senate Bill S8570

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the taking of menhaden; provides for the expiration and repeal of such provisions

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A10506 - Passed Assembly

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
substitution reconsidered
3rd reading cal.2123
substituted for s8570
Jun 20, 2018 recommitted to rules
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
substitution reconsidered
substituted by a10506a
ordered to third reading cal.2123
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 10, 2018 referred to environmental conservation


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Jun 20, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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S8570 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§13-0333 & 13-0343, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:

S8570 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the taking of menhaden; provides that menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) from which oil or meal is made may not be taken from the waters of the marine district with a purse seine; provides for the expiration and repeal of such provisions.

S8570 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8570 (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

                              May 10, 2018

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- 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
  taking  of  menhaden;  and providing for the repeal of such provisions
  upon expiration thereof


  Section  1.  Section  13-0333  of  the environmental conservation law,
subdivisions 1 and 2 as amended by chapter 427  of  the  laws  of  1979,
subdivisions  3,  4 and 5 as amended and subdivisions 6, 7, 9, 10 and 11
as added by chapter 60 of the laws of 1997, and paragraph b of  subdivi-
sion  4 and subdivision 8 as amended by chapter 156 of the laws of 1997,
is amended to read as follows:
§ 13-0333. Menhaden; [license;] prohibited acts.
  [1.] Menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) from which oil or  meal  is  made,
subject  to the provisions of section 13-0343, may NOT be taken from the
waters of the marine district with a purse seine [provided a license  is
first obtained from the department.
  2.  Each  license  shall  be  issued to cover one vessel and pertinent
equipment by which such fish are taken and shall be issued in  the  name
of  the  owner,  lessee or operator of each vessel so used. License fees
shall be computed on the basis of gross tonnage  of  the  vessel  to  be
licensed  as  indicated in the document, certificate of award, register,
registration, enrollment or license of such vessel issued by the  United
States or any state.
  3. The license fee shall be: For each vessel:

30 gross tons or less                           25 dollars
more than 30 gross tons and less than
200 gross tons                                  500 dollars
more than 200 gross tons                      2,000 dollars

All licenses issued under this section shall expire on December 31
following date of issue.

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


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