senate Bill S4220

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes DEC to manage whelk and conch

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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view actions (13)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 22, 2013 signed chap.40
May 10, 2013 delivered to governor
May 07, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.277
substituted for a6905
Apr 24, 2013 referred to environmental conservation
Apr 23, 2013 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 22, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 17, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 16, 2013 1st report cal.289
Mar 14, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

S4220 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13-0330, En Con L

S4220 - Summary

Extends authorization to DEC to manage whelk and conch.

S4220 - Sponsor Memo

S4220 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 14, 2013

Introduced  by  Sen. ZELDIN -- (at request of the Department of Environ-
  mental Conservation) -- 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
  extending the authority of the department of  environmental  conserva-
  tion to manage whelk and conch


  Section 1. Subdivision 6  of  section  13-0330  of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  amended  by  chapter 420 of the laws of 2011, is
amended to read as follows:
  6. The department  may,  until  December  thirty-first,  two  thousand
[thirteen]  FIFTEEN,  fix  by  regulation measures for the management of
whelk  or  conch  (Busycon  spp.),  including  size  limits,  catch  and
possession  limits,  open and closed seasons, closed areas, restrictions
on the manner of taking and landing, requirements for permits and eligi-
bility therefor, recordkeeping requirements, requirements on the  amount
and type of fishing effort and gear, and requirements relating to trans-
portation,  possession  and  sale, provided that such regulations are no
less restrictive  than  requirements  set  forth  in  this  chapter  and
provided  further  that such regulations are consistent with the compli-
ance requirements of applicable fishery management plans adopted by  the
Atlantic   States   Marine  Fisheries  Commission  and  with  applicable
provisions of fishery management plans adopted pursuant to  the  Federal
Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. S 1800 et seq.).
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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