senate Bill S1699B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Permits hunting with crossbows in certain circumstances

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 12, 2013 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1225
reported and committed to rules
May 31, 2013 print number 1699b
amend and recommit to finance
Apr 16, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Apr 10, 2013 print number 1699a
amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Jun 11, 2013 - Finance committee Vote

S1699B
27
6
committee
27
Aye
6
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 11, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S1699B
16
8
committee
16
Aye
8
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 4, 2013 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S1699A
8
4
committee
8
Aye
4
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jun 4, 2013

Apr 16, 2013 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S1699A
8
4
committee
8
Aye
4
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 16, 2013

Co-Sponsors

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S1699 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A283B
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0103, 11-0713, 11-0719, 11-0901 & 11-0931, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6747A, A9682

S1699 - Summary

Permits hunting with crossbows in certain circumstances.

S1699 - Sponsor Memo

S1699 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1699

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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
  permitting  hunting  with  crossbows  in certain circumstances; and to
  amend chapter 483 of the laws  of  2010,  amending  the  environmental
  conservation  law  relating to hunting by crossbow, in relation to the
  effectiveness thereof

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section  11-0901 of the environmental
conservation law, paragraphs a and b as amended by chapter  911  of  the
laws of 1990, paragraph c as amended by chapter 825 of the laws of 1973,
subparagraph  1  of paragraph c as amended by chapter 407 of the laws of
1976, paragraph d as amended by chapter 15 of the laws  of  1976,  para-
graph  e  as  amended by chapter 418 of the laws of 1996, paragraph f as
amended by chapter 533 of the laws of 1973 and paragraph g as amended by
chapter 34 of the laws of 1979, is amended to read as follows:
  3. a. Migratory game birds shall be taken only as permitted  by  regu-
lations of the department adopted pursuant to section 11-0307.
  b. Wild deer and bear shall not be taken except by gun, CROSSBOW or by
long  bow.  Where an open season, set forth in the table of open seasons
in section 11-0907 or otherwise established by law  or  fixed  by  regu-
lation,  is specified as an open season for taking such game by shotgun,
CROSSBOW or long bow only, or is specified as an open season for  taking
such  game by long bow only, they shall not be taken except as so speci-
fied.
  c. Wild small game and wild upland game birds shall be taken  only  by
longbow,  CROSSBOW or gun, or by the use of raptors as provided in title
10 of this article, except that:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00023-01-3

Co-Sponsors

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S1699A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A283B
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0103, 11-0713, 11-0719, 11-0901 & 11-0931, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6747A, A9682

S1699A - Summary

Permits hunting with crossbows in certain circumstances.

S1699A - Sponsor Memo

S1699A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1699--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GALLIVAN, GRIFFO, LANZA, LARKIN, LIBOUS, MARCHIONE,
  MAZIARZ, O'MARA, SEWARD, VALESKY -- 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
  authorizing crossbow hunting in certain regions of the state

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  25  of  section 11-0103 of the environmental
conservation law, as amended by chapter 595 of  the  laws  of  1984,  is
amended to read as follows:
  25. "Hunting accident" means the injury to or death of a person caused
by  the  discharge  of  a firearm, CROSSBOW, or longbow while the person
causing such injury or death, or the person injured or killed, is taking
or attempting to take game, wildlife or fish.
  S 2. Section 11-0713 of the environmental conservation law is  amended
by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ADOPT REGULATIONS FOR TRAINING IN THE SAFE USE
OF  HUNTING  WITH  A  CROSSBOW  AND  RESPONSIBLE HUNTING PRACTICES. SUCH
TRAINING SHALL BE INCLUDED IN THE BASIC HUNTER EDUCATION COURSE REQUIRED
OF ALL NEW HUNTERS. UPON COMPLETION OF THE TRAINING BY AN INDIVIDUAL THE
DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION OF THE SUCCESSFUL  COMPLETION  OF
THE COURSE. ALL PERSONS WHO HAVE COMPLETED HUNTER EDUCATION PRIOR TO THE
DATE  WHICH  CROSSBOW  TRAINING  HAS  BEEN  INCORPORATED INTO THE HUNTER
EDUCATION PROGRAM SHALL COMPLETE AN ONLINE  OR  OTHER  TRAINING  PROGRAM
APPROVED  BY  THE DEPARTMENT PRIOR TO USING A CROSSBOW TO HUNT BIG GAME.
THE DEPARTMENT MAY ADOPT RULES AND REGULATIONS AS NECESSARY TO  DOCUMENT
COMPLETION  OF  THIS  PROGRAM  AND  MAY REQUIRE A PERSON TO POSSESS SUCH
PROOF WHILE HUNTING WITH A CROSSBOW.

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

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S1699B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A283B
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0103, 11-0713, 11-0719, 11-0901 & 11-0931, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6747A, A9682

S1699B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits hunting with crossbows in certain circumstances.

S1699B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1699B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1699--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GALLIVAN, GRIFFO, GRISANTI, LANZA, LARKIN, LIBOUS,
  MARCHIONE, MAZIARZ, O'MARA, RITCHIE, SEWARD, VALESKY -- 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  --
  reported  favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee
  on Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  authorizing crossbow hunting in certain regions of the state

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 25 of  section  11-0103  of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  amended  by  chapter 595 of the laws of 1984, is
amended to read as follows:
  25. "Hunting accident" means the injury to or death of a person caused
by the discharge of a firearm, CROSSBOW, or  longbow  while  the  person
causing such injury or death, or the person injured or killed, is taking
or attempting to take game, wildlife or fish.
  S  2. Section 11-0713 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ADOPT REGULATIONS FOR TRAINING IN THE SAFE USE
OF HUNTING WITH A  CROSSBOW  AND  RESPONSIBLE  HUNTING  PRACTICES.  SUCH
TRAINING SHALL BE INCLUDED IN THE BASIC HUNTER EDUCATION COURSE REQUIRED
OF ALL NEW HUNTERS. UPON COMPLETION OF THE TRAINING BY AN INDIVIDUAL THE
DEPARTMENT  SHALL  PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION OF THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF
THE COURSE. ALL PERSONS WHO HAVE COMPLETED HUNTER EDUCATION PRIOR TO THE
DATE WHICH CROSSBOW TRAINING  HAS  BEEN  INCORPORATED  INTO  THE  HUNTER
EDUCATION  PROGRAM  SHALL  COMPLETE  AN ONLINE OR OTHER TRAINING PROGRAM
APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT PRIOR TO USING A CROSSBOW TO HUNT  BIG  GAME.

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

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