|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to environmental conservation|
|Jan 14, 2013||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S2195
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
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S2195 - Details
S2195 - Summary
Provides for the regulation of aquaculture for the purpose of developing fish-farming businesses as an alternative cash crop for farms across the state and appoints a task force relating thereto.
S2195 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2195 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law and the agriculture and markets law, in relation to the regulation of aqua- culture; and to repeal section 11-1909 of the environmental conservation law relating to private trout and black bass hatcheries PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To change the regulatory authority over farm raised fish from the Department of Environmental Conservation to the Department of Agriculture and Markets in an effort to better regu- late and promote this aspect of agriculture. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one repeals Section 11-1909 of the Environmental Conservation Law. Section two amends section 11-1319 of the Environmental Conservation Law. Sections three and four amend the Agriculture and Markets Law by authorizing the Department of Agriculture and Markets to regulate trout and black bass hatcheries. Section five is the effective date. JUSTIFICATION: Agriculture is one of the top industries in New York State, returning over $3 billion dollars to the farm economy, and agri- culture products, such as domestically raised fish, continue to contrib- ute significantly to that industry-wide value. According to the New York State Aquaculture Society, in 2007, 154 fish
S2195 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2195 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 14, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law and the agriculture and markets law, in relation to the regulation of aquaculture; and to repeal section 11-1909 of the environmental conservation law relating to private trout and black bass hatcheries THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 11-1909 of the environmental conservation law is REPEALED. S 2. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 11-1319 of the environ- mental conservation law, as amended by chapter 193 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows: a. This section governs possession, transportation and sale of all fish taken in waters of the state, including the marine and coastal district except (1) trout and black bass raised under permit from the department and identified as provided in section [11-1909] ONE HUNDRED ONE OF THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS LAW, (2) fish taken from a farm fish pond licensed as provided in section 11-1911, and (3) fish taken from licensed fishing preserve waters as provided in section 11-1913. S 3. Subdivision 1 of section 11-1501 of the environmental conserva- tion law, as amended by chapter 193 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows: 1. This title 15 of the Fish and Wildlife Law and regulations adopted pursuant hereto do not apply to (a) the taking of fish by angling as permitted in title 13; (b) the taking of fish or the use of nets in the marine and coastal district as defined in section 13-0103, or in a trout or black bass hatchery operated under permit from the department as provided in section [11-1909] ONE HUNDRED ONE OF THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS LAW, or in a farm fish pond licensed as provided in section EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06498-01-3
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