assembly Bill A6071

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to musical instruments containing ivory or rhinoceros horn

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Feb 02, 2016 starred on calendar
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.230
returned to assembly
died in senate
Mar 23, 2015 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 20, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.129
Mar 17, 2015 reported
Mar 11, 2015 referred to environmental conservation

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A6071 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0535-a, En Con L; amd §7, Chap 326 of 2014

A6071 - Summary

Relates to musical instruments containing ivory or rhinoceros horn; specifies amount allowable for instruments for elephant ivory and mammoth ivory; requires documentation to show articles with mammoth ivory being sold, offered for sale, traded, bartered or distributed were obtained prior to the effective date of this act.

A6071 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6071

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, GOTTFRIED, JAFFEE, ROZIC, BENEDETTO,
  MILLER,  BUCHWALD  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M. of A. HEVESI -- (at
  request of the Governor) -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  musical  instruments containing ivory or rhinoceros horn; and to amend
  chapter 326 of the laws of 2014 amending the  environmental  conserva-
  tion  law relating to prohibiting the purchase and sale of ivory arti-
  cles and rhinoceros horns and increasing the penalties for the illegal
  sale of such articles, in relation  to  amending  the  effective  date
  thereof and permitting the sale of mammoth items through June 30, 2015

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

  Section 1. Paragraph d of subdivision 3 of section  11-0535-a  of  the
environmental  conservation  law, as added by chapter 326 of the laws of
2014, is amended to read as follows:
  d. the ivory article or rhinoceros horn is  [part]  LESS  THAN  TWENTY
PERCENT  BY  VOLUME  of a musical instrument, including, without limita-
tion, string and wind instruments and pianos, and the  owner  or  seller
provides  historical documentation as the department may require, demon-
strating provenance and showing the item was manufactured no later  than
nineteen hundred seventy-five IF THE INSTRUMENT CONTAINS ELEPHANT IVORY,
OR JUNE THIRTIETH, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN IF THE INSTRUMENT CONTAINS ONLY
MAMMOTH IVORY.
  S  2.  Section 7 of chapter 326 of the laws of 2014 amending the envi-
ronmental conservation law relating to prohibiting the purchase and sale
of ivory articles and rhinoceros horns and increasing penalties for  the
illegal sale of such articles, is amended to read as follows:
  S  7.  This  act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, any
person who has been issued a license or  permit  allowing  the  sale  of
elephant  ivory articles or rhinoceros horns prior to the effective date

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD12007-01-5

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