senate Bill S5871

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the marine mammal and sea turtle protection area

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Current Bill Status Via A6520 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1404
substituted for s5871
Jun 14, 2019 substituted by a6520
ordered to third reading cal.1404
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 15, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

S5871 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6520
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 11 Title 20-A §§11-2050 & 11-2052, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10474
2017-2018: A8153

S5871 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing the marine mammal and sea turtle protection area.

S5871 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5871 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5871

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. MARTINEZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  establishing  the  marine  mammal  and sea turtle protection area; and
  providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Article 11 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 20-A to read as follows:
                               TITLE 20-A
               MARINE MAMMAL AND SEA TURTLE PROTECTION AREA
SECTION 11-2050. ESTABLISHMENT  OF  THE  MARINE  MAMMAL  AND  SEA TURTLE
                   PROTECTION AREA.
        11-2052. THE MARINE MAMMAL AND SEA TURTLE PROTECTION AREA  ADVI-
                   SORY COMMITTEE.
§ 11-2050. ESTABLISHMENT  OF THE MARINE MAMMAL AND SEA TURTLE PROTECTION
             AREA.
  1. THERE SHALL BE CREATED THE MARINE MAMMAL AND SEA TURTLE  PROTECTION
AREA  CONSISTING  OF THE WATERS IN THE AREA FROM MEAN HIGH WATER SEAWARD
FIFTEEN HUNDRED FEET, EXCEPT FURTHER SEAWARD IN  SHALLOW  AREAS  TO  THE
OUTERMOST  LIMIT  OF  WATERS  FIFTEEN FEET IN DEPTH, AROUND PLUM ISLAND,
GREAT GULL ISLAND AND LITTLE  GULL  ISLAND.  SUCH  BOUNDARIES  SHALL  BE
DESCRIBED  AND  DEPICTED UPON A MAP AND A COPY OF ANY AND ALL SUCH DOCU-
MENTS SHALL BE FORWARDED TO THE COMMISSIONER FOR INVENTORY, RESEARCH AND
REFERENCE PURPOSES FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC. SUCH PROTECTION AREA MAY ALSO
BE DESIGNATED AS A NEW YORK STATE BIRD  CONSERVATION  AREA  PURSUANT  TO
SECTION 11-2001 OF THIS ARTICLE.
  2.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  TITLE  THE  MARINE  MAMMAL AND SEA TURTLE
PROTECTION AREA SHALL MEAN:
  (A) A SITE PROVIDING HABITAT TO SPECIES INCLUDING:
  (I) HARBOR SEALS (PHOCA VITULINA);

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

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