|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|
senate Bill S62
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S62 - Details
S62 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S62 REVISED 12/30/11 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to the microchipping of dogs and the creation of a registry of dogs PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Requires that by the age of four months any person who owns a dog shall implant such dog with a microchip. Creates a state registry to maintain contact information. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the Agriculture and Markets Law to require information that contains specific identifiable features to be transmitted to the registry on dogs. Section 2 adds two new sections 112-a and 112-b to the Agriculture and Markets law. Requires dog owners, by the time such dog is four months of age, to implant a microchip that includes the owner's contact information and the dog's medical history. Requires the Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets to establish a state registry of all animals licensed pursuant to this article. Provides that such
S62 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 62 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 the microchipping of dogs and the creation of a registry of dogs THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 1 of section 109 of the agri- culture 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: (c) The application shall state the sex, actual or approximate age, breed, color, and municipal identification number of the dog, and other identification marks, if any, and the name, address, telephone number, county and town, city or village of residence of the owner AND SUCH INFORMATION SHALL BE TRANSMITTED TO THE REGISTRY ON DOGS PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWELVE-B OF THIS ARTICLE. Municipalities may also require additional information on such application as deemed appropri- ate. S 2. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding two new sections 112-a and 112-b to read as follows: S 112-A. MICROCHIPPING OF DOGS. 1. ANY PERSON WHO OWNS A DOG SHALL ENSURE THAT BY THE AGE OF FOUR MONTHS SUCH DOG IS IMPLANTED WITH A SPECIAL COMPUTER CHIP DESIGNED TO HOLD INFORMATION RELATING TO IDENTIFI- CATION OF THE OWNER OR CUSTODIAN OF SUCH DOG, CONTACT INFORMATION AND SUCH DOG'S DESCRIPTION AND BREED AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED NINE OF THIS ARTICLE. SUCH INFORMATION SHALL BE TRANSMITTED INTO THE STATE REGISTRY ON DOGS AND SHALL BE COMPATIBLE WITH A MICROCHIP SCANNER OPERATED BY THE COMMISSIONER PURSU- ANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWELVE-B OF THIS ARTICLE. 2. WHENEVER ANY DOG IS LICENSED PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWELVE OF THIS ARTICLE, SUCH LICENSING CONTACT INFORMATION SHALL BE TRANSMITTED EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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