senate Bill S4842B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to permitting the use of peregrine falcons in falconry

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Environmental Conservation Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 21, 2012 print number 4842b
Mar 21, 2012 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Dec 14, 2011 print number 4842a
Dec 14, 2011 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Apr 27, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

S4842 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10077
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-1001, En Con L

S4842 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of DEC to remove peregrine falcons from the endangered species list and to promulgate regulations for their use in falconry.

S4842 - Sponsor Memo

S4842 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4842

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- 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
  falconry

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

  Section 1. Section 11-1001 of the environmental conservation  law,  as
added  by  chapter  825 of the laws of 1973, subdivision 1 as amended by
chapter 325 of the laws of 1989, is amended to read as follows:
S 11-1001. Definitions.
  (1) "Raptors" means all species of the orders Strigiformes and  Falco-
niformes  and  shall  include but not be limited to falcons, hawks, owls
and eagles except the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetor)  and  bald  eagle
(Haliaetus  leucocephalus) and all birds listed as endangered or threat-
ened pursuant to section 11-0535 of  this  article.  [However,  properly
banded  peregrine  falcons  which  are  the  progeny  of  birds lawfully
acquired prior to 1978 are raptors within the meaning of this section. ]
  (2) "Falconry" means the sport  of  hunting  by  the  use  of  trained
raptors  and  includes  the training, feeding and handling of such birds
and their recapture after being released for hunting or training.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11080-01-1

S4842A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10077
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-1001, En Con L

S4842A - Summary

Directs the commissioner of DEC to remove peregrine falcons from the endangered species list and to promulgate regulations for their use in falconry.

S4842A - Sponsor Memo

S4842A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4842--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  peregrine falcons; and providing for the  repeal  of  such  provisions
  upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1.  Section 11-0303 of the environmental conservation  law  is
amended by adding two new subdivisions 4 and 5 to read as follows:
  4.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  REMOVE THE PEREGRINE FALCON FROM THE NEW
YORK STATE ENDANGERED SPECIES LIST AND  SHALL  NOT  LIST  THE  PEREGRINE
FALCON ON THE THREATENED SPECIES LIST.
  5.  THE COMMISSIONER MAY PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS TO ALLOW THE
USE OF WILD-CAPTURED PEREGRINE FALCONS FOR FALCONRY UNDER SUCH TERMS AND
CONDITIONS AS THE COMMISSIONER, AFTER CONSULTING WITH THE NEW YORK STATE
FALCONRY ASSOCIATION, DEEMS REASONABLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
deemed repealed 10 years after such effective date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11080-03-1

S4842B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10077
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-1001, En Con L

S4842B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of DEC to remove peregrine falcons from the endangered species list and to promulgate regulations for their use in falconry.

S4842B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4842B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4842--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BONACIC -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and  recommitted  to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on
  Environmental Conservation in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  falconry

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

  Section  1.  Section 11-1001 of the environmental conservation law, as
added by chapter 825 of the laws of 1973, subdivision 1  as  amended  by
chapter 325 of the laws of 1989, is amended to read as follows:
S 11-1001. Definitions.
  (1)  "Raptors" means all species of the orders Strigiformes and Falco-
niformes and shall include but not be limited to  falcons,  hawks,  owls
and  eagles  except  the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetor) and bald eagle
(Haliaetus leucocephalus) and all birds listed as endangered or  threat-
ened  pursuant  to  section  11-0535 of this article. However, [properly
banded peregrine  falcons  which  are  the  progeny  of  birds  lawfully
acquired  prior  to 1978 are] LAWFULLY ACQUIRED GOLDEN EAGLES, PEREGRINE
FALCONS, AND THEIR PROGENY  ARE  raptors  within  the  meaning  of  this
section.
  (2)  "Falconry"  means  the  sport  of  hunting  by the use of trained
raptors and includes the training, feeding and handling  of  such  birds
and their recapture after being released for hunting or training.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11080-04-2

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