|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to environmental conservation|
|May 16, 2019||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S5910
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5910 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5910 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5910 SPONSOR: KAPLAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to waving fishing, hunting and trapping license fees for certain first responders PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This legislation would extend the fee exemption for hunting and fishing licenses for veterans to certified first responders who are disabled as a result of a certified World Trade Center medical condition. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Section one of this bill amends subdivision 16 of section 11-0305 of the environmental conservation law to extend the fee exemption for hunting and fishing licenses for veterans to certified first responders who are disabled as a result of a certified World Trade Center medical condi- tion.
S5910 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5910 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 16, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAPLAN -- 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 waving fishing, hunting and trapping license fees for certain first responders THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 11-0715 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by section 4 of part R of chapter 58 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: 2. A member of the Shinnecock tribe or the Poospatuck tribe or a member of the six nations, residing on any reservation wholly or partly within the state, is entitled to receive free of charge a fishing license, a hunting license, a muzzle-loading privilege, a trapping license, and a bowhunting privilege; a resident of the state who is a member of the United States armed forces in active service who is not stationed within the state and has not been herein longer than thirty days on leave or furlough, is entitled to receive free of charge a fish- ing license, a hunting license, and a trapping license; a resident of the state who is an active member of the organized militia of the state of New York as defined by section one of the military law, or the reserve components of the armed forces of the United States, and exclud- ing members of the inactive national guard and individual ready reserve, is entitled to receive free of charge a fishing license, a hunting license, and a trapping license; A RESIDENT OF THE STATE WHO IS A CERTI- FIED FIRST RESPONDER WHO WAS DISABLED AS A RESULT OF A CERTIFIED WORLD TRADE CENTER MEDICAL CONDITION IS ENTITLED TO RECEIVE FREE OF CHARGE A FISHING LICENSE, A HUNTING LICENSE, AND A TRAPPING LICENSE; and a resi- dent who is blind is entitled to receive a fishing license free of charge. For the purposes of this subdivision a person is blind only if either: (a) his or her central visual acuity does not exceed 20/200 in EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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