senate Bill S7273A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to aquatic invasive species and spread prevention

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Jun 02, 2014 amended on third reading 7273a
May 28, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2014 1st report cal.814
May 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation

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May 20, 2014 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

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Committee Vote: May 20, 2014

aye wr (3)

Co-Sponsors

S7273 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9-1710, amd §§71-0703 & 11-0323, En Con L

S7273 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to aquatic invasive species and spread prevention; provides relevant definitions and further relates to launching and environmental concerns; stipulates penalties for violation of this section.

S7273 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7273 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7273

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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
  aquatic invasive species, spread prevention, and penalties

  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 9-1710 to read as follows:
S 9-1710. AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES; SPREAD PREVENTION.
  1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A)  "ANIMAL" SHALL MEAN EVERY LIVING AND NON-LIVING CREATURE EXCEPT A
HUMAN BEING, DOG OR OTHER COMPANION ANIMAL AS DEFINED IN  SECTION  THREE
HUNDRED FIFTY OF THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS LAW.
  (B)  "WATERCRAFT"  SHALL MEAN EVERY MOTORIZED OR NON-MOTORIZED BOAT OR
VEHICLE CAPABLE OF BEING USED OR OPERATED AS A MEANS  OF  TRANSPORTATION
OR RECREATION IN OR ON WATER.
  (C) "LAUNCH" SHALL MEAN TO PLACE A WATERCRAFT INTO A WATERBODY FOR ANY
PURPOSE  AND ANY ACTIVITY THAT TAKES PLACE WITHIN FIFTY FEET OF THE HIGH
WATER MARK OF THE WATERBODY FOR THE PURPOSE OF  PLACING    A  WATERCRAFT
INTO  A WATERBODY, INCLUDING MOVING BY TRAILER OR OTHER DEVICE OR CARRY-
ING BY HAND A WATERCRAFT TOWARD THE WATERBODY, OR ENTERING A QUEUE PRIOR
TO LAUNCHING.
  2. NO PERSON SHALL LAUNCH, OR ATTEMPT TO LAUNCH A  WATERCRAFT  FROM  A
BOAT LAUNCHING SITE, A FISHING ACCESS SITE, OR ANY OTHER SITE FROM WHICH
A  WATERCRAFT  MAY BE LAUNCHED, OR LEAVE FROM THESE SITES WITH ANY PLANT
OR ANIMAL, OR PARTS THEREOF, VISIBLE  TO  THE  HUMAN  EYE,  IN,  ON,  OR
ATTACHED  TO ANY PART OF THE WATERCRAFT, INCLUDING LIVEWELLS, THE MOTOR,
RUDDER, ANCHOR OR OTHER APPURTENANTS; ANY  EQUIPMENT  OR  GEAR;  OR  THE
TRAILING  OR  ANY  OTHER DEVICE USED TO TRANSPORT OR LAUNCH A WATERCRAFT
THAT MAY COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE WATER, UNLESS A  WRITTEN  PERMIT  IS
OBTAINED FROM THE DEPARTMENT.
  3.  NO  PERSON  SHALL LAUNCH, OR ATTEMPT TO LAUNCH A WATERCRAFT FROM A
BOAT LAUNCHING SITE, A FISHING ACCESS SITE, OR ANY OTHER SITE FROM WHICH
A WATERCRAFT MAY BE LAUNCHED, OR LEAVE FROM THESE SITES WITHOUT DRAINING

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

Co-Sponsors

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S7273A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9-1710, amd §§71-0703 & 11-0323, En Con L

S7273A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to aquatic invasive species and spread prevention; provides relevant definitions and further relates to launching and environmental concerns; stipulates penalties for violation of this section.

S7273A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7273A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7273--A
    Cal. No. 814

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. O'MARA, AVELLA, DeFRANCISCO, NOZZOLIO -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Environmental Conservation -- reported favorably from said  commit-
  tee,  ordered  to first and second report, ordered to a third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  aquatic invasive species, spread prevention, and penalties

  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 9-1710 to read as follows:
S 9-1710. AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES; SPREAD PREVENTION.
  1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) "ANIMAL" SHALL MEAN EVERY LIVING AND NON-LIVING CREATURE EXCEPT  A
HUMAN  BEING,  DOG OR OTHER COMPANION ANIMAL AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE
HUNDRED FIFTY OF THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS LAW.
  (B) "WATERCRAFT" SHALL MEAN EVERY MOTORIZED OR NON-MOTORIZED  BOAT  OR
VEHICLE  CAPABLE  OF BEING USED OR OPERATED AS A MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION
OR RECREATION IN OR ON WATER.
  (C) "LAUNCH" SHALL MEAN TO PLACE A WATERCRAFT INTO A WATERBODY FOR ANY
PURPOSE, INCLUDING BY TRAILER OR OTHER DEVICE  OR  CARRYING  BY  HAND  A
WATERCRAFT INTO THE WATERBODY.
  2.  NO  PERSON  SHALL LAUNCH, OR ATTEMPT TO LAUNCH A WATERCRAFT FROM A
BOAT LAUNCHING SITE, A FISHING ACCESS SITE, OR ANY OTHER SITE FROM WHICH
A WATERCRAFT MAY BE LAUNCHED, OR LEAVE FROM THESE SITES WITH  ANY  PLANT
OR  ANIMAL,  OR  PARTS  THEREOF,  VISIBLE  TO  THE HUMAN EYE, IN, ON, OR
ATTACHED TO ANY PART OF THE WATERCRAFT, INCLUDING LIVEWELLS, THE  MOTOR,
RUDDER,  ANCHOR OR OTHER APPURTENANCE; ANY EQUIPMENT; OR THE TRAILING OR
ANY OTHER DEVICE USED TO TRANSPORT OR LAUNCH A WATERCRAFT THAT MAY  COME
INTO  CONTACT WITH THE WATER, UNLESS IT CAN BE DEMONSTRATED THAT REASON-
ABLE PRECAUTIONS HAVE BEEN TAKEN TO SATISFY THIS SECTION OR  ARE  OTHER-
WISE AUTHORIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT.

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

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