senate Bill S1363

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Eliminates the requirement that hunters wear back tags during hunting season in the state; repealer

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 14, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

S1363 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0705, rpld §71-0923 sub 3, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6993
2013-2014: S90
2015-2016: S92, A10505
2017-2018: S2923, A619
2021-2022: S2268, A58
2023-2024: S367, A1486

S1363 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Eliminates the requirement that hunters wear back tags during hunting season in the state.

S1363 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1363 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2019

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 elim-
  inating the requirement that hunters wear  back  tags  during  hunting
  season  in  the  state;  and  to repeal certain provisions of such law
  relating thereto


  Section  1.  Section 11-0705 of the environmental conservation law, as
amended by section 21 of part R of chapter 58 of the laws  of  2013,  is
amended to read as follows:
§ 11-0705. Failure  to  carry  license, tag or bowhunting and/or muzzle-
             loading privileges.
  1. a. The holder of a license, tag, bowhunting  privilege  or  muzzle-
loading privilege defined in section 11-0701 of this title shall:
  (1)  have  such license, tag or privilege on the holder's person while
exercising any privilege of that license stated in  section  11-0701  of
this  title,  or  while  assisting or accompanying a minor in hunting as
provided in section 11-0929 of this article, and
  (2) shall exhibit it on demand to any police officer, peace officer or
owner, lessee or person in control of the lands or waters or the  desig-
nees of the owner, lessee or person in control of the lands or waters on
which the license holder is present.
  2. [a. Holders of a hunting license while exercising the privileges of
such license, shall have the back tag issued with their license attached
to  and displayed on the back of the outer garment between the shoulders
in such manner that all figures are plainly visible at all times.
  b. The license tag for the current year only shall be displayed.
  c. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraphs a and b of this subdi-
vision, a license holder shall not be required to display  such  license
tag in the Northern Zone or the Catskill Park.

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


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