senate Bill S6663

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enhances the regulation of the provision of services of guides and the outfitters who procure guides

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
May 28, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2014 1st report cal.810
Feb 25, 2014 referred to environmental conservation

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May 20, 2014 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: May 20, 2014

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S6663 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0533, 71-0921 &71-0925, En Con L

S6663 - Summary

Enhances the regulation of the provision of services of guides and the outfitters who procure guides.

S6663 - Sponsor Memo

S6663 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6663

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- 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
  guides and outfitters

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

  Section 1. Section 11-0533 of the environmental conservation  law,  as
added by chapter 398 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows:
S 11-0533. [Licensing of guides] GUIDES AND OUTFITTERS.
  1. DEFINITIONS. As used in this section[, the term "guide"]:
  A. "GUIDE" shall mean [a person] AN INDIVIDUAL who offers services for
hire  part  or  all  of which includes directing, instructing, or aiding
another in fishing, hunting,  camping,  hiking,  white  water  canoeing,
KAYAKING AND rafting, or rock and ice climbing.
  B.    "OUTFITTER"  SHALL  MEAN ANY PERSON SOLICITING TO PROVIDE OR WHO
PROVIDES, FOR COMPENSATION, A GUIDE.
  2. All guides engaging in the business of guiding  on  all  lands  and
waters  of  the  state shall possess a license issued by the department,
except for any [persons]  INDIVIDUALS  operating  or  assisting  upon  a
public  vessel  for  hire  (passenger carrying vessels), licensed by the
United States Coast Guard or New York state, upon the Atlantic Ocean and
all other marine and coastal waters, tidal waters including  the  Hudson
river  up  to  the Troy barrier dam, St. Lawrence river, Great Lakes and
the navigable portion of their tributaries, and other navigable  waters,
as determined by the department.
  3. Except while guiding for the purposes of hunting and/or fishing, no
license  as  defined  in section 11-0701 OF THIS ARTICLE is required for
such acts.
  4. Employees of children's camps as  defined  in  subdivision  one  of
section  one  thousand  four  hundred  of the public health law shall be
exempt from the provisions of subdivisions one and two of this  section,
provided  such  activities  are  carried  out  within  the scope of said
employment.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11378-02-4

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