Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2023||
referred to environmental conservation
Assembly Bill A110
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-A110 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Senate Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Environmental Conservation
- Law Section:
- Environmental Conservation Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§11-1101, 11-1901 & 11-1903, En Con L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2021-2022: A3467, A9320, S4459
2023-A110 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 110 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 4, 2023 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, DINOWITZ, GONZALEZ-ROJAS, EPSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Environmental Conserva- tion AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to prohibiting the use of leg-gripping traps THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 5 and 6 of section 11-1101 of the environ- mental conservation law, subdivision 6 as amended by chapter 47 of the laws of 1975, subparagraph (b) of paragraph b of subdivision 6 as amended by chapter 911 of the laws of 1990, and paragraph a of subdivi- sion 6 as amended and paragraph c of such subdivision as added by chap- ter 605 of the laws of 1991, are amended to read as follows: 5. Except as provided in subdivision 1 or 2 of section 11-0523 with respect to destructive and menacing wildlife, no person shall (a) set or use a trap of the leg-gripping type [having teeth in the jaws]; (b) set a trap so that wildlife when caught is suspended; (c) use, locate or set a snare or a device consisting of a noose of any material whereby an animal may be taken. 6. a. No person shall set or use a trap of the leg-gripping type [(a) having a spread of jaws exceeding 7 1/4" measured at right angles to the axis upon which the jaws operate and excluding the gripping surface of each jaw, when used under water during the open season for trapping beaver or otter, or (b) in any other case], except as provided in title 5 or in section 11-1109[, having a spread of jaws exceeding 5-3/4" as so measured]. b. No person shall set or use a body gripping type trap with a dimen- sion of more than 7-1/2 inches except: (a) when used in water during the open season for trapping beaver and otter; or EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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