assembly Bill A8358

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to lowering the age for universal hunting licenses from 14 years old to 12 years old

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation
Aug 12, 2015 referred to environmental conservation

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A8358 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5434
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง11-0713, 11-0703, 11-0929, 11-0701, 11-0901 & 11-0933, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A477, S3156
2019-2020: S2968

A8358 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to lowering the age for universal hunting licenses from 14 years old to 12 years old.

A8358 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8358

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             August 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  lowering  the  age  for universal hunting licenses from fourteen years
  old to twelve years old

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph 3 of paragraph b of subdivision 3 of section
11-0713 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by  section  3
of  part  R  of  chapter  58  of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as
follows:
  (3) The issuing officer shall not issue a muzzle-loading privilege  to
any  person  unless  the  applicant presents a hunting license issued to
that person for the corresponding license year and  such  person  is  at
least [fourteen] TWELVE years old.
  S  2.  Paragraph b of subdivision 6 of section 11-0703 of the environ-
mental conservation law, as amended by section 2 of part R of chapter 58
of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  b. Except as provided in section 11-0707 and section 11-0709  of  this
title,  no  person  shall  (1) hunt wild deer or bear unless such person
holds and is entitled to exercise the privileges of a  hunting  license,
and  meets  the requirements of this article; (2) hunt wild deer or bear
with a longbow in a special longbow season unless such person holds  and
is  entitled  to  exercise  the  privileges  of a hunting license with a
bowhunting privilege and meets the requirements of this article; or  (3)
hunt  wild  deer  or  bear  with  a  muzzle-loading firearm in a special
muzzle-loading firearm season unless such person is at least  [fourteen]
TWELVE years old and holds a hunting license with a muzzle-loading priv-
ilege and meets the requirements of this article.
  S  3.  Subdivisions  1  and  2 of section 11-0929 of the environmental
conservation law, subdivision 1 as amended by section 20 of part  EE  of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10722-01-5

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