senate Bill S7268A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to requirements for pet dealers

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A697 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 18, 2012 signed chap.110
Jul 06, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 13, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.752
substituted for s7268a
Jun 13, 2012 substituted by a697d
May 30, 2012 amended on third reading 7268a
May 21, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 15, 2012 1st report cal.752
May 02, 2012 referred to agriculture

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S7268 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A697D
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§401 & 402, Ag & Mkts L; amd §753-a, Gen Bus L

S7268 - Summary

Relates to requirements for pet dealers for the care and sale of cats and dogs; requires the implementation of an appropriate plan for the exercise of animals in their possession.

S7268 - Sponsor Memo

S7268 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7268

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

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 and the general business
  law, in relation to the care and sale of dogs and cats by pet dealers

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  1  of  section  401 of the agriculture and
markets law is amended by adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
  (H) PET DEALERS SHALL DESIGNATE AND  PROVIDE  AN  ISOLATION  AREA  FOR
ANIMALS  THAT  EXHIBIT  SYMPTOMS  OF  CONTAGIOUS DISEASE OR ILLNESS. THE
LOCATION OF SUCH DESIGNATED AREA MUST BE SUCH AS TO  PREVENT  OR  REDUCE
THE SPREAD OF DISEASE TO HEALTHY ANIMALS.
  S  2. Paragraphs (a), (b), (c) and (d) of subdivision 5 of section 401
of the agriculture and markets law are relettered paragraphs  (b),  (c),
(d) and (e) and a new paragraph (a) is added to read as follows:
  (A) ANY PET DEALER DULY LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE SHALL DESIG-
NATE AN ATTENDING VETERINARIAN, WHO SHALL PROVIDE VETERINARY CARE TO THE
DEALER'S  ANIMALS  WHICH  SHALL  INCLUDE A WRITTEN PROGRAM OF VETERINARY
CARE AND REGULAR VISITS TO THE PET DEALER'S PREMISES.  SUCH  PROGRAM  OF
VETERINARY CARE SHALL INCLUDE:
  (I)  THE AVAILABILITY OF APPROPRIATE FACILITIES, PERSONNEL, EQUIPMENT,
AND SERVICES TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE;
  (II) THE USE OF METHODS DETERMINED TO BE APPROPRIATE BY THE  ATTENDING
VETERINARIAN  TO PREVENT, CONTROL, AND RESPOND TO DISEASES AND INJURIES,
AND THE AVAILABILITY OF EMERGENCY, WEEKEND, AND HOLIDAY CARE;
  (III) DAILY OBSERVATION OF ALL ANIMALS  TO  ASSESS  THEIR  HEALTH  AND
WELL-BEING;  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT DAILY OBSERVATION OF ANIMALS MAY BE
ACCOMPLISHED BY SOMEONE OTHER THAN THE ATTENDING  VETERINARIAN  WHO  HAS
RECEIVED THE GUIDANCE IDENTIFIED IN SUBPARAGRAPH (IV) OF THIS PARAGRAPH;
AND  PROVIDED, FURTHER, THAT A MECHANISM OF DIRECT AND FREQUENT COMMUNI-
CATION IS REQUIRED SO THAT TIMELY AND ACCURATE INFORMATION  ON  PROBLEMS
OF  ANIMAL HEALTH, BEHAVIOR, AND WELL-BEING IS CONVEYED TO THE ATTENDING
VETERINARIAN;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00792-14-2

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S7268A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A697D
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§401 & 402, Ag & Mkts L; amd §753-a, Gen Bus L

S7268A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requirements for pet dealers for the care and sale of cats and dogs; requires the implementation of an appropriate plan for the exercise of animals in their possession.

S7268A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7268A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7268--A
    Cal. No. 752

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. BALL, SKELOS, GRISANTI, LAVALLE, OPPENHEIMER -- read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Agriculture -- reported favorably  from  said  committee,
  ordered  to  first  and  second  report,  ordered  to a third reading,
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the general business
  law, in relation to the care and sale of dogs and cats by pet dealers

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

  Section 1.   Subdivision 1 of  section  401  of  the  agriculture  and
markets law is amended by adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
  (H)  PET  DEALERS  SHALL  DESIGNATE  AND PROVIDE AN ISOLATION AREA FOR
ANIMALS THAT EXHIBIT SYMPTOMS OF  CONTAGIOUS  DISEASE  OR  ILLNESS.  THE
LOCATION  OF  SUCH  DESIGNATED AREA MUST BE SUCH AS TO PREVENT OR REDUCE
THE SPREAD OF DISEASE TO HEALTHY ANIMALS.
  S 2. Paragraphs (a), (b), (c) and (d) of subdivision 5 of section  401
of  the  agriculture and markets law are relettered paragraphs (b), (c),
(d) and (e) and a new paragraph (a) is added to read as follows:
  (A) ANY PET DEALER DULY LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE SHALL DESIG-
NATE AN ATTENDING VETERINARIAN, WHO SHALL PROVIDE VETERINARY CARE TO THE
DEALER'S ANIMALS WHICH SHALL INCLUDE A  WRITTEN  PROGRAM  OF  VETERINARY
CARE  AND  REGULAR  VISITS TO THE PET DEALER'S PREMISES. SUCH PROGRAM OF
VETERINARY CARE SHALL INCLUDE:
  (I) THE AVAILABILITY OF APPROPRIATE FACILITIES, PERSONNEL,  EQUIPMENT,
AND SERVICES TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE;
  (II)  THE USE OF METHODS DETERMINED TO BE APPROPRIATE BY THE ATTENDING
VETERINARIAN TO PREVENT, CONTROL, AND RESPOND TO DISEASES AND  INJURIES,
AND THE AVAILABILITY OF EMERGENCY, WEEKEND, AND HOLIDAY CARE;
  (III)  DAILY  OBSERVATION  OF  ALL  ANIMALS TO ASSESS THEIR HEALTH AND
WELL-BEING; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT DAILY OBSERVATION OF ANIMALS MAY  BE
ACCOMPLISHED  BY  SOMEONE  OTHER THAN THE ATTENDING VETERINARIAN WHO HAS
RECEIVED THE GUIDANCE IDENTIFIED IN SUBPARAGRAPH (IV) OF THIS PARAGRAPH;
AND PROVIDED, FURTHER, THAT A MECHANISM OF DIRECT AND FREQUENT  COMMUNI-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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