assembly Bill A1769B

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 26, 2013 signed chap.171
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
May 06, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.241
substituted for a1769b
May 06, 2013 substituted by s1711b
May 02, 2013 advanced to third reading cal.241
Apr 30, 2013 reported
Apr 22, 2013 print number 1769b
Apr 22, 2013 amend and recommit to codes
Apr 16, 2013 reported referred to codes
Mar 06, 2013 print number 1769a
Mar 06, 2013 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Jun 4, 2013 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S1711A
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 16, 2013 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S1711A
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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A1769 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1711
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13-0338, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A7707, S6431

A1769 - Summary

Prohibits the possession, sale, offering for sale, trade or distribution of shark fins; makes certain exceptions.

A1769 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1769

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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, 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
  C. "SHARK FIN" MEANS THE RAW, DRIED OR  OTHERWISE  PROCESSED  DETACHED
FIN INCLUDING THE TAIL.
  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. The department may, until December thirty-first, two thousand thir-
teen, fix by regulation measures for the management of sharks, including
size limits, catch and  possession  limits,  open  and  closed  seasons,

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

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A1769A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1711
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13-0338, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A7707, S6431

A1769A - Summary

Prohibits the possession, sale, offering for sale, trade or distribution of shark fins; makes certain exceptions.

A1769A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1769--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MAISEL,  ROSENTHAL,  MONTESANO, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  ROBERTS, COLTON, KATZ, SCHIMEL --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  CERETTO, COOK, DINOWITZ, GLICK, GOTTFRIED, GUNTHER, THIELE, WEISENBERG
  --  read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conserva-
  tion -- 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;
  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 INCLUDING THE TAIL.
  2.  No  person shall engage in finning on the waters of the marine and
coastal district.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04751-05-3

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A1769B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1711
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13-0338, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A7707, S6431

A1769B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the possession, sale, offering for sale, trade or distribution of shark fins; makes certain exceptions.

A1769B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1769--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MAISEL,  ROSENTHAL,  MONTESANO, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  ROBERTS, COLTON, KATZ,  SCHIMEL,  KELLNER,  PAULIN,  LUPARDO,  MARKEY,
  JAFFEE,  CAMARA,  OTIS,  FAHY,  MOSLEY,  ESPINAL, GABRYSZAK, BRINDISI,
  BROOK-KRASNY, CURRAN -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.  BRAUNSTEIN,
  BRENNAN, CERETTO, COOK, DINOWITZ, GARBARINO, GIBSON, GLICK, GOTTFRIED,
  GUNTHER,  KEARNS,  MALLIOTAKIS,  McDONALD,  RAIA,  SEPULVEDA, SOLAGES,
  THIELE, WEINSTEIN, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee  on  Environmental  Conservation  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- 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; DEPARTMENT AUTHORITY; 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 ORDER BATOIDEI;
  b. "Finning" means the removal of a fin[, other than the caudal  fin,]
OR  FINS  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.

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