  of  sharks,
including  size  limits,  catch  and  possession limits, open and closed
seasons, closed areas, restrictions on the manner of taking and landing,
requirements  for  permits  and  eligibility   therefor,   recordkeeping

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11481-01-1

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A7707A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6431
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§13-0338, 13-0339, 71-0923 & 71-0925; add §13-0338-a, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A1769, S1711

A7707A - Summary

Prohibits the possession, sale, offering for sale, trade or distribution of shark fins.

A7707A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7707--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 16, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. MAISEL, P. RIVERA, ROSENTHAL, LAVINE, ROBERTS --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  BOYLAND,  REILLY  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation -- recommitted
  to  the  Committee  on  Environmental  Conservation in accordance with
  Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting  the  possession,  sale, offer for sale, trade or distrib-
  ution of shark fins

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

  Section  1.  Section 13-0338 of the environmental conservation law, as
added by chapter 231 of the laws of 1992, paragraph a of  subdivision  1
as  amended by chapter 308 of the laws of 1999, subdivision 4 as amended
by chapter 428 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
S 13-0338. Sharks; finning prohibited.
  1. For purposes of this section:
  a. "Shark" means any species of the [order Squaliformes except species
in the suborder Batoidea, and] SUBCLASS ELASMOBRANCHII;
  b. "Finning" means the removal of a fin[, other than the caudal  fin,]
from  a shark and not retaining the remainder of the shark's carcass[.];
AND
  C. "SHARK FIN" MEANS THE RAW, DRIED OR  OTHERWISE  PROCESSED  DETACHED
FIN, OR THE RAW, DRIED OR OTHERWISE PROCESSED DETACHED TAIL, OF A SHARK.
  2.  No  person shall engage in finning on the waters of the marine and
coastal district.
  3. [No person shall possess shark  fins  in  the  marine  and  coastal
district  unless  the  proper proportion of species, number, and size of
shark carcasses is also possessed.]  EXCEPT  AS  OTHERWISE  PROVIDED  IN
SUBDIVISION  FOUR  OF THIS SECTION, NO PERSON SHALL POSSESS, SELL, OFFER
FOR SALE, TRADE OR DISTRIBUTE A SHARK FIN.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11481-02-2

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A7707B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6431
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§13-0338, 13-0339, 71-0923 & 71-0925; add §13-0338-a, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A1769, S1711

A7707B - Summary

Prohibits the possession, sale, offering for sale, trade or distribution of shark fins.

A7707B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7707--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 16, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. MAISEL, P. RIVERA, ROSENTHAL, LAVINE, ROBERTS,
  PAULIN, ENGLEBRIGHT, COLTON, MENG, KAVANAGH, LUPARDO, TITONE,  WEPRIN,
  BRINDISI,  BROOK-KRASNY,  MARKEY, GALEF, SWEENEY -- Multi-Sponsored by
  -- M. of A.  BOYLAND, BRAUNSTEIN, BRENNAN, CERETTO, CONTE, COOK, CRES-
  PO, CURRAN, DINOWITZ, GLICK, GOTTFRIED, GUNTHER, KATZ, MAGEE,  MALLIO-
  TAKIS, McENENY, J. MILLER, MONTESANO, O'DONNELL, PEOPLES-STOKES, RAIA,
  REILLY,  SCHIMEL,  SKARTADOS,  THIELE,  WEISENBERG  --  read  once and
  referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation -- recommitted
  to the Committee on  Environmental  Conservation  in  accordance  with
  Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again
  reported from said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  prohibiting the possession, sale, offer for sale,  trade  or  distrib-
  ution of shark fins

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

  Section 1. Section 13-0338 of the environmental conservation  law,  as
added  by  chapter 231 of the laws of 1992, paragraph a of subdivision 1
as amended by chapter 308 of the laws  of  1999  and  subdivision  4  as
amended  by  chapter  428  of  the  laws  of 2011, is amended to read as
follows:
S 13-0338. Sharks; finning prohibited.
  1. For purposes of this section:
  a. "Shark" means any species of the [order Squaliformes except species
in the suborder Batoidea, and] SUBCLASS ELASMOBRANCHII EXCEPT SPECIES IN
THE SUPER ORDER BATOIDEA;
  b. "Finning" means the removal of a fin[, other than the caudal  fin,]
from  a shark and not retaining the remainder of the shark's carcass[.];
AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11481-07-2

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A7707C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6431
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§13-0338, 13-0339, 71-0923 & 71-0925; add §13-0338-a, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A1769, S1711

A7707C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the possession, sale, offering for sale, trade or distribution of shark fins.

A7707C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7707--C

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 16, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. MAISEL, P. RIVERA, ROSENTHAL, LAVINE, ROBERTS,
  PAULIN, ENGLEBRIGHT, COLTON, MENG, KAVANAGH, LUPARDO, TITONE,  WEPRIN,
  BRINDISI,  BROOK-KRASNY,  MARKEY, GALEF, SWEENEY -- Multi-Sponsored by
  -- M. of A.  BOYLAND, BRAUNSTEIN, BRENNAN, CERETTO, CONTE, COOK, CRES-
  PO, CURRAN, DINOWITZ, GLICK, GOTTFRIED, GUNTHER, KATZ, MAGEE,  MALLIO-
  TAKIS, McENENY, J. MILLER, MONTESANO, O'DONNELL, PEOPLES-STOKES, RAIA,
  REILLY,  SCHIMEL,  SKARTADOS,  THIELE,  WEISENBERG  --  read  once and
  referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation -- recommitted
  to the Committee on  Environmental  Conservation  in  accordance  with
  Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again
  reported from said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- reported and referred to
  the Committee on Codes -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  prohibiting the possession, sale, offer for sale,  trade  or  distrib-
  ution of shark fins

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

  Section 1. Section 13-0338 of the environmental conservation  law,  as
added  by  chapter 231 of the laws of 1992, paragraph a of subdivision 1
as amended by chapter 308 of the laws  of  1999  and  subdivision  4  as
amended  by  chapter  428  of  the  laws  of 2011, is amended to read as
follows:
S 13-0338. Sharks; finning prohibited.
  1. For purposes of this section:
  a. "Shark" means any species of the [order Squaliformes except species
in the suborder Batoidea, and] SUBCLASS ELASMOBRANCHII EXCEPT SPECIES IN
THE SUPER ORDER BATOIDEA;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11481-08-2

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