senate Bill S5313B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires all pet crematorium & cemeteries to comply with NY law

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 referred to consumer affairs and protection
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1513
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 21, 2012 reported and committed to commerce, economic development and small business
Jan 19, 2012 print number 5313b
amend and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 04, 2012 referred to consumer protection
Oct 12, 2011 print number 5313a
amend and recommit to consumer protection
May 05, 2011 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Jun 21, 2012 - Rules committee Vote

S5313B
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 21, 2012 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S5313B
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: May 21, 2012

aye wr (4)
excused (1)

Bill Amendments

Original
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B (Active)
Original
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B (Active)

S5313 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8618A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §750-b, Gen Bus L

S5313 - Bill Texts

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Relates to requiring individuals and businesses who offer or solicit pet cremation or burial services for profit to use a facility that is in compliance with New York state laws.

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BILL NUMBER:S5313

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the general
business law, in relation to requiring individuals and
businesses who offer or solicit pet cremation or burial services for
profit use a facility that is in compliance with New York state laws

PURPOSE:
The purpose of this bill is to require persons, businesses or entities
that operate as pet cemeteries or pet crematoriums to be licensed.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
This bill amends section 1 of section 750-b of the General Business
Law, as added by chapter 526 of the laws of 1992.

JUSTIFICATION:
There are various entities in New York who are now offering and
soliciting pet cremation and burial services to pet owners. These
entities who are not licensed to perform these services, are for
higher profits, avoiding using a licensed New York State cremation
facility. Pets are being sent out of New York State as far as
Pennsylvania, where state regulation laws do not protect the New York
consumer. New York's many regulations concerning crematories and
cemeteries protect the consumer and our citizens need to know that
their beloved pet remains are being handled in a proper manner.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately and shall apply to relevant services provided after
December 31, 2011.

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

                                  5313

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring indi-
  viduals and businesses who offer or solicit pet  cremation  or  burial
  services for profit use a facility that is in compliance with New York
  state laws

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

  Section 1. Section 750-b of the general  business  law,  as  added  by
chapter 526 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  S  750-b.  License required. [On and after July thirty-first, nineteen
hundred ninety-three, no person shall engage for a fee in  the  business
of  operating  a  pet  cemetery  or  pet  crematorium or hold himself or
herself out as being able so to do unless he or she is licensed therefor
pursuant to this article] THE STATE SHALL REQUIRE THAT  ANY  INDIVIDUAL,
BUSINESS,  OR  ENTITY  OFFERING  OR  SOLICITING  PET CREMATION OR BURIAL
SERVICES FOR PROFIT, IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, USE A LICENSED  CREMATORY
OR  CEMETERY  LOCATED  IN, LICENSED BY, AND SUBJECT TO REGULATION BY THE
STATE OF NEW YORK.  Nothing [herein] IN THIS SECTION  shall  prohibit  a
person  licensed  in accordance with the provisions of this article from
employing individuals to assist in the operation of a  pet  cemetery  or
pet crematorium.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to rele-
vant services provided after December 31, 2011.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11419-01-1

S5313A - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8618A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §750-b, Gen Bus L

S5313A - Bill Texts

view summary

Relates to requiring individuals and businesses who offer or solicit pet cremation or burial services for profit to use a facility that is in compliance with New York state laws.

view sponsor memo
BILL NUMBER:S5313A

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the general
business law, in relation to requiring individuals and
businesses who offer or solicit pet cremation or burial services for
profit use a facility that is in compliance with New York state laws

PURPOSE:
The purpose of this bill is to require persons, businesses or entities
that operate as pet cemeteries or pet crematoriums to be licensed.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
This bill amends section 1 of section 750-b of the General Business
Law, as added by chapter 526 of the laws of 1992.

JUSTIFICATION:
There are various entities in New York who are now offering and
soliciting pet cremation and burial services to pet owners. These
entities who are not licensed to perform these services, are for
higher profits, avoiding using a licensed New York State cremation
facility. Pets are being sent out of New York State as far as
Pennsylvania, where state regulation laws do not protect the New York
consumer. New York's many regulations concerning crematories and
cemeteries protect the consumer and our citizens need to know that
their beloved pet remains are being handled in a proper manner.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately and shall apply to relevant services provided after
December 31, 2012.

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

                                 5313--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring indi-
  viduals and businesses who offer or solicit pet  cremation  or  burial
  services for profit use a facility that is in compliance with New York
  state laws

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

  Section 1. Section 750-b of the general  business  law,  as  added  by
chapter 526 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  S  750-b.  License required. [On and after July thirty-first, nineteen
hundred ninety-three, no person shall engage for a fee in  the  business
of  operating  a  pet  cemetery  or  pet  crematorium or hold himself or
herself out as being able so to do unless he or she is licensed therefor
pursuant to this article] THE STATE SHALL REQUIRE THAT  ANY  INDIVIDUAL,
BUSINESS,  OR  ENTITY  OFFERING  OR  SOLICITING  PET CREMATION OR BURIAL
SERVICES FOR PROFIT, IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, USE A LICENSED  CREMATORY
OR  CEMETERY  LOCATED  IN, LICENSED BY, AND SUBJECT TO REGULATION BY THE
STATE OF NEW YORK.  Nothing [herein] IN THIS SECTION  shall  prohibit  a
person  licensed  in accordance with the provisions of this article from
employing individuals to assist in the operation of a  pet  cemetery  or
pet crematorium.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to rele-
vant services provided after December 31, 2012.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11419-03-1

S5313B (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8618A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §750-b, Gen Bus L

S5313B (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

view summary

Relates to requiring individuals and businesses who offer or solicit pet cremation or burial services for profit to use a facility that is in compliance with New York state laws.

view sponsor memo
BILL NUMBER:S5313B

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the general
business law, in relation to requiring individuals and
businesses who offer or solicit pet cremation or burial services for
profit use a facility that is in compliance with New York state laws

PURPOSE:
The purpose of this bill is to require persons, businesses or entities
that operate as pet cemeteries or pet crematoriums to be licensed.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
This bill amends section 1 of section 750-b of the General Business
Law, as added by chapter 526 of the laws of 1992.

JUSTIFICATION:
There are various entities in New York who are now offering and
soliciting pet cremation and burial services to pet owners. These
entities who are not licensed to perform these services, are for
higher profits, avoiding using a licensed New York State cremation
facility. Pets are being sent out of New York State as far as
Pennsylvania, where state regulation laws do not protect the New York
consumer. New York's many regulations concerning crematories and
cemeteries protect the consumer and our citizens need to know that
their beloved pet remains are being handled in a proper manner.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
This is a new bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None to the state.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately and shall apply to relevant services provided
after December

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

                                 5313--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Consumer  Protection  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring indi-
  viduals  and  businesses  who offer or solicit pet cremation or burial
  services for profit use a facility that is in compliance with New York
  state laws

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

  Section  1.  Section  750-b  of  the general business law, as added by
chapter 526 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  S 750-b. License required. [On and after July  thirty-first,  nineteen
hundred  ninety-three,  no person shall engage for a fee in the business
of operating a pet cemetery  or  pet  crematorium  or  hold  himself  or
herself out as being able so to do unless he or she is licensed therefor
pursuant  to  this article] THE STATE SHALL REQUIRE THAT ANY INDIVIDUAL,
BUSINESS, OR ENTITY OFFERING  OR  SOLICITING  PET  CREMATION  OR  BURIAL
SERVICES  FOR PROFIT, IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, USE A LICENSED CREMATORY
OR CEMETERY LOCATED IN, LICENSED BY, AND SUBJECT TO  REGULATION  BY  THE
STATE  OF  NEW YORK.   Nothing [herein] IN THIS SECTION shall prohibit a
person licensed in accordance with the provisions of this  article  from
employing  individuals  to  assist in the operation of a pet cemetery or
pet crematorium.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11419-04-2

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