senate Bill S4342A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Directs the department of agriculture and markets to inspect the condition of certain horse stalls in the city of New York

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2012 print number 4342a
amend and recommit to finance
Jun 05, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to agriculture
Mar 30, 2011 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Jun 5, 2012 - Agriculture committee Vote

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Committee Vote: Jun 5, 2012

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S4342 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3317A
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §359-b, Ag & Mkts L; amd §17-330, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8068A, A11699

S4342 - Summary

Directs the department of agriculture and markets to inspect the condition of certain horse stalls in cities with a population of one million or more.

S4342 - Sponsor Memo

S4342 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4342

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 30, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 and  the  administrative
  code of the city of New York, in relation to the inspection of certain
  horse stables in cities of one million or more

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

  Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
section 359-b to read as follows:
  S  359-B. INSPECTION OF CERTAIN HORSE STABLES IN CITIES OF ONE MILLION
OR MORE. 1. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY ONLY TO:
  (A) HORSE STABLES IN CITIES HAVING A  POPULATION  OF  ONE  MILLION  OR
MORE; AND
  (B)  HORSE  STABLES  FOR  RIDING HORSES, THE BOARDING OF HORSES OR FOR
HORSES USED FOR RIDING LESSONS.
  2. NO PROVISION OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO APPLY  TO  CARRIAGE
HORSES  OR  ANY  HORSE  THAT IS SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE RACING,
PARI-MUTUEL WAGERING AND BREEDING LAW.
  3. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL, AT A  MINIMUM,  MAKE  YEARLY  INSPECTIONS  OF
HORSE STABLES TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE.
  4. (A) HORSES SHALL BE HOUSED IN STABLES WHICH SHALL BE CONSTRUCTED SO
AS  TO  BE  STRUCTURALLY SOUND. SUCH STABLES SHALL BE MAINTAINED IN GOOD
REPAIR TO CONTAIN THE HORSE HOUSED THEREIN AND PROTECT IT FROM INJURY.
  (B) STABLES  SHALL  PROVIDE  SUFFICIENT  SPACE  TO  ALLOW  EACH  HORSE
ADEQUATE  FREEDOM  OF  MOVEMENT  TO  MAKE  NORMAL  POSTURAL ADJUSTMENTS,
INCLUDING THE ABILITY TO STAND UP, TURN AROUND AND  LIE  DOWN  WITH  ITS
LIMBS OUTSTRETCHED.
  (C) STABLES SHALL BE ADEQUATELY VENTILATED AT ALL TIMES TO PROVIDE FOR
THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF THE HORSE. VENTILATION SHALL BE PROVIDED BY
NATURAL  OR MECHANICAL MEANS, SUCH AS WINDOWS, VENTS, FANS OR AIR CONDI-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00585-01-1

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S4342A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3317A
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §359-b, Ag & Mkts L; amd §17-330, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8068A, A11699

S4342A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of agriculture and markets to inspect the condition of certain horse stalls in cities with a population of one million or more.

S4342A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4342A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4342--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 30, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LANZA, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture -- recom-
  mitted  to the Committee on Agriculture in accordance with Senate Rule
  6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee and  committed  to
  the  Committee  on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and  the  administrative
  code of the city of New York, in relation to the inspection of certain
  horse stables in cities of one million or more

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

  Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
section 359-b to read as follows:
  S  359-B. INSPECTION OF CERTAIN HORSE STABLES IN CITIES OF ONE MILLION
OR MORE. 1. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY ONLY TO:
  (A) HORSE STABLES IN CITIES HAVING A  POPULATION  OF  ONE  MILLION  OR
MORE; AND
  (B)  HORSE  STABLES  FOR  RIDING HORSES, THE BOARDING OF HORSES OR FOR
HORSES USED FOR RIDING LESSONS IN CITIES  HAVING  A  POPULATION  OF  ONE
MILLION OR MORE.
  2.  NO  PROVISION OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO APPLY TO CARRIAGE
HORSES OR ANY HORSE THAT IS SUBJECT TO THE  PROVISIONS  OF  THE  RACING,
PARI-MUTUEL WAGERING AND BREEDING LAW.
  3.  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL,  AT  A MINIMUM, MAKE YEARLY INSPECTIONS OF
HORSE STABLES TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE.
  4. THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED TO PROMULGATE SUCH RULES  AND  REGU-
LATIONS AS HE OR SHE DEEMS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS
SECTION.
  5.  VIOLATION  OF  ANY  PROVISION OF THIS SECTION OR ANY RULE OR REGU-
LATION PROMULGATED PURSUANT THERETO SHALL BE A CIVIL OFFENSE  PUNISHABLE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00585-04-2

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