senate Bill S7202

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to including the mourning dove within the definition of "migratory game birds" and to allow for their taking

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation


S7202 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0103, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S1598, A1274
2021-2022: S5502
2023-2024: S2210

S7202 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows for the taking of Zenaida macroura, commonly known as the mourning dove, as a migratory bird.

S7202 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7202 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 3, 2018

Introduced  by  Sens.  O'MARA,  RANZENHOFER,  SEWARD  --  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
  including the mourning dove within the definition of  "migratory  game
  birds" and to allow for their taking


  Section 1. Subparagraph 1 of paragraph a of subdivision 2  of  section
11-0103  of the environmental conservation law, as amended by chapter 47
of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
  (1) "Migratory game birds" means the Anatidae or  waterfowl,  commonly
known  as  geese,  brant,  swans  and river and sea ducks; the Rallidae,
commonly known as rails, American coots, mud hens  and  gallinules;  the
Limicolae  or  shorebirds,  commonly  known  as woodcock, snipe, plover,
surfbirds, sandpipers, tattlers  and  curlews;  the  Corvidae,  commonly
known  as  jays, crows and magpies; THE ZENAIDA MACROURA, COMMONLY KNOWN
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided,  however,  that
the  commissioner  of  environmental  conservation  shall promulgate any
rules and regulations necessary for the implementation of this act on or
before such effective date.

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


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