assembly Bill A1843D

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Includes wildlife animals as those subject to the animal cruelty provisions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 08, 2012 reported referred to codes
Apr 20, 2012 print number 1843d
amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 09, 2012 print number 1843c
amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 04, 2012 referred to agriculture
Apr 14, 2011 print number 1843b
amend and recommit to codes
Apr 01, 2011 print number 1843a
amend and recommit to codes
Mar 22, 2011 reported referred to codes
Jan 12, 2011 referred to agriculture

Bill Amendments

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B
C
D (Active)
Original
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B
C
D (Active)

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A1843 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A6077A

A1843 - Bill Texts

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Includes wildlife animals as those subject to the animal cruelty provisions of the agriculture and markets law.

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

                                  1843

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ROSENTHAL, BENEDETTO, HOYT, MAISEL, MAYERSOHN,
  MILLMAN, KAVANAGH, PHEFFER, PAULIN, TITONE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of A. BING, BOYLAND, COLTON, GABRYSZAK, HEVESI, LIFTON, REILLY,  SWEE-
  NEY, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee on Agricul-
  ture

AN  ACT  to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to aggra-
  vated cruelty to animals

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  1 and 2 of section 353-a of the agriculture
and markets law, as added by chapter  118  of  the  laws  of  1999,  are
amended to read as follows:
  1.  A  person is guilty of aggravated cruelty to animals when, with no
justifiable purpose, he or  she  intentionally  kills  or  intentionally
causes  serious  physical  injury  to a companion animal OR WILDLIFE, AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION SIX  OF  SECTION  11-0103  OF  THE  ENVIRONMENTAL
CONSERVATION  LAW,  OTHER  THAN  INSECTS  with aggravated cruelty.   For
purposes of this section, "aggravated cruelty" shall mean conduct which:
(i) is intended to cause extreme physical  pain;  or  (ii)  is  done  or
carried out in an especially depraved or sadistic manner.
  2. Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to prohibit or
interfere  in any way with anyone lawfully engaged in hunting, trapping,
or fishing, as provided in article eleven of the environmental conserva-
tion law, ACTIVITIES DEEMED TO BE SOUND AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES  PURSUANT
TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER, the dispatch of rabid or
diseased animals, as provided in article twenty-one of the public health
law, or the dispatch of animals posing a threat to human safety or other
animals, where such action is otherwise legally authorized, or any prop-
erly  conducted scientific tests, experiments, or investigations involv-
ing the use of living animals, performed or conducted in laboratories or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02265-01-1

A. 1843                             2

institutions approved for such purposes by the  commissioner  of  health
pursuant to section three hundred fifty-three of this article.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.

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A1843A - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A6077A

A1843A - Bill Texts

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Includes wildlife animals as those subject to the animal cruelty provisions of the agriculture and markets law.

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

                                 1843--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ROSENTHAL, BENEDETTO, HOYT, MAISEL, MAYERSOHN,
  MILLMAN, KAVANAGH, PHEFFER, PAULIN, TITONE, P. RIVERA  --  Multi-Spon-
  sored  by  --  M.    of  A.  BING, BOYLAND, COLTON, GABRYSZAK, HEVESI,
  LIFTON, REILLY, SWEENEY, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred  to  the
  Committee  on Agriculture -- reported and referred to the Committee on
  Codes -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to aggra-
  vated cruelty to animals

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions  1 and 2 of section 353-a of the agriculture
and markets law, as added by chapter  118  of  the  laws  of  1999,  are
amended to read as follows:
  1.  A  person is guilty of aggravated cruelty to animals when, with no
justifiable purpose, he or  she  intentionally  kills  or  intentionally
causes  serious  physical  injury  to a companion animal OR WILDLIFE, AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION SIX  OF  SECTION  11-0103  OF  THE  ENVIRONMENTAL
CONSERVATION  LAW,  OTHER  THAN  INSECTS, with aggravated cruelty.   For
purposes of this section, "aggravated cruelty" shall mean conduct which:
(i) is intended to cause extreme physical  pain;  or  (ii)  is  done  or
carried out in an especially depraved or sadistic manner.
  2. Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to prohibit or
interfere  in any way with anyone lawfully engaged in hunting, trapping,
or fishing, as provided in article eleven of the environmental conserva-
tion law, ACTIVITIES DEEMED TO BE SOUND AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES  PURSUANT
TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER, the dispatch of rabid or
diseased animals, as provided in article twenty-one of the public health
law, or the dispatch of animals posing a threat to human safety or other
animals, where such action is otherwise legally authorized, or any prop-
erly  conducted scientific tests, experiments, or investigations involv-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02265-02-1

A. 1843--A                          2

ing the use of living animals, performed or conducted in laboratories or
institutions approved for such purposes by the  commissioner  of  health
pursuant to section three hundred fifty-three of this article.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.

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A1843B - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A6077A

A1843B - Bill Texts

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Includes wildlife animals as those subject to the animal cruelty provisions of the agriculture and markets law.

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

                                 1843--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL, BENEDETTO, HOYT, MAISEL, MILLMAN,
  KAVANAGH, PHEFFER, PAULIN, TITONE, P. RIVERA -- Multi-Sponsored by  --
  M.  of  A.  BING,  BOYLAND, COLTON, GABRYSZAK, HEVESI, LIFTON, REILLY,
  SWEENEY, WEISENBERG -- read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
  Agriculture  --  reported  and  referred  to the Committee on Codes --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again reported from said committee
  with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said
  committee

AN  ACT  to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to aggra-
  vated cruelty to animals

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  353-a of the agriculture and
markets law, as added by chapter 118 of the laws of 1999, is amended  to
read as follows:
  1.  A  person is guilty of aggravated cruelty to animals when, with no
justifiable purpose, he or  she  intentionally  kills  or  intentionally
causes  serious  physical  injury  to a companion animal OR WILDLIFE, AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION SIX  OF  SECTION  11-0103  OF  THE  ENVIRONMENTAL
CONSERVATION  LAW,  OTHER  THAN  INSECTS, with aggravated cruelty.   For
purposes of this section, "aggravated cruelty" shall mean conduct which:
(i) is intended to cause extreme physical  pain;  or  (ii)  is  done  or
carried out in an especially depraved or sadistic manner.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02265-03-1

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A1843C - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A6077A

A1843C - Bill Texts

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Includes wildlife animals as those subject to the animal cruelty provisions of the agriculture and markets law.

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

                                 1843--C

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROSENTHAL, BENEDETTO, MAISEL, MILLMAN, KAVANAGH,
  PAULIN, TITONE, P. RIVERA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  BOYLAND,
  COLTON, GABRYSZAK, HEVESI, LIFTON, REILLY, SWEENEY, WEISENBERG -- read
  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee on Agriculture -- reported and
  referred to the Committee  on  Codes  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amendments,  ordered
  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Agriculture in accordance with  Assembly  Rule  3,
  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation  to  aggra-
  vated cruelty to animals

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of  section  353-a  of  the  agriculture  and
markets  law, as added by chapter 118 of the laws of 1999, is amended to
read as follows:
  1. A person is guilty of aggravated cruelty to animals when,  with  no
justifiable  purpose,  he  or  she  intentionally kills or intentionally
causes serious physical injury to a companion  animal  OR  WILDLIFE,  AS
DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  SIX  OF  SECTION  11-0103 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL
CONSERVATION LAW, OTHER THAN INSECTS,  with  aggravated  cruelty.    For
purposes of this section, "aggravated cruelty" shall mean conduct which:
(i)  is  intended  to  cause  extreme  physical pain; or (ii) is done or
carried out in an especially depraved or sadistic manner.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02265-04-1

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A1843D (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A6077A

A1843D (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Includes wildlife animals as those subject to the animal cruelty provisions of the agriculture and markets law.

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

                                 1843--D

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROSENTHAL, BENEDETTO, MAISEL, MILLMAN, KAVANAGH,
  PAULIN, TITONE, P. RIVERA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.  BOYLAND,
  COLTON, GABRYSZAK, HEVESI, LIFTON, REILLY, SWEENEY, WEISENBERG -- read
  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee on Agriculture -- reported and
  referred to the Committee  on  Codes  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amendments,  ordered
  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Agriculture in accordance with  Assembly  Rule  3,
  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from  said
  committee  with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommit-
  ted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation  to  aggra-
  vated cruelty to animals

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 353-a  of  the  agriculture
and  markets  law,  as  added  by  chapter  118 of the laws of 1999, are
amended to read as follows:
  1. A person is guilty of aggravated cruelty to animals when,  with  no
justifiable  purpose,  he  or  she  intentionally kills or intentionally
causes serious physical injury to a companion  animal  OR  WILDLIFE,  AS
DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  SIX  OF  SECTION  11-0103 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL
CONSERVATION LAW, OTHER THAN INSECTS,  with  aggravated  cruelty.    For
purposes of this section, "aggravated cruelty" shall mean conduct which:
(i)  is  intended  to  cause  extreme  physical pain; or (ii) is done or
carried out in an especially depraved or sadistic manner.
  2. Nothing contained in this section shall be construed to prohibit or
interfere in any way with anyone lawfully engaged in hunting,  trapping,
or fishing, as provided in article eleven of the environmental conserva-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02265-05-2

A. 1843--D                          2

tion  law, ACTIVITIES DEEMED TO BE SOUND AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES PURSUANT
TO SECTION THREE HUNDRED EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER, the dispatch of rabid or
diseased animals, as provided in article twenty-one of the public health
law, or the dispatch of animals posing a threat to human safety or other
animals, where such action is otherwise legally authorized, or any prop-
erly  conducted scientific tests, experiments, or investigations involv-
ing the use of living animals, performed or conducted in laboratories or
institutions approved for such purposes by the  commissioner  of  health
pursuant to section three hundred fifty-three of this article.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law.

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