|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 14, 2019||returned to assembly|
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|
senate Bill S5871
Current Bill Status Via A6520 - Passed Senate & Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5871 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5871 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5871 SPONSOR: MARTINEZ TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to recognize the importance of the marine mammals and sea turtles around Plum Island, Great Gull Island and Little Gull Island. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill would add a new title 20-A to the Environmental Conservation Law to: * designate the area from mean high water seaward fifteen hundred feet around Plum Island, Great Gull Island and Little Gull Island as a Marine
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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