assembly Bill A4942

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to hunting, fishing and outdoor education in high school physical education courses

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Feb 09, 2021 referred to education

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A4942 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5442
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3-0301, En Con L; amd §809-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A7170, S4658
2013-2014: A4775, S3296
2015-2016: A4358, S1625
2017-2018: A3655, S2820
2019-2020: A3696, S941

A4942 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to hunting, fishing and outdoor education in high school physical education courses.

A4942 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   4942
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 9, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. PALMESANO, BARCLAY, HAWLEY, J. M. GIGLIO, BLANK-
   ENBUSH, BRABENEC, MORINELLO, BUTTENSCHON, NORRIS, REILLY, SALKA, SMUL-
   LEN, MANKTELOW, TAGUE, WALCZYK --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
   ASHBY, BYRNES, DiPIETRO, ENGLEBRIGHT, FRIEND, B. MILLER, SAYEGH, WALSH
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education

 AN  ACT  to  amend  the environmental conservation law and the education
   law, in relation to hunting, fishing and  outdoor  education  in  high
   school physical education courses
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision  1  of  section  3-0301  of  the  environmental
 conservation  law  is  amended  by  adding a new paragraph aa to read as
 follows:
   AA. DISSEMINATE INFORMATION RELATING TO HUNTING, FISHING  AND  OUTDOOR
 EDUCATION,  IN  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  EDUCATION, TO
 PROMOTE INSTRUCTION  IN  PHYSICAL  EDUCATION  COURSES  FOR  GRADES  NINE
 THROUGH  TWELVE IN HUNTING, FISHING AND OUTDOOR EDUCATION. SUCH INSTRUC-
 TION SHALL INCLUDE INFORMATION ON THE:
   (1) VARIOUS HUNTING AND FISHING SEASONS;
   (2) SPECIES THAT CAN BE SOUGHT;
   (3) NECESSARY MATERIALS FOR OBTAINING HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES;
   (4) OUTDOOR OPPORTUNITIES FOR RECREATION AND EXERCISE PURPOSES; AND
   (5) HISTORY AND BENEFITS OF HUNTING AND FISHING IN THIS STATE'S DEVEL-
 OPMENT.
   § 2. Section 809-a of the education law, as amended by chapter 442  of
 the laws of 1977, is amended to read as follows:
   § 809-a. Instruction in the safe use of firearms and in the game laws;
 HUNTING,  FISHING  AND  OUTDOOR  EDUCATION.  1.   The officer, board, or
 commission authorized or required to prescribe courses  of  instructions
 in  any  school  under  state  control, may authorize instructions to be
 given in the safe and proper use of firearms allowed by law to  be  used
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.