Senate Bill S4176

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the cost of various hunting, fishing and trapping licenses

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


  • 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-S4176 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7082
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0715 & 11-0702, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S5133, A7299

2015-S4176 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the cost of various hunting, fishing and trapping licenses.

2015-S4176 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S4176 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4176

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 5, 2015
                               ___________

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  the
  cost of various hunting, fishing and trapping licenses

  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
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 fish-
ing 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 exclud-
ing members of the inactive national guard and individual ready reserve,
is  entitled  to  receive  free  of  charge a fishing 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 vision such that the  widest
diameter  of  the  visual  field  subtends  an  angle no greater than 20
degrees.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02366-01-5
              

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