|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2010||referred to codes|
|Jan 09, 2009||referred to codes|
senate Bill S568
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Codes Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S568 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§155.00 & 155.30, Pen L
S568 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S568 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the penal law, in relation to including the theft of dogs and cats within the crime of grand larceny in the fourth degree in certain cases PURPOSE : This bill would include the theft of a "pet" within the provisions of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 155.30 of the Penal Law is amended by adding a new subdivision 8-a which provides that a person is guilty of grand larceny in the 4th degree (a class E felony)when he steals property and when the property, regardless of its value, consists of a pet which is taken from: (1) the person of the owner or of the lawful custodian of such pet, or (2) the dwelling of the owner or lawful custodian of such pet, or (3) any enclosure or yard contained within the real property boundary line of such dwelling. Section 155.00 of the Penal Law is amended by adding a new subdivision 10 which provides that a "pet" means a licensed dog or a cat which is harbored by the owner or lawful custodian of such dog or a cat in a dwelling or within an enclosure or yard.
S568 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 568 2009-2010 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 9, 2009 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARCELLINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to including the theft of dogs and cats within the crime of grand larceny in the fourth degree in certain cases THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 155.00 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows: 10. "PET" MEANS A DOG OR A CAT WHICH IS HARBORED BY THE OWNER OR LAWFUL CUSTODIAN OF SUCH DOG OR CAT IN A DWELLING OR WITHIN AN ENCLOSURE OR YARD WHICH IS CONTAINED WITHIN THE REAL PROPERTY BOUNDARY LINE OF SUCH DWELLING. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, "HARBOR" MEANS TO PROVIDE FOOD AND SHELTER TO A DOG OR CAT. S 2. Section 155.30 of the penal law is amended by adding a new subdi- vision 8-a to read as follows: 8-A. THE PROPERTY, REGARDLESS OF ITS VALUE, CONSISTS OF A PET WHICH IS TAKEN FROM THE PERSON OF THE OWNER OR OF THE LAWFUL CUSTODIAN OF SUCH PET, FROM THE DWELLING OF THE OWNER OR LAWFUL CUSTODIAN OF SUCH PET, OR FROM ANY ENCLOSURE OR YARD CONTAINED WITHIN THE REAL PROPERTY BOUNDARY LINE OF SUCH DWELLING. S 3. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed- ing the date on which it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04527-01-9
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