senate Bill S5433A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the treatment and disposition of lost, stray or homeless animals

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 29, 2012 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 04, 2012 referred to agriculture
Dec 28, 2011 print number 5433a
amend (t) and recommit to agriculture
May 20, 2011 referred to agriculture

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S5433 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5449A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§113, 117, 373, 374 & 350, Ag & Mkts L

S5433 - Summary

Relates to the treatment and disposition of lost, stray or homeless animals.

S5433 - Sponsor Memo

S5433 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5433

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 20, 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  the
  treatment and disposition of lost, stray or homeless dogs

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 113 of the agriculture and markets
law, as amended by section 8 of part T of chapter  59  of  the  laws  of
2010, is amended to read as follows:
  4.  Every  dog control officer, peace officer, when acting pursuant to
[his] THE OFFICER'S special duties or police officer, OR SUCH  OFFICER'S
AGENT,  FOLLOWING ANY SEIZURE OF A DOG, OR ANY DULY INCORPORATED SOCIETY
FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, DULY INCORPORATED HUMANE SOCI-
ETY, POUND OR SHELTER TAKING POSSESSION  OF  SUCH  DOG  shall  [promptly
make]:
  (A)  AS  SOON  AS  PRACTICABLE TAKE STEPS TO (1) CHECK THE DOG FOR ALL
CURRENTLY POSSIBLE FORMS OF IDENTIFICATION INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED
TO,  TAGS,  MICROCHIPS, TATTOOS OR LICENSES; (2) COMPARE THE INFORMATION
KNOWN ABOUT THE DOG WITH RECORDS OF DOGS REPORTED TO BE LOST  OR  STOLEN
PURSUANT  TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWELVE OF THIS ARTICLE; (3) MAKE AVAIL-
ABLE TO THE PUBLIC ON THE INTERNET ON A WEBSITE MAINTAINED BY OR  OTHER-
WISE  MADE  AVAILABLE TO SUCH OFFICER, DULY INCORPORATED SOCIETY FOR THE
PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO  ANIMALS,  DULY  INCORPORATED  HUMANE  SOCIETY,
POUND  OR  SHELTER  BY  THE MUNICIPAL OR COUNTY GOVERNMENT IN WHICH SUCH
OFFICER OR ORGANIZATION IS LOCATED, OR ORGANIZATION APPROVED PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER,
AT LEAST DURING THE REDEMPTION PERIOD, A PHOTOGRAPH, IF PRACTICABLE, AND
A GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE DOG TO ASSIST THE OWNER(S) IN  FINDING  THE
DOG,  INCLUDING THE BREED(S), IF KNOWN, THOUGH INFORMATION ABOUT THE DOG
MAY BE WITHHELD IF DEEMED APPROPRIATE TO FACILITATE FINDING THE OWNER(S)
OR OTHERWISE PROTECT THE SAFETY OF THE DOG. THE NOTICE REQUIRED BY  THIS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03308-05-1

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S5433A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5449A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§113, 117, 373, 374 & 350, Ag & Mkts L

S5433A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the treatment and disposition of lost, stray or homeless animals.

S5433A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5433A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5433--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 20, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  agriculture and markets law, in relation to the
  treatment and disposition of lost, stray or homeless animals

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 113 of the agriculture and markets
law,  as  amended  by  section  8 of part T of chapter 59 of the laws of
2010, is amended to read as follows:
  4. Every dog control officer, peace officer, when acting  pursuant  to
[his]  THE OFFICER'S special duties or police officer, OR SUCH OFFICER'S
AGENT, FOLLOWING ANY SEIZURE OF A DOG, OR ANY DULY INCORPORATED  SOCIETY
FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, DULY INCORPORATED HUMANE SOCI-
ETY,  POUND  OR  SHELTER  TAKING  POSSESSION OF SUCH DOG shall [promptly
make]:
  (A) AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE TAKE STEPS TO (1) CHECK  THE  DOG  FOR  ALL
CURRENTLY  POSSIBLE  FORMS  OF IDENTIFICATION INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED
TO, TAGS, MICROCHIPS, TATTOOS OR LICENSES; (2) COMPARE  THE  INFORMATION
KNOWN  ABOUT  THE DOG WITH RECORDS OF DOGS REPORTED TO BE LOST OR STOLEN
PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWELVE OF THIS ARTICLE; (3) MAKE  AVAIL-
ABLE  TO THE PUBLIC ON THE INTERNET ON A WEBSITE MAINTAINED BY OR OTHER-
WISE MADE AVAILABLE TO SUCH OFFICER, DULY INCORPORATED SOCIETY  FOR  THE
PREVENTION  OF  CRUELTY  TO  ANIMALS,  DULY INCORPORATED HUMANE SOCIETY,
POUND OR SHELTER BY THE MUNICIPAL OR COUNTY  GOVERNMENT  IN  WHICH  SUCH
OFFICER OR ORGANIZATION IS LOCATED, OR ORGANIZATION APPROVED PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER,
AT LEAST DURING THE REDEMPTION PERIOD, A PHOTOGRAPH, IF PRACTICABLE, AND
A  GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE DOG TO ASSIST THE OWNER OR OWNERS IN FIND-
ING THE DOG, INCLUDING THE BREED OR BREEDS, IF KNOWN, THOUGH INFORMATION

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03308-15-1

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