senate Bill S2649A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the possession of endangered species and imposes civil penalties therefor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 28, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 27, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 26, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 11, 2014 1st report cal.165
Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
May 20, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 08, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 07, 2013 1st report cal.564
Mar 15, 2013 print number 2649a
amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 23, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Feb 11, 2014 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S2649A
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: Feb 11, 2014

May 7, 2013 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S2649A
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

S2649 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §11-0538, amd §71-0925, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7362

S2649 - Summary

Prohibits the possession of endangered species and imposes civil penalties therefor.

S2649 - Sponsor Memo

S2649 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2649

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  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
  prohibiting  the  possession,  transportation  and  sale of endangered
  chimpanzees

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 11-0538 to read as follows:
S 11-0538. POSSESSION OF ENDANGERED CHIMPANZEES; PROHIBITED.
  1.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF   THIS   CHAPTER,   THE
POSSESSION,  IMPORTATION,  TRANSPORTATION,  SALE OR TAKING OF THE FLESH,
BONES, SKELETON, SKULL, BLOOD, ORGAN, OTHER BODY PARTS OR CARCASS OF ANY
ENDANGERED CHIMPANZEE.
  2. ANY OFFICER OR AGENT AUTHORIZED BY THE COMMISSIONER OR  ANY  POLICE
OFFICER,  AS  DEFINED  IN SUBDIVISION THIRTY-FOUR OF SECTION 1.20 OF THE
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW, SHALL HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO EXECUTE ANY  WARRANT
TO  SEARCH  FOR  OR  SEIZE  ANY  FLESH, BONES, SKELETONS, SKULLS, BLOOD,
ORGANS, OTHER BODY PARTS OR CARCASSES POSSESSED, IMPORTED,  TRANSPORTED,
SOLD  OR  TAKEN  IN VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, OR ANY
PROPERTY OR ITEM USED IN CONNECTION WITH A VIOLATION  OF  SUCH  SUBDIVI-
SION;  AND  SUCH  FLESH,  BONES, SKELETONS, SKULLS, BLOOD, ORGANS, OTHER
BODY PARTS AND CARCASSES SHALL BE HELD PENDING PROCEEDINGS IN ANY  COURT
OF  PROPER  JURISDICTION.  UPON  CONVICTION, OR UPON ENTRY OF A JUDGMENT
RESTRAINING ANY VIOLATION OF  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS  SECTION,  SUCH
SEIZED  FLESH, BONES, SKELETONS, SKULLS, BLOOD, ORGANS, OTHER BODY PARTS
OR  CARCASSES  SHALL  BE  FORFEITED  AND,  UPON  FORFEITURE,  SHALL   BE
DESTROYED.
  3.  THE  DEPARTMENT SHALL HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE RELIEF
IN ANY COURT OF PROPER JURISDICTION TO  ENJOIN  CONTINUED  VIOLATION  OF
SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07357-01-3

S2649A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §11-0538, amd §71-0925, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7362

S2649A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the possession of endangered species and imposes civil penalties therefor.

S2649A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2649A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2649--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  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
  prohibiting the possession,  transportation  and  sale  of  endangered
  species

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

  Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
new section 11-0538 to read as follows:
S 11-0538. POSSESSION OF ENDANGERED SPECIES; PROHIBITED.
  1.   NOTWITHSTANDING   ANY   OTHER  PROVISION  OF  THIS  CHAPTER,  THE
POSSESSION, IMPORTATION, TRANSPORTATION, SALE OR TAKING  OF  THE  FLESH,
BONES, SKELETON, SKULL, BLOOD, ORGAN, OTHER BODY PARTS OR CARCASS OF ANY
ENDANGERED SPECIES IS PROHIBITED.
  2.  ANY  OFFICER OR AGENT AUTHORIZED BY THE COMMISSIONER OR ANY POLICE
OFFICER, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THIRTY-FOUR OF SECTION  1.20  OF  THE
CRIMINAL  PROCEDURE LAW, SHALL HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO EXECUTE ANY WARRANT
TO SEARCH FOR OR SEIZE  ANY  FLESH,  BONES,  SKELETONS,  SKULLS,  BLOOD,
ORGANS,  OTHER BODY PARTS OR CARCASSES POSSESSED, IMPORTED, TRANSPORTED,
SOLD OR TAKEN IN VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS  SECTION,  OR  ANY
PROPERTY  OR  ITEM  USED IN CONNECTION WITH A VIOLATION OF SUCH SUBDIVI-
SION; AND SUCH FLESH, BONES, SKELETONS,  SKULLS,  BLOOD,  ORGANS,  OTHER
BODY  PARTS AND CARCASSES SHALL BE HELD PENDING PROCEEDINGS IN ANY COURT
OF PROPER JURISDICTION. UPON CONVICTION, OR UPON  ENTRY  OF  A  JUDGMENT
RESTRAINING  ANY  VIOLATION  OF  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF THIS SECTION, SUCH
SEIZED FLESH, BONES, SKELETONS, SKULLS, BLOOD, ORGANS, OTHER BODY  PARTS
OR   CARCASSES  SHALL  BE  FORFEITED  AND,  UPON  FORFEITURE,  SHALL  BE
DESTROYED.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07357-02-3

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