senate Bill S5137

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Extends the authority of the department of environmental conservation to adopt regulations for hunting in the northern zone

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 13, 2015 signed chap.211
Aug 03, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2015 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.403
substituted for a7584
referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 01, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2015 1st report cal.1082
May 04, 2015 referred to environmental conservation

S5137 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0907, En Con L

S5137 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends the authority of the department of environmental conservation to adopt regulations for hunting in the northern zone.

S5137 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5137 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 4, 2015

Introduced  by  Sen. O'MARA -- (at request of the Department of Environ-
  mental Conservation) -- 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
  extending the authority of the department of  environmental  conserva-
  tion to adopt regulations for hunting in the northern zone


  Section 1. Paragraph c of subdivision 8  of  section  11-0907  of  the
environmental conservation law, as amended by chapter 424 of the laws of
2011, is amended to read as follows:
  c. Until [October first] DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, two thousand [fifteen]
EIGHTEEN, such special season for the Northern Zone or any portion ther-
eof  may  by regulation be for up to a fourteen-day period preceding the
regular open season for deer stated in column two of the table set forth
in subdivision 2 of this section or may be  for  up  to  a  fourteen-day
period  following  such open season or any combination thereof, provided
that a maximum of sixteen days is not exceeded for any open area.  Regu-
lations  establishing such Northern Zone muzzle-loading firearm big game
season may specify the taking of deer of  either  sex,  antlerless  deer
only, legal bucks only, or any combination thereof, and may require that
persons  participating  in  the Northern Zone muzzle-loading firearm big
game season obtain a special permit from the department. When establish-
ing these regulations, the department must consider the condition of the
herd and communities', property owners',  hunters'  and  other  relevant
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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