assembly Bill A9619B

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to aquatic invasive species and spread prevention

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 02, 2014 signed chap.330
Aug 25, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1703
substituted for s7851b
Jun 19, 2014 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.608
rules report cal.608
reported
Jun 16, 2014 print number 9619b
Jun 16, 2014 amend (t) and recommit to rules
Jun 09, 2014 reported referred to rules
Jun 03, 2014 reported referred to codes
May 30, 2014 print number 9619a
May 30, 2014 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
May 13, 2014 referred to environmental conservation

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A9619 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7851
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9-1710, amd §§71-0703 & 11-0323, En Con L

A9619 - 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.

A9619 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9619

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 13, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. LIFTON, SWEENEY -- read once and referred 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.

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A9619A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7851
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9-1710, amd §§71-0703 & 11-0323, En Con L

A9619A - 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.

A9619A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 9619--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 13, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. LIFTON, SWEENEY, RUSSELL, LUPARDO, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  FAHY, LAVINE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. SCHIMEL  --  read  once
  and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation -- commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

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.
  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

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

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A9619B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7851
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §9-1710, amd §§71-0703 & 11-0323, En Con L

A9619B (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.

A9619B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 9619--B

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 13, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. LIFTON, SWEENEY, RUSSELL, LUPARDO, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  FAHY, LAVINE, JAFFEE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. RIVERA, SCHIMEL
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental  Conserva-
  tion  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee -- reported and referred  to
  the  Committee  on  Codes -- reported and referred to the Committee on
  Rules -- Rules Committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered  reprinted
  as amended and recommitted to the Committee on Rules

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  aquatic  invasive  species,  spread  prevention,  and  penalties;  and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration there-
  of

  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)  "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.
  (B)  "LAUNCH" SHALL MEAN TO PLACE A WATERCRAFT OR FLOATING DOCK INTO A
PUBLIC WATERBODY OR ANY INLET  OR  OUTLET  TO  SUCH  WATERBODY  FOR  ANY
PURPOSE,  INCLUDING  BY  TRAILER  OR  OTHER DEVICE OR CARRYING BY HAND A
WATERCRAFT INTO THE WATERBODY.
  2. NO PERSON SHALL LAUNCH A WATERCRAFT OR FLOATING DOCK UNLESS IT  CAN
BE DEMONSTRATED THAT REASONABLE PRECAUTIONS SUCH AS REMOVAL OF ANY VISI-
BLE  PLANT  OR  ANIMAL MATTER, WASHING, DRAINING OR DRYING AS DEFINED BY
THE DEPARTMENT PURSUANT TO RULES AND REGULATIONS, HAVE BEEN TAKEN.
  S 2. Section 71-0703 of the environmental conservation law is  amended
by adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.  ANY  PERSON  WHO VIOLATES SECTION 9-1710 OF THIS CHAPTER SHALL BE
GUILTY OF A VIOLATION AND SHALL BE PUNISHABLE  AND  LIABLE  TO  A  CIVIL
PENALTY AS PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, PROVIDED, HOWEV-

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