senate Bill S9090

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the department of environmental conservation to establish a deer management pilot program in the town of Southold

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Environmental Conservation Committee


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May 09, 2022 referred to environmental conservation

S9090 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10175
Current Committee:
Senate Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation

S9090 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of environmental conservation to establish a deer management pilot program in the town of Southold.

S9090 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9090 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9090
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 9, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. PALUMBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
 
 AN ACT directing the department of environmental conservation to  estab-
   lish a deer management pilot program in the town of Southold
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, rule, or regu-
 lation to the contrary, the department of environmental conservation  is
 hereby  authorized  and  directed  to  establish a deer management pilot
 program in the town of Southold. Such program shall:
   a. set and modify deer hunting seasons and regulate  methods  of  take
 and bag limits in the town of Southold;
   b.  allow  use  of firearms to take deer during the regular season and
 eliminate acreage minimums and special  season  constraints  within  the
 town of Southold;
   c.  regulate crossbow use within the town of Southold, including when,
 where, and who is eligible to use crossbows for the taking of deer;
   d. set conditions under which hunters can receive some form of compen-
 sation for killing deer within the town of Southold;
   e. allow 12- and 13-year-old hunters to hunt deer with the supervision
 of a licensed, experienced adult within the town of Southold;
   f. allow 12- and 13-year-old hunters to hunt  using  firearms  from  a
 tree  stand  within  the  town  of Southold, provided it is a tree stand
 designed to accommodate two or more persons and  provided  further  that
 the supervising, experienced hunter is in the tree stand with the 12- or
 13-year-old;
   g.  allow the department of environmental conservation to establish or
 extend, as needed, a special January firearm season within the  town  of
 Southold;
   h.  allow the department of environmental conservation to regulate the
 standards for the harvesting of bucks or antlered deer within  the  town
 of Southold;
   i.  establish  other  incentives  for hunters and landowners to permit
 public deer hunting on private land within the town of Southold;

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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