assembly Bill A2571

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the taking of menhaden

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 18, 2019 signed chap.28
Apr 09, 2019 delivered to governor
Feb 05, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.77
substituted for s2317
Feb 04, 2019 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 31, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.29
Jan 29, 2019 reported
Jan 23, 2019 referred to environmental conservation


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A2571 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§13-0333 & 13-0343, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:

A2571 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the taking of menhaden; provides that menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) from which oil or meal is made may not be taken from the waters of the marine district with a purse seine unless the department determines there is an imminent risk of a fish kill.

A2571 (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 23, 2019

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

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  taking of menhaden


  Section 1. Section 13-0333  of  the  environmental  conservation  law,
subdivisions  1  and  2  as  amended by chapter 427 of the laws of 1979,
subdivisions 3, 4 and 5 as amended and subdivisions 6, 7, 9, 10  and  11
as  added by chapter 60 of the laws of 1997, and paragraph b of subdivi-
sion 4 and subdivision 8 as amended by chapter 156 of the laws of  1997,
is amended to read as follows:
§ 13-0333. Menhaden; [license;] prohibited acts.
  [1.]  Menhaden  (Brevoortia  tyrannus) from which oil or meal is made,
subject to the provisions of section 13-0343, may NOT be taken from  the
waters  of the marine district with a purse seine [provided a license is
first obtained from the department.
  2. Each license shall be issued to  cover  one  vessel  and  pertinent
equipment  by  which such fish are taken and shall be issued in the name
of the owner, lessee or operator of each vessel so  used.  License  fees
shall  be  computed  on  the  basis of gross tonnage of the vessel to be
licensed as indicated in the document, certificate of  award,  register,
registration,  enrollment or license of such vessel issued by the United
States or any state.
  3. The license fee shall be: For each vessel:

30 gross tons or less                           25 dollars
more than 30 gross tons and less than
200 gross tons                                  500 dollars
more than 200 gross tons                      2,000 dollars

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