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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to agriculture|
|Mar 04, 2011||referred to agriculture|
senate Bill S3805
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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S3805 - Details
S3805 - Summary
Requires unsealing of court records of youthful offenders convicted of animal abuse offense; provides that such persons undergo a psychiatric evaluation and treatment where necessary.
S3805 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3805 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to imposing additional penalties for animal abuse PURPOSE: To impose additional penalties upon persons convicted of animal abuse. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 353 of the agriculture and markets law, as amended by chapter 458 of the laws of 1985 and the opening paragraph as amended by chapter 523 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: Section 2. The court, for a person who tortures or cruelly beats or unjustifiably injures, maims, mutilates or kills any animal, whether wild or tame, and whether belonging to himself or another, or who causes, procures or permits any animal to be tortured, cruelly beaten, or unjustifiably injured, maimed, mutilated or killed, shall, in addition to any other penalty otherwise imposed by law for a violation of this section order an immediate and thorough psychiatric analysis and evaluation by a competent professional, and where necessary require a person who violates any of such provisions to enter into and successfully complete any treatment or program deemed
S3805 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3805 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 4, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to imposing additional penalties for animal abuse THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 353 of the agriculture and markets law, as amended by chapter 458 of the laws of 1985 and the opening paragraph as amended by chapter 523 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: S 353. Overdriving, torturing and injuring animals; failure to provide proper sustenance. 1. A person who overdrives[,] OR overloads[, tortures or cruelly beats or unjustifiably injures, maims, mutilates or kills] any animal, whether wild or tame, and whether belonging to himself or to another, or deprives any animal of necessary sustenance, food or drink, or neglects or refuses to furnish it such sustenance or drink, or caus- es, procures or permits any animal to be overdriven, overloaded, [tortured, cruelly beaten, or unjustifiably injured, maimed, mutilated or killed,] or to be deprived of necessary food or drink, or who wilful- ly sets on foot, instigates, engages in, or in any way furthers any SUCH act of cruelty to any animal, or any SUCH act tending to produce such cruelty, is guilty of a class A misdemeanor and for purposes of para- graph (b) of subdivision one of section 160.10 of the criminal procedure law, shall be treated as a misdemeanor defined in the penal law. 2. THE COURT, FOR A PERSON WHO TORTURES OR CRUELLY BEATS OR UNJUSTIFI- ABLY INJURES, MAIMS, MUTILATES OR KILLS ANY ANIMAL, WHETHER WILD OR TAME, AND WHETHER BELONGING TO HIMSELF OR ANOTHER, OR WHO CAUSES, PROCURES OR PERMITS ANY ANIMAL TO BE TORTURED, CRUELLY BEATEN, OR UNJUSTIFIABLY INJURED, MAIMED, MUTILATED OR KILLED SHALL, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER PENALTY OTHERWISE IMPOSED BY LAW FOR A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION ORDER AN IMMEDIATE AND THOROUGH PSYCHIATRIC ANALYSIS AND EVALU- ATION BY A COMPETENT PROFESSIONAL, AND WHERE NECESSARY REQUIRE A PERSON EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01466-01-1
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