senate Bill S8347

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to permitting hunting by means of an air gun or air bow

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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May 02, 2018 referred to environmental conservation

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S8347 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0103, 11-0933, 11-0901 & 11-0907, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1906

S8347 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to permitting hunting by means of an air gun or air bow; defines terms.

S8347 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8347 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8347

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FUNKE  -- 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 hunt-
  ing by means of an air gun or air bow

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

  Section  1.  Section  11-0103 of the environmental conservation law is
amended by adding two new subdivisions 33 and 34 to read as follows:
  33. "AIR GUN" MEANS ANY IMPLEMENT WHICH BY THE  FORCE  OF  NON-IGNITED
COMPRESSED AIR OR OTHER GASSES EXPELS A MISSILE OR PROJECTILE CAPABLE OF
KILLING,  WOUNDING,  OR  OTHERWISE INFLICTING PHYSICAL DAMAGE UPON FISH,
WILDLIFE, OR OTHER ANIMALS AND WHICH HAS A RIFLED OR SMOOTH BARREL.
  34. "AIR BOW" MEANS ANY IMPLEMENT BY WHICH THE  FORCE  OF  NON-IGNITED
COMPRESSED  AIR  OR OTHER GASSES EXPELS BOLTS OR ARROWS CAPABLE OF KILL-
ING, WOUNDING, OR OTHERWISE INFLICTING PHYSICAL DAMAGE UPON FISH,  WILD-
LIFE, OR OTHER ANIMALS.
  §  2.  Section 11-0933 of the environmental conservation law, as added
by section 22 of part EE of chapter 55 of the laws of 2014,  is  amended
to read as follows:
§ 11-0933. Taking small game by crossbow, AIR GUN OR AIR BOW.
  Notwithstanding  any  provision of this chapter, or any prior notwith-
standing language in this article, the department  may,  by  regulation,
authorize the taking of small game and wild upland game birds by the use
of  a crossbow, AIR GUN OR AIR BOW by any licensed person fourteen years
of age or older, in any small game season, in  any  area  designated  in
items  (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f), (i), (k), and (l) of paragraph a of
subdivision two of section 11-0907 of this title in which a  shotgun  or
muzzle loader is permitted.
  §  3. The opening paragraph of paragraph c of subdivision 3 of section
11-0901 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by section  19
of  part  EE  of  chapter  55 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15317-01-8

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