senate Bill S6317

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the discharge of a firearm or long bow within 1000 feet of a school or school playground

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Jan 14, 2014 referred to environmental conservation

S6317 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง11-0931, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3162
2009-2010: A1765

S6317 - Summary

Prohibits the discharge of a firearm or long bow within 1000 feet of a school or school playground; increases the distance which hunters may hunt near schools from 500 feet to 1,000 feet.

S6317 - Sponsor Memo

S6317 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6317

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. O'BRIEN -- 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
  prohibiting the discharge of firearms or long bows within one thousand
  feet of a school or school playground

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

  Section 1.  Subparagraph 2 of paragraph a of subdivision 4 of  section
11-0931  of  the  environmental  conservation  law is amended to read as
follows:
  (2) discharge a firearm or long bow within (I) five hundred feet  from
a  dwelling  house, farm building or farm structure actually occupied or
used[, school building,  school  playground,]  or  occupied  factory  or
church, OR (II) ONE THOUSAND FEET FROM A SCHOOL BUILDING OR SCHOOL PLAY-
GROUND;
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13414-01-4

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