assembly Bill A5746

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Makes contests, competitions, tournaments and derbys to take wildlife unlawful

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 05, 2022 advanced to third reading cal.597
May 03, 2022 reported
Jan 05, 2022 referred to codes
May 20, 2021 reported referred to codes
Feb 24, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

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A5746 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6643
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§11-0901 & 71-0921, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4074
2015-2016: S2634
2017-2018: S5148
2019-2020: A9775, S4253

A5746 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to organize, sponsor, conduct, promote, or participate in any contest, competition, tournament or derby where the objective of such contest or competition is to take wildlife.

A5746 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5746
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 24, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. GLICK, ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
   making contests, competitions, tournaments and derbys to take wildlife
   unlawful

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions 14, 15 and 16 of section 11-0901 of the  envi-
 ronmental  conservation law, subdivision 14 as renumbered by chapter 486
 of the laws of 1985, are renumbered subdivisions 15, 16 and 17 and a new
 subdivision 14 is added to read as follows:
   14. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO ORGANIZE, SPONSOR, CONDUCT,
 PROMOTE, OR PARTICIPATE IN  ANY  CONTEST,  COMPETITION,  TOURNAMENT,  OR
 DERBY  WITH  THE  OBJECTIVE  OF TAKING OR HUNTING WILDLIFE FOR PRIZES OR
 OTHER INDUCEMENT, OR FOR ENTERTAINMENT.   THE REMAINS  OF  ANY  WILDLIFE
 KILLED DURING THE COURSE OF A CONTEST, COMPETITION, TOURNAMENT, OR DERBY
 CONDUCTED  IN  VIOLATION OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE FORFEITED BY EVERY
 ORGANIZER, PROMOTER, PARTICIPANT  OR  ANY  OTHER  PERSON  CONDUCTING  OR
 INVOLVED  IN  SUCH  CONTEST,  COMPETITION,  TOURNAMENT, OR DERBY AND THE
 REMAINS OF SUCH WILDLIFE SHALL BECOME THE PROPERTY  OF  THE  DEPARTMENT.
 THE  PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL NOT APPLY TO: (A) ANY CONTEST,
 COMPETITION, TOURNAMENT, OR DERBY WITH THE OBJECT OF TAKING  OR  HUNTING
 WHITE-TAILED DEER, TURKEY, OR BEAR; OR (B) SPECIAL DOG TRAINING AREAS OR
 FIELD  TRIALS PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 11-0925 AND 11-0927 OF THIS TITLE, OR
 ANY SIMILAR CANINE PERFORMANCE EVENTS.
   § 2. Section 71-0921 of the environmental conservation law is  amended
 by adding a new subdivision 10-a to read as follows:
   10-A.  VIOLATIONS  OF  SUBDIVISION FOURTEEN OF SECTION 11-0901 OF THIS
 CHAPTER  INVOLVING  UNLAWFUL  CONTESTS,  COMPETITIONS,  TOURNAMENTS  AND
 DERBYS  TO  TAKE  WILDLIFE. EACH SUCH VIOLATION SHALL BE PUNISHABLE BY A
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07940-02-1