Bill Text: NY S08103 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Relates to extending the authority of the department of environmental conservation to manage striped bass.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2018-12-21 - SIGNED CHAP.446 [S08103 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-S08103-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                    IN SENATE
                                     March 28, 2018
        Introduced  by  Sen. O'MARA -- (at request of the Department of Environ-
          mental Conservation) -- 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
          extending the authority of the department of  environmental  conserva-
          tion to manage striped bass
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 3  of  section  11-0303  of  the  environmental
     2  conservation  law,  as  amended  by  chapter 193 of the laws of 2015, is
     3  amended as follows:
     4    3. The department  may,  until  December  thirty-first,  two  thousand
     5  [eighteen]  twenty-one, fix by regulation measures for the management of
     6  striped bass, including size limits, catch and possession  limits,  open
     7  and  closed  seasons, closed areas, restrictions on the manner of taking
     8  and landing, requirements for permits and eligibility therefor,  record-
     9  keeping  requirements,  requirements  on  the amount and type of fishing
    10  effort and gear, and requirements relating to transportation, possession
    11  and sale, provided that such regulations are no  less  restrictive  than
    12  requirements  set  forth  in this chapter and provided further that such
    13  regulations are consistent with the compliance requirements of  applica-
    14  ble fishery management plans adopted by the Atlantic States Marine Fish-
    15  eries  Commission  and  with applicable provisions of fishery management
    16  plans adopted pursuant to the Federal Fishery Conservation  and  Manage-
    17  ment Act (16 U.S.C. § 1800 et seq.).
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.