assembly Bill A3736

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Prohibits the slaughter of horses for human consumption

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Jun 15, 2010 held for consideration in agriculture
Jan 06, 2010 referred to agriculture
Jan 28, 2009 referred to agriculture

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A3736 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3178
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง380, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3504
2013-2014: A3905
2015-2016: A4404
2017-2018: A4012
2019-2020: A1102

A3736 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits any person from slaughtering a horse where such person knows or has reason to know that such horse will be used for human consumption; and prohibits any person from selling, bartering, giving away, purchasing, possessing, transporting, delivering or receiving horseflesh where such person knows or should know that such horseflesh is intended for human consumption; and provides penalties for violation.

A3736 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3736

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 28, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GLICK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. DINOWITZ,
  FARRELL,  GOTTFRIED, McENENY, PHEFFER -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to  prohib-
  iting the slaughtering of horses for human consumption

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
section 380 to read as follows:
  S  380.  PROHIBITION OF SLAUGHTERING HORSES FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION.  1.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY
PERSON TO SLAUGHTER OR HAVE ANOTHER PERSON SLAUGHTER A HORSE WHERE  SUCH
PERSON KNOWS OR SHOULD KNOW THAT ANY PART OF SUCH HORSE WILL BE USED FOR
HUMAN CONSUMPTION.
  2.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL
FOR ANY PERSON TO SELL, OFFER TO SELL OR BARTER,  GIVE  AWAY,  PURCHASE,
POSSESS,  TRANSPORT,  DELIVER,  OR  RECEIVE ANY HORSE WITH THE INTENT OF
SLAUGHTERING OR HAVING ANOTHER  PERSON  SLAUGHTER  SUCH  HORSE  IF  SUCH
PERSON  KNOWS  OR SHOULD KNOW THAT ANY OF THE HORSEFLESH IS INTENDED FOR
HUMAN CONSUMPTION.
  3. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT  SHALL  BE  UNLAWFUL
FOR  ANY  PERSON  TO  SELL,  BARTER, OFFER TO SELL OR BARTER, GIVE AWAY,
PURCHASE, POSSESS, TRANSPORT, DELIVER, OR  RECEIVE  HORSEFLESH  IF  SUCH
PERSON  KNOWS OR SHOULD KNOW THAT ANY OF THE HORSEFLESH WILL BE USED FOR
HUMAN CONSUMPTION.
  4. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT  SHALL  BE  UNLAWFUL
FOR  ANY  PERSON  TO  IMPORT INTO OR EXPORT FROM THIS STATE, LIVE HORSES
WHERE SUCH PERSON KNOWS OR SHOULD KNOW THAT SUCH HORSE IS  INTENDED  FOR
SLAUGHTER FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION.
  5.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL
FOR ANY PERSON TO IMPORT INTO OR  EXPORT  FROM  THIS  STATE,  HORSEFLESH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04532-01-9

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