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Mckinney's Consolidated Laws of New York Annotated. Environmental Conservation Law. Chapter 43-B. Of the Consolidated Laws. Article 11. Fish and Wildlife. Title 5. Fish and Wildlife Management Practices Cooperative Program; Prohibitions; Taking of Fish, Wildlife, Shellfish and Crustacea for Scientific or Propagation Purposes; Destructive Wildlife; Rabies Control; Guides; Endangered Species.

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Citation: N.Y. Envtl. Conserv. Law 11-0537

Citation: McKinney's E. C. L. 11-0537

Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 01/2014


New York uses the exact language of the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act.  In the state of New York, it is illegal to "knowingly or with wanton disregard for the consequences" take, transport or engage in any form of commerce of bald eagles or bald eagle parts, without a valid permit.  For discussion of federal Eagle Act, see Detailed Discussion.

Statute in Full:

It shall be unlawful to knowingly or with wanton disregard for the consequences of this act to take, possess, sell, purchase, barter, offer to sell, purchase or barter, transport, export or import, at any time or in any manner, any bald eagle commonly known as the American eagle, or any golden eagle, alive or dead, or any part, nest, or egg thereof of the foregoing eagles without a permit from a lawful authority.


(Added L.1989, c. 168, § 1.)

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