senate Bill S5865A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to removal of raccoons in New York city

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Mar 22, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 21, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 20, 2012 1st report cal.400
Mar 12, 2012 print number 5865a
amend and recommit to cities
Jan 04, 2012 referred to cities
Jul 25, 2011 referred to rules

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Mar 20, 2012 - Cities committee Vote

S5865A
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Cities Committee Vote: Mar 20, 2012

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S5865 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8652A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §17-198, NYC Ad Cd

S5865 - Summary

Relates to removal of raccoons in New York city; requires the New York city department of health and mental hygiene to remove any raccoon upon receiving notice from a member of the public that such a raccoon has created a nuisance on outdoor public or private property and to effectuate humane release thereof.

S5865 - Sponsor Memo

S5865 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5865

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 25, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation to the removal of raccoons

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

  Section 1.  The administrative code of the city of New York is amended
by adding a new section 17-198 to read as follows:
  S 17-198 RACCOON REMOVAL. A. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL  ENSURE  THE  PROMPT
REMOVAL  OF ANY RACCOON FROM ANY OUTDOOR PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PROPERTY UPON
RECEIVING A REQUEST FOR SUCH REMOVAL FROM A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC.
  B. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL COORDINATE THE HUMANE RELEASE OF RACCOONS WITH
THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION,  PROVIDED  THAT  THE  DEPARTMENT
DEEMS  THE  RELEASE  APPROPRIATE,  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH THE RULES OF THE
DEPARTMENT.
  C. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROMULGATE SUCH RULES AS MAY BE  NECESSARY  TO
IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13280-01-1

S5865A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8652A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Add §17-198, NYC Ad Cd

S5865A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to removal of raccoons in New York city; requires the New York city department of health and mental hygiene to remove any raccoon upon receiving notice from a member of the public that such a raccoon has created a nuisance on outdoor public or private property and to effectuate humane release thereof.

S5865A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5865A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5865--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 25, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Cities 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  administrative code of the city of New York, in
  relation to the removal of raccoons

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

  Section 1.  The administrative code of the city of New York is amended
by adding a new section 17-198 to read as follows:
  S  17-198  RACCOON  REMOVAL. A. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ENSURE THE PROMPT
REMOVAL OF ANY RACCOON FROM ANY OUTDOOR PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PROPERTY  UPON
RECEIVING  NOTICE FROM A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC THAT A RACCOON OR RACCOONS
HAVE CREATED A NUISANCE AT SUCH PROPERTY.
  B. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL COORDINATE THE HUMANE RELEASE OF RACCOONS WITH
THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION,  PROVIDED  THAT  THE  DEPARTMENT
DEEMS THE RELEASE POSES NO THREAT TO PUBLIC HEALTH OR SAFETY, IN ACCORD-
ANCE WITH THE RULES OF THE DEPARTMENT.
  C.  THE  DEPARTMENT SHALL PROMULGATE SUCH RULES AS MAY BE NECESSARY TO
IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13280-02-2

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