senate Bill S3156

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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 22, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 16, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 09, 2018 2nd report cal.
Jan 08, 2018 1st report cal.73
Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 19, 2017 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1624
Jun 07, 2017 reported and committed to rules
Jan 20, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Jan 8, 2018 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S3156
9
4
committee
9
Aye
4
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Jan 8, 2018

Jun 14, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S3156
19
1
committee
19
Aye
1
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 7, 2017 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S3156
8
2
committee
8
Aye
2
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Jun 7, 2017

aye wr (2)
excused (1)

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S3156 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A477
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: S5434, A8358
2019-2020: S2968

S3156 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S3156 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3156 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3156

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GRIFFO, FUNKE, GALLIVAN, LARKIN, MARCHIONE, O'MARA,
  RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE -- 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, 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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