Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to environmental conservation
|Jan 16, 2021||
referred to environmental conservation
Senate Bill S1855
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S1855 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S1855 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1855 SPONSOR: RITCHIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to management of wildlife resources PURPOSE: To amend several sections of the Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) to simplify, clarify and eliminate inconsistencies, relating to management of pheasants and quail. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends subdivision 3 of section 11-0507 of the environmental conservation law to provide the provisions of willful liberation does not apply to the release of ring-necked pheasant or quail during the period of August 16th to April 15th.
2021-S1855 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1855 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 16, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 management of wildlife resources THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 11-0507 of the environmental conservation law is amended to read as follows: 3. No person shall willfully liberate within the state any wildlife except under permit from the department. The department may issue such permit in its discretion, fix the terms thereof and revoke it at pleas- ure. These provisions do not apply to migratory game birds, importation of which is governed by regulation of the department OR TO THE RELEASE OF RING-NECKED PHEASANT OR QUAIL DURING THE PERIOD AUGUST SIXTEENTH TO APRIL FIFTEENTH. § 2. Paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 11-0925 of the environ- mental conservation law, as added by chapter 432 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows: b. The operator of a special dog training area may at any time during the year train the operator's own dogs or the dogs of other persons on such area, and permit others to train dogs. The operator may hold field trials on wild game, or on liberated game, or on liberated artificially propagated game, or on led or confined game, or may in writing permit others to hold such trials, under such conditions as shall be agreed upon by the operator and such other person; but no game shall be taken by shooting at such field trial. No persons shall, on a special dog training area, train a dog, hold a field trial, enter accompanied by a dog, or permit a dog of which he is the owner or trainer to enter, except as provided in this section or in rules adopted pursuant hereto. A permit from the department must be obtained before liberation of any wildlife, EXCEPT FOR THE RELEASE OF RING-NECKED PHEASANT OR QUAIL DURING EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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