N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 71-0203
Uniform appearance ticket and simplified information


The commissioner shall prescribe the form of an appearance ticket and simplified information for all cases involving a violation of any provision of this chapter or of any rule, regulation or order adopted or promulgated thereunder, or of any class or category of such cases, and to establish procedures for proper administrative controls over the disposition thereof.


The chief executive officer of each local police force including county, town, city and village police departments, sheriffs and the superintendent of state police shall prepare or cause to be prepared such records and reports as may be prescribed hereunder.


The commissioner shall have the power to adopt such rules and regulations as may be deemed necessary to accomplish the purposes and enforce the provisions of this section including requirements for reporting by trial courts having jurisdiction over such offenses.


Any person who disposes of any uniform appearance ticket and simplified information in any other manner than that prescribed by law, rule or regulation shall be guilty of a class B misdemeanor.


The provisions of this section shall not apply to any offense for which a uniform summons and complaint is prescribed by the commissioner of motor vehicles pursuant to section two hundred seven of the vehicle and traffic law or by the commissioner of parks and recreation pursuant to article twenty-seven of the parks and recreation law.

Source: Section 71-0203 — Uniform appearance ticket and simplified information, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/71-0203 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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