assembly Bill A5728

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits the use of lead ammunition in the taking of wildlife on state-owned land and on land contributing surface water to the New York city water supply

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 06, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.321
May 04, 2021 reported
Apr 27, 2021 reported referred to codes
Feb 24, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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A5728 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5058
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0901, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8742
2019-2020: A703

A5728 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the use of lead ammunition in the taking of wildlife on wildlife management areas, state forests, forest preserves, state parks or any other state-owned land that is open for hunting and on land contributing surface water to the New York city water supply.

A5728 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5728
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 24, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. GLICK, GOTTFRIED, ABINANTI, L. ROSENTHAL, FAHY,
   COLTON, JACOBSON, STECK, PERRY, PAULIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of
   A.  GALEF,  THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Envi-
   ronmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   prohibiting  the  use  of lead ammunition in the taking of wildlife on
   state-owned land and land contributing surface water to the  New  York
   city water supply
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 3  of  section  11-0901  of  the  environmental
 conservation  law  is  amended  by  adding  a new paragraph h to read as
 follows:
   H. WILDLIFE SHALL NOT BE TAKEN WITH THE USE OF LEAD AMMUNITION ON: (1)
 WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS, STATE FORESTS, FOREST PRESERVES, STATE  PARKS
 OR ANY OTHER STATE-OWNED LAND THAT IS OPEN FOR HUNTING; AND (2) THE LAND
 AREA  CONTRIBUTING SURFACE WATER TO THE NEW YORK CITY WATER SUPPLY.  FOR
 THE PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH "LEAD AMMUNITION" SHALL MEAN ANY  AMMUNI-
 TION THAT CONTAINS ONE OR MORE PERCENT OF LEAD BY WEIGHT.
   §  2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2023. Effective immediate-
 ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal  of  any  rule  or  regulation
 necessary  for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are
 authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07581-01-1