assembly Bill A3696

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to hunting, fishing and outdoor education in high school physical education courses

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Jul 14, 2020 held for consideration in education
Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
Jan 30, 2019 referred to education

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A3696 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S941
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-0301, En Con L; amd §809-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A7170, S4658
2013-2014: A4775, S3296
2015-2016: A4358, S1625
2017-2018: A3655, S2820
2021-2022: A4942, S5442

A3696 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to hunting, fishing and outdoor education in high school physical education courses.

A3696 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  3696

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PALMESANO, BARCLAY, BLANKENBUSH, FINCH, GIGLIO,
  RAIA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  ASHBY,  BRABENEC,  DiPIETRO,
  ENGLEBRIGHT,  FRIEND, B. MILLER, MORINELLO, NORRIS, WALSH -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation  law  and  the  education
  law,  in  relation  to  hunting, fishing and outdoor education in high
  school physical education courses

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  3-0301  of the environmental
conservation law is amended by adding a new  paragraph  aa  to  read  as
follows:
  AA.  DISSEMINATE  INFORMATION RELATING TO HUNTING, FISHING AND OUTDOOR
EDUCATION, IN  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  EDUCATION,  TO
PROMOTE  INSTRUCTION  IN  PHYSICAL  EDUCATION  COURSES  FOR  GRADES NINE
THROUGH TWELVE IN HUNTING, FISHING AND OUTDOOR EDUCATION. SUCH  INSTRUC-
TION SHALL INCLUDE INFORMATION ON THE:
  (1) VARIOUS HUNTING AND FISHING SEASONS;
  (2) SPECIES THAT CAN BE SOUGHT;
  (3) NECESSARY MATERIALS FOR OBTAINING HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES;
  (4) OUTDOOR OPPORTUNITIES FOR RECREATION AND EXERCISE PURPOSES; AND
  (5) HISTORY AND BENEFITS OF HUNTING AND FISHING IN THIS STATE'S DEVEL-
OPMENT.
  §  2. Section 809-a of the education law, as amended by chapter 442 of
the laws of 1977, is amended to read as follows:
  § 809-a. Instruction in the safe use of firearms and in the game laws;
HUNTING, FISHING AND OUTDOOR EDUCATION.  1.    The  officer,  board,  or
commission  authorized  or required to prescribe courses of instructions
in any school under state control,  may  authorize  instructions  to  be
given  in  the safe and proper use of firearms allowed by law to be used
in the taking of wild game, and may also authorize  instructions  to  be

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