|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 21, 2014||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S6644
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6644 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6644 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to regulating the removal of turkeys and geese from a locality; requires the DEC to limit the number of permits authorizing the removal of turkeys and geese and requires the department to provide information related to humane alternatives to execution of such birds; prohibits the department from donating turkeys or geese for human consumption.
S6644 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6644 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to regulating the removal of turkeys and geese from a locality PURPOSE: This bill regulates the means in which wild geese can be removed from a locality using humane alternatives to execution. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new section 11-0541 to read as follows: § 11-0541. Turkeys and Geese. 1 Prior to authorizing the removal of turkeys or geese from a locality to be determined by the locality. At least 10 days before the hearing, notice must be advertised in a newspaper published in each county affected. The notice will provide the subject of such hearing and the proposed disposition of the turkeys or geese. 2. The department will strictly limit the number of permits issued for the removal of turkeys and geese while also providing information
S6644 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6644 I N S E N A T E February 21, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LATIMER -- 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 regu- lating the removal of turkeys and geese from a locality THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new section 11-0541 to read as follows: S 11-0541. TURKEYS AND GEESE. 1. PRIOR TO AUTHORIZING THE REMOVAL OF TURKEYS OR GEESE FROM A LOCALI- TY, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING THEREON IN A PLACE DETER- MINED BY THE DEPARTMENT IN THE LOCALITY AFFECTED. AT LEAST TEN DAYS BEFORE THE HEARING, NOTICE THEREOF SHALL BE ADVERTISED IN A NEWSPAPER PUBLISHED IN EACH COUNTY AFFECTED. THE NOTICE SHALL STATE THE SUBJECT OF THE HEARING AND THE PROPOSED DISPOSITION OF THE TURKEYS OR GEESE. 2. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL STRICTLY LIMIT THE NUMBER OF PERMITS AUTHORIZ- ING THE REMOVAL OF TURKEYS OR GEESE FROM A LOCALITY. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE INFORMATION OFFERING HUMANE ALTERNATIVES TO EXECUTION TO ALL APPLICANTS SEEKING PERMITS TO REMOVE TURKEYS OR GEESE FROM A LOCALI- TY. 3. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL NOT DONATE TURKEYS OR GEESE TO BE USED FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13661-01-4
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