assembly Bill A8790A

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to any adoption by the department of environmental conservation of a management plan concerning mute swans

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2014 tabled
vetoed memo.543
Dec 05, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1509
substituted for s6589a
May 29, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 22, 2014 advanced to third reading cal.771
May 19, 2014 reported
May 12, 2014 reported referred to ways and means
May 07, 2014 print number 8790a
May 07, 2014 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Feb 14, 2014 referred to environmental conservation

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A8790 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6589
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A3675, A9289, S1555, S6630

A8790 - Summary

Relates to any adoption by the department of environmental conservation of a management plan concerning mute swans.

A8790 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8790

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT establishing a moratorium  on  the  department  of  environmental
  conservation's  plan  to  declare  mute  swans  a "prohibited invasive
  species"; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expira-
  tion thereof

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

  Section  1.  Notwithstanding  section  11-0325  of  the  environmental
conservation law, or any other law, rule, or regulation to the contrary,
a moratorium is imposed on the  department  of  environmental  conserva-
tion's plan to declare mute swans a "prohibited invasive species" and to
eliminate  all of the 2,200 mute swans in the state by 2025. The depart-
ment of environmental conservation shall demonstrate the  actual  damage
to  the  environment  or other species that have been caused by the mute
swan population of only 2,200 across the state.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
deemed repealed two years after such effective date.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13863-01-4

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A8790A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6589
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A3675, A9289, S1555, S6630

A8790A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to any adoption by the department of environmental conservation of a management plan concerning mute swans.

A8790A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8790--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. CYMBROWITZ, THIELE, ENGLEBRIGHT, COLTON, SKOUFIS,
  BROOK-KRASNY,  LAVINE,  LIFTON, CURRAN, GRAF, RAIA, SALADINO -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M.  of A. GARBARINO, McKEVITT, MOSLEY,  WEISENBERG  --
  read  once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  establishing  a  moratorium  on the department of environmental
  conservation's plan to  declare  mute  swans  a  "prohibited  invasive
  species"; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expira-
  tion thereof

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

  Section 1. Prior to the adoption of any management plan for mute swans
(cygnus olor), a bird species for which the Atlantic flyway council  has
issued  a draft management plan, the department of environmental conser-
vation shall, after the effective date of this act, at a  minimum,  hold
not  less  than two public hearings in areas with mute swan populations,
following adequate public notice, and, after the  last  of  such  public
hearings,  include  a  public comment period of not less than forty-five
days. Any such management plan shall at a minimum:
  (a) give priority to non-lethal management techniques;
  (b) fully document the scientific basis for future population  projec-
tions;
  (c)  fully  document  the  scientific  basis for current and projected
environmental damage;
  (d) include a public education component; and
  (e) include responses to all substantive public comments.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
deemed repealed two years after such effective date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13863-04-4