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Marine Resources Regulatory Revisions

Proposed, Emergency and Recently Adopted Regulations

Proposed Regulations

State residents, stakeholders, and regulated parties have the opportunity to comment on proposed regulations. Information on how to comment on proposed fish and wildlife regulations is available online.

6 NYCRR Part 40 - Commercial Scup

This rulemaking is necessary to implement the required measures to remain consistent with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries regulations.

  • Text of Rule - Underlined wording found in the text of the express terms is material to be added to the regulations. Wording found within brackets [ ] is material to be deleted.
  • Regulatory Impact Statement

This notice was published in issue 18 of the State Register, dated May 1, 2019.

Comment period is closed.

Emergency Regulations

There are no emergency regulations at this time.

Recently Adopted Regulations

6 NYCRR Part 41 - Sanitary Conditions of Shellfish Lands

This rulemaking is necessary to prevent the harvest of shellfish from areas that do not meet water quality standard and protect the public health. This rulemaking also increases opportunities for shellfish harvest from areas whose water quality now meets the standards.

  • Text of Rule - Underlined wording found in the text of the express terms is material to be added to the regulations. Wording found within brackets [ ] is material to be deleted.
Adopted on December 4, 2019. Effective on July 12, 2019.

6 NYCRR Part 40 - Marine Fish - Recreational Scup

This rulemaking provides a year-round open fishing season for recreational scup, and increases the party/charter boat possession limit to 50 fish per angler during Sept 1 - Oct 31.

  • Text of Rule - Underlined wording found in the text of the express terms is material to be added to the regulations. Wording found within brackets [ ] is material to be deleted.

Adopted on November 13, 2019. Effective on June 20, 2019.

6 NYCRR Part 44 - Jonah Crab

This rulemaking is necessary to implement the required measures of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Jonah Crab Fishery Management Plan.

  • Text of Rule - Underlined wording found in the text of the express terms is material to be added to the regulations. Wording found within brackets [ ] is material to be deleted.

Adopted on June 5, 2019. Effective on June 5, 2019.

6 NYCRR Part 40 - Striped Bass

This rulemaking proposes to open the commercial striped bass season two weeks earlier. There will be no changes to the commercial striped bass quota.

  • Text of Rule - Underlined wording found in the text of the express terms is material to be added to the regulations. Wording found within brackets [ ] is material to be deleted.

Adopted on May 15, 2019. Effective on May 15, 2019.

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