assembly Bill A3593

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Excludes certain animals from the definition of "wildlife"

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 26, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

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A3593 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Environmental Conservation
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง11-0103, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A2671

A3593 - Bill Texts

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Excludes dogs, cats and any other domesticated animals from the definition of "wildlife"; defines the term feral dog or cat.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  3593

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 26, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GLICK,  COLTON,  GALEF, CUSICK, O'DONNELL --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK, McENENY, MILLMAN, NOLAN, PHEFFER,
  TOWNS, WEINSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Committee  on  Envi-
  ronmental Conservation

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
  excluding certain animals from the definition of wildlife

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  a  of  subdivision 6 of section 11-0103 of the
environmental conservation law, as amended by chapter 777 of the laws of
1976, is amended to read as follows:
  a. "Wildlife" means wild game and all other animal life existing in  a
wild state, except fish, shellfish and crustacea.  NO DOG OR CAT WHETHER
DOMESTICATED  OR  FERAL, OR ANY OTHER DOMESTICATED ANIMAL NORMALLY MAIN-
TAINED IN OR NEAR THE HOUSEHOLD OF THE PERSON OR  OWNER  WHO  CARES  FOR
SUCH  OTHER DOMESTICATED ANIMAL SHALL BE CONSIDERED WILDLIFE PURSUANT TO
THIS PARAGRAPH. A FERAL CAT OR DOG SHALL MEAN ANY  DOMESTICATED  CAT  OR
DOG  THAT IS BORN IN THE WILD AND IS NOT SOCIALIZED, IS THE OFFSPRING OF
A DOMESTICATED CAT OR DOG AND IS NOT SOCIALIZED, OR IS A FORMERLY  OWNED
DOMESTICATED CAT OR DOG THAT HAS BEEN ABANDONED AND IS NO LONGER SOCIAL-
IZED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05945-01-1

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