assembly Bill A6095

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Increases certain penalties for violating the prohibition of animal fighting and for aggravated cruelty to animals

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to agriculture
Mar 14, 2013 referred to agriculture

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A6095 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง351 & 353-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A8444
2011-2012: A1520
2015-2016: A1445
2017-2018: A8082
2019-2020: A984

A6095 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases certain penalties for violating the prohibition of animal fighting and for aggravated cruelty to animals and requires a psychiatric evaluation for defendants convicted of aggravated cruelty to animals.

A6095 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6095

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. TEDISCO, KATZ, MALLIOTAKIS, CORWIN, BUTLER, McDO-
  NOUGH,  GIGLIO,  TENNEY,  BROOK-KRASNY, McLAUGHLIN, STEVENSON, RIVERA,
  MILLER, TITONE -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.  ARROYO,  BARCLAY,
  CERETTO,  COLTON,  CROUCH,  FINCH,  JOHNS,  KOLB, McKEVITT, MONTESANO,
  OAKS, RABBITT, RAIA, SALADINO, THIELE, WEISENBERG  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to increas-
  ing certain penalties for violating the prohibition of animal fighting
  and for aggravated cruelty to animals

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

  Section 1. The opening paragraph of subdivision 2 of  section  351  of
the  agriculture  and markets law, as amended by chapter 190 of the laws
of 2004, is amended to read as follows:
  Any person who engages in any of the following conduct is guilty of  a
felony  punishable by imprisonment for a period not to exceed [four] SIX
years, or by a fine not to exceed [twenty-five] THIRTY thousand dollars,
or by both such fine and imprisonment:
  S 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 351 of the  agriculture
and markets law, as added by chapter 150 of the laws of 1984, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a)  Any  person  who engages in conduct specified in paragraph (b) of
this subdivision is guilty of a [misdemeanor] FELONY and  is  punishable
by  imprisonment for a period not to exceed [one year] FOUR YEARS, or by
a fine not to exceed [fifteen] TWENTY thousand dollars, or by both  such
fine and imprisonment.
  S  3. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 4 of section 351 of the agriculture
and markets law, as added by chapter 150 of the laws of 1984, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a) Any person who engages  in  conduct  specified  in  paragraph  (b)
[hereof]  OF THIS SUBDIVISION is guilty of a [misdemeanor] FELONY and is

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07453-01-3

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