senate Bill S4739

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the yearling buck protection program

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 09, 2017 print number 4739a
amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Feb 27, 2017 referred to environmental conservation

Co-Sponsors

S4739 - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §11-0935, En Con L

S4739 - Summary

Establishes the yearling buck protection program.

S4739 - Sponsor Memo

S4739 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4739

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. O'MARA, DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental
  Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  establishing the yearling buck protection program

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 11-0935 to read as follows:
S 11-0935. YEARLING BUCK PROTECTION PROGRAM.
  1. DEFINITIONS. A. "ANTLERED DEER" MEANS A  DEER  WITH  AT  LEAST  ONE
ANTLER MEASURING THREE INCHES OR MORE IN LENGTH.
  B.  "WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT UNIT" MEANS WILDLIFE REGIONS AS DEMARCATED BY
THE DEPARTMENT.
  2. RESTRICTIONS AND APPLICABILITY. A. ANY PERSON WHO  HUNTS  OR  TAKES
ANTLERED  DEER  UNDER  A VALID PERMIT OR LICENSE DURING THE BOW HUNTING,
REGULAR AND MUZZLELOADING DEER SEASONS IS RESTRICTED TO THE  HUNTING  OR
TAKING  OF  ANTLERED  DEER  WITH AT LEAST ONE ANTLER WITH AT LEAST THREE
POINTS IN WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT UNITS 3G, 3M, 3N, 3P, 3R, 4B, 4C, 4F,  4H,
4J,  4K,  4L, 4T, 4U, 4Y, 4Z, 5R, 5S, 5T, 7M, 7P, 6A, 6G, 6H, 6C, 6K AND
TAKING OF ANTLERED DEER WITH AT LEAST ONE  ANTLER  WITH  AT  LEAST  FOUR
POINTS  IN WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT UNITS 7R, 7S, 8N, 8P, 8R, 8T, 8W, 8Y, 9G,
9H, 9J, 9K, 9M, 9N, 9P, 9R, 9S, 9T, 9W, 9X, 9Y, 7A, 7F, 7J, 6P, 6S,  6R,
AND 4A; EACH POINT MUST BE AT LEAST ONE INCH LONG MEASURED FROM THE MAIN
ANTLER BEAM.
  B.  THE  YEARLING  BUCK  PROTECTION  PROGRAM APPLIES TO ALL PUBLIC AND
PRIVATE LAND WITHIN THE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT  UNITS  SET  FORTH  IN  THIS
SECTION.
  3.  APPLICABILITY.  THE  RESTRICTIONS  SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION SHALL
ONLY APPLY TO THE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT UNITS SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10288-01-7

Co-Sponsors

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S4739A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §11-0935, En Con L

S4739A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the yearling buck protection program.

S4739A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4739A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4739--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. O'MARA, AMEDORE, DeFRANCISCO, FUNKE, LARKIN -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on Environmental Conservation -- 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
  establishing the yearling buck protection program

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 11-0935 to read as follows:
S 11-0935. YEARLING BUCK PROTECTION PROGRAM.
  1. DEFINITIONS. A. "ANTLERED DEER" MEANS A  DEER  WITH  AT  LEAST  ONE
ANTLER MEASURING THREE INCHES OR MORE IN LENGTH.
  B.  "WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT UNIT" MEANS WILDLIFE REGIONS AS DEMARCATED BY
THE DEPARTMENT.
  2. RESTRICTIONS AND APPLICABILITY. A. ANY PERSON WHO  HUNTS  OR  TAKES
ANTLERED  DEER  UNDER  A VALID PERMIT OR LICENSE DURING THE BOW HUNTING,
REGULAR AND MUZZLELOADING DEER SEASONS IS RESTRICTED TO THE  HUNTING  OR
TAKING  OF  ANTLERED  DEER  WITH AT LEAST ONE ANTLER WITH AT LEAST THREE
POINTS IN WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT UNITS 3F, 3G, 3M, 3N, 3P, 3R, 4B, 4C,  4F,
4H,  4J,  4K, 4L, 4T, 4U, 4Y, 4Z, 5R, 5S, 5T, 7M, 7P, 6A, 6G, 6H, 6C, 6K
AND TAKING OF ANTLERED DEER WITH AT LEAST ONE ANTLER WITH AT LEAST  FOUR
POINTS  IN WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT UNITS 7R, 7S, 8N, 8P, 8R, 8T, 8W, 8X, 8Y,
9G, 9H, 9J, 9K, 9M, 9N, 9P, 9R, 9S, 9T, 9W, 9X, 9Y, 7A, 7F, 7J, 6P,  6S,
6R,  AND 4A; EACH POINT MUST BE AT LEAST ONE INCH LONG MEASURED FROM THE
MAIN ANTLER BEAM.
  B. THE YEARLING BUCK PROTECTION PROGRAM  APPLIES  TO  ALL  PUBLIC  AND
PRIVATE  LAND  WITHIN  THE  WILDLIFE  MANAGEMENT UNITS SET FORTH IN THIS
SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10288-02-7

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