senate Bill S4980

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes hunting in the county of Wayne until October 1, 2015

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 12, 2013 signed chap.159
Jul 02, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.450
substituted for a7252
Jun 05, 2013 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2013 1st report cal.818
May 02, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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S4980 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7252
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง11-0907, En Con L

S4980 - Bill Texts

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Authorizes hunting in the county of Wayne until October 1, 2015.

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BILL NUMBER:S4980

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in
relation to authorizing hunting in the county of Wayne; and providing
for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would allow the hunting of
big game through the use of a rifle in all of Wayne County.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section
11-0907 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new item (k) to include the county of Wayne.

JUSTIFICATION: Wayne County, by Resolution No. 258-2013, has
requested to be added to the list of counties where sportsmen and
women are able to hunt big game with rifles. Since 2005, several
counties in the Finger Lakes Region, Central New York and the Southern
Tier have been allowed to permit hunting of big game with rifles.
There have been very few reported adverse incidents or problems. Given
the rural nature of Wayne County and the safety record of hunters in
the counties where rifle hunting has been permitted, it would be
reasonable to now permit rifle hunters in Wayne County the same
opportunities.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately and be deemed
repealed on October 1, 2015.

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

                                  4980

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. NOZZOLIO -- 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
  authorizing  hunting  in  the  county  of Wayne; and providing for the
  repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  a  of  subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of the
environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new  item  (k)  to
read as follows:
(K) THE COUNTY OF        DEER, THE FIRST          PISTOL, SHOTGUN,
WAYNE                    SATURDAY AFTER NOVEMBER  MUZZLE LOADING
                         15 THROUGH FIRST SUNDAY  FIREARM, RIFLE
                         AFTER DECEMBER 7         OR LONG BOW ONLY
  S  2.  Item  (f) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of
the environmental conservation law, as amended by section 1  of  chapter
323 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:

(f) Southern tier,             Deer, first        Pistol, shotgun,
  central and Western          Monday after       muzzle loading
  region, except those         November 15        firearm or
  counties or portions         through first      long bow only
  thereof listed in            Tuesday after
  item (i) [or], (j),          December 7
  OR (K) of this paragraph
  S  3.  Item  (f) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of
the environmental conservation law, as separately amended by chapter 108
of the laws of 1995 and chapter 600 of the laws of 2005, is  amended  to
read as follows:

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10746-01-3

S. 4980                             2

  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
  S 4. This act shall take effect immediately, provided that:
  a.  the  amendments to 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 section 13 of chapter 600 of the laws of 1993, as amended;
  b. 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 and shall expire and be deemed repealed therewith, when  upon  such
date the provision of section three of this act shall take effect;
  c.  the  amendments  to  item  (f)  of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of
section 11-0907 of the environmental conservation law  made  by  section
three  of  this  act shall be subject to the expiration and reversion of
such paragraph and shall expire and be deemed repealed therewith; and
  d. nothing contained in this act shall be construed so  as  to  extend
the  provisions  of this act beyond October 1, 2015, when upon such date
this act shall expire and  the  provisions  contained  herein  shall  be
deemed repealed.

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