assembly Bill A3471

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Decreases the amount of alcohol in a person's system necessary to be considered to be intoxicated while hunting

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 23, 2019 signed chap.388
Oct 11, 2019 delivered to governor
Mar 27, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.311
substituted for s2417
Mar 26, 2019 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 21, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.153
Mar 18, 2019 reported
Mar 12, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 29, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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A3471 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2417
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-1201 & 11-1207, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7580
2015-2016: A1657
2017-2018: A1525

A3471 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Decreases the amount of alcohol in a person's system necessary to be considered to be intoxicated while hunting.

A3471 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3471

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  decreasing  the amount of alcohol in a person's system necessary to be
  considered to be intoxicated while hunting

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  2  of  section  11-1201 of the environmental
conservation law, as added by chapter  726  of  the  laws  of  1977,  is
amended to read as follows:
  2. "Intoxicated condition" shall mean the presence of [.10] .08 of one
per  centum or more by weight of alcohol in a person's blood as shown by
chemical analyses of his blood, breath, urine, or saliva  made  pursuant
to  section  11-1205 of this title. An "impaired condition" shall mean a
state of impairment of a person's capacity to think or act correctly, or
of a loss, even in part of a person's control of his physical or  mental
faculties due to his consumption of alcohol or use of a drug.
  §  2.  Section 11-1207 of the environmental conservation law, as added
by chapter 726 of the laws of 1977, is amended to read as follows:
§ 11-1207. Evidence admitted in court.
  Upon the trial of any action or  proceeding  arising  out  of  conduct
alleged to have been committed by any person arrested for a violation of
any  subdivision of section 11-1203 of this title, the court shall admit
evidence of the amount of alcohol or drugs in the defendant's  blood  as
shown  by  a  test  administered  pursuant  to the provisions of section
11-1205 of this title. Evidence that there was  five-hundredths  of  one
per  centum or less by weight of alcohol in such person's blood is prima
facie evidence that the ability of such  person  to  engage  in  hunting
without  creating  unreasonable  risk  of  injury or death to himself or
other human life  was  not  impaired  by  the  consumption  of  alcohol.
Evidence  that  there  was less than [one-tenth] EIGHT ONE-HUNDREDTHS of

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

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