|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 10, 2020||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 04, 2020||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 03, 2020||1st report cal.543|
|Jan 24, 2020||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S7542
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7542 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7542 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to organize, sponsor, conduct, promote, or participate in any animal killing contest, competition, tournament or derby where the objective of such contest or competition is to take the largest number of small game, wild birds, other than wild turkeys, and domestic game birds.
S7542 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7542 SPONSOR: MARTINEZ TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to making animal killing contests, competitions, tournaments and derbys unlawful PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill will make it unlawful for any person to organize, sponsor, conduct, promote or participate in any contest, competition, tournament, or derby with the objective of taking or hunting the largest number of small game, wild birds other than turkeys, and domestic game birds for prizes for other inducement, or for entertainment. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one. Subdivisions 14, 15 and 16 of section 11-0901 of the envi- ronmental conservation law, subdivision 14 as renumbered by chapter 486
S7542 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7542 I N S E N A T E January 24, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARTINEZ -- 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 making animal killing contests, competitions, tournaments and derbys unlawful THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 14, 15 and 16 of section 11-0901 of the envi- ronmental conservation law, subdivision 14 as renumbered by chapter 486 of the laws of 1985, are renumbered subdivisions 15, 16 and 17 and a new subdivision 14 is added to read as follows: 14. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO ORGANIZE, SPONSOR, CONDUCT, PROMOTE, OR PARTICIPATE IN ANY CONTEST, COMPETITION, TOURNAMENT, OR DERBY WITH THE OBJECTIVE OF TAKING THE LARGEST NUMBER OF SMALL GAME, WILD BIRDS, OTHER THAN WILD TURKEYS, AND DOMESTIC GAME BIRDS FOR PRIZES OR OTHER INDUCEMENT, OR FOR ENTERTAINMENT. ANY SMALL GAME, WILD BIRDS, OTHER THAN TURKEYS, AND DOMESTIC GAME BIRDS INJURED DURING THE COURSE OF A CONTEST, COMPETITION, TOURNAMENT, OR DERBY CONDUCTED IN VIOLATION OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE TRANSPORTED TO A LICENSED WILDLIFE REHABILITA- TOR OR VETERINARIAN FOR TREATMENT OR HUMANE EUTHANASIA IF BEST EFFORTS TO REHABILITATE AND RELEASE THE ANIMAL FAIL. THE REMAINS OF ANY SMALL GAME, WILD BIRDS, OTHER THAN TURKEYS, AND DOMESTIC GAME BIRDS KILLED DURING THE COURSE OF A CONTEST, COMPETITION, TOURNAMENT, OR DERBY CONDUCTED IN VIOLATION OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE FORFEITED BY EVERY ORGANIZER, PROMOTER, PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER PERSON CONDUCTING OR INVOLVED IN SUCH CONTEST, COMPETITION, TOURNAMENT, OR DERBY AND THE REMAINS OF SUCH SMALL GAME, WILD BIRDS, OTHER THAN TURKEYS, AND DOMESTIC GAME BIRDS SHALL BECOME THE PROPERTY OF THE DEPARTMENT. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO SPECIAL DOG TRAINING AREAS OR FIELD TRIALS PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 11-0925 AND 11-0927 OF THIS TITLE, OR SIMILAR CANINE PERFORMANCE EVENTS. § 2. Section 71-0921 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new subdivision 10-a to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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