senate Bill S5910

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Waives fishing, hunting and trapping license fees for certain first responders

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

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


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

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (2)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to environmental conservation
May 16, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

S5910 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0715, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S788

S5910 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Waives fishing, hunting and trapping license fees for certain first responders.

S5910 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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.

Comments

Open Legislation is a forum for New York State legislation. All comments are subject to review and community moderation is encouraged.

Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity, hate or toxic speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Attempts to intimidate and silence contributors or deliberately deceive the public, including excessive or extraneous posting/posts, or coordinated activity, are prohibited and may result in the temporary or permanent banning of the user. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday. By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.

Related Recent Legislation