assembly Bill A697D

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Amends requirements for pet dealers

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  • Delivered to 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 05, 2012 referred to agriculture
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 30, 2012 amended on third reading 697d
May 24, 2012 advanced to third reading cal.618
May 22, 2012 reported
May 02, 2012 print number 697c
May 02, 2012 amend and recommit to codes
Feb 15, 2012 reported referred to codes
Jan 20, 2012 print number 697b
Jan 20, 2012 amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 06, 2012 print number 697a
Jan 06, 2012 amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 04, 2012 referred to agriculture
May 26, 2011 advanced to third reading cal.439
May 24, 2011 reported
May 17, 2011 reported referred to codes
Jan 05, 2011 referred to agriculture

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A697 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7268
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §401 & 402, Ag & Mkts L; amd §753-a, Gen Bus L

A697 (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.

A697 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   697

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PAULIN, MARKEY, CASTRO, JAFFEE, KAVANAGH, MAYER-
  SOHN, TITONE, ENGLEBRIGHT, ROSENTHAL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  GLICK, M. MILLER, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
  tee 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 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  REGULARLY SCHEDULED 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 APPROPRIATE METHODS TO PREVENT, CONTROL, DIAGNOSE, AND
TREAT 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

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A697A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7268
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §401 & 402, Ag & Mkts L; amd §753-a, Gen Bus L

A697A (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.

A697A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 697--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN, MARKEY, CASTRO, JAFFEE, KAVANAGH, TITONE,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, ROSENTHAL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GLICK, McENE-
  NY,  M. MILLER,  WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Agriculture -- recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Agriculture  in
  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

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 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  REGULARLY SCHEDULED 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;

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A697B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7268
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §401 & 402, Ag & Mkts L; amd §753-a, Gen Bus L

A697B (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.

A697B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 697--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN, MARKEY, CASTRO, JAFFEE, KAVANAGH, TITONE,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, ROSENTHAL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GLICK, McENE-
  NY,  M. MILLER,  WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Agriculture -- recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Agriculture  in
  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

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 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 REGULARLY SCHEDULED 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;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00792-08-2

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A697C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7268
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §401 & 402, Ag & Mkts L; amd §753-a, Gen Bus L

A697C (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.

A697C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 697--C

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN, MARKEY, CASTRO, JAFFEE, KAVANAGH, TITONE,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, ROSENTHAL, P. RIVERA, MOYA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A.  GLICK, McENENY, M. MILLER, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Agriculture -- recommitted to the Committee on  Agri-
  culture  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec. 2 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amend-
  ments,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
  -- reported and referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

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:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00792-13-2

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A697D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7268
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §401 & 402, Ag & Mkts L; amd §753-a, Gen Bus L

A697D (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.

A697D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 697--D
                                                        Cal. No. 618

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN, MARKEY, CASTRO, JAFFEE, KAVANAGH, TITONE,
  ENGLEBRIGHT,  ROSENTHAL,  P. RIVERA,  MOYA, MALLIOTAKIS -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A. GLICK, McENENY,  M. MILLER,  WEISENBERG  --  read
  once  and  referred  to the Committee on Agriculture -- recommitted to
  the Committee on Agriculture in accordance with Assembly Rule 3,  sec.
  2  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from said  commit-
  tee  with  amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to
  said committee -- reported and referred to the Committee on  Codes  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- advanced to a third reading,  amended
  and ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third read-
  ing

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

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

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