senate Bill S372C

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the regulation of live restraint cable devices to take wildlife

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 28, 2018 print number 372c
Mar 28, 2018 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Mar 20, 2018 print number 372b
Mar 20, 2018 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 24, 2018 print number 372a
Jan 24, 2018 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 04, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

S372 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10623
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-1101, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3542
2011-2012: S4213
2013-2014: S548
2015-2016: S2953
2019-2020: S260

S372 - Summary

Relates to the regulation of live restraint cable devices to take wildlife; authorizes regulations by the department of environmental conservation.

S372 - Sponsor Memo

S372 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   372

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  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  the
  regulation  of  live  restraint  cable  devices  to take wildlife; and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration there-
  of

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  5  of section 11-1101 of the environmental
conservation law is amended to read as follows:
  5. Except as provided in subdivision 1 or 2 of section 11-0523 OF THIS
ARTICLE with respect to destructive and  menacing  wildlife,  no  person
shall (a) set or use a trap of the leg-gripping type having teeth in the
jaws; (b) set a LEG HOLD trap so that wildlife when caught is suspended;
(c)  use, locate or set a snare or a device consisting of a noose of any
material whereby an animal may be taken, EXCEPT THE DEPARTMENT  MAY,  BY
REGULATION,  AUTHORIZE  THE  USE OF LIVE RESTRAINT CABLE DEVICES TO TAKE
COYOTE AND OTHER SPECIES AS ALLOWED BY  THE  DEPARTMENT  IN  THE  STATE,
EXCEPT  IN  THE  FOLLOWING  COUNTIES:   WESTCHESTER, ROCKLAND, RICHMOND,
SUFFOLK AND NASSAU. THESE REGULATIONS SHALL INCLUDE LIVE CABLE RESTRAINT
DEVICES CONSISTING OF AT LEAST ONE SWIVEL, A RELAXING LOCK, A DEER STOP,
AND A BREAK AWAY DEVICE. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS PROVISION:
  (1) A SWIVEL IS  A  DEVICE  INCORPORATED  AT  THE  END  OF  THE  CABLE
RESTRAINT WHICH ALLOWS THE CAPTURED ANIMAL TO FREELY ROTATE;
  (2)  A  RELAXING  LOCK  IS A DEVICE THAT ALLOWS THE CABLE LOOP TO STOP
RESTRICTING WHEN THE CAPTURED ANIMAL STOPS PULLING;
  (3) A DEER STOP IS A DEVICE INCORPORATED INTO THE LOOP  OF  THE  CABLE
RESTRAINT THAT KEEPS THE CABLE RESTRAINT FROM CLOSING BEYOND A SPECIFIED
CIRCUMFERENCE  TO ALLOW DEER THAT MAY ENCOUNTER THE RESTRAINT TO ESCAPE;
AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S372A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10623
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-1101, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3542
2011-2012: S4213
2013-2014: S548
2015-2016: S2953
2019-2020: S260

S372A - Summary

Relates to the regulation of live restraint cable devices to take wildlife; authorizes regulations by the department of environmental conservation.

S372A - Sponsor Memo

S372A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 372--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Environmental  Conservation  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the
  regulation of live restraint  cable  devices  to  take  wildlife;  and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration there-
  of

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

  Section 1.   Subdivision 5 of section  11-1101  of  the  environmental
conservation law is amended to read as follows:
  5. Except as provided in subdivision 1 or 2 of section 11-0523 OF THIS
ARTICLE  with  respect  to  destructive and menacing wildlife, no person
shall (a) set or use a trap of the leg-gripping type having teeth in the
jaws; (b) set a LEG HOLD trap so that wildlife when caught is suspended;
(c) use, locate or set a snare or a device consisting of a noose of  any
material  whereby  an animal may be taken, EXCEPT THE DEPARTMENT MAY, BY
REGULATION, AUTHORIZE THE USE OF LIVE RESTRAINT CABLE  DEVICES  TO  TAKE
COYOTE  AND  OTHER  SPECIES  AS  ALLOWED BY THE DEPARTMENT IN THE STATE,
EXCEPT IN THE FOLLOWING  COUNTIES:    WESTCHESTER,  ROCKLAND,  RICHMOND,
SUFFOLK AND NASSAU. THESE REGULATIONS SHALL INCLUDE LIVE CABLE RESTRAINT
DEVICES CONSISTING OF AT LEAST ONE SWIVEL, A RELAXING LOCK, A DEER STOP,
AND A BREAK AWAY DEVICE. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS PROVISION:
  (1)  A  SWIVEL  IS  A  DEVICE  INCORPORATED  AT  THE  END OF THE CABLE
RESTRAINT WHICH ALLOWS THE CAPTURED ANIMAL TO FREELY ROTATE;
  (2) A RELAXING LOCK IS A DEVICE THAT ALLOWS THE  CABLE  LOOP  TO  STOP
RESTRICTING WHEN THE CAPTURED ANIMAL STOPS PULLING;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S372B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10623
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-1101, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3542
2011-2012: S4213
2013-2014: S548
2015-2016: S2953
2019-2020: S260

S372B - Summary

Relates to the regulation of live restraint cable devices to take wildlife; authorizes regulations by the department of environmental conservation.

S372B - Sponsor Memo

S372B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 372--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Environmental  Conservation  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  regulation  of  live  restraint  cable  devices  to take wildlife; and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration there-
  of

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  5  of section 11-1101 of the environmental
conservation law is amended to read as follows:
  5. A. Except as provided in subdivision 1 or 2 of section  11-0523  OF
THIS  ARTICLE  with  respect  to  destructive  and menacing wildlife, no
person shall (a) set or use a trap of the leg-gripping type having teeth
in the jaws; (b) set a LEG HOLD trap so that  wildlife  when  caught  is
suspended;  (c)  use,  locate or set a snare or a device consisting of a
noose of any material whereby an animal may be taken.
  B. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH A OF THIS  SUBDIVISION,
THE  DEPARTMENT  MAY, BY REGULATION, AUTHORIZE THE USE OF LIVE RESTRAINT
CABLE DEVICES TO TAKE COYOTE AND OTHER SPECIES AS ALLOWED BY THE DEPART-
MENT IN THE STATE, EXCEPT IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES:  WESTCHESTER, ROCK-
LAND, RICHMOND, SUFFOLK AND NASSAU. THE  USE  OF  LIVE  RESTRAINT  CABLE
DEVICES  SHALL  ONLY  BE PERMITTED FOR A PERIOD OF TIME SPECIFIED BY THE
DEPARTMENT BEGINNING NO EARLIER THAN DECEMBER FIRST.   SUCH  REGULATIONS
SHALL  INCLUDE  LIVE  CABLE RESTRAINT DEVICES CONSISTING OF AT LEAST ONE
SWIVEL, A RELAXING LOCK, A DEER STOP, AND  A  BREAK  AWAY  DEVICE.  SUCH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S372C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10623
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-1101, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3542
2011-2012: S4213
2013-2014: S548
2015-2016: S2953
2019-2020: S260

S372C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the regulation of live restraint cable devices to take wildlife; authorizes regulations by the department of environmental conservation.

S372C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S372C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 372--C

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Environmental  Conservation  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  regulation  of  live  restraint  cable  devices  to take wildlife; and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration there-
  of

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  5  of section 11-1101 of the environmental
conservation law is amended to read as follows:
  5. A. Except as provided in subdivision 1 or 2 of section  11-0523  OF
THIS  ARTICLE  with  respect  to  destructive  and menacing wildlife, no
person shall (a) set or use a trap of the leg-gripping type having teeth
in the jaws; (b) set a LEG HOLD trap so that  wildlife  when  caught  is
suspended;  (c)  use,  locate or set a snare or a device consisting of a
noose of any material whereby an animal may be taken.
  B. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH A OF THIS  SUBDIVISION,
THE  DEPARTMENT  MAY, BY REGULATION, AUTHORIZE THE USE OF LIVE RESTRAINT
CABLE DEVICES TO TAKE COYOTE AND OTHER SPECIES AS ALLOWED BY THE DEPART-
MENT IN THE STATE.  THE USE OF LIVE RESTRAINT CABLE DEVICES  SHALL  ONLY
BE  PERMITTED FOR A PERIOD OF TIME SPECIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT BEGINNING
NO EARLIER THAN DECEMBER FIRST.   SUCH REGULATIONS  SHALL  INCLUDE  LIVE
CABLE  RESTRAINT  DEVICES  CONSISTING OF AT LEAST ONE SWIVEL, A RELAXING

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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