S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 19, 2011
Introduced by Sens. SEWARD, BONACIC, DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN, O'MARA,
RANZENHOFER -- 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
private trout and black bass hatcheries
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
1 Section 1. Section 11-1909 of the environmental conservation law,
2 subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 309 of the laws of 1994, is amended
3 to read as follows:
4 S 11-1909. Private trout and black bass hatcheries.
5 1. The department in its discretion may issue to any person a hatchery
6 permit, valid during the calendar year of issue, to propagate, raise and
7 sell trout, INCLUDING SELLING TROUT FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES FOR CONSUMP-
8 TION OR RESALE. The department shall establish by order regulations
9 governing the identification AND TRANSPORTATION of trout raised under
10 such a permit, OTHER THAN BY INDIVIDUAL TAGGING, which are offered for
11 sale, sold or transported.
12 2. The department in its discretion may issue to any person a hatchery
13 permit, valid during the calendar year of issue, to propagate, raise and
14 sell black bass, INCLUDING SELLING BLACK BASS FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES
15 FOR CONSUMPTION OR RESALE. The department shall establish by order,
16 regulations governing the transportation of black bass raised under such
17 a permit, OTHER THAN BY INDIVIDUAL TAGGING.
18 S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.