senate Bill S3537D

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the establishment and implementation of a training program for dog control officers

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Dec 18, 2013 tabled
vetoed memo.255
Dec 06, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1251
substituted for s3537d
Jun 20, 2013 substituted by a1657e
Jun 17, 2013 amended on third reading 3537d
Jun 12, 2013 amended on third reading 3537c
Jun 11, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1251
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 04, 2013 print number 3537b
amend and recommit to finance
May 07, 2013 print number 3537a
amend and recommit to finance
Apr 23, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Feb 05, 2013 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Jun 11, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S3537B
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 23, 2013 - Agriculture committee Vote

S3537
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 23, 2013

aye wr (1)
absent (1)

Bill Amendments

Original
A
B
C
D (Active)
Original
A
B
C
D (Active)

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S3537 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1657E
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §113-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2409E, A10652
2009-2010: S5675B

S3537 - Summary

Requires the establishment and implementation of a training program for dog control officers.

S3537 - Sponsor Memo

S3537 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3537

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 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  train-
  ing, examination and certification of dog control officers

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

  Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
section 114-a to read as follows:
  S  114-A.  TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION OF DOG CONTROL OFFICERS. 1.  THE
DEPARTMENT SHALL  DEVELOP  A  TRAINING,  EXAMINATION  AND  CERTIFICATION
PROGRAM FOR DOG CONTROL OFFICERS, POLICE OFFICERS AND PEACE OFFICERS WHO
DEAL WITH ANIMAL CONTROL OR ANIMAL ABUSE ISSUES.
  2.  (A)  EXCEPT  AS PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, ANY
PERSON APPOINTED AS A DOG CONTROL OFFICER SHALL, WHERE REQUIRED  BY  THE
GOVERNING BODY OF ANY POLITICAL SUBDIVISION, COMPLETE A COURSE OF TRAIN-
ING  APPROVED  BY  THE DEPARTMENT AND SHALL TAKE AND PASS AN EXAMINATION
GIVEN BY THE DEPARTMENT. ANY PERSON CURRENTLY EMPLOYED AS A DOG  CONTROL
OFFICER  SHALL,  WHERE  REQUIRED  BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF ANY POLITICAL
SUBDIVISION, COMPLETE THE TRAINING AND TAKE AND PASS THE EXAMINATION  NO
LATER  THAN  DECEMBER  FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  FIFTEEN.  THE TRAINING AND
CERTIFICATION SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO, BUT NOT REQUIRED FOR  POLICE  OFFI-
CERS  OR  PEACE  OFFICERS  WHO  DEAL WITH ANIMAL CONTROL OR ANIMAL ABUSE
ISSUES.
  (B)  A  VETERINARIAN  LICENSED  PURSUANT  TO   ARTICLE   ONE   HUNDRED
THIRTY-FIVE  OF  THE  EDUCATION  LAW  SHALL  BE EXEMPT FROM THE TRAINING
REQUIRED BY SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION.
  3. THE TRAINING PROGRAM REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION SHALL INCLUDE  TRAIN-
ING REGARDING:
  (A) THE SCOPE OF THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DOG CONTROL OFFICER;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05206-01-3

S. 3537                             2

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S3537A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1657E
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §113-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2409E, A10652
2009-2010: S5675B

S3537A - Summary

Requires the establishment and implementation of a training program for dog control officers.

S3537A - Sponsor Memo

S3537A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3537--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, AVELLA, ESPAILLAT, GIPSON, HOYLMAN, SERRA-
  NO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed
  to  the  Committee  on  Agriculture  --  reported  favorably from said
  committee and committed to  the  Committee  on  Finance  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to estab-
  lishing and implementing training programs for dog control officers

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

  Section  1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new
section 113-a to read as follows:
  S 113-A. TRAINING PROGRAM FOR DOG CONTROL OFFICERS. 1. THE  DEPARTMENT
SHALL  ESTABLISH  AND IMPLEMENT A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR DOG CONTROL OFFI-
CERS.
  2. (A) EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH (B) OR (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION,
ANY PERSON APPOINTED BY A LOCAL GOVERNMENT  AS  A  DOG  CONTROL  OFFICER
SHALL  COMPLETE  A  COURSE  OF  TRAINING APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT. ANY
PERSON EMPLOYED ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION AS A  DOG  CONTROL
OFFICER  SHALL  COMPLETE  THE  FIRST SUCH TRAINING PROGRAM NO LATER THAN
JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN.  ANY  PERSON  APPOINTED  AFTER  THE
EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF THIS SECTION SHALL COMPLETE SUCH TRAINING BY JANUARY
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN OR WITHIN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY  DAYS  OF  SUCH
APPOINTMENT  WHICHEVER  IS  LATER.  DOCUMENTATION  THAT  SUCH PERSON HAS
COMPLETED SUCH TRAINING SHALL BE MAINTAINED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT  AND
BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE DEPARTMENT UPON REQUEST.
  (B)   A   VETERINARIAN   LICENSED  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  ONE  HUNDRED
THIRTY-FIVE OF THE EDUCATION LAW  SHALL  BE  EXEMPT  FROM  THE  TRAINING
PROGRAM REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION.
  (C)  A  LOCAL  GOVERNMENT THAT EMPLOYS A DOG CONTROL OFFICER MAY ELECT
NOT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TRAINING PROGRAM REQUIRED BY THIS  SECTION  IF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05206-04-3

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S3537B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1657E
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §113-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2409E, A10652
2009-2010: S5675B

S3537B - Summary

Requires the establishment and implementation of a training program for dog control officers.

S3537B - Sponsor Memo

S3537B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3537--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, AVELLA, BOYLE, ESPAILLAT, GIPSON, HOYLMAN,
  SERRANO  --  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Agriculture -- reported  favorably  from
  said  committee and committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to estab-
  lishing and implementing training programs for dog control officers

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

  Section  1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new
section 113-a to read as follows:
  S 113-A. TRAINING PROGRAM FOR DOG CONTROL OFFICERS. 1. THE  DEPARTMENT
SHALL  ESTABLISH  AND IMPLEMENT A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR DOG CONTROL OFFI-
CERS.
  2. (A) EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH (B) OR (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION,
ANY PERSON APPOINTED BY A LOCAL GOVERNMENT  AS  A  DOG  CONTROL  OFFICER
SHALL  COMPLETE  A  COURSE  OF  TRAINING APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT. ANY
PERSON EMPLOYED ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION AS A  DOG  CONTROL
OFFICER  SHALL  COMPLETE  THE  FIRST SUCH TRAINING PROGRAM NO LATER THAN
JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN.  ANY  PERSON  APPOINTED  AFTER  THE
EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF THIS SECTION SHALL COMPLETE SUCH TRAINING BY JANUARY
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN OR WITHIN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY  DAYS  OF  SUCH
APPOINTMENT  WHICHEVER  IS  LATER.  DOCUMENTATION  THAT  SUCH PERSON HAS
COMPLETED SUCH TRAINING SHALL BE MAINTAINED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT  AND
BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE DEPARTMENT UPON REQUEST.
  (B)   A   VETERINARIAN   LICENSED  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  ONE  HUNDRED
THIRTY-FIVE OF THE EDUCATION LAW  SHALL  BE  EXEMPT  FROM  THE  TRAINING
PROGRAM REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05206-08-3

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S3537C - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1657E
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §113-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2409E, A10652
2009-2010: S5675B

S3537C - Summary

Requires the establishment and implementation of a training program for dog control officers.

S3537C - Sponsor Memo

S3537C - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3537--C
    Cal. No. 1251

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, AVELLA, BOYLE, ESPAILLAT, GIPSON, HOYLMAN,
  SERRANO  --  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Agriculture -- reported  favorably  from
  said  committee and committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- committee
  discharged and said bill  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation  to  estab-
  lishing and implementing training programs for dog control officers

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

  Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
section 113-a to read as follows:
  S  113-A. TRAINING PROGRAM FOR DOG CONTROL OFFICERS. 1. THE DEPARTMENT
SHALL ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR DOG  CONTROL  OFFI-
CERS.
  2.  (A) EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH (B), (C) OR (D) OF THIS SUBDI-
VISION, ANY PERSON APPOINTED BY A LOCAL  GOVERNMENT  AS  A  DOG  CONTROL
OFFICER  SHALL COMPLETE A COURSE OF TRAINING APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
ANY PERSON EMPLOYED ON THE EFFECTIVE DATE  OF  THIS  SECTION  AS  A  DOG
CONTROL  OFFICER SHALL COMPLETE THE FIRST SUCH TRAINING PROGRAM NO LATER
THAN JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN. ANY PERSON APPOINTED AFTER THE
EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION SHALL COMPLETE SUCH TRAINING  BY  JANUARY
FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  FIFTEEN OR WITHIN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS OF SUCH
APPOINTMENT, WHICHEVER IS LATER.  DOCUMENTATION  THAT  SUCH  PERSON  HAS
COMPLETED  SUCH TRAINING SHALL BE MAINTAINED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND
BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE DEPARTMENT UPON REQUEST.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05206-10-3

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S3537D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1657E
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §113-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2409E, A10652
2009-2010: S5675B

S3537D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the establishment and implementation of a training program for dog control officers.

S3537D (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3537D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3537--D
    Cal. No. 1251

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRISANTI, AVELLA, BOYLE, ESPAILLAT, GIPSON, HOYLMAN,
  SERRANO  --  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Agriculture -- reported  favorably  from
  said  committee and committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- committee
  discharged and said bill  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading -- again amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to estab-
  lishing and implementing training programs for dog control officers

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

  Section  1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new
section 113-a to read as follows:
  S 113-A. TRAINING PROGRAM FOR DOG CONTROL OFFICERS. 1. THE  DEPARTMENT
SHALL  ESTABLISH  AND IMPLEMENT A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR DOG CONTROL OFFI-
CERS.
  2. (A) EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN PARAGRAPH (B), (C) OR (D) OF THIS  SUBDI-
VISION,  ANY  PERSON  APPOINTED  BY  A LOCAL GOVERNMENT AS A DOG CONTROL
OFFICER SHALL COMPLETE A COURSE OF TRAINING APPROVED BY THE  DEPARTMENT.
ANY  PERSON  EMPLOYED  ON  THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE OF THIS SECTION AS A DOG
CONTROL OFFICER SHALL COMPLETE THE FIRST SUCH TRAINING PROGRAM NO  LATER
THAN JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN. ANY PERSON APPOINTED AFTER THE
EFFECTIVE  DATE  OF THIS SECTION SHALL COMPLETE SUCH TRAINING BY JANUARY
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN OR WITHIN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY  DAYS  OF  SUCH
APPOINTMENT,  WHICHEVER  IS  LATER.  DOCUMENTATION  THAT SUCH PERSON HAS
COMPLETED SUCH TRAINING SHALL BE MAINTAINED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT  AND
BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE DEPARTMENT UPON REQUEST.

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

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