assembly Bill A722B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Makes animal killing contests, competitions, tournaments and derbys unlawful

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jun 04, 2019 print number 722b
Jun 04, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to environmental conservation
May 17, 2019 print number 722a
May 17, 2019 amend and recommit to environmental conservation
Jan 09, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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Multi-Sponsors

A722 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0901 & 71-0921, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A2559
2011-2012: A3509
2013-2014: A3661
2015-2016: A3855
2017-2018: A4116

A722 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to organize, sponsor, conduct, promote, or participate in any animal killing contest, competition, tournament or derby where the objective of such contest or competition is to take the largest number of small game, wild birds, other than wild turkeys, and domestic game birds.

A722 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   722

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. GLICK, COOK, GALEF, L. ROSENTHAL, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  COLTON, D'URSO, McDONOUGH, SIMON, ORTIZ, DINOWITZ,  LIFTON  --  Multi-
  Sponsored  by -- M. of A. EPSTEIN, HEVESI -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  making contests, competitions, tournaments and derbys to take wildlife
  unlawful

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 14, 15 and 16 of section 11-0901 of the  envi-
ronmental  conservation law, subdivision 14 as renumbered by chapter 486
of the laws of 1985, are renumbered subdivisions 15, 16 and 17 and a new
subdivision 14 is added to read as follows:
  14. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO ORGANIZE, SPONSOR, CONDUCT,
PROMOTE, OR PARTICIPATE IN  ANY  CONTEST,  COMPETITION,  TOURNAMENT,  OR
DERBY  WITH  THE  OBJECTIVE  OF TAKING OR HUNTING WILDLIFE FOR PRIZES OR
OTHER INDUCEMENT, OR FOR ENTERTAINMENT.  ANY WILDLIFE INJURED DURING THE
COURSE OF A CONTEST, COMPETITION,  TOURNAMENT,  OR  DERBY  CONDUCTED  IN
VIOLATION  OF  THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE TRANSPORTED TO A LICENSED WILD-
LIFE REHABILITATOR OR VETERINARIAN FOR TREATMENT OR HUMANE EUTHANASIA IF
BEST EFFORTS TO REHABILITATE AND RELEASE THE ANIMAL FAIL. THE REMAINS OF
ANY WILDLIFE KILLED DURING THE COURSE OF A CONTEST, COMPETITION, TOURNA-
MENT, OR DERBY CONDUCTED IN  VIOLATION  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL  BE
FORFEITED  BY EVERY ORGANIZER, PROMOTER, PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER PERSON
CONDUCTING OR INVOLVED IN  SUCH  CONTEST,  COMPETITION,  TOURNAMENT,  OR
DERBY  AND THE REMAINS OF SUCH WILDLIFE SHALL BECOME THE PROPERTY OF THE
DEPARTMENT.
  § 2. Section 71-0921 of the environmental conservation law is  amended
by adding a new subdivision 10-a to read as follows:

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A722A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0901 & 71-0921, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A2559
2011-2012: A3509
2013-2014: A3661
2015-2016: A3855
2017-2018: A4116

A722A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to organize, sponsor, conduct, promote, or participate in any animal killing contest, competition, tournament or derby where the objective of such contest or competition is to take the largest number of small game, wild birds, other than wild turkeys, and domestic game birds.

A722A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 722--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. GLICK, COOK, L. ROSENTHAL, ENGLEBRIGHT, COLTON,
  D'URSO, McDONOUGH, SIMON, ORTIZ, DINOWITZ, LIFTON,  PAULIN,  O'DONNELL
  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M. of A. EPSTEIN, HEVESI -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  making contests, competitions, tournaments and derbys to take wildlife
  unlawful

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

  Section  1. Subdivisions 14, 15 and 16 of section 11-0901 of the envi-
ronmental conservation law, subdivision 14 as renumbered by chapter  486
of the laws of 1985, are renumbered subdivisions 15, 16 and 17 and a new
subdivision 14 is added to read as follows:
  14. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO ORGANIZE, SPONSOR, CONDUCT,
PROMOTE,  OR  PARTICIPATE  IN  ANY  CONTEST, COMPETITION, TOURNAMENT, OR
DERBY WITH THE OBJECTIVE OF TAKING OR HUNTING  WILDLIFE  FOR  PRIZES  OR
OTHER INDUCEMENT, OR FOR ENTERTAINMENT.  ANY WILDLIFE INJURED DURING THE
COURSE  OF  A  CONTEST,  COMPETITION,  TOURNAMENT, OR DERBY CONDUCTED IN
VIOLATION OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE TRANSPORTED TO A  LICENSED  WILD-
LIFE REHABILITATOR OR VETERINARIAN FOR TREATMENT OR HUMANE EUTHANASIA IF
BEST EFFORTS TO REHABILITATE AND RELEASE THE ANIMAL FAIL. THE REMAINS OF
ANY WILDLIFE KILLED DURING THE COURSE OF A CONTEST, COMPETITION, TOURNA-
MENT,  OR  DERBY  CONDUCTED  IN  VIOLATION  OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE
FORFEITED BY EVERY ORGANIZER, PROMOTER, PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER  PERSON
CONDUCTING  OR  INVOLVED  IN  SUCH  CONTEST, COMPETITION, TOURNAMENT, OR
DERBY AND THE REMAINS OF SUCH WILDLIFE SHALL BECOME THE PROPERTY OF  THE
DEPARTMENT.  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL  NOT APPLY TO

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A722B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0901 & 71-0921, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A2559
2011-2012: A3509
2013-2014: A3661
2015-2016: A3855
2017-2018: A4116

A722B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to organize, sponsor, conduct, promote, or participate in any animal killing contest, competition, tournament or derby where the objective of such contest or competition is to take the largest number of small game, wild birds, other than wild turkeys, and domestic game birds.

A722B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 722--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. GLICK, COOK, L. ROSENTHAL, ENGLEBRIGHT, COLTON,
  D'URSO, McDONOUGH, SIMON, ORTIZ, DINOWITZ, LIFTON, PAULIN,  O'DONNELL,
  RAMOS  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. EPSTEIN, HEVESI -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conservation -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  making  animal  killing contests, competitions, tournaments and derbys
  unlawful

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

  Section  1. Subdivisions 14, 15 and 16 of section 11-0901 of the envi-
ronmental conservation law, subdivision 14 as renumbered by chapter  486
of the laws of 1985, are renumbered subdivisions 15, 16 and 17 and a new
subdivision 14 is added to read as follows:
  14. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO ORGANIZE, SPONSOR, CONDUCT,
PROMOTE,  OR  PARTICIPATE  IN  ANY  CONTEST, COMPETITION, TOURNAMENT, OR
DERBY WITH THE OBJECTIVE OF TAKING THE LARGEST  NUMBER  OF  SMALL  GAME,
WILD  BIRDS, OTHER THAN WILD TURKEYS, AND DOMESTIC GAME BIRDS FOR PRIZES
OR OTHER INDUCEMENT, OR FOR ENTERTAINMENT.  ANY SMALL GAME, WILD  BIRDS,
OTHER THAN TURKEYS, AND DOMESTIC GAME BIRDS INJURED DURING THE COURSE OF
A  CONTEST,  COMPETITION, TOURNAMENT, OR DERBY CONDUCTED IN VIOLATION OF
THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE TRANSPORTED TO A LICENSED WILDLIFE REHABILITA-
TOR OR VETERINARIAN FOR TREATMENT OR HUMANE EUTHANASIA IF  BEST  EFFORTS
TO  REHABILITATE  AND  RELEASE THE ANIMAL FAIL. THE REMAINS OF ANY SMALL
GAME, WILD BIRDS, OTHER THAN TURKEYS, AND  DOMESTIC  GAME  BIRDS  KILLED
DURING  THE  COURSE  OF  A  CONTEST,  COMPETITION,  TOURNAMENT, OR DERBY
CONDUCTED IN VIOLATION OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE FORFEITED  BY  EVERY
ORGANIZER,  PROMOTER,  PARTICIPANT  OR  ANY  OTHER  PERSON CONDUCTING OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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