senate Bill S1781

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 22, 2015 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 21, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.347
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 14, 2015 referred to environmental conservation

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S1781 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2383
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง11-0715, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7419
2013-2014: S983, A5475
2017-2018: A813
2019-2020: A832
2021-2022: A5354

S1781 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1781 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1781 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1781

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2015
                               ___________

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 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;  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 FISHING LICENSE, AND  A  SMALL  AND
BIG  GAME  LICENSE; and a resident who is blind is entitled to receive a
fishing license free of charge. For the purposes of this  subdivision  a

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05105-01-5

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