senate Bill S620

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits the hunting or taking of wildlife with the aid of an unmanned aerial vehicle

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2019 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
Apr 10, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 09, 2019 1st report cal.444
Jan 09, 2019 referred to environmental conservation

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Apr 9, 2019 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S620
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Apr 9, 2019

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S620 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2525
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0103 & 11-0901, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7474, A9697
2015-2016: S1249, A5435
2017-2018: S612, A1437

S620 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the hunting or taking of wildlife with the aid of an unmanned aerial vehicle.

S620 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S620 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   620

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- 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
  prohibiting the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in the course of hunt-
  ing

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 11-0103 of the environmental  conservation  law  is
amended by adding a new subdivision 33 to read as follows:
  33.  "UNMANNED  AERIAL  VEHICLE"  MEANS  ANY AIRCRAFT THAT IS OPERATED
WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF DIRECT HUMAN INTERVENTION FROM WITHIN  OR  ON
THE AIRCRAFT.
  §  2. Section 11-0901 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
  2-A. NO PERSON SHALL HUNT OR TAKE WILDLIFE WITH THE AID OF AN UNMANNED
AERIAL VEHICLE.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04388-01-9

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