|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Nov 25, 2019||tabled|
|Nov 19, 2019||delivered to governor|
|Jun 14, 2019||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.1402
substituted for s5849
|Jun 14, 2019||substituted by a1599|
ordered to third reading cal.1402
|Jun 13, 2019||committee discharged and committed to rules|
|May 15, 2019||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S5849Vetoed By Governor
Current Bill Status Via A1599 - Vetoed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Vetoed by Governor
S5849 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5849 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to authorizing cull permits to certified nuisance wildlife specialists; authorizes the department of environmental conservation, after a review of the site-specific wildlife management plan, and upon a finding that wildlife has become a nuisance, destructive to public or private property or a threat to public health or welfare, to issue a certified nuisance wildlife specialist a cull permit; defines terms.
S5849 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5849 SPONSOR: MAY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to wildlife damage management PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To establish a program for wildlife damage management, qualifications for certified nuisance wildlife specialists, and procedures for issuing and using permits for wildlife damage management. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends the environmental conservation law by adding a new section 11-0522. Subdivision 1 defines certified nuisance wildlife specialists and neces- sary qualifications. Subdivision 2 establishes the circumstances in which a certified
S5849 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5849 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 15, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MAY -- 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 wild- life damage management 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 11-0522 to read as follows: § 11-0522. CULL PERMITS TO CERTIFIED NUISANCE WILDLIFE SPECIALISTS. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "CERTIFIED NUISANCE WILDLIFE SPECIALIST" SHALL MEAN AN EMPLOYEE OF A LAND GRANT UNIVERSITY, OR AN EMPLOYEE OF OR A CONTRACTOR FOR THE FEDERAL OR STATE GOVERNMENT OR ANY CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR COUNTY, RESPONSIBLE FOR WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AND ACTING PURSUANT TO A WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT PLAN, WHO COMPLIES WITH THE CRITERIA ESTABLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT, IN RULES AND REGULATIONS, THAT AT A MINIMUM REQUIRE: A. A MINIMUM LEVEL OF MARKSMANSHIP CERTIFICATION, INCLUDING ONGOING CERTIFICATION; B. LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE LEVELS OR OTHER FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT; AND C. REPORTING REQUIREMENTS. 2. THE DEPARTMENT MAY, AFTER REVIEWING THE SITE-SPECIFIC WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT PLAN, AND UPON A FINDING THAT WILDLIFE HAS BECOME A NUISANCE, DESTRUCTIVE TO PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PROPERTY OR A THREAT TO PUBLIC HEALTH OR WELFARE, ISSUE A CERTIFIED NUISANCE WILDLIFE SPECIALIST A CULL PERMIT FOR THE FOLLOWING WILDLIFE: A. FOR AREAS AT AN AIRPORT, WILDLIFE SHALL MEAN WILD GAME AND ALL OTHER ANIMAL LIFE EXISTING IN A WILD STATE AT AN AIRPORT, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FIVE OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED FORTY OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS LAW, THAT MAY POSE A RISK TO AIRCRAFT. B. FOR ALL OTHER AREAS, WILDLIFE SHALL MEAN ONLY DEER AND COYOTE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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