senate Bill S4866

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Increases certain penalties related to endangered and threatened species

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 02, 2021 signed chap.352
Jul 21, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.170
substituted for a3930
Mar 24, 2021 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 18, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 17, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 16, 2021 1st report cal.589
Feb 17, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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S4866 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3930
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §71-0925, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7963, A10471
2017-2018: S1415, A1492
2019-2020: S5478, A6200

S4866 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases certain penalties relating to endangered and special species, species of special concern and illegal ivory articles and rhinoceros horns.

S4866 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4866 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4866
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 17, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  GIANARIS,  GOUNARDES,  KRUEGER  -- 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
   increasing  certain  penalties  relating  to  endangered  and  special
   species,  species  of  special  concern and illegal ivory articles and
   rhinoceros horns
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  13  of  section 71-0925 of the environmental
 conservation law, as amended by chapter 706 of  the  laws  of  2005,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   13.  If  the  violation  was  an  act prohibited by subdivision two of
 section 11-0535 or by section 11-0536 of this chapter, or by any  lawful
 rule  or  regulation of the department promulgated pursuant thereto, not
 more than [two] FOUR thousand dollars, and an additional penalty of  not
 more  than  [three] SEVEN hundred [fifty] dollars for each fish, shellf-
 ish, crustacea, wildlife or part thereof involved in the  violation.  If
 the  violation was an act prohibited by any regulation of the department
 promulgated pursuant to subdivision three of  section  11-0535  of  this
 chapter,  then  such  penalty  shall be not more than [one] TWO thousand
 dollars, and an additional penalty of not more than [two]  FOUR  hundred
 dollars  for  each  fish, shellfish, crustacea, wildlife or part thereof
 involved in the violation.
   § 2. The commissioner of environmental conservation shall  inform  the
 public  of  the  importance  of  protecting  endangered  and  threatened
 species. Such commissioner shall also publicize the laws protecting such
 species.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08614-01-1

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