Bill S6283-2011

Authorizes deer and bear hunting in the counties of Broome, Chenango and Tioga

Authorizes deer and bear hunting in the counties of Broome, Chenango and Tioga.

Details

Actions

  • Mar 13, 2012: referred to environmental conservation
  • Mar 13, 2012: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Mar 13, 2012: PASSED SENATE
  • Mar 12, 2012: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Mar 7, 2012: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Mar 6, 2012: 1ST REPORT CAL.297
  • Jan 20, 2012: REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION

Meetings

Calendars

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Environmental Conservation - Mar 6, 2012
Ayes (11): Grisanti, Johnson, LaValle, Little, Marcellino, Maziarz, O'Mara, Young, Avella, Espaillat, Stewart-Cousins
Ayes W/R (1): Perkins
Nays (1): Serrano
Excused (1): Oppenheimer

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S6283

TITLE OF BILL:

An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to big game hunting in the counties of Broome, Chenango and Tioga

PURPOSE:

The purpose of this legislation is to allow sportsmen to hunt deer and bear in Broome, Chenango and Tioga counties with rifles and other arms.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Item (i) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by section 11 of chapter 483 of the laws of 2010.

JUSTIFICATION:

In several areas of the State, sportsmen are allowed to hunt bear and deer with rifles and this change in law would allow the use of rifles in Broome, Chenango and Tioga counties.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6283 IN SENATE January 20, 2012 ___________
Introduced by Sen. LIBOUS -- 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 big game hunting in the counties of Broome, Chenango and Tioga THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The opening paragraph and items (f) and (i) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of the environmental conservation law, the opening paragraph as amended by section 11 of chapter 483 of the laws of 2010, item (f) as amended by chapter 323 of the laws of 2011 and item (i) as separately amended by chapters 321 and 326 of the laws of 2011, are amended and a new item (k) is added to read as follows: Regular open hunting seasons for [deer] BIG GAME are established sepa- rately for the named regions or parts of regions, or named counties listed in column one of the table set forth in this subdivision, and are specified as seasons for taking by pistol, rifle, shotgun, crossbow or long bow, or for taking by shotgun or long bow only, or for taking by long bow only, as indicated in column three entitled "Manner of Taking". Where taking of big game by shotgun is permitted by this chapter such shotgun may contain rifling in all or a portion of the barrel, provided, however, if the barrel or a portion thereof does contain rifling only shells having non-metallic cases, except for the base, may be used. In the areas identified in column one except in the "closed areas" speci- fied in subdivision 5 the game specified in column two may be taken in the open season stated in column two immediately following the specifi- cation of the game, in the manner specified in column three. (f) Southern tier, Deer, first Monday Pistol, shotgun, central and Western after November 15 crossbow, region, except those through first Tuesday muzzle loading firearm counties or portions after December 7 or long bow only thereof listed in item (i) [or],
(j) OR (K) of this paragraph (i) The counties of Deer, the first Monday Pistol, shotgun, Allegany, Cattaraugus, after November 15 crossbow, Chautauqua except through first Tuesday muzzle loading that portion of after December 7 firearm, rifle or the county north of long bow only route 20, Chemung, [Chenango,] Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Oswego, Otsego, Schoharie, Schuyler, Steuben, [Tioga,] Wyoming and Yates [and that portion of the county of Broome east of the Susquehanna river] (K) THE COUNTIES OF DEAR AND BEAR, PISTOL, SHOTGUN, OF BROOME, CHENANGO THE FIRST MONDAY CROSSBOW, MUZZLE AND TIOGA AFTER NOVEMBER 15 LOADING FIREARM, THROUGH THE FIRST RIFLE OR LONG TUESDAY AFTER BOW ONLY DECEMBER 7 S 2. Items (f) and (i) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of the environmental conservation law, as amended by section 11 of chapter 483 of the laws of 2010, are amended and a new item (j) is added to read as follows: (f) Southern tier, Deer, first Pistol, shotgun, central and Western Monday after November crossbow, region, except those 15 through first muzzle loading firearm counties or portions Tuesday after or long bow only thereof listed in December 7 item (i) OR (J) of this paragraph (i) The counties of Deer, the Pistol, shotgun, Allegany, Cattaraugus, first Monday after crossbow, Chemung, [Chenango,] November 15 through muzzle loading Herkimer, Madison, first Tuesday after firearm, rifle or Montgomery, Oneida, December 7 long bow only Oswego, Otsego, Schoharie, Schuyler, Steuben, [Tioga] and Yates [and that portion of the county of Broome east of the Susquehanna river]
(J) THE COUNTIES OF DEER AND BEAR, THE PISTOL, SHOTGUN, BROOME, CHENANGO FIRST MONDAY CROSSBOW, MUZZLE AND TIOGA AFTER NOVEMBER LOADING FIREARM, 15 THROUGH THE FIRST RIFLE OR LONG TUESDAY AFTER BOW ONLY DECEMBER 7 S 3. Item (i) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of the environmental conservation law, as separately amended by sections 1 of chapters 173, 202 and 203 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: (i) The counties of Deer and bear, the Pistol, shotgun, Allegany, BROOME, first Monday after crossbow, Cattaraugus, November 15 through muzzle loading Chemung, Chenango, first Tuesday after firearm, rifle or Herkimer, Madison, December 7 long bow only Montgomery, Oneida, Oswego, Otsego, Schoharie, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, and Yates [and that portion of the county of Broome east of the Susquehanna river] S 4. Item (i) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of the environmental conservation law, as separately amended by sections 2 of chapters 173, 202 and 203 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows: (i) The counties of Deer and bear, the Pistol, shotgun, Allegany, BROOME, first Monday after muzzle loading Cattaraugus, November 15 through firearm, rifle or Chemung, Chenango, first Tuesday after long bow only Herkimer, Madison, December 7 Montgomery, Oneida, Oswego, Otsego, Schoharie, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, and Yates[, and that portion of the county of Broome east of the Susquehanna river] S 5. This act shall take effect immediately, provided that the amend- ments to paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of the environ- mental conservation law made by section one of this act shall be subject to the expiration and reversion of such paragraph pursuant to chapter 600 of the laws of 1993, as amended, when upon such date the provisions of section two of this act shall take effect; the amendments to para- graph a of subdivision 2 of section 11-0907 of the environmental conser- vation law made by section two of this act shall be subject to the expi- ration and reversion of such item pursuant to section 13 of chapter 600 of the laws of 1993, as amended, when upon such date the provisions of section three of this act shall take effect; provided further, that the amendments to item (i) of paragraph a of subdivision 2 of section
11-0907 of the environmental conservation law made by section three of this act shall be subject to the expiration and reversion of such item pursuant to section 17 of chapter 483 of the laws of 2010, as amended, when upon such date the provisions of section four of this act shall take effect.

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