assembly Bill A3216

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to lowering the age for universal hunting licenses from 14 years old to 12 years old

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Jan 22, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

A3216 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4119
Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0713, 11-0703, 11-0929, 11-0701, 11-0901 & 11-0933, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8358, S5434
2017-2018: A477, S3156
2019-2020: A9685, S2968

A3216 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to lowering the age for universal hunting licenses from 14 years old to 12 years old.

A3216 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   3216
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   lowering  the  age  for universal hunting licenses from fourteen years
   old to twelve years old

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subparagraph 3 of paragraph b of subdivision 3 of section
 11-0713 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by  section  3
 of  part  R  of  chapter  58  of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as
 follows:
   (3) The issuing officer shall not issue a muzzle-loading privilege  to
 any  person  unless  the  applicant presents a hunting license issued to
 that person for the corresponding license year and  such  person  is  at
 least [fourteen] TWELVE years old.
   §  2.  Paragraph b of subdivision 6 of section 11-0703 of the environ-
 mental conservation law, as amended by section 2 of part R of chapter 58
 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
   b. Except as provided in section 11-0707 and section 11-0709  of  this
 title,  no  person  shall  (1) hunt wild deer or bear unless such person
 holds and is entitled to exercise the privileges of a  hunting  license,
 and  meets  the requirements of this article; (2) hunt wild deer or bear
 with a longbow in a special longbow season unless such person holds  and
 is  entitled  to  exercise  the  privileges  of a hunting license with a
 bowhunting privilege and meets the requirements of this article; or  (3)
 hunt  wild  deer  or  bear  with  a  muzzle-loading firearm in a special
 muzzle-loading firearm season unless such person is at least  [fourteen]
 TWELVE years old and holds a hunting license with a muzzle-loading priv-
 ilege and meets the requirements of this article.
   §  3.  Subdivisions  1  and  2 of section 11-0929 of the environmental
 conservation law, subdivision 1 as amended by section 20 of part  EE  of
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.