|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 10, 2014||referred to environmental conservation|
delivered to assembly
|Jan 28, 2014||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 27, 2014||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 23, 2014||1st report cal.36|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to environmental conservation|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|May 21, 2013||referred to environmental conservation|
delivered to assembly
|May 20, 2013||advanced to third reading|
|May 08, 2013||2nd report cal.|
|May 07, 2013||1st report cal.561|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S287
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S287 - Details
S287 - Summary
Relates to management of wildlife resources; permits the release of certain ring-necked pheasant or quail birds without permit; adjusts the hunting season to August 16 through April 15, catch limits, and geographic areas for hunting certain species.
S287 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S287 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to management of wildlife resources PURPOSE: To amend several sections of the Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) to simplify, clarify and eliminate inconsistencies relating to management of pheasants and quails. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This legislation would allow the Department to set the open season and bag limits for the taking of pheasants and quails on Long Island annually by regulation, as it currently does for those species in the rest of the State. Under current law the open season and bag limits for pheasants and quail on Long Island are set in statute. In addition, this legislation eliminates the need to obtain an immediate release permit for the liberation of ring-neck pheasants between August 16 and April 15. JUSTIFICATION: Season bag limits for pheasant and quail are still specified for certain portions of the State. This law is difficult to enforce and not needed given the widespread understanding and
S287 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 287 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, MARCELLINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ- mental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to management of wildlife resources THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 11-0507 of the environmental conservation law is amended to read as follows: 3. No person shall willfully liberate within the state any wildlife except under permit from the department. The department may issue such permit in its discretion, fix the terms thereof and revoke it at pleas- ure. These provisions do not apply to migratory game birds, importation of which is governed by regulation of the department OR TO THE RELEASE OF RING-NECKED PHEASANT OR QUAIL DURING THE PERIOD AUGUST SIXTEENTH TO APRIL FIFTEENTH. S 2. Paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 11-0925 of the environ- mental conservation law, as added by chapter 432 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows: b. The operator of a special dog training area may at any time during the year train the operator's own dogs or the dogs of other persons on such area, and permit others to train dogs. The operator may hold field trials on wild game, or on liberated game, or on liberated artificially propagated game, or on led or confined game, or may in writing permit others to hold such trials, under such conditions as shall be agreed upon by the operator and such other person; but no game shall be taken by shooting at such field trial. No persons shall, on a special dog training area, train a dog, hold a field trial, enter accompanied by a dog, or permit a dog of which he is the owner or trainer to enter, except as provided in this section or in rules adopted pursuant hereto. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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