senate Bill S5733

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the sale, distribution, transport and trade of eurasian boars

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Oct 21, 2013 signed chap.417
Oct 09, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.412
substituted for a3767a
Jun 17, 2013 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1407
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 10, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

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S5733 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3767A
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §11-0514, amd §§11-0103 & 71-0925, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9438A

S5733 - Summary

Relates to the sale, distribution, transport and trade of eurasian boars.

S5733 - Sponsor Memo

S5733 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5733

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LITTLE -- (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 the
  sale, distribution, transport and trade of Eurasian boars

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  b  of subdivision 29 of section 11-0103 of the
environmental conservation law, as added by chapter 208 of the  laws  of
1999, is amended to read as follows:
  b.  A  captive  bred North American big game mammal including: cougar,
wolf, bear, bison, big horn sheep, mountain goat,  antelope,  elk,  musk
ox,  mule deer, black tailed deer, caribou, [swine,] and a domestic game
animal as defined in paragraph b of subdivision four  of  this  section,
provided, however, that nothing herein shall be deemed to expand, dimin-
ish, or alter the department's authority under existing statute or regu-
lation  to  regulate the taking of big game as defined in paragraph b of
subdivision two of this section or other protected wildlife  as  defined
in paragraph c of subdivision six of this section.
  S  2.    The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new
section 11-0514 to read as follows:
S 11-0514. EURASIAN BOARS PROHIBITED.
  1. FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS  SECTION,  "EURASIAN  BOAR"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY
SUBSPECIES,  BREED,  OR  HYBRID  OF  SWINE  RECOGNIZED AS EURASIAN BOAR,
RUSSIAN BOAR, WILD BOAR, WILD HOG, RAZORBACK, OR FERAL SWINE.  "EURASIAN
BOAR"  SHALL  NOT INCLUDE DOMESTIC PIGS (SUS SCROFA DOMESTICA) POSSESSED
FOR MEAT PRODUCTION OR AS PETS, OR  ANIMALS  POSSESSED  OR  OWNED  BY  A
ZOOLOGICAL PARK ACCREDITED BY THE ASSOCIATION OF ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS.
  2.  NO  PERSON,  FIRM,  PARTNERSHIP, CORPORATION, OR GOVERNMENT ENTITY
SHALL KNOWINGLY IMPORT, ALLOW TO BREED, OR INTRODUCE INTO THE WILD EURA-
SIAN BOARS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08969-06-3

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