senate Bill S4119

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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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Feb 02, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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S4119 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3216
Current Committee:
Senate 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: S5434, A8358
2017-2018: S3156, A477
2019-2020: S2968, A9685

S4119 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4119 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4119 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4119
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. GRIFFO, AKSHAR, GALLIVAN, HELMING, JORDAN, O'MARA,
   ORTT, 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
   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.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02915-01-1

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