senate Bill S7474

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the hunting or taking of wildlife with the aid of an unmanned aerial vehicle

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May 15, 2014 referred to environmental conservation

S7474 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9697
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง11-0103 & 11-0901, En Con L

S7474 - Summary

Prohibits the hunting or taking of wildlife with the aid of an unmanned aerial vehicle.

S7474 - Sponsor Memo

S7474 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7474

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- 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 use of unmanned aerial vehicles in the course of hunt-
  ing

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

  Section 1. Section 11-0103 of the environmental  conservation  law  is
amended by adding a new subdivision 33 to read as follows:
  33.  "UNMANNED  AERIAL  VEHICLE"  MEANS  ANY AIRCRAFT THAT IS OPERATED
WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF DIRECT HUMAN INTERVENTION FROM WITHIN  OR  ON
THE AIRCRAFT.
  S  2. Section 11-0901 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
  2-A. NO PERSON SHALL HUNT OR TAKE WILDLIFE WITH THE AID OF AN UNMANNED
AERIAL VEHICLE.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15029-01-4

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