assembly Bill A8742

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of lead ammunition in the taking of wildlife on state-owned land and on land contributing surface water to the New York city water supply

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 31, 2018 reported referred to codes
May 11, 2018 print number 8742a
May 11, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 03, 2018 referred to environmental conservation
Oct 25, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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A8742 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0901, En Con L

A8742 - Summary

Prohibits the use of lead ammunition in the taking of wildlife on wildlife management areas, state forests, forest preserves, state parks or any other state-owned land that is open for hunting and on land contributing surface water to the New York city water supply.

A8742 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8742

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            October 25, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GLICK -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting  the  use  of lead ammunition in the taking of wildlife on
  state-owned land; and requires DEC to promulgate rules and regulations
  prohibiting the use of lead ammunition in the taking  of  wildlife  on
  New York City watershed land

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3  of  section  11-0901  of  the  environmental
conservation  law  is  amended  by  adding  a new paragraph h to read as
follows:
  H. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE  CONTRARY,  WILD-
LIFE  SHALL  NOT  BE  TAKEN  BY  THE  USE OF LEAD AMMUNITION ON WILDLIFE
MANAGEMENT AREAS, STATE FORESTS, FOREST PRESERVES, STATE  PARKS  OR  ANY
OTHER  STATE-OWNED  LAND  THAT  IS OPEN FOR HUNTING. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS PARAGRAPH "LEAD AMMUNITION" SHALL MEAN ANY AMMUNITION THAT CONTAINS
ONE OR MORE PERCENT OF LEAD BY WEIGHT.
  S 2. Notwithstanding any law, rule or regulation to the contrary,  the
department  of  environmental  conservation  shall  promulgate rules and
regulations prohibiting the use of lead  ammunition  in  the  taking  of
wildlife on New York City watershed lands.
  S  3.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
repeal of any rule or regulation necessary  for  the  implementation  of
this  act  on its effective date are authorized to be made and completed
on or before such effective date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13634-01-7

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A8742A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0901, En Con L

A8742A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the use of lead ammunition in the taking of wildlife on wildlife management areas, state forests, forest preserves, state parks or any other state-owned land that is open for hunting and on land contributing surface water to the New York city water supply.

A8742A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8742--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            October 25, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GLICK, D'URSO, ORTIZ, JAFFEE, GOTTFRIED, ABINAN-
  TI, MOSLEY, PELLEGRINO -- Multi-Sponsored by M.  of  A.  SKARTADOS  --
  read  once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
  -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Environmental  Conservation  in
  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- 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
  prohibiting the use of lead ammunition in the taking  of  wildlife  on
  state-owned  land  and land contributing surface water to the New York
  city water supply

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section  11-0901 of the environmental
conservation law is amended by adding a  new  paragraph  h  to  read  as
follows:
  H. WILDLIFE SHALL NOT BE TAKEN WITH THE USE OF LEAD AMMUNITION ON: (1)
WILDLIFE  MANAGEMENT AREAS, STATE FORESTS, FOREST PRESERVES, STATE PARKS
OR ANY OTHER STATE-OWNED LAND THAT IS OPEN FOR HUNTING; AND (2) THE LAND
AREA CONTRIBUTING SURFACE WATER TO THE NEW YORK CITY WATER SUPPLY.   FOR
THE  PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH "LEAD AMMUNITION" SHALL MEAN ANY AMMUNI-
TION THAT CONTAINS ONE OR MORE PERCENT OF LEAD BY WEIGHT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2020. Effective  immediate-
ly,  the  addition,  amendment  and/or  repeal of any rule or regulation
necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective  date  are
authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13634-03-8

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