Assembly Bill A2274

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to management of wildlife resources

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee

  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2019-A2274 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0507, 11-0925, 11-0927, 11-0903 & 11-0905, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A823, S842
2011-2012: A1749, S2650
2013-2014: A1361, S287
2015-2016: A1199, S3102
2017-2018: A867, S1461
2021-2022: S1855

2019-A2274 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to management of wildlife resources; permits the release of certain ring-necked pheasant or quail birds without permit; adjusts the hunting season to August 16 through April 15, catch limits, and geographic areas for hunting certain species.

2019-A2274 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                             January 22, 2019
 Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER, BARRETT, CROUCH -- Multi-Sponsored by --
   M. of A.  McDONOUGH, RIVERA -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Environmental Conservation
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
   management of wildlife resources

   Section  1.  Subdivision  3  of  section  11-0507 of the environmental
 conservation law is amended to read as follows:
   3. No person shall willfully liberate within the  state  any  wildlife
 except  under  permit from the department. The department may issue such
 permit in its discretion, fix the terms thereof and revoke it at  pleas-
 ure.  These provisions do not apply to migratory game birds, importation
 of which is governed by regulation of the department OR TO  THE  RELEASE
   § 2. Paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 11-0925 of  the  environ-
 mental conservation law, as added by chapter 432 of the laws of 1997, is
 amended to read as follows:
   b.  The operator of a special dog training area may at any time during
 the year train the operator's own dogs or the dogs of other  persons  on
 such  area, and permit others to train dogs. The operator may hold field
 trials on wild game, or on liberated game, or on liberated  artificially
 propagated  game,  or  on led or confined game, or may in writing permit
 others to hold such trials, under such conditions  as  shall  be  agreed
 upon  by  the operator and such other person; but no game shall be taken
 by shooting at such field trial. No persons  shall,  on  a  special  dog
 training  area,  train a dog, hold a field trial, enter accompanied by a
 dog, or permit a dog of which he is  the  owner  or  trainer  to  enter,
 except  as provided in this section or in rules adopted pursuant hereto.
 A permit from the department must be obtained before liberation  of  any
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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