senate Bill S5849

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to wildlife damage management, authorizing cull permits to certified nuisance wildlife specialists

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Current Bill Status Via A1599 - Vetoed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 25, 2019 tabled
vetoed memo.150
Nov 19, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
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

S5849 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1599
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §11-0522, amd §§11-0505, 11-0901 & 11-0931, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A8646

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

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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