assembly Bill A477

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to lowering the age for universal hunting licenses from 14 years old to 12 years old

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 09, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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A477 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3156
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0713, 11-0703, 11-0929, 11-0701, 11-0901 & 11-0933, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8358, S5434
2019-2020: S2968

A477 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to lowering the age for universal hunting licenses from 14 years old to 12 years old.

A477 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   477

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. GUNTHER, RAIA, BARCLAY, PALMESANO, STEC, CROUCH
  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GALEF, LAWRENCE  --  read  once  and
  referred 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.
  § 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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03801-01-7

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