senate Bill S1625

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to hunting, fishing and outdoor education in high school physical education courses

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2016 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2016 1st report cal.630
Jan 06, 2016 referred to environmental conservation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 22, 2015 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 21, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.344
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 13, 2015 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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May 3, 2016 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S1625
10
2
committee
10
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: May 3, 2016

nay (2)
aye wr (1)

Apr 21, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S1625
16
5
committee
16
Aye
5
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S1625 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4358
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-0301, En Con L; amd §809-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4658, A7170
2013-2014: S3296, A4775
2017-2018: S2820, A3655
2019-2020: S941, A3696
2021-2022: S5442, A4942

S1625 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to hunting, fishing and outdoor education in high school physical education courses.

S1625 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1625 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1625

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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  and  the  education
  law,  in  relation  to  hunting, fishing and outdoor education in high
  school physical education courses

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  3-0301  of the environmental
conservation law is amended by adding a new  paragraph  aa  to  read  as
follows:
  AA.  DISSEMINATE  INFORMATION RELATING TO HUNTING, FISHING AND OUTDOOR
EDUCATION, IN  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  EDUCATION,  TO
PROMOTE  INSTRUCTION  IN  PHYSICAL  EDUCATION  COURSES  FOR  GRADES NINE
THROUGH TWELVE IN HUNTING, FISHING AND OUTDOOR EDUCATION. SUCH  INSTRUC-
TION SHALL INCLUDE INFORMATION ON THE:
  (1) VARIOUS HUNTING AND FISHING SEASONS;
  (2) SPECIES THAT CAN BE SOUGHT;
  (3) NECESSARY MATERIALS FOR OBTAINING HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES;
  (4) OUTDOOR OPPORTUNITIES FOR RECREATION AND EXERCISE PURPOSES; AND
  (5) HISTORY AND BENEFITS OF HUNTING AND FISHING IN THIS STATE'S DEVEL-
OPMENT;
  S  2. Section 809-a of the education law, as amended by chapter 442 of
the laws of 1977, is amended to read as follows:
  S 809-a. Instruction in the safe use of firearms and in the game laws;
HUNTING, FISHING AND OUTDOOR EDUCATION.  1.    The  officer,  board,  or
commission  authorized  or required to prescribe courses of instructions
in any school under state control,  may  authorize  instructions  to  be
given  in  the safe and proper use of firearms allowed by law to be used
in the taking of wild game, and may also authorize  instructions  to  be
given  in  the study of game laws and of proper hunting and conservation

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07421-01-5

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