senate Bill S5502

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to including the mourning dove within the definition of "migratory game birds" and to allow for their taking

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 09, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

S5502 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §11-0103, En Con L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7202
2019-2020: S1598

S5502 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows for the taking of Zenaida macroura, commonly known as the mourning dove, as a migratory bird.

S5502 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5502 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                               March 9, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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
   including  the  mourning dove within the definition of "migratory game
   birds" and to allow for their taking

   Section  1.  Subparagraph 1 of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section
 11-0103 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by chapter  47
 of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
   (1)  "Migratory  game birds" means the Anatidae or waterfowl, commonly
 known as geese, brant, swans and river  and  sea  ducks;  the  Rallidae,
 commonly  known  as  rails, American coots, mud hens and gallinules; the
 Limicolae or shorebirds, commonly  known  as  woodcock,  snipe,  plover,
 surfbirds,  sandpipers,  tattlers  and  curlews;  the Corvidae, commonly
 known as jays, crows and magpies; THE ZENAIDA MACROURA,  COMMONLY  KNOWN
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately. Effective immediately,
 the commissioner of  environmental  conservation  shall  promulgate  any
 rules and regulations necessary for the implementation of this act on or
 before such effective date.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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