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A05414 Summary:

Amd §13-0347, En Con L
Prohibits the taking of striped bass during the period of January 1 to April 15; changes from December 15.
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A05414 Actions:

02/12/2019referred to environmental conservation
01/08/2020referred to environmental conservation
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A05414 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
            S. 3689                                                  A. 5414
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                SENATE - ASSEMBLY
                                    February 12, 2019
        IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
          ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental
        IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred
          to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

        AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
          period for the taking of striped bass
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 4  of  section  13-0347  of  the  environmental
     2  conservation  law,  as  added  by  chapter  990  of the laws of 1983, is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    4. No person shall take or land striped bass in the marine  waters  of
     5  New  York  state  during  the period [December 15] January 1 to April 15
     6  inclusive. For purposes of this section "marine waters" means the  tidal
     7  waters  of  the state including the Hudson River from the Battery to the
     8  George Washington bridge, and "land" shall mean the setting  or  putting
     9  on  shore  from  any  boat  or vessel or to bring to any port or docking
    10  place any striped bass. Possession of striped  bass  imported  into  New
    11  York  other  than  by boat is not prohibited during the closed season so
    12  long as such striped bass are of legal minimum size. Striped bass  unin-
    13  tentionally  taken in violation of this subdivision shall be returned to
    14  the water immediately without unnecessary injury.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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