senate Bill S61

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires all dogs and their owners to successfully complete obedience training

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to agriculture
Mar 30, 2011 defeated in agriculture
Feb 22, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Mar 30, 2011 - Agriculture committee Vote

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Agriculture Committee Vote: Mar 30, 2011

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S61 - Details

Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§107, 109 & 118, add §113-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2219

S61 - Summary

Requires all dogs and their owners to successfully complete obedience training.

S61 - Sponsor Memo

S61 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   61

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  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  requir-
  ing all dogs and their owners to successfully complete basic obedience
  training

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 107 of the agriculture and markets
law, as amended by section 1 of part T of chapter  59  of  the  laws  of
2010, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  This article shall apply to all areas of the state except any city
having a population of over two million, EXCEPT THAT THE  PROVISIONS  OF
SECTION  ONE  HUNDRED  THIRTEEN-A OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE APPLICABLE TO
THE ENTIRE STATE.
  S 2. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 1 of section 109 of the  agriculture
and  markets law, as amended by section 4 of part T of chapter 59 of the
laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  (d) The application shall be accompanied by the license fee prescribed
by section one hundred ten of  this  article  [and],  a  certificate  of
rabies vaccination or statement in lieu thereof, as required by subdivi-
sion  two  of  this  section,  AND,  FOR  OWNERS AND DOGS SUBJECT TO THE
PROVISIONS OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED THIRTEEN-A OF THIS ARTICLE, A  CERTIF-
ICATE  OF SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A BASIC OBEDIENCE COURSE. In the case
of a spayed or neutered dog, every application shall also be accompanied
by a certificate signed by  a  licensed  veterinarian  or  an  affidavit
signed  by  the owner, showing that the dog has been spayed or neutered,
provided such certificate or affidavit shall not be required if the same
is already on file with the clerk or authorized dog control officer.  In
lieu  of the spay or neuter certificate an owner may present a statement
certified by a licensed veterinarian stating that he  has  examined  the

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