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AB1437 Summary:

SPONSOREnglebright (MS)
COSPNSRJaffee, Colton, Cook, McDonough, Zebrowski, Benedetto, Miller MG, Rosenthal L, Abinanti
MLTSPNSRFitzpatrick, Glick, Titone
Amd §§11-0103 & 11-0901, En Con L
Prohibits the hunting or taking of wildlife with the aid of an unmanned aerial vehicle.
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AB1437 Actions:

01/12/2017referred to environmental conservation
05/09/2017reported referred to codes
01/03/2018referred to codes
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AB1437 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 12, 2017
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ENGLEBRIGHT, JAFFEE, COLTON, COOK, McDONOUGH,
          ZEBROWSKI, BENEDETTO, M. G. MILLER, ROSENTHAL -- Multi-Sponsored by --
          M. of A.  FITZPATRICK, GLICK, TITONE -- read once and referred to  the
          Committee on Environmental Conservation
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
          prohibiting the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in the course of hunt-
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Section  11-0103 of the environmental conservation law is
     2  amended by adding a new subdivision 33 to read as follows:
     3    33. "Unmanned aerial vehicle" means  any  aircraft  that  is  operated
     4  without  the  possibility of direct human intervention from within or on
     5  the aircraft.
     6    § 2. Section 11-0901 of the environmental conservation law is  amended
     7  by adding a new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
     8    2-a. No person shall hunt or take wildlife with the aid of an unmanned
     9  aerial vehicle.
    10    § 3. 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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