assembly Bill A3677

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to crossbows; repealer

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 30, 2019 referred to environmental conservation


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A3677 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0701, 11-0703, 11-0901, 11-0903, 11-0929, 11-0931 & 11-0933, rpld §11-0713 sub 6, §11-0901 sub 3 ¶c sub¶ 3, subs 11 & 16, §11-0907 sub 10, §11-0929 sub 2 ¶b sub¶ 5, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9623, S7005
2017-2018: A479, S1386
2021-2022: A238, S1721

A3677 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the taking of wildlife by the use of a crossbow; makes related provisions.

A3677 (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 30, 2019

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GUNTHER,  LUPARDO, WOERNER, B. MILLER, RAIA,
  BYRNE,  BARCLAY, STECK, SANTABARBARA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  KOLB, McDONOUGH, RA, SCHIMMINGER -- read  once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  crossbows; and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating ther-


  Section  1.  Paragraph  a  of  subdivision 1, the closing paragraph of
paragraph a of subdivision 2, paragraphs  1  and  2  of  subdivision  3,
subdivision  5 and subdivision 9 of section 11-0701 of the environmental
conservation law, paragraph a of subdivision 1 as amended by section  21
and  subdivision  9 as amended by section 17 of part EE of chapter 55 of
the laws of 2014, the closing paragraph of paragraph a of subdivision 2,
paragraphs 1 and 2 of subdivision 3 and  subdivision  5  as  amended  by
section  1-a of part R of chapter 58 of the laws of 2013, are amended to
read as follows:
  a. entitles a holder who is twelve or thirteen years of  age  to  hunt
wildlife,  except  big  game,  as  provided  in  title 9 of this article
subject, specifically, to the provisions  of  section  11-0929  of  this
article.  It  entitles  such  holder  to possess firearms as provided in
section 265.05 of the penal law. [A holder who  is  twelve  or  thirteen
years of age shall not hunt with a crossbow.]
  A  holder  may  take  fish  with  a longbow OR CROSSBOW as provided in
titles 9 and 13 of this article.
  (1) who is between the ages of twelve and sixteen years to  hunt  wild
deer  and  bear  with  a  longbow OR CROSSBOW during the special archery
season and during the regular season, as provided in  title  9  of  this

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