Assembly Bill A1361

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to management of wildlife resources

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2013-A1361 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0507, 11-0925, 11-0927, 11-0903 & 11-0905, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A823, S842
2011-2012: A1749, S2650
2015-2016: A1199, S3102
2017-2018: A867, S1461
2019-2020: A2274, S1214
2021-2022: S1855

2013-A1361 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to management of wildlife resources; permits the release of certain ring-necked pheasant or quail birds without permit; adjusts the hunting season to August 16 through April 15, catch limits, and geographic areas for hunting certain species.

2013-A1361 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y


                             January 9, 2013

Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  management of wildlife resources


  Section 1. Subdivision 3  of  section  11-0507  of  the  environmental
conservation law is amended to read as follows:
  3.  No  person  shall willfully liberate within the state any wildlife
except under permit from the department. The department may  issue  such
permit  in its discretion, fix the terms thereof and revoke it at pleas-
ure. These provisions do not apply to migratory game birds,  importation
of  which  is governed by regulation of the department OR TO THE RELEASE
  S  2.  Paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 11-0925 of the environ-
mental conservation law, as added by chapter 432 of the laws of 1997, is
amended to read as follows:
  b. The operator of a special dog training area may at any time  during
the  year  train the operator's own dogs or the dogs of other persons on
such area, and permit others to train dogs. The operator may hold  field
trials  on wild game, or on liberated game, or on liberated artificially
propagated game, or on led or confined game, or may  in  writing  permit
others  to  hold  such  trials, under such conditions as shall be agreed
upon by the operator and such other person; but no game shall  be  taken
by  shooting  at  such  field  trial. No persons shall, on a special dog
training area, train a dog, hold a field trial, enter accompanied  by  a
dog,  or  permit  a  dog  of  which he is the owner or trainer to enter,
except as provided in this section or in rules adopted pursuant  hereto.
A  permit  from the department must be obtained before liberation of any

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


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