senate Bill S5058

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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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 committed to rules
Mar 18, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 17, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 16, 2021 1st report cal.590
Feb 22, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

Votes

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Mar 16, 2021 - Environmental Conservation committee Vote

S5058
5
3
committee
5
Aye
3
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Environmental Conservation Committee Vote: Mar 16, 2021

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S5058 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5728
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
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

S5058 (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.

S5058 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5058 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5058
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. REICHLIN-MELNICK -- 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
   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


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