senate Bill S3296

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to hunting, fishing and outdoor education in high school physical education courses

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 31, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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S3296 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4775
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-0301, En Con L; amd §809-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4658, A7170

S3296 - Summary

Relates to hunting, fishing and outdoor education in high school physical education courses.

S3296 - Sponsor Memo

S3296 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3296

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  O'MARA, MAZIARZ, SEWARD -- 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  and  the  education
  law,  in  relation  to  hunting, fishing and outdoor education in high
  school physical education courses

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  3-0301  of the environmental
conservation law is amended by adding a new  paragraph  aa  to  read  as
follows:
  AA.  DISSEMINATE  INFORMATION RELATING TO HUNTING, FISHING AND OUTDOOR
EDUCATION, IN  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  EDUCATION,  TO
PROMOTE  INSTRUCTION  IN  PHYSICAL  EDUCATION  COURSES  FOR  GRADES NINE
THROUGH TWELVE IN HUNTING, FISHING AND OUTDOOR EDUCATION. SUCH  INSTRUC-
TION SHALL INCLUDE INFORMATION ON THE:
  (1) VARIOUS HUNTING AND FISHING SEASONS;
  (2) SPECIES THAT CAN BE SOUGHT;
  (3)   THE  NECESSARY  MATERIALS  FOR  OBTAINING  HUNTING  AND  FISHING
LICENSES;
  (4) OUTDOOR OPPORTUNITIES FOR RECREATION AND EXERCISE PURPOSES; AND
  (5) HISTORY AND BENEFITS OF HUNTING AND FISHING IN THIS STATE'S DEVEL-
OPMENT;
  S 2. Section 809-a of the education law, as amended by chapter 442  of
the laws of 1977, is amended to read as follows:
  S 809-a. Instruction in the safe use of firearms and in the game laws;
HUNTING,  FISHING  AND  OUTDOOR  EDUCATION.  1.   The officer, board, or
commission authorized or required to prescribe courses  of  instructions
in  any  school  under  state  control, may authorize instructions to be
given in the safe and proper use of firearms allowed by law to  be  used
in  the  taking  of wild game, and may also authorize instructions to be

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01267-01-3

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