Wednesday, June 30, 2010

NY Trap Tag I.D. bill

Maureen Coleman 6/30/2010 10:16 AM >>>

This bill passed both houses yesterday

A5956 Magee Same as S 2622 VALESKY
Amd S11-1105, En Con L
Provides that traps shall bear the name and residence address or the assigned identification number of the trapper.


2009-2010 Regular Sessions


February 23, 2009

Introduced by M. of A. MAGEE -- read once and referred to the Committee
on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to the
placement of additional information on traps

The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
bly, do enact as follows:

1 Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 11-1105 of the environmental
2 conservation law, as amended by chapter 911 of the laws of 1990, is
3 amended to read as follows:
4 1. Traps set for taking wildlife shall bear the name and residence
5 address or the assigned identification number of the operator legibly at
6 all times, provided, that state, county and municipal law enforcement
7 agencies shall have access to the name, address and telephone number of
8 such operator who was assigned such identification number. They shall
9 be visited once in each twenty-four hours, except in the Northern Zone
10 where they shall be visited once in each forty-eight hours or a shorter
11 interval of no less than twenty-four hours as the department may, by
12 regulation, require, and all wildlife held captive shall immediately be
13 removed from the traps.
14 § 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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