assembly Bill A703

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of lead ammunition in the taking of wildlife on state-owned land and on land contributing surface water to the New York city water supply

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May 07, 2019 reported referred to codes
Jan 09, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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A703 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0901, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A8742

A703 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the use of lead ammunition in the taking of wildlife on wildlife management areas, state forests, forest preserves, state parks or any other state-owned land that is open for hunting and on land contributing surface water to the New York city water supply.

A703 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   703

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GLICK, D'URSO, ORTIZ, JAFFEE, GOTTFRIED, ABINAN-
  TI, MOSLEY, L. ROSENTHAL, FAHY, ARROYO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of
  A.  THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental
  Conservation

AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
  prohibiting  the  use  of lead ammunition in the taking of wildlife on
  state-owned land and land contributing surface water to the  New  York
  city water supply

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3  of  section  11-0901  of  the  environmental
conservation  law  is  amended  by  adding  a new paragraph h to read as
follows:
  H. WILDLIFE SHALL NOT BE TAKEN WITH THE USE OF LEAD AMMUNITION ON: (1)
WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS, STATE FORESTS, FOREST PRESERVES, STATE  PARKS
OR ANY OTHER STATE-OWNED LAND THAT IS OPEN FOR HUNTING; AND (2) THE LAND
AREA  CONTRIBUTING SURFACE WATER TO THE NEW YORK CITY WATER SUPPLY.  FOR
THE PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH "LEAD AMMUNITION" SHALL MEAN ANY  AMMUNI-
TION THAT CONTAINS ONE OR MORE PERCENT OF LEAD BY WEIGHT.
  §  2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2021. Effective immediate-
ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal  of  any  rule  or  regulation
necessary  for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are
authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05687-01-9

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