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closed as defined by subdivision twenty-three of section three
hundred and eighty of this chapter, except lands in the Adiron-
dack and Catskill parks, may be set aside by the conservation
commission as a game refuge upon publishing the notice men-
tioned in section three hundred and sixty of this chapter and
upon posting and maintaining the notices or signboards in the
manner described in section three hundred and sixty-one of this
chapter. The commission may purchase in the name of and for
the use of the state in any town of the state outside the limits
of the Adirondack and Catskill parks, lands containing not
less than one hundred acres, or may purchase the shooting and
fishing rights in connection with such lands, and may establish
thereon a game refuge upon publishing and posting the notices
as above provided.
provided. No
No person shall take or disturb fish, birds or

, quadrupeds on such state game refuges or trespass thereon for that purpose, after the notices are published and posted as above prescribed. Such lands shall remain a game refuge and private park for the propagation and protection of fish, birds or quadrupeds as long as such lands remain the property of the state, or until the commission shall by an order to be published in the manner prescribed by section three hundred and sixty, permit the taking of fish, birds or quadrupeds upon such premises.

$ 22. Subdivisions two and three of section three hundred and seventy-two of chapter six hundred and forty-seven of the laws subsidy 3, of nineteen hundred and eleven as amended21 by chapter three $18. hundred and eighteen of the laws of nineteen hundred and twelve amended by and chapter five hundred and eight of the laws of nineteen hun-ch. 508, dred and thirteen are hereby amended to read as follows:

2. Manner of killing. Any person to whom such a license shall have been issued may kill such elk, deer, pheasants or ducks in the manner and at the time herein set forth, as follows: Elk, deer, pheasants, mallard ducks or black ducks may be killed in any manner at any time, but mallard ducks or black ducks, killed by shooting, shall not be bought, sold or trafficked in. Any person may possess or sell such elk, deer, pheasants or ducks for food as hereinafter set forth.

3. Tagging. No elk, deer, pheasants or ducks, killed as aforesaid and intended for sale, shall be shipped, transported, sold or offered for sale, unless each quarter and each loin of each

$ 372,

2, as added

ch. ,

L. 1913,

amended.

21 Section 372 was added by L. 1912, ch. 318, and amended by L. 1913, ch.

carcass of such elk or deer, and each pheasant or duck shall have been tagged under the supervision of the commission with an indestructible tag or seal, which shall be supplied by the commission. The quarters and loins of the carcass of such elk or deer, and the carcasses of such pheasants or ducks, when tagged as aforesaid, may be possessed, sold or offered for sale at any time. Every game protector or person designated by whom such elk, deer, pheasant or ducks shall have been tagged, shall, within five days thereafter, make and file with the commission a written report thereof, said tags or seals shall remain affixed as aforesaid until the quarters or loins of such elk or deer, or the carcasses of such pheasants or ducks shall have been wholly consumed, and the sale of a quarter, loin or any larger portion of any such elk

deer, or the carcass of any such pheasant or duck, which shall not at the time have affixed thereto the tag or seal aforesaid, shall constitute a violation of this section, provided, however, that the keeper of a hotel, a restaurant, a boarding house or a retail dealer in meat or a club, may sell portions of a quarter or loin of any such elk or deer, or of the carcass of any such pheasants or ducks so tagged or sealed as aforesaid, to a patron or customer for actual consumption, and no license shall be required of such person or club.

§ 23. Section three hundred and seventy-five of chapter six hundred and forty-seven of the laws of nineteen hundred and eleven, entitled "An act relating to conservation of land, forests, waters, parks, hydraulic power, fish and game, constituting chapter sixty-five of the consolidated laws," as added by chapter three hundred and eighteen of the laws of nineteen hundred and twelve, is hereby amended to read as follows:

§ 375. Storage of fish. Any dealer in fish or frogs, duly licensed as herein provided, may hold during the close season, in a store house to be designated by the commission, such part of his stock of fish or frogs as he has on hand undisposed of at the beginning of the close season. Such dealer shall give a bond to the people of the state conditioned that he will not, during the close season ensuing, sell, use, give away, or otherwise dispose of any fish or frogs which he is permitted to possess during the close season; that he will not in any way, during the time when such bond is in force, violate any provision of this article; the bond may also contain such other provisions as to the inspection of the fish or frogs possessed, as the commission shall require, and

$ 375, as added by L. 1912, ch. 318, amended.

added by

shall be subject to the approval of the commission as to amount and form thereof, and the sufficiency of the sureties. But no presumption that any fish or frogs are lawfully possessed under the provisions of this section shall arise until it affirmatively appears that the provisions thereof have been complied with.

§ 24. Section three hundred and eighty of chapter six hundred subd. 27 and forty-seven of the laws of nineteen hundred and eleven, as $ 380, as amendedo2 by chapter three hundred and eighteen of the laws of L. 1912 nineteen hundred and twelve, and amended by chapter five hun- and dred and eight of the laws of nineteen hundred and thirteen, is by L. 1913, hereby amended by adding thereto subdivision twenty-seven to read as follows:

27. “Hunting” includes pursuing, shooting, killing, captur Hunting" ing and trapping game or quadrupeds, and all lesser acts such as disturbing, harrying or worrying, or placing, setting, drawing or using any device commonly used to take game or quadrupeds whether they result in taking or not; and includes every attempt to take and every act of assistance to any other person in taking or attempting to take game or quadrupeds.

§ 25. This act shall take effect immediatcly.

ch. 508.

defined

Chap. 93,
AN ACT to amend section thirteen hundred and eight of the penal

law, in relation to criminally receiving property.
Became a law April 1, 1914, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. Section thirteen hundred and eight of the penal law L. 1909, is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

$ 1308. Buying or receiving stolen or wrongfully acquired property.

A person, who buys or receives any stolen property, or any property which has been wrongfully appropriated in such a manner as to constitute larceny according to this article, knowing the same to have been stolen or so dealt with, or who corruptly, for

ch. 88,
$ 1308
amended.

22 Section 380 was added by L. 1912, ch. 318, and amended by L. 1913, ch.

any money, property, reward or promise or agreement for the same, conceals, withholds, or aids in concealing or withholding any property, knowing the same to have been stolen, or appropriated wrongfully in such a manner as to constitute larceny under the provisions of this article, if such misappropriation has been committed within the state, whether such property were so stolen or misappropriated within or without the state, or who being a dealer in or collector of junk, metals or second hand materials, or the agent, employee or representative of such dealer or collector, buys or receives any wire, cable, copper, lead, solder, iron or brass used by or belonging to a railroad, telephone, telegraph, gas or electric light company, or any metal in the form of ingots, ingot bars, wire bars, cakes, slabs, billets or pigs,' without ascertaining by diligent inquiry, that the person selling or delivering the same has a legal right to do so, is guilty of criminally receiving such property, and is punishable by imprisonment in a state prison for not more than five years or in a county jail for not more than six months, or by a fine of not more than two hundred and fifty dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap 94. AN ACT authorizing the transfer of lands of the trustees of

Saint Patrick's Cathedral, in the city of New York, situated at Pinelawn, town of Babylon, Suffolk county, New York, to the

Roman Catholic diocese of Brooklyn, New York. Became a law April 1, 1914, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. The trustees of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, in the city of New York, are hereby authorized to convey the fee of and the Roman Catholic diocese of Brooklyn, New York, is hereby authorized to purchase and acquire by one or more conveyances, and hold and use for cemetery purposes or otherwise, the fee of all or any portion of the lands of the trustees of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, in

1 Words "or any metal in the form of ingots, ingot bars, wire bars, cakes, slabs, billets or pigs," new.

the city of New York, situated at Pinelawn, town of Babylon, Suffolk county, New York, and bounded and described as follows: Northerly by the Long Island railroad, westerly by the new highway, southerly by the Long Island railroad, and easterly by the Neguntatogue road or Pinelawn avenue.

§ 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

Chap. 95.
AN ACT enlarging the powers of the commission created to pro-

vide for the celebration of the centenary of the battle of Platts

burgh, and making an additional appropriation therefor. Became a law April 3, 1914, with the approval of the Governor. Passed,

three-fifths being present. The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 1. The commission created by chapter seven hundred Pommission and thirty of the laws of nineteen hundred and thirteen, entitled enlargød. “An act to provide for the celebration of the centenary of the battle of Plattsburgh, the appointment of a commission, prescribing its powers and duties and making an appropriation therefor," as amended by chapter eight hundred and twenty-eight of the laws of nineteen hundred and thirteen, shall, in addition to its powers and duties under such acts, have the power and duty by itself, or in cooperation with the government of the United States to provide for, erect and establish a suitable memorial to Thomas Purpose. Macdonough in the city of Plattsburgh, New York.

§ 2. There is hereby appropriated the sum of one hundred and appropriatwenty-five thousand dollars ($125,000), or so much thereof as may be necessary out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated for the said commission for the purpose of defray- Purposes. ing the necessary expenses of such celebration for the erection, or to aid in the erection, of the memorial authorized by section one of this act, and for the other purposes set forth in chapters seven hundred and thirty and eight hundred and twenty-eight of the laws of nineteen hundred and thirteen. Of the amount hereby When appropriated, the sum of sixty-two thousand five hundred dollars ($62,500) shall be available when this act takes effect and the sum of sixty-two thousand five hundred dollars ($62,500) shall be available on November first, nineteen hundred and fifteen. The

tion.

available.

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