assembly Bill A6600

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the department of environmental conservation to designate certain species as vulnerable species

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Current Bill Status Via S5098 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 13, 2019 approval memo.42
signed chap.651
Dec 06, 2019 delivered to governor
Apr 30, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.209
substituted for a6600
Apr 30, 2019 substituted by s5098
Apr 25, 2019 advanced to third reading cal.209
Apr 09, 2019 reported
reported referred to ways and means
reported referred to codes
Mar 13, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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A6600 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5098
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §11-0535-b, amd §71-0925, En Con L

A6600 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the department of environmental conservation to designate certain species as vulnerable species and prohibits the sale of articles made from any part of a vulnerable species; and requires the department to designate the giraffe as a vulnerable species.

A6600 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6600

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 13, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT, GOTTFRIED, FAHY, D'URSO, ORTIZ,
  SIMON, ZEBROWSKI, WEPRIN, GLICK, LIFTON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. LUPARDO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental
  Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  designating  certain species as vulnerable species and prohibiting the
  sale of articles made from such vulnerable species; and to require the
  department of environmental conservation to designate the giraffe as a
  vulnerable species

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

  Section  1.  The environmental conservation law is amended by adding a
new section 11-0535-b to read as follows:
§ 11-0535-B. VULNERABLE SPECIES.
  1. AS USED IN  THIS  SECTION,  "VULNERABLE  SPECIES"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY
SPECIES  OF  WILDLIFE  DESIGNATED BY THE DEPARTMENT, BY REGULATION FILED
WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE, WHICH MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
  (A) ON THE BASIS OF CREDIBLE SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE,  WHICH  MAY  INCLUDE
INFORMATION  CONTAINED  ON  THE  INTERNATIONAL UNION FOR CONSERVATION OF
NATURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES RED LIST OF THREATENED  SPECIES,  OR  OTHER
SIMILAR DATA:
  (I)  THE  SPECIES  HAS  AN OBSERVED, ESTIMATED, INFERRED, PROJECTED OR
SUSPECTED POPULATION SIZE REDUCTION OF THIRTY PERCENT OR MORE  OVER  THE
LAST TEN YEARS OR THREE GENERATIONS, WHICHEVER IS LONGER; OR
  (II)  THE  GEOGRAPHIC RANGE OF THE SPECIES IS LESS THAN EIGHT THOUSAND
SQUARE MILES AND THE AREA OF OCCUPANCY IS LESS THAN EIGHT HUNDRED SQUARE
MILES, AND THE SPECIES' HABITAT IS SEVERELY FRAGMENTED OR THE SPECIES IS
FOUND IN FEWER THAN TEN LOCATIONS; OR
  (III) THERE ARE LESS THAN TEN THOUSAND MATURE INDIVIDUALS AND THE RISK
OF EXTINCTION OF THE SPECIES WITHIN ONE HUNDRED YEARS IS MORE  THAN  TEN
PERCENT; OR

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

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