senate Bill S387

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the illegal taking of deer

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Current Bill Status Via A556 - Delivered to Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 17, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.852
substituted for s387
Jun 21, 2017 substituted by a556
May 15, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 10, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 09, 2017 1st report cal.852
Jan 04, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

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S387 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A556
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง71-0921 & 71-0925, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S4727B, A7171B

S387 - Summary

Relates to the illegal taking of deer.

S387 - Sponsor Memo

S387 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   387

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- 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
  illegal taking of deer

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1  of  section  71-0921  of  the  environmental
conservation  law,  as  amended  by  chapter 289 of the laws of 2004, is
amended to read as follows:
  1. (A) The illegal taking of big game prior to the first  day  of  the
open  season  or  after the last day of the open season in the county or
part thereof where taken, [or any illegal taking  of  a  deer,]  or  the
taking  of  big game [by the] WITH aid of an artificial light. Each such
misdemeanor FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS PARAGRAPH  shall  be  punishable  by
imprisonment  for  not  more than one year or by a fine of not less than
[two hundred fifty] FIVE HUNDRED dollars nor more than [two] THREE thou-
sand dollars, or by both such imprisonment and fine.
  (B) ANY ILLEGAL TAKING OF A DEER, OTHER THAN  A  TAKING  DESCRIBED  IN
PARAGRAPH  (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, SUCH MISDEMEANOR SHALL BE PUNISHABLE
BY IMPRISONMENT FOR NOT MORE THAN ONE YEAR OR BY A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN
TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS NOR MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR BY BOTH
SUCH IMPRISONMENT AND FINE.
  S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 71-0925 of the  environmental  conserva-
tion law is amended to read as follows:
  3. (A) If the violation involves the illegal taking of a deer prior to
the  first  day  of  the  open  season or after the last day of the open
season in the county or part of a county in which taken, or  the  taking
of deer with [the] aid of an artificial light, [or the illegal taking of
a  wild deer, one] NOT LESS THAN FIVE hundred dollars and [an additional
penalty of four hundred] NOT MORE THAN  ONE  THOUSAND  dollars  for  the

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

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