|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 09, 2014||referred to agriculture|
delivered to senate
ordered to third reading rules cal.94
rules report cal.94
|Jun 02, 2014||reported referred to rules|
|May 28, 2014||reported referred to ways and means|
|May 02, 2014||referred to agriculture|
assembly Bill A9487
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Carmen E. Arroyo
A9487 (ACTIVE) - Details
A9487 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9487 I N A S S E M B L Y May 2, 2014 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Agriculture AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to communi- ty based initiatives for the purpose of trapping, neutering, vaccinat- ing and returning feral cats to the area from which they were trapped THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 117-a of the agriculture and markets law, as amended by section 11 of part T of chapter 59 of the laws of 2010, is amended and a new subdivision 10 is added to read as follows: 1. The commissioner shall submit a request for proposals from not-for- profit entities as described herein for the purpose of administering a state animal population control program. The entity chosen to administer such program shall enter into a contract with the state for a term of five years, which may be renewed subject to the approval of the commis- sioner. The purpose of this program shall be to reduce the population of unwanted and stray dogs and cats thereby reducing incidence of euthana- sia and potential threats to public health and safety posed by the large population of these animals. This program shall seek to accomplish its purpose by encouraging residents of New York state who are the owners of dogs and cats OR, SUBJECT TO THE CONDITIONS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TEN OF THIS SECTION, COMMUNITY-BASED INITIATIVES OPERATING IN COORDINATION WITH AN ELIGIBLE NOT-FOR-PROFIT ENTITY AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION EIGHT OF THIS SECTION FOR THE PURPOSES OF TRAPPING, NEUTER- ING, VACCINATING AND RELEASING FERAL CATS AS DEFINED IN SUBPARAGRAPH TWO OF PARAGRAPH E OF SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION 11-0103 OF THE ENVIRON- MENTAL CONSERVATION LAW, to have them spayed or neutered by providing low-cost spaying and neutering services to such owners AND INITIATIVES meeting the criteria enumerated in subdivision three of this section. For purposes of this section, "low-cost" shall mean substantially less than the average cost in a particular region of the state for spaying or neutering services, including any and all ancillary [changes] CHARGES for services, including but not limited to, presurgical examinations, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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