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Section 33-B Dumping or depositing trash and other debris in Chautauqua lake and its tributaries; ice fishing shanties on lakes within the state of Ne...

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Dumping or depositing trash and other debris in Chautauqua lake and its tributaries; ice fishing shanties on lakes within the state of New York; identification of duck blinds. Any person who dumps, deposits or allows or causes to be dumped or deposited in any manner any trash, glass, bottles, garbage or any other debris in the waters of Chautauqua lake or its tributaries, or upon the shore line adjacent thereto, or upon the ice covering the waters of Chautauqua lake, or any person who constructs, moves, places or causes or allows to be constructed, moved or placed any structure upon the ice covering the waters of lakes within the state of New York, shall be guilty of, a violation punishable by a fine of not to exceed one hundred dollars, unless the person who constructs, moves, places or causes or allows to be constructed, moved or placed any structure upon the ice covering the waters of lakes within the state of New York shall have placed thereon with paint or in some other permanent manner the owner's full name in characters at least three inches high and his address in a contrasting color to the surrounding structure, and provided further the said structure is removed not later than the fifteenth day of March in each year or such other date as may be set by the department of environmental conservation. Every duck blind, placed in the waters of lakes within the state of New York, shall have prominently placed thereon, in some permanent manner, the owner's full name and address, and further each duck blind so placed shall be removed from the water no later than the fifteenth day of March following its placement. The wilful failure of an owner of a duck blind to affix such identification or remove it from the water by the prescribed date shall subject said owner to a fine of one hundred dollars.