senate Bill S7951

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Extends the authority of the department of environmental conservation to adopt regulations for hunting in the northern zone

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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view actions (13)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2018 signed chap.493
Dec 18, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 07, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1089
substituted for a10862
Jun 04, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 07, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 02, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 01, 2018 1st report cal.989
Mar 13, 2018 referred to environmental conservation

S7951 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0907, En Con L

S7951 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends the authority of the department of environmental conservation to adopt regulations for hunting in the northern zone.

S7951 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7951 (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

                             March 13, 2018

Introduced  by  Sen. O'MARA -- (at request of the Department of Environ-
  mental Conservation) -- 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
  extending the authority of the department of  environmental  conserva-
  tion to adopt regulations for hunting in the northern zone


  Section 1. Paragraph c of subdivision 8  of  section  11-0907  of  the
environmental conservation law, as amended by chapter 211 of the laws of
2015, is amended to read as follows:
  c.  Until  December  thirty-first, two thousand [eighteen] TWENTY-ONE,
such special season for the Northern Zone or any portion thereof may  by
regulation be for up to a fourteen-day period preceding the regular open
season  for deer stated in column two of the table set forth in subdivi-
sion 2 of this section or may be for up to a fourteen-day period follow-
ing such open season or any combination thereof, provided that a maximum
of sixteen days is not exceeded for any open  area.  Regulations  estab-
lishing  such  Northern  Zone muzzle-loading firearm big game season may
specify the taking of deer of either sex, antlerless  deer  only,  legal
bucks  only,  or  any  combination thereof, and may require that persons
participating in the  Northern  Zone  muzzle-loading  firearm  big  game
season  obtain  a  special permit from the department. When establishing
these regulations, the department must consider  the  condition  of  the
herd  and  communities',  property  owners', hunters' and other relevant
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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