senate Bill S2178A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the taking of striped bass during the period of January 1 to April 15

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 07, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 27, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 26, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 25, 2014 1st report cal.338
Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 21, 2013 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 20, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 08, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 07, 2013 1st report cal.563
Apr 18, 2013 print number 2178a
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 14, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Mar 25, 2014 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S2178A
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Mar 25, 2014

May 7, 2013 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S2178A
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: May 7, 2013

Bill Amendments

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S2178 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2298A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13-0347, En Con L

S2178 - Bill Texts

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Prohibits the taking of striped bass during the period of January 1 to April 15; changes from December 15.

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BILL NUMBER:S2178

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in
relation to the period for the taking of striped bass

PURPOSE: This legislation would alter the period of time in which
striped bass are prohibited from may be taken in the marine waters of
New York State from December 15 to April 15 to January 15 to April 15.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Subdivision 4 of Section 13-0347 of the Environ-
mental Conservation Law is amended to extend the striped bass season in
the marine waters of New York State for one month.

JUSTIFICATION:Federal and State fishing regulations, changes in water
temperature and seasonal migration patterns, and weather events and
patterns have all negatively affected New York's commercial fishing
industry. Today's commercial fishing fleet has been decimated and it is
only a small percentage of what it once was. As recently witnessed with
Hurricane Sandy, the potential for an extreme weather event to damage
fishing infrastructure, further financially cripple our fisherman, and
force migrating fish out of the region is a reality. Extending the
striped bass season one month, to January 15th of each calendar year,
will help create jobs, boost the Long Island economy, and ensure that
quotas can be reached even if affected by natural causes. Otherwise, New
York State could lose business to neighboring states.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New Legislation, 2013.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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

    S. 2178                                                  A. 2298

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental
  Conservation

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

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  period for the taking of striped bass

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4  of  section  13-0347  of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  added  by  chapter  990  of the laws of 1983, is
amended to read as follows:
  4. No person shall take or land striped bass in the marine  waters  of
New  York  state  during the period [December 15] JANUARY 15 to April 15
inclusive. For purposes of this section "marine waters" means the  tidal
waters  of  the state including the Hudson River from the Battery to the
George Washington bridge, and "land" shall mean the setting  or  putting
on  shore  from  any  boat  or vessel or to bring to any port or docking
place any striped bass. Possession of striped  bass  imported  into  New
York  other  than  by boat is not prohibited during the closed season so
long as such striped bass are of legal minimum size. Striped bass  unin-
tentionally  taken in violation of this subdivision shall be returned to
the water immediately without unnecessary injury.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05454-01-3

S2178A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2298A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13-0347, En Con L

S2178A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Prohibits the taking of striped bass during the period of January 1 to April 15; changes from December 15.

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BILL NUMBER:S2178A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in
relation to the period for the taking of striped bass

PURPOSE:

This legislation would alter the period of time in which striped bass
are prohibited from may be taken in the marine waters of New York
State from December 15 to April 15 to January 1 to April 15.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Subdivision 4 of Section 13-0347 of the Environmental Conservation Law
is amended to extend the striped bass season in the marine waters of
New York State until December 31st.

JUSTIFICATION:

Federal and State fishing regulations, changes in water temperature
and seasonal migration patterns, and weather events and patterns have
all negatively affected New York's commercial fishing industry.
Today's commercial fishing fleet has been decimated and it is only a
small percentage of what it once was. As recently witnessed with
Hurricane Sandy, the potential for an extreme weather event to damage
fishing infrastructure, further financially cripple our fisherman, and
force migrating fish out of the region is a reality. Extending the
striped bass season to December 31st of each calendar year, will help
create jobs, boost the Long Island economy, and ensure that quotas can
be reached even if affected by natural causes. Otherwise, New York
State could lose business to neighboring states.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New Legislation, 2013.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.

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

    S. 2178--A                                            A. 2298--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, 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

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- 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 to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  period for the taking of striped bass

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4  of  section  13-0347  of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  added  by  chapter  990  of the laws of 1983, is
amended to read as follows:
  4. No person shall take or land striped bass in the marine  waters  of
New  York  state  during  the period [December 15] JANUARY 1 to April 15
inclusive. For purposes of this section "marine waters" means the  tidal
waters  of  the state including the Hudson River from the Battery to the
George Washington bridge, and "land" shall mean the setting  or  putting
on  shore  from  any  boat  or vessel or to bring to any port or docking
place any striped bass. Possession of striped  bass  imported  into  New
York  other  than  by boat is not prohibited during the closed season so
long as such striped bass are of legal minimum size. Striped bass  unin-
tentionally  taken in violation of this subdivision shall be returned to
the water immediately without unnecessary injury.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05454-02-3

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