senate Bill S3910B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Allows a tax credit for certain individuals obtaining hunting, fishing and trapping licenses

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 13, 2016 print number 3910b
May 13, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation
Oct 23, 2015 print number 3910a
Oct 23, 2015 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Feb 20, 2015 referred to environmental conservation

S3910 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8624A
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §43, amd §§210-B & 606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1112A
2011-2012: S6038

S3910 - Summary

Allows a tax credit for certain individuals obtaining hunting, fishing and trapping licenses.

S3910 - Sponsor Memo

S3910 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3910

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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 fees
  charged for certain 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;  A  RESIDENT OF THE STATE WHO FULLY
CERTIFIES AS A SPORTSMAN EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR, ACCORDING TO  THE  GUIDE-
LINES  OF  THE  DEPARTMENT, WHO RECORDS TWENTY OR MORE HOURS OF INSTRUC-
TIONAL SERVICE PER YEAR FOR THREE CONSECUTIVE CALENDAR YEARS,  IS  ENTI-
TLED TO RECEIVE FREE OF CHARGE A RESIDENT SUPER-SPORTSMAN 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05394-01-5

S3910A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8624A
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §43, amd §§210-B & 606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1112A
2011-2012: S6038

S3910A - Summary

Allows a tax credit for certain individuals obtaining hunting, fishing and trapping licenses.

S3910A - Sponsor Memo

S3910A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3910--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to  fees
  charged for certain 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; A  RESIDENT  OF  THE  STATE  WHO  FULLY
CERTIFIES  AS  A SPORTSMAN EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR, ACCORDING TO THE GUIDE-
LINES OF THE DEPARTMENT, WHO RECORDS TWENTY OR MORE  HOURS  OF  INSTRUC-
TIONAL  SERVICE  PER YEAR FOR THREE CONSECUTIVE CALENDAR YEARS, IS ENTI-
TLED TO RECEIVE FREE OF CHARGE ALL  RESIDENT  LICENSES,  PRIVILEGES  AND
STAMPS  THAT APPLY TO FISHING, SMALL GAME, BIG GAME, BOWHUNTING, MUZZLE-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05394-05-5

S3910B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8624A
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Add §43, amd §§210-B & 606, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1112A
2011-2012: S6038

S3910B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows a tax credit for certain individuals obtaining hunting, fishing and trapping licenses.

S3910B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3910B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3910--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to allowing a  tax  credit  for
  certain individuals obtaining 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. The tax law is amended by adding a new section 43  to  read
as follows:
  S  43. SPORTSMAN EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR CREDIT. (A) A TAXPAYER THAT IS A
SPORTSMAN EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR OR AN  OWNER  OF  A  SPORTSMAN  EDUCATION
INSTRUCTOR  SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CREDIT AGAINST THE TAX IMPOSED UNDER
ARTICLE NINE-A OR TWENTY-TWO OF THIS CHAPTER, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS
REFERENCED IN SUBDIVISION (C) OF THIS SECTION.
  (B) A TAXPAYER WHO IS A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE AND WHO FULLY CERTIFIES
AS A SPORTSMAN EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR, ACCORDING TO THE GUIDELINES OF  THE
DEPARTMENT  OF  ENVIRONMENTAL  EDUCATION  AND WHO RECORDS TWENTY OR MORE
HOURS OF INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICE PER YEAR FOR THREE  CONSECUTIVE  CALENDAR
YEARS, IS ENTITLED TO RECEIVE A TAX CREDIT IN THE AMOUNT OF ALL FEES FOR
ALL  RESIDENT  LICENSES,  PRIVILEGES AND STAMPS PAID BY SAID TAXPAYER TO
OBTAIN FISHING, SMALL GAME, BIG  GAME,  BOWHUNTING,  MUZZLE-LOADING  AND
TURKEY HUNTING LICENSES.
  (C)  CROSS  REFERENCES: FOR APPLICATION OF THE CREDIT PROVIDED IN THIS
SECTION, SEE THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER:
  (1) ARTICLE 9-A: SECTION 210-B, SUBDIVISION 52.
  (2) ARTICLE 22: SECTION 606, SUBSECTION (FFF).
  S 2. Section 210-B of the tax law is amended by adding a new  subdivi-
sion 52 to read as follows:
  52.  SPORTSMAN EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR CREDIT. (A) ALLOWANCE OF CREDIT. A
TAXPAYER SHALL BE ALLOWED A  CREDIT,  TO  BE  COMPUTED  AS  PROVIDED  IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05394-07-6

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