assembly Bill A4566

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to fees for hunting, fishing and trapping licenses

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to environmental conservation
Feb 04, 2019 referred to environmental conservation


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A4566 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0715, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A10812
2013-2014: A5830
2015-2016: A3845
2017-2018: A5594
2021-2022: A4294

A4566 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to fees for hunting, fishing and trapping licenses; provides free fishing, hunting and trapping licenses for certain members of the military.

A4566 (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

                            February 4, 2019

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

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to  fees
  for hunting, fishing and trapping licenses


  Section 1. Subdivision 2  of  section  11-0715  of  the  environmental
conservation law, as amended by section 4 of part R of chapter 58 of the
laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  A  member  of  the  Shinnecock  tribe or the Poospatuck tribe or a
member of the six nations, residing on any reservation wholly or  partly
within  the  state,  is  entitled  to  receive  free of charge a fishing
license, a hunting  license,  a  muzzle-loading  privilege,  a  trapping
license,  and a bowhunting privilege; a [resident of the state who is a]
member of the United States armed forces in active service  who  is  not
stationed  within  the  state and has not been herein longer than thirty
days on leave or furlough, is entitled to receive free of charge a fish-
ing license, a hunting license, and a trapping license; [a  resident  of
the state who is] an active member of the organized militia of the state
of  New  York  as  defined  by  section  one of the military law, or the
reserve components of the armed forces of the United States, and exclud-
ing members of the inactive national guard and individual ready reserve,
is entitled to receive free of  charge  a  fishing  license,  a  hunting
license, and a trapping license; and a resident who is blind is entitled
to  receive  a  fishing license free of charge. For the purposes of this
subdivision a person is blind only if either: (a)  his  or  her  central
visual  acuity  does not exceed 20/200 in the better eye with correcting
lenses, or (b) his or her visual acuity is greater than  20/200  but  is
accompanied  by a limitation of the field of vision such that the widest
diameter of the visual field  subtends  an  angle  no  greater  than  20

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