senate Bill S548C

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the regulation of live restraint cable devices to take wildlife; authorizes regulations by the department of environmental conservation

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jun 09, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jun 03, 2014 1st report cal.1156
Jan 09, 2014 print number 548c
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 19, 2013 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 05, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 04, 2013 2nd report cal.
Feb 28, 2013 1st report cal.112
Feb 13, 2013 print number 548b
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 15, 2013 print number 548a
amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Jun 3, 2014 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S548C
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Jun 3, 2014

aye wr (1)

Feb 28, 2013 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S548B
12
1
committee
12
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 28, 2013

nay (1)

Bill Amendments

Original
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C (Active)
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C (Active)

S548 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9137A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-1101, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4213, A6203
2009-2010: S3542, A6089
2013-2014: A4023A

S548 - Summary

Relates to the regulation of live restraint cable devices to take wildlife; authorizes regulations by the department of environmental conservation.

S548 - Sponsor Memo

S548 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   548

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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
  regulation of live restraint cable devices to take wildlife

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

  Section 1.   Subdivision 5 of section  11-1101  of  the  environmental
conservation law is amended to read as follows:
  5. Except as provided in subdivision 1 or 2 of section 11-0523 OF THIS
ARTICLE  with  respect  to  destructive and menacing wildlife, no person
shall (a) set or use a trap of the leg-gripping type having teeth in the
jaws; (b) set a trap so that wildlife when caught is suspended; (c) use,
locate or set a snare or a device consisting of a noose of any  material
whereby  an  animal  may  be taken, PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT THE DEPARTMENT
MAY, BY REGULATION, AUTHORIZE THE USE OF LIVE RESTRAINT CABLE DEVICES TO
TAKE WILDLIFE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04616-01-3

S548A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9137A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-1101, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4213, A6203
2009-2010: S3542, A6089
2013-2014: A4023A

S548A - Summary

Relates to the regulation of live restraint cable devices to take wildlife; authorizes regulations by the department of environmental conservation.

S548A - Sponsor Memo

S548A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 548--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the
  regulation of live restraint  cable  devices  to  take  wildlife;  and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration there-
  of

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

  Section 1.   Subdivision 5 of section  11-1101  of  the  environmental
conservation law is amended to read as follows:
  5. Except as provided in subdivision 1 or 2 of section 11-0523 OF THIS
ARTICLE  with  respect  to  destructive and menacing wildlife, no person
shall (a) set or use a trap of the leg-gripping type having teeth in the
jaws; (b) set a trap so that wildlife when caught is suspended; (c) use,
locate or set a snare or a device consisting of a noose of any  material
whereby  an  animal  may  be  taken, EXCEPT THE DEPARTMENT MAY, BY REGU-
LATION, AUTHORIZE THE USE OF LIVE RESTRAINT CABLE DEVICES TO TAKE COYOTE
AND OTHER SPECIES AS ALLOWED BY THE DEPARTMENT  IN  THE  NORTHERN  ZONE.
THESE REGULATIONS  SHALL INCLUDE LIVE CABLE RESTRAINT DEVICES CONSISTING
OF  AT  LEAST ONE SWIVEL, A RELAXING LOCK, A DEER STOP, AND A BREAK AWAY
DEVICE. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS PROVISION:
  (1) A SWIVEL IS  A  DEVICE  INCORPORATED  AT  THE  END  OF  THE  CABLE
RESTRAINT WHICH ALLOWS THE CAPTURED ANIMAL TO FREELY ROTATE;
  (2)  A  RELAXING  LOCK  IS A DEVICE THAT ALLOWS THE CABLE LOOP TO STOP
RESTRICTING WHEN THE CAPTURED ANIMAL STOPS PULLING;
  (3) A DEER STOP IS A DEVICE INCORPORATED INTO THE LOOP  OF  THE  CABLE
RESTRAINT THAT KEEPS THE CABLE RESTRAINT FROM CLOSING BEYOND A SPECIFIED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04616-02-3

S548B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9137A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-1101, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4213, A6203
2009-2010: S3542, A6089
2013-2014: A4023A

S548B - Summary

Relates to the regulation of live restraint cable devices to take wildlife; authorizes regulations by the department of environmental conservation.

S548B - Sponsor Memo

S548B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 548--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the
  regulation of live restraint  cable  devices  to  take  wildlife;  and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration there-
  of

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

  Section 1.   Subdivision 5 of section  11-1101  of  the  environmental
conservation law is amended to read as follows:
  5. Except as provided in subdivision 1 or 2 of section 11-0523 OF THIS
ARTICLE  with  respect  to  destructive and menacing wildlife, no person
shall (a) set or use a trap of the leg-gripping type having teeth in the
jaws; (b) set a LEG HOLD trap so that wildlife when caught is suspended;
(c) use, locate or set a snare or a device consisting of a noose of  any
material  whereby  an animal may be taken, EXCEPT THE DEPARTMENT MAY, BY
REGULATION, AUTHORIZE THE USE OF LIVE RESTRAINT CABLE  DEVICES  TO  TAKE
COYOTE  AND  OTHER  SPECIES AS ALLOWED BY THE DEPARTMENT IN THE NORTHERN
ZONE. THESE REGULATIONS   SHALL INCLUDE  LIVE  CABLE  RESTRAINT  DEVICES
CONSISTING  OF  AT LEAST ONE SWIVEL, A RELAXING LOCK, A DEER STOP, AND A
BREAK AWAY DEVICE. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS PROVISION:
  (1) A SWIVEL IS  A  DEVICE  INCORPORATED  AT  THE  END  OF  THE  CABLE
RESTRAINT WHICH ALLOWS THE CAPTURED ANIMAL TO FREELY ROTATE;
  (2)  A  RELAXING  LOCK  IS A DEVICE THAT ALLOWS THE CABLE LOOP TO STOP
RESTRICTING WHEN THE CAPTURED ANIMAL STOPS PULLING;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04616-03-3

S548C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9137A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-1101, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4213, A6203
2009-2010: S3542, A6089
2013-2014: A4023A

S548C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the regulation of live restraint cable devices to take wildlife; authorizes regulations by the department of environmental conservation.

S548C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S548C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 548--C

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  recommitted to the Committee on Environmental Conservation in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  regulation  of  live  restraint  cable  devices  to take wildlife; and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration there-
  of

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  5  of section 11-1101 of the environmental
conservation law is amended to read as follows:
  5. Except as provided in subdivision 1 or 2 of section 11-0523 OF THIS
ARTICLE with respect to destructive and  menacing  wildlife,  no  person
shall (a) set or use a trap of the leg-gripping type having teeth in the
jaws; (b) set a LEG HOLD trap so that wildlife when caught is suspended;
(c)  use, locate or set a snare or a device consisting of a noose of any
material whereby an animal may be taken, EXCEPT THE DEPARTMENT  MAY,  BY
REGULATION,  AUTHORIZE  THE  USE OF LIVE RESTRAINT CABLE DEVICES TO TAKE
COYOTE AND OTHER SPECIES AS ALLOWED BY THE DEPARTMENT  IN  THE  NORTHERN
ZONE.  THESE  REGULATIONS    SHALL  INCLUDE LIVE CABLE RESTRAINT DEVICES
CONSISTING OF AT LEAST ONE SWIVEL, A RELAXING LOCK, A DEER STOP,  AND  A
BREAK AWAY DEVICE. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS PROVISION:
  (1)  A  SWIVEL  IS  A  DEVICE  INCORPORATED  AT  THE  END OF THE CABLE
RESTRAINT WHICH ALLOWS THE CAPTURED ANIMAL TO FREELY ROTATE;

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

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