Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||
referred to agriculture
|Jan 09, 2013||
referred to agriculture
Senate Bill S342
2013-2014 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2013-S342 (ACTIVE) - Details
2013-S342 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S342 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 Section 109 Subdivision 1 (c) of the Agriculture and Markets Law. Requires information that contains specific identifiable features to be transmitted to the registry on dogs. Section 2. Amends the Agriculture and Markets Law by adding two new sections 112-a and 112b. 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 registry shall be available twenty-four hours a day. Section 3. Amends the Agriculture and Markets Law, Section 118,
2013-S342 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 342 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ 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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