Bill Text: NY S05399 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Names the wood frog the official amphibian of the state of New York.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2019-06-20 - COMMITTED TO RULES [S05399 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S05399-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          5399
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     April 29, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by Sens. MARTINEZ, ANTONACCI -- read twice and ordered print-
          ed,  and  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Investi-
          gations and Government Operations
        AN ACT to amend the state law, in relation to naming the wood  frog  the
          official amphibian of the state of New York
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The state law is amended by adding a new section 92 to read
     2  as follows:
     3    § 92. State amphibian. The wood frog (Lithobates sylvaticus) shall  be
     4  the official amphibian of the state of New York.
     5    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07143-01-9
feedback