|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 17, 2016||committed to rules|
|May 25, 2016||advanced to third reading|
|May 24, 2016||2nd report cal.|
|May 23, 2016||1st report cal.1059|
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to environmental conservation|
|May 14, 2015||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S5434
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
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- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5434 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5434 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S5434 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to lower the minimum age at which an individual may obtain universal hunting licenses. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subparagraph of paragraph b of subdivision 3 of section 11-0713 of the environmental conservation law. The age at which one may obtain a muzzle-loading privilege is lowered from fourteen to twelve. Section 2 amends paragraph b of subdivision 6 of section 11-0703 of the environmental conservation law. The age at which one may participate in a special muzzle-loading season is lowered from fourteen to twelve. Section 3 amends subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 11-0929 of the environmental conservation law. The clause prohibiting use of a crossbow by those who are twelve and thirteen is eliminated. A clause is added to include those who are twelve years old in the rules of parental supervision.
S5434 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5434 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 14, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GRIFFO -- 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 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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