senate Bill S983

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the issuance of fishing and hunting licenses, free of charge, to volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 09, 2013 referred to environmental conservation

S983 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5475
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง11-0715, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7419

S983 - Summary

Provides for the issuance of fishing and hunting licenses, free of charge, to volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers.

S983 - Sponsor Memo

S983 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   983

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- 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 waiv-
  ing hunting and fishing license fees for  volunteer  firefighters  and
  volunteer ambulance workers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2  of  section  11-0715  of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  amended by section 3 of part KK of chapter 59 of
the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  2. A member of the Shinnecock tribe  or  the  Poospatuck  tribe  or  a
member  of the six nations, residing on any reservation wholly or partly
within the state, is entitled  to  receive  free  of  charge  a  fishing
license,  a  small  and big game license, a sportsman license, a muzzle-
loading stamp, a trapping license, and a bow hunting stamp;  a  resident
of the state who is a member of the United States armed forces in active
service  who  is  not stationed within the state and has not been herein
longer than thirty days on leave or furlough,  is  entitled  to  receive
free  of  charge  a fishing license, a small and big game license, and a
trapping license; a resident of the state who is an active member of the
organized militia of the state of New York as defined by section one  of
the  military  law, or the reserve components of the armed forces of the
United States, and excluding members of the inactive national guard  and
individual  ready reserve, is entitled to receive free of charge a fish-
ing license, a small and big game license, and  a  trapping  license;  A
VOLUNTEER  AMBULANCE  WORKER,  AS  DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION
THREE OF THE VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE WORKERS' BENEFIT LAW,  OR  A  VOLUNTEER
FIREMAN, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION THREE OF THE VOLUNTEER
FIREFIGHTERS' BENEFIT LAW, IS ENTITLED TO RECEIVE FREE OF CHARGE A FISH-
ING  LICENSE,  AND  A  SMALL AND BIG GAME LICENSE; and a resident who is

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

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