Senate Bill S3058

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for free hunting, fishing and trapping licenses to residents of the state who are active duty members of the U.S. armed forces regardless of duty station

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2015-S3058 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5292
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0715, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S3058, A5292

2015-S3058 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for free hunting, fishing and trapping licenses to residents of the state who are active duty members of the U.S. armed forces regardless of where such person is stationed.

2015-S3058 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S3058 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3058

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, AVELLA, BONACIC, CROCI, MARCHIONE, RANZENHOF-
  ER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed
  to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs

AN  ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to free
  hunting, fishing and trapping licenses  to  state  residents  who  are
  active duty members of the United States armed services

  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 4 of part R of chapter 58 of the
laws of 2013, 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 hunting  license,  a  muzzle-loading  privilege,  a  trapping
license,  and  a  bowhunting privilege; a resident of the state who is a
member of the United States armed forces in active service [who is  not]
REGARDLESS OF WHERE HE OR SHE IS 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 hunting  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 hunting license, and a trapping license; and a resident
who is blind is entitled to receive a fishing license  free  of  charge.
For  the  purposes of this subdivision a person is blind only if either:
(a) his or her central visual acuity  does  not  exceed  20/200  in  the
better  eye  with  correcting lenses, or (b) his or her visual acuity is
greater than 20/200 but is accompanied by a limitation of the  field  of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06054-01-5
              

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