senate Bill S3580A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes deer and bear hunting in the counties of Broome, Chenango and Tioga

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Mar 03, 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.166
Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 06, 2013 referred to environmental conservation
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Apr 24, 2013 amended on third reading 3580a
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
Apr 24, 2013 returned to senate
recalled from assembly
referred to environmental conservation
Apr 23, 2013 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 14, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 13, 2013 2nd report cal.
Mar 12, 2013 1st report cal.181
Feb 06, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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Feb 11, 2014 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S3580A
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3
committee
7
Aye
3
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Feb 11, 2014

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Mar 12, 2013 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S3580
8
2
committee
8
Aye
2
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 12, 2013

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Bill Amendments

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S3580 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5456A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0907, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6283

S3580 - Bill Texts

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Authorizes deer and bear hunting in the counties of Broome, Chenango and Tioga.

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BILL NUMBER:S3580 REVISED 2/27/13

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in
relation to big game hunting in the counties of Broome, Chenango and
Tioga

PURPOSE: The purpose of this legislation is to allow sportsmen to
hunt deer and bear in Broome, Chenango and Tioga counties with rifles
and other arms.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Item (I) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of
section 11-0907 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by
section 11 of chapter 183 of the laws of 2010.

JUSTIFICATION: In several areas of the State, sportsmen are allowed to
hunt bear and deer with rifles and this change in law would allow the
use of rifles in Broome, Chenango and Tioga counties.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2012- S.6283 Passed Senate, A.9215 held for
consideration in environmental conservation

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                  3580

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- 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  big
  game hunting in the counties of Broome, Chenango and Tioga

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of paragraph a of  subdivision  2  of
section  11-0907  of  the  environmental conservation law, as amended by
chapter 600 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read as follows:
  Regular open hunting seasons for [deer] BIG GAME are established sepa-
rately for the named regions or parts  of  regions,  or  named  counties
listed in column one of the table set forth in this subdivision, and are
specified  as seasons for taking by pistol, rifle, shotgun, or long bow,
or for taking by shotgun or long bow only, or for  taking  by  long  bow
only,  as  indicated  in column three entitled "Manner of Taking". Where
taking of big game by shotgun is permitted by this chapter such  shotgun
may  contain rifling in all or a portion of the barrel, provided, howev-
er, if the barrel or a portion thereof does contain rifling only  shells
having  non-metallic  cases,  except  for  the base, may be used. In the
areas identified in column one except in the "closed areas" specified in
subdivision 5 the game specified in column two may be taken in the  open
season  stated  in column two immediately following the specification of
the game, in the manner specified in column three.
  S 2. Items (f) and (i) of paragraph a  of  subdivision  2  of  section
11-0907  of  the  environmental conservation law, item (f) as amended by
chapter 323 of the laws of 2011 and item (i) as amended by  chapter  231
of  the laws of 2012, are amended and a new item (k) is added to read as
follows:

(f) Southern tier,        Deer, first Monday      Pistol, shotgun,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08491-01-3

S. 3580                             2

  central and Western     after November 15       crossbow,
  region, except those    through first Tuesday   muzzle loading firearm
  counties or portions    after December 7        or long bow only
  thereof listed in
  item (i) [or],
  (j) OR (K)
  of this paragraph

(i) The counties of       Deer, the first Monday  Pistol, shotgun,
  Allegany, Cattaraugus,  after November 15       muzzle loading
  Cayuga, Chautauqua      through first Tuesday   firearm, rifle or
  except that portion     after December 7        long bow only
  of the county north
  of route 20, Chemung,
  [Chenango,] Herkimer,
  Madison,
  Montgomery, Oneida,
  Oswego, Otsego,
  Schoharie, Schuyler,
  Steuben, [Tioga,]
  Wyoming and Yates
  [and that portion of
  the county of
  Broome east of the
  Susquehanna river]

(K) THE COUNTIES          DEER AND BEAR,          PISTOL, SHOTGUN,
  OF BROOME, CHENANGO     THE FIRST MONDAY        CROSSBOW, MUZZLE
  AND TIOGA               AFTER NOVEMBER 15       LOADING FIREARM,
                          THROUGH THE FIRST       RIFLE OR LONG
                          TUESDAY AFTER           BOW ONLY
                          DECEMBER 7
  S  3.  Items  (f)  and  (i) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section
11-0907 of the environmental conservation law, item  (f)  as  separately
amended  by chapter 108 of the laws of 1995 and section 1 of chapter 600
of the laws of 2005 and item (i) as separately amended by chapter 441 of
the laws of 2009 and chapter 231 of the laws of  2012,  are  amended  to
read as follows:
  (f) Southern tier,      Deer, first             Pistol, shotgun,
  central and Western     Monday after November   muzzle loading firearm
  region, except those    15 through first        or long bow only
  counties or portions    Tuesday after
  thereof listed in       December 7
  item (i) OR (K)
  of this paragraph

(i) The counties of       Deer, the               Pistol, shotgun,
  Allegany, Cattaraugus,  first Monday after      muzzle loading
  Cayuga, Chemung,        November 15 through     firearm, rifle or
  [Chenango,] Herkimer,   first Tuesday after     long bow only
  Madison, Montgomery,    December 7
  Oneida, Oswego,
  Otsego, Schoharie,
  Schuyler, Steuben[,
  Tioga] and Yates

S. 3580                             3

  [and that portion of
  the county of
  Broome east of the
  Susquehanna river]
  S  4.  Item  (i) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of
the environmental conservation law, as amended by section 2  of  chapter
600 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:

(i) The counties of       Deer and bear, the      Pistol, shotgun,
  Allegany, BROOME,       first Monday after      muzzle loading
  Cattaraugus,            November 15 through     firearm, rifle or
  Chenango, Herkimer,     first Tuesday after     long bow only
  Montgomery, Oneida,     December 7
  Oswego, Otsego,
  Schoharie and Tioga
  [and that portion
  of the county
  of Broome east of the
  Susquehanna river]
  S  5. This act shall take effect immediately, provided that the amend-
ments to the opening paragraph  of  paragraph  a  of  subdivision  2  of
section  11-0907  of  the environmental conservation law made by section
one of this act shall be subject to the expiration and reversion of such
paragraph pursuant to chapter 600 of the  laws  of  1993  and  shall  be
deemed to expire therewith; the amendments to item (f) of paragraph a of
subdivision  2  of section 11-0907 of the environmental conservation law
made by section two of this act shall be subject to the  expiration  and
reversion  of  such item pursuant to chapter 323 of the laws of 2011, as
amended, and to item (i) of paragraph a  of  subdivision  2  of  section
11-0907  of  the  environmental  conservation law made by section two of
this act shall be subject to the expiration and reversion of  such  item
pursuant  to  chapters  321  and 326 of the laws of 2011, when upon such
date the provisions of section three of  this  act  shall  take  effect;
provided  further, that the amendments to items (f) and (i) of paragraph
a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of the environmental  conservation
law  made by section three of this act and item (k) of such paragraph as
added by section two of this act, shall be subject to the expiration and
reversion of such paragraph pursuant to section 13 of chapter 600 of the
laws of 1993, as amended, when upon such date the provisions of  section
four of this act shall take effect.

S3580A (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5456A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0907, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6283

S3580A (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Authorizes deer and bear hunting in the counties of Broome, Chenango and Tioga.

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BILL NUMBER:S3580A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in
relation to big game hunting in the counties of Broome, Chenango and
Tioga

PURPOSE: The purpose of this legislation is to allow sportsmen to
hunt deer and bear in Broome, Chenango and Tioga counties with rifles
and other arms.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Item (I) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of
section 11-0907 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by
section 11 of chapter 183 of the laws of 2010.

JUSTIFICATION: In several areas of the State, sportsmen are allowed to
hunt bear and deer with rifles and this change in law would allow the
use of rifles in Broome, Chenango and Tioga counties.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2012- S.6283 Passed Senate, A.9215 held for
consideration in environmental conservation

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                 3580--A
    Cal. No. 181

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and delivered  to
  the  Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to big
  game hunting in the counties of Broome, Chenango and Tioga

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

  Section  1.  The  opening paragraph of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of
section 11-0907 of the environmental conservation  law,  as  amended  by
chapter 600 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read as follows:
  Regular open hunting seasons for [deer] BIG GAME are established sepa-
rately  for  the  named  regions  or parts of regions, or named counties
listed in column one of the table set forth in this subdivision, and are
specified as seasons for taking by pistol, rifle, shotgun, or long  bow,
or  for  taking  by  shotgun or long bow only, or for taking by long bow
only, as indicated in column three entitled "Manner  of  Taking".  Where
taking  of big game by shotgun is permitted by this chapter such shotgun
may contain rifling in all or a portion of the barrel, provided,  howev-
er,  if the barrel or a portion thereof does contain rifling only shells
having non-metallic cases, except for the base,  may  be  used.  In  the
areas identified in column one except in the "closed areas" specified in
subdivision  5 the game specified in column two may be taken in the open
season stated in column two immediately following the  specification  of
the game, in the manner specified in column three.
  S  2.  Items  (f)  and  (i) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section
11-0907 of the environmental conservation law, item (f)  as  amended  by
chapter  323  of the laws of 2011 and item (i) as amended by chapter 231

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08491-03-3

S. 3580--A                          2

of the laws of 2012, are amended and a new item (k) is added to read  as
follows:

(f) Southern tier,        Deer, first Monday      Pistol, shotgun,
  central and Western     after November 15       crossbow,
  region, except those    through first Tuesday   muzzle loading firearm
  counties or portions    after December 7        or long bow only
  thereof listed in
  item (i) [or],
  (j) OR (K)
  of this paragraph

(i) The counties of       Deer, the first Monday  Pistol, shotgun,
  Allegany, Cattaraugus,  after November 15       muzzle loading
  Cayuga, Chautauqua      through first Tuesday   firearm, rifle or
  except that portion     after December 7        long bow only
  of the county north
  of route 20, Chemung,
  [Chenango,] Herkimer,
  Madison,
  Montgomery, Oneida,
  Oswego, Otsego,
  Schoharie, Schuyler,
  Steuben, [Tioga,]
  Wyoming and Yates
  [and that portion of
  the county of
  Broome east of the
  Susquehanna river]

(K) THE COUNTIES          DEER AND BEAR,          PISTOL, SHOTGUN,
  OF BROOME EXCEPT        THE FIRST MONDAY        CROSSBOW, MUZZLE
  WITHIN THE CITY         AFTER NOVEMBER 15       LOADING FIREARM,
  OF BINGHAMTON,          THROUGH THE FIRST       RIFLE OR LONG
  CHENANGO AND            TUESDAY AFTER           BOW ONLY
  TIOGA                   DECEMBER 7
  S  3.  Items  (f)  and  (i) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section
11-0907 of the environmental conservation law, item  (f)  as  separately
amended  by chapter 108 of the laws of 1995 and section 1 of chapter 600
of the laws of 2005 and item (i) as separately amended by chapter 441 of
the laws of 2009 and chapter 231 of the laws of  2012,  are  amended  to
read as follows:

(f) Southern tier,        Deer, first             Pistol, shotgun,
  central and Western     Monday after November   muzzle loading firearm
  region, except those    15 through first        or long bow only
  counties or portions    Tuesday after
  thereof listed in       December 7
  item (i) OR (K)
  of this paragraph

(i) The counties of       Deer, the               Pistol, shotgun,
  Allegany, Cattaraugus,  first Monday after      muzzle loading
  Cayuga, Chemung,        November 15 through     firearm, rifle or

S. 3580--A                          3

  [Chenango,] Herkimer,   first Tuesday after     long bow only
  Madison, Montgomery,    December 7
  Oneida, Oswego,
  Otsego, Schoharie,
  Schuyler, Steuben[,
  Tioga] and Yates
  [and that portion of
  the county of
  Broome east of the
  Susquehanna river]
  S  4.  Item  (i) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of
the environmental conservation law, as amended by section 2  of  chapter
600 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:

(i) The counties of       Deer and bear, the      Pistol, shotgun,
  Allegany, BROOME        first Monday after      muzzle loading
  EXCEPT WITHIN THE CITY  November 15 through     firearm, rifle or
  OF BINGHAMTON,          first Tuesday after     long bow only
  Cattaraugus,            December 7
  Chenango, Herkimer,
  Montgomery, Oneida,
  Oswego, Otsego,
  Schoharie and Tioga
  [and that portion
  of the county
  of Broome east of the
  Susquehanna river]
  S  5. This act shall take effect immediately, provided that the amend-
ments to the opening paragraph  of  paragraph  a  of  subdivision  2  of
section  11-0907  of  the environmental conservation law made by section
one of this act shall be subject to the expiration and reversion of such
paragraph pursuant to chapter 600 of the  laws  of  1993  and  shall  be
deemed to expire therewith; the amendments to item (f) of paragraph a of
subdivision  2  of section 11-0907 of the environmental conservation law
made by section two of this act shall be subject to the  expiration  and
reversion  of  such item pursuant to chapter 323 of the laws of 2011, as
amended, and to item (i) of paragraph a  of  subdivision  2  of  section
11-0907  of  the  environmental  conservation law made by section two of
this act shall be subject to the expiration and reversion of  such  item
pursuant  to  chapters  321  and 326 of the laws of 2011, when upon such
date the provisions of section three of  this  act  shall  take  effect;
provided  further, that the amendments to items (f) and (i) of paragraph
a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of the environmental  conservation
law  made by section three of this act and item (k) of such paragraph as
added by section two of this act, shall be subject to the expiration and
reversion of such paragraph pursuant to section 13 of chapter 600 of the
laws of 1993, as amended, when upon such date the provisions of  section
four of this act shall take effect.

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