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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to agriculture|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to agriculture|
senate Bill S1700
Archive: Last Bill Status -
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S1700 - Details
S1700 - Summary
Limits the animal dealers that are exempt under the provisions of article 7 of the agriculture and markets law relating to the licensing, identification and control of dogs; applies provisions to dealers licensed as a class A dealer under the Federal Animal Welfare Act that sells dogs exclusively to USDA registered research facilities; requires a certificate of exemption.
S1700 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1700 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to limiting the animal dealers exempt under the provisions of article 7 of such law relating to the licensing, identification and control of dogs PURPOSE: This bill will ensure that Class A dog breeders, except those selling dogs exclusively to USDA registered research facilities, are subject to the same licensing provision as other classifications of breeders within the state. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Subdivision 4 of section 107, contained with article 7 of the NYS Agriculture and Markets laws, shall be amended by section 1 of part (T) of chapter 59 of the laws of 2010. JUSTIFICATION: While USDA Class A license holders for commercial dog breeding frequently have as many as 600 adult breeding dogs and are responsible for a significant percentage of our state's overburdened animal shelter system, these professional breeders are exempt from
S1700 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1700 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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 limiting the animal dealers exempt under the provisions of article 7 of such law relating to the licensing, identification and control of dogs THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 107 of the agriculture and markets law, as amended by section 1 of part T of chapter 59 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: 4. This article shall not apply to any dog confined to the premises of any person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of breeding or raising dogs for profit and licensed as a class A dealer under the Federal [Laboratory] Animal Welfare Act, PROVIDED SUCH DEALER SELLS DOGS EXCLUSIVELY TO USDA REGISTERED RESEARCH FACILITIES AND HAS OBTAINED A CERTIFICATE OF EXEMPTION. APPLICATION FOR A CERTIFICATE OF EXEMPTION SHALL BE MADE ANNUALLY TO THE MUNICIPALITIES IN WHICH THE DEALER IS LOCATED AND SHALL BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ATTESTATION THAT ALL SALES ARE TO A USDA REGISTERED RESEARCH FACILITY. S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04742-01-3
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