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SECTION 13-0336
Marine and coastal district party and charter boat license
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 13, TITLE 3
§ 13-0336. Marine and coastal district party and charter boat license.

1. No owner or operator of a party boat or charter boat shall carry
recreational fishing passengers in the marine and coastal district or
land fish taken outside the territorial waters of the state without
holding a party or charter boat license issued by the department for an
annual fee of two hundred fifty dollars and a recreational marine
fishing registration issued by the department. Such license and
registration shall be issued only to persons domiciled in the state or
in a state which affords reciprocal fishing privileges to persons
domiciled in New York. Such license and registration shall be available
on the vessel at all times. For purposes of this subdivision, party
boats and charter boats are vessels used to carry passengers for hire
wherein a fee is charged, either directly or indirectly, for the purpose
of taking or attempting to take marine fish for recreational purposes.

2. Party and charter boat licenses shall expire on December
thirty-first of each year.