S06643 Summary:

BILL NOS06643
 
SAME ASSAME AS A05746
 
SPONSORKENNEDY
 
COSPNSRADDABBO, BRISPORT, GIANARIS, GOUNARDES, HARCKHAM, HOYLMAN, KAVANAGH, KRUEGER, MAY
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §§11-0901 & 71-0921, En Con L
 
Provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to organize, sponsor, conduct, promote, or participate in any contest, competition, tournament or derby where the objective of such contest or competition is to take wildlife.
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S06643 Actions:

BILL NOS06643
 
05/11/2021REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
01/05/2022REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
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S06643 Committee Votes:

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S06643 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S06643 Memo:

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S06643 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          6643
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                      May 11, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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
          making contests, competitions, tournaments and derbys to take wildlife
          unlawful

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivisions 14, 15 and 16 of section 11-0901 of the  envi-
     2  ronmental  conservation law, subdivision 14 as renumbered by chapter 486
     3  of the laws of 1985, are renumbered subdivisions 15, 16 and 17 and a new
     4  subdivision 14 is added to read as follows:
     5    14. It shall be unlawful for any person to organize, sponsor, conduct,
     6  promote, or participate in  any  contest,  competition,  tournament,  or
     7  derby  with  the  objective  of taking or hunting wildlife for prizes or
     8  other inducement, or for entertainment.   The remains  of  any  wildlife
     9  killed during the course of a contest, competition, tournament, or derby
    10  conducted  in  violation of this subdivision shall be forfeited by every
    11  organizer, promoter, participant  or  any  other  person  conducting  or
    12  involved  in  such  contest,  competition,  tournament, or derby and the
    13  remains of such wildlife shall become the property  of  the  department.
    14  The  provisions of this subdivision shall not apply to: (a) any contest,
    15  competition, tournament, or derby with the object of taking  or  hunting
    16  white-tailed deer, turkey, or bear; or (b) special dog training areas or
    17  field  trials pursuant to sections 11-0925 and 11-0927 of this title, or
    18  any similar canine performance events.
    19    § 2. Section 71-0921 of the environmental conservation law is  amended
    20  by adding a new subdivision 10-a to read as follows:
    21    10-a.  Violations  of  subdivision fourteen of section 11-0901 of this
    22  chapter  involving  unlawful  contests,  competitions,  tournaments  and
    23  derbys  to  take  wildlife. Each such violation shall be punishable by a
    24  fine of not less than five hundred dollars nor more  than  two  thousand
    25  dollars.
    26    § 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
    27  ing the date on which it shall have become a law.
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07940-02-1
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