Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 31, 2018||
held for consideration in environmental conservation
|Jan 03, 2018||
referred to environmental conservation
|Feb 06, 2017||
referred to environmental conservation
Assembly Bill A4991
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
Ron Castorina Jr.
Brian F. Curran
2017-A4991 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-A4991 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4991 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 6, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. GIGLIO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to free hunting, fishing and trapping licenses to state residents who are active duty members of the United States armed services THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 11-0715 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by section 4 of part R of chapter 58 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: 2. A member of the Shinnecock tribe or the Poospatuck tribe or a member of the six nations, residing on any reservation wholly or partly within the state, is entitled to receive free of charge a fishing license, a hunting license, a muzzle-loading privilege, a trapping license, and a bowhunting privilege; a resident of the state who is a member of the United States armed forces in active service [who is not] REGARDLESS OF WHERE HE OR SHE IS stationed [within the state and has not been herein longer than thirty days on leave or furlough], is entitled to receive free of charge a fishing license, a hunting license, and a trapping license; a resident of the state who is an active member of the organized militia of the state of New York as defined by section one of the military law, or the reserve components of the armed forces of the United States, and excluding members of the inactive national guard and individual ready reserve, is entitled to receive free of charge a fish- ing license, a hunting license, and a trapping license; and a resident who is blind is entitled to receive a fishing license free of charge. For the purposes of this subdivision a person is blind only if either: (a) his or her central visual acuity does not exceed 20/200 in the better eye with correcting lenses, or (b) his or her visual acuity is greater than 20/200 but is accompanied by a limitation of the field of EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05882-01-7
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