senate Bill S2097B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires all pet crematorium & cemeteries to comply with NY law

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2014 referred to consumer affairs and protection
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 07, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 06, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 05, 2014 1st report cal.495
Apr 25, 2014 print number 2097b
amend and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 08, 2014 referred to consumer protection
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 06, 2013 referred to consumer affairs and protection
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 01, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2013 1st report cal.444
Apr 18, 2013 print number 2097a
amend and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 10, 2013 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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May 5, 2014 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S2097B
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: May 5, 2014

Apr 29, 2013 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S2097A
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

Original
A
B (Active)
Original
A
B (Active)

S2097 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3179B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§750-b & 750-s, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5313B, A8618A

S2097 - Summary

Relates to requiring individuals and businesses who offer or solicit pet cremation or burial services for profit to use a facility that is in compliance with New York state law.

S2097 - Sponsor Memo

S2097 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2097

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring indi-
  viduals and businesses who offer or solicit pet  cremation  or  burial
  services for profit use a facility that is in compliance with New York
  state laws

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

  Section 1. Section 750-b of the general  business  law,  as  added  by
chapter 526 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  S  750-b.  License required. [On and after July thirty-first, nineteen
hundred ninety-three, no person shall engage for a fee in  the  business
of  operating  a  pet  cemetery  or  pet  crematorium or hold himself or
herself out as being able so to do unless he or she is licensed therefor
pursuant to this article] THE STATE SHALL REQUIRE THAT  ANY  INDIVIDUAL,
BUSINESS,  OR  ENTITY  OFFERING  OR  SOLICITING  PET CREMATION OR BURIAL
SERVICES FOR PROFIT, IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, USE A LICENSED  CREMATORY
OR  CEMETERY  LOCATED  IN, LICENSED BY, AND SUBJECT TO REGULATION BY THE
STATE OF NEW YORK.  Nothing [herein] IN THIS SECTION  shall  prohibit  a
person  licensed  in accordance with the provisions of this article from
employing individuals to assist in the operation of a  pet  cemetery  or
pet crematorium.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04339-01-3

S2097A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3179B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§750-b & 750-s, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5313B, A8618A

S2097A - Summary

Relates to requiring individuals and businesses who offer or solicit pet cremation or burial services for profit to use a facility that is in compliance with New York state law.

S2097A - Sponsor Memo

S2097A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2097--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring indi-
  viduals and businesses who offer or solicit pet  cremation  or  burial
  services for profit use a facility that is in compliance with New York
  state laws

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

  Section 1. Section 750-b of the general  business  law,  as  added  by
chapter 526 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  S  750-b.  License required. [On and after July thirty-first, nineteen
hundred ninety-three, no person shall engage for a fee in  the  business
of  operating  a  pet  cemetery  or  pet  crematorium or hold himself or
herself out as being able so to do unless he or she is licensed therefor
pursuant to this article] NO INDIVIDUAL, BUSINESS, OR ENTITY  SOLICITING
PET  CREMATION  OR BURIAL SERVICES FOR PROFIT, SHALL KNOWINGLY OFFER THE
SERVICES OF A CREMATORY OR CEMETERY THAT IS NOT AUTHORIZED BY THE  STATE
IN  WHICH SUCH INDIVIDUAL, BUSINESS OR ENTITY OPERATES TO ENGAGE IN SUCH
ACTIVITIES. Nothing [herein] IN THIS SECTION  shall  prohibit  a  person
licensed  in accordance with the provisions of this article from employ-
ing individuals to assist in the operation of  a  pet  cemetery  or  pet
crematorium.
  S  2.  Subdivision  1 of section 750-s of the general business law, as
amended by chapter 123 of the laws  of  1993,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  Each person who gives to a veterinarian or a pet cemetery owner or
pet crematorium owner a pet for  disposal  shall  be  provided  by  such
veterinarian  or  pet cemetery owner or pet crematorium owner with a pet
disposal disclosure document, in  form  approved  by  the  secretary  of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04339-02-3

S2097B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3179B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§750-b & 750-s, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5313B, A8618A

S2097B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring individuals and businesses who offer or solicit pet cremation or burial services for profit to use a facility that is in compliance with New York state law.

S2097B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2097B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2097--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Consumer  Protection  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to requiring indi-
  viduals  and  businesses  who offer or solicit pet cremation or burial
  services for profit use a facility that is in compliance with New York
  state laws

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

  Section  1.  Section  750-b  of  the general business law, as added by
chapter 526 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  S 750-b. License required. On and after  July  thirty-first,  nineteen
hundred  ninety-three,  no person shall engage for a fee in the business
of operating a pet cemetery  or  pet  crematorium  or  hold  himself  or
herself out as being able so to do unless he or she is licensed therefor
pursuant  to this article. NO INDIVIDUAL, BUSINESS, OR ENTITY SOLICITING
PET CREMATION OR BURIAL SERVICES FOR PROFIT, SHALL KNOWINGLY  OFFER  THE
SERVICES  OF A CREMATORY OR CEMETERY THAT IS NOT AUTHORIZED BY THE STATE
IN WHICH SUCH INDIVIDUAL, BUSINESS OR ENTITY OPERATES TO ENGAGE IN  SUCH
ACTIVITIES.  Nothing  [herein]  IN  THIS SECTION shall prohibit a person
licensed in accordance with the provisions of this article from  employ-
ing  individuals  to  assist  in  the operation of a pet cemetery or pet
crematorium.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 750-s of the general  business  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  123  of  the  laws  of 1993, is amended to read as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04339-04-4

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