senate Bill S3911A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the release of animals from a pound or shelter

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6373 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 22, 2011 signed chap.83
Jun 10, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 01, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.349
substituted for s3911a
Jun 01, 2011 substituted by a6373a
May 02, 2011 advanced to third reading
amended 3911a
Apr 13, 2011 2nd report cal.
Apr 12, 2011 1st report cal.349
Mar 09, 2011 referred to agriculture

S3911 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6373A
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§117 & 374, Ag & Mkts L

S3911 - Summary

Relates to the release of animals from a pound or shelter; makes a technical correction to include the release of certain animals from shelters; provides that after the time for redemption has expired, release may be made to another such pound, duly incorporated society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, duly incorporated humane society or duly incorporated animal protective association.

S3911 - Sponsor Memo

S3911 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3911

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  OPPENHEIMER -- 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  the
  release of animals from a pound or shelter

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 7-a of  section  117  of  the  agriculture  and
markets  law,  as  amended  by  chapter 419 of the laws of 2010 and such
section as renumbered by section 12 of part T of chapter 59 of the  laws
of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  7-a.  Any  animal  in  the custody of a pound OR SHELTER shall be made
available for adoption or euthanized subject to subdivisions six,  eight
and  nine of this section and subject to the provisions of section three
hundred seventy-four of this chapter after the time for  redemption  has
expired;  provided,  however,  that  such release may be made to another
such pound, duly incorporated society for the prevention of  cruelty  to
animals,  duly  incorporated  humane society or duly incorporated animal
protective association for the sole purpose of placing such animal in an
adoptive home, when such action is reasonably believed  to  improve  the
opportunity for adoption.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09872-01-1

S3911A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6373A
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§117 & 374, Ag & Mkts L

S3911A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the release of animals from a pound or shelter; makes a technical correction to include the release of certain animals from shelters; provides that after the time for redemption has expired, release may be made to another such pound, duly incorporated society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, duly incorporated humane society or duly incorporated animal protective association.

S3911A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3911A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3911--A
    Cal. No. 349

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  OPPENHEIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Agriculture  --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, amended on second report, ordered to a third reading,  and  to
  be  reprinted  as  amended,  retaining its place in the order of third
  reading

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets  law,  in  relation  to  the
  release of animals from a pound or shelter

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 7-a of  section  117  of  the  agriculture  and
markets  law,  as  amended  by  chapter 419 of the laws of 2010 and such
section as renumbered by section 12 of part T of chapter 59 of the  laws
of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  7-a.  Any  animal  in  the custody of a pound OR SHELTER shall be made
available for adoption or euthanized subject to subdivisions six,  eight
and  nine of this section and subject to the provisions of section three
hundred seventy-four of this chapter after the time for  redemption  has
expired;  provided,  however,  that  such release may be made to another
such pound, duly incorporated society for the prevention of  cruelty  to
animals,  duly  incorporated  humane society or duly incorporated animal
protective association for the sole purpose of placing such animal in an
adoptive home, when such action is reasonably believed  to  improve  the
opportunity for adoption.
  S  2.  Subdivisions  5  and  6  of  section 374 of the agriculture and
markets law, subdivision 5 as added and subdivision 6 as  renumbered  by
chapter  479 of the laws of 2009 and subdivision 6 as amended by chapter
674 of the laws of 1980, are amended to read as follows:
  5. No person shall release any dog or cat from the custody or  control
of any pound, shelter, society for the prevention of cruelty to animals,
humane  society,  dog protective association, dog control officer, peace

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

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