|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 27, 2014||referred to agriculture|
assembly Bill A8891
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A8891 (ACTIVE) - Details
A8891 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8891 I N A S S E M B L Y February 27, 2014 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ZEBROWSKI -- read once and referred to the Committee on Agriculture AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to making the failure to provide appropriate shelter to a dog left outdoors a misdemeanor THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 353-b of the agriculture and markets law, as added by chapter 594 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows: (a) Any person who owns or has custody or control of a dog that is left outdoors shall provide it with shelter appropriate to its breed, physical condition and the climate. Any person who knowingly violates the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a [violation, punisha- ble by a fine of not less than fifty dollars nor more than one hundred dollars for a first offense, and a fine of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than two hundred fifty dollars for a second and subse- quent offenses] MISDEMEANOR. Beginning seventy-two hours after a charge of violating this section, each day that a defendant fails to correct the deficiencies in the dog shelter for a dog that he or she owns or that is in his or her custody or control and that is left outdoors, so as to bring it into compliance with the provisions of this section shall constitute a separate [offense] MISDEMEANOR. S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13495-01-4
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