senate Bill S3426

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibiting the taking of non-native big game mammals in a fenced or other area from which there is no means for such mammal to escape

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S3426 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3772
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-1904, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3157, S3467, S6145, S6154, A4475
2009-2010: S3223, S7982A, A6788

S3426 - Summary

Prohibits the taking of non-native big game mammals in a fenced or other area from which there is no means for such mammal to escape.

S3426 - Sponsor Memo

S3426 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3426

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, AVELLA, BRESLIN, DILAN, SAVINO, STAVISKY --
  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  the
  prohibition on canned shoots

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1  of  section  11-1904  of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  added  by  chapter  208  of the laws of 1999, is
amended to read as follows:
  1. No person who owns, operates or manages  a  facility  that  harbors
non-native big game mammals shall knowingly permit:
  a.  The  taking on such premises by any person who pays [a] ANY fee to
take a live non-native big game mammal by any of the following means:
  (1) the shooting or spearing of a non-native big game mammal  that  is
tied or hobbled;
  (2)  the  shooting or spearing of a non-native big game mammal that is
staked or attached to any object;
  (3) the shooting or spearing of a non-native big game mammal  that  is
confined  in  a  box,  pen,  cage  or  similar container [of ten or less
contiguous acres] OR IN A FENCED OR OTHER AREA from which  there  is  no
means for such mammal to escape;
  (4)  the  deliberate  release  of a non-native big game mammal that is
confined in a box, pen, cage  or  similar  container  [of  ten  or  less
contiguous  acres]  OR  IN A FENCED OR OTHER AREA FROM WHICH THERE IS NO
MEANS FOR SUCH MAMMAL TO ESCAPE in the presence of any person who is, or
will be, shooting or spearing such non-native big game mammal.
  b. For purposes of this section:
  (1) shooting shall mean the discharge of any type of  firearm  or  bow
and arrow; [and]

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01231-01-3

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