senate Bill S6047

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits certain wildlife and fish from being imported into the state; and relates to live animal markets

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to environmental conservation
Mar 31, 2021 referred to environmental conservation

S6047 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2054
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §11-1710, En Con L; add Art 22-A §§270 - 272, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11144

S6047 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits certain wildlife and fish from being imported into the state in order to protect public health and safety, native wildlife and fish, and the agricultural interests of the state; relates to the operation of live animal markets.

S6047 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6047 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6047
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 31, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RYAN  --  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  certain  wildlife  and  fish from being imported into the
   state; and to amend the agriculture and markets law,  in  relation  to
   live animal markets
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
 new section 11-1710 to read as follows:
 § 11-1710. PROHIBITED IMPORT OF WILDLIFE AND FISH.
   1.  (A)  THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROMULGATE A LIST BY RULE OR REGULATION,
 NO LATER THAN DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO,  OF  WILD-
 LIFE AND FISH THAT SHALL NOT BE IMPORTED OR TRANSPORTED INTO THIS STATE.
 THE LIST ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL INCLUDE ALL BAT,
 RODENT  AND PRIMATE SPECIES, UNLESS AND UNTIL A FINDING IS MADE PURSUANT
 TO PARAGRAPH (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION THAT THE IMPORTATION RESTRICTION ON
 A SPECIES IS NOT NECESSARY.
   (B) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ADD A WILDLIFE ANIMAL OR  FISH  TO  THE  LIST
 CREATED  PURSUANT  TO PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION IF IT DETERMINES
 THAT PROHIBITING THE IMPORTATION OR TRANSPORTATION OF SUCH  WILDLIFE  OR
 FISH  INTO  THE  STATE IS NECESSARY TO PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY,
 NATIVE WILDLIFE OR FISH, OR AGRICULTURAL INTERESTS OF THE STATE.
   (C) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL REMOVE A WILDLIFE ANIMAL  OR  FISH  FROM  THE
 LIST  CREATED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION IF IT DETER-
 MINES THAT PROHIBITING THE IMPORTATION OR TRANSPORTATION OF  SUCH  WILD-
 LIFE  OR  FISH  INTO THE STATE IS NOT NECESSARY TO PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH
 AND SAFETY, NATIVE WILDLIFE OR FISH, OR AGRICULTURAL  INTERESTS  OF  THE
 STATE.
   (D)  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL PUBLISH THE LIST CREATED PURSUANT TO PARA-
 GRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION ON ITS WEBSITE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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