assembly Bill A8153

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the marine mammal and sea turtle protection area

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 27, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.585
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 14, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 13, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.265
rules report cal.265
reported
Jun 08, 2017 reported referred to rules
Jun 07, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
May 31, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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A8153 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 11 Title 20-A §§11-2050 & 11-2052, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10474
2019-2020: A6520

A8153 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing the marine mammal and sea turtle protection area.

A8153 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  8153

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 31, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  establishing  the  marine  mammal  and sea turtle protection area; and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Article 11 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 20-A to read as follows:
                                TITLE 20-A
               MARINE MAMMAL AND SEA TURTLE PROTECTION AREA
SECTION 11-2050. ESTABLISHMENT  OF  THE  MARINE  MAMMAL  AND  SEA TURTLE
                  PROTECTION AREA.
        11-2052. THE MARINE MAMMAL AND SEA TURTLE PROTECTION AREA  ADVI-
                  SORY COMMITTEE.
§ 11-2050. ESTABLISHMENT  OF THE MARINE MAMMAL AND SEA TURTLE PROTECTION
             AREA.
  1. THERE SHALL BE CREATED THE MARINE MAMMAL AND SEA TURTLE  PROTECTION
AREA  CONSISTING  OF THE WATERS IN THE AREA FROM MEAN HIGH WATER SEAWARD
FIFTEEN HUNDRED FEET, EXCEPT FURTHER SEAWARD IN  SHALLOW  AREAS  TO  THE
OUTERMOST  LIMIT  OF  WATERS  FIFTEEN FEET IN DEPTH, AROUND PLUM ISLAND,
GREAT GULL ISLAND AND LITTLE  GULL  ISLAND.  SUCH  BOUNDARIES  SHALL  BE
DESCRIBED  AND  DEPICTED UPON A MAP AND A COPY OF ANY AND ALL SUCH DOCU-
MENTS SHALL BE FORWARDED TO THE COMMISSIONER FOR INVENTORY, RESEARCH AND
REFERENCE PURPOSES FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC. SUCH PROTECTION AREA MAY ALSO
BE DESIGNATED AS A NEW YORK STATE BIRD  CONSERVATION  AREA  PURSUANT  TO
SECTION 11-2001 OF THIS ARTICLE.
  2.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  TITLE  THE  MARINE  MAMMAL AND SEA TURTLE
PROTECTION AREA SHALL MEAN:
  (A) A SITE PROVIDING HABITAT TO SPECIES INCLUDING:
  (I) HARBOR SEALS (PHOCA VITULINA);

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