senate Bill S4221

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Extends the authority of the department of environmental conservation to manage scallops

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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.41
May 10, 2013 delivered to governor
May 07, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.276
substituted for a6904
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.290
Mar 14, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

S4221 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§13-0327 & 71-0921, En Con L

S4221 - Summary

Extends the authority of the department of environmental conservation to manage scallops.

S4221 - Sponsor Memo

S4221 - 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 scallops


  Section 1. Section 13-0327 of the environmental conservation  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  427  of  the  laws  of 2011, is amended to read as
S 13-0327. Scallops; prohibited acts.
  The department may, until December thirty-first, two  thousand  [thir-
teen]  FIFTEEN, adopt by regulation measures for the management of scal-
lops (Family Pectinidae) 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  eligibility
therefor, recordkeeping and identification requirements, requirements on
the  amount and type of fishing effort and gear, and requirements relat-
ing to transportation, possession and sale,  provided  that  such  regu-
lations  are  no  less  restrictive  than requirements set forth in this
  S 2. Subparagraph 9 of paragraph a of subdivision 4 and subparagraph 5
of paragraph a of subdivision 5 of section 71-0921 of the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  added  by  chapter  417 of the laws of 1996, are
amended to read as follows:
PURSUANT  TO  section  13-0327  of this chapter, regarding the taking of
undersized scallops, where the taking  involves  more  than  twenty-four
percentum of scallops of less than legal size; and

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


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