assembly Bill A4010B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "Big Five African Trophies Act" relating to banning the importation, transportation and possession of certain African wildlife species and products

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Apr 30, 2018 enacting clause stricken
Mar 15, 2018 print number 4010b
Mar 15, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 29, 2018 print number 4010a
Jan 29, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 30, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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A4010 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1883
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 11 Title 5 §11-0535-b, amd §71-0919, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10287, S4686
2019-2020: A7556, S4325
2021-2022: A716, S2814

A4010 - Summary

Enacts the "Big Five African Trophies Act" relating to banning the importation, transportation and possession of certain African wildlife species and products.

A4010 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4010

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEPULVEDA  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  enacting "Cecil's law" relating to foreign game

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Cecil's law".
  § 2. Section 11-1717 of the environmental conservation  law,  subdivi-
sion  2  as amended by section 18 of part H of chapter 58 of the laws of
2012, is amended to read as follows:
§ 11-1717. Foreign game.
  1. Foreign game means pheasants of all species, Scotch grouse,  Norwe-
gian  ptarmigan,  Norwegian  white grouse, European black game, European
black  plover,  European  gray-legged  partridge,  European   red-legged
partridge,  Egyptian  quail,  tinamou and species or subspecies of birds
not native to this state, and European  red  deer,  fallow  deer  [and],
roebuck,  AND  "BIG  FIVE AFRICAN SPECIES". AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE
TERM "BIG FIVE AFRICAN SPECIES" SHALL MEAN AN ORGANISM  OF  ANY  OF  THE
FOLLOWING  MEMBERS  OF  THE  ANIMAL KINGDOM: AFRICAN ELEPHANT (LOXODONTA
AFRICANA), AFRICAN LION (PANTERA LEO), AFRICAN LEOPARD (PANTHERA  PARDUS
PARDUS), THE BLACK RHINOCEROS (DICEROS BICORNIS) AND THE  WHITE RHINOCE-
ROS  (CERATOTHERIUM  SIMUM  COTTONI),  INCLUDING  ANY  PART, PRODUCT, OR
OFFSPRING  THEREOF,  OR  THE  DEAD  BODY  OR  PARTS  THEREOF  (EXCLUDING
FOSSILS), WHETHER OR NOT INCLUDED IN A MANUFACTURED PRODUCT OR IN A FOOD
PRODUCT.
  2.  The  carcasses,  or  parts  thereof, of foreign game imported from
outside the United States may be bought and sold.
  3. A. NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF  THIS
SECTION,  BIG  FIVE  AFRICAN  SPECIES  SHALL NOT BE IMPORTED, POSSESSED,
SOLD, OFFERED FOR SALE, OR TRANSPORTED BY ANY INDIVIDUAL,  FIRM,  CORPO-
RATION, ASSOCIATION, OR PARTNERSHIP WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW YORK.

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

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A4010A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1883
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 11 Title 5 §11-0535-b, amd §71-0919, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10287, S4686
2019-2020: A7556, S4325
2021-2022: A716, S2814

A4010A - Summary

Enacts the "Big Five African Trophies Act" relating to banning the importation, transportation and possession of certain African wildlife species and products.

A4010A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4010--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEPULVEDA,  THIELE,  CARROLL, GALEF, D'URSO,
  ZEBROWSKI, ORTIZ, VANEL, TITONE, GOTTFRIED, BLAKE, McDONOUGH, LUPARDO,
  HARRIS, O'DONNELL, COLTON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  HYNDMAN,
  WRIGHT  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on Environmental
  Conservation -- recommitted to the Committee on Environmental  Conser-
  vation  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  enacting the "African Big Five Act" relating to foreign game

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited  as  the  "African
Big Five Act".
  §  2.  Section 11-1717 of the environmental conservation law, subdivi-
sion 2 as amended by section 18 of part H of chapter 58 of the  laws  of
2012, is amended to read as follows:
§ 11-1717. Foreign game.
  1.  Foreign game means pheasants of all species, Scotch grouse, Norwe-
gian ptarmigan, Norwegian white grouse, European  black  game,  European
black   plover,  European  gray-legged  partridge,  European  red-legged
partridge, Egyptian quail, tinamou and species or  subspecies  of  birds
not  native  to  this  state,  and European red deer, fallow deer [and],
roebuck, AND "BIG FIVE AFRICAN SPECIES". AS USED IN  THIS  SECTION,  THE
TERM  "BIG  FIVE  AFRICAN  SPECIES" SHALL MEAN AN ORGANISM OF ANY OF THE
FOLLOWING MEMBERS OF THE ANIMAL  KINGDOM:  AFRICAN  ELEPHANT  (LOXODONTA
AFRICANA),  AFRICAN LION (PANTERA LEO), AFRICAN LEOPARD (PANTHERA PARDUS
PARDUS), THE BLACK RHINOCEROS (DICEROS BICORNIS) AND THE  WHITE RHINOCE-
ROS (CERATOTHERIUM SIMUM  COTTONI),  INCLUDING  ANY  PART,  PRODUCT,  OR
OFFSPRING  THEREOF,  OR  THE  DEAD  BODY  OR  PARTS  THEREOF  (EXCLUDING
FOSSILS), WHETHER OR NOT INCLUDED IN A MANUFACTURED PRODUCT OR IN A FOOD
PRODUCT.
  2. The carcasses, or parts thereof,  of  foreign  game  imported  from
outside the United States may be bought and sold.

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A4010B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1883
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 11 Title 5 §11-0535-b, amd §71-0919, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10287, S4686
2019-2020: A7556, S4325
2021-2022: A716, S2814

A4010B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "Big Five African Trophies Act" relating to banning the importation, transportation and possession of certain African wildlife species and products.

A4010B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4010--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SEPULVEDA,  THIELE,  CARROLL, GALEF, D'URSO,
  ZEBROWSKI, ORTIZ, VANEL, TITONE, GOTTFRIED, BLAKE, McDONOUGH, LUPARDO,
  HARRIS, O'DONNELL, COLTON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  HYNDMAN,
  WRIGHT  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on Environmental
  Conservation -- recommitted to the Committee on Environmental  Conser-
  vation  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amend-
  ments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  enacting the "Big Five African Trophies Act" relating to foreign game

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

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Big Five
African Trophies Act".
  § 2. Title 5 of Article 11 of the environmental  conservation  law  is
amended by adding a new section 11-0535-b to read as follows:
§ 11-0535-B. BIG FIVE AFRICAN TROPHIES ACT.
  1.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, NO INDIVIDUAL, FIRM,
CORPORATION, ASSOCIATION, OR PARTNERSHIP SHALL  IMPORT,  EXPORT,  TRANS-
PORT, PROCESS, SELL, OFFER FOR SALE, PURCHASE, TRADE, BARTER, DISTRIBUTE
OR POSSESS ANY PART OR PRODUCT OF THE SKIN OR BODY, WHETHER RAW OR MANU-
FACTURED,  OF  THE FOLLOWING ANIMAL SPECIES: AFRICAN ELEPHANT (LOXODONTA
AFRICANA); AFRICAN LEOPARD (PANTHERA  PARDUS);  AFRICAN  LION  (PANTHERA
LEO);  BLACK  RHINOCEROS (DICEROS BICORNIS); AND WHITE RHINOCEROS (CERA-
TOTHERIUM SIMUM).
  2. UNLESS SUCH ACTIVITY IS PROHIBITED BY FEDERAL LAW, PARAGRAPH  E  OF
SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION 11-0103 OF THIS ARTICLE, OR SECTIONS 11-0512,
11-0535-A,  OR  11-0536  OF  THIS  TITLE,  THE  FOLLOWING EXCEPTIONS AND
DEFENSES APPLY TO THE PROHIBITIONS OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01045-08-8