senate Bill S3603A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the registration and regulation of animal breeders

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 10, 2014 print number 3603a
amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 08, 2014 referred to agriculture
Feb 07, 2013 referred to agriculture

S3603 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3371A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 26-C §§420 - 428, amd §§401 & 402, Ag & Mkts L; add §98-d, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7230, A5246
2009-2010: A8352

S3603 - Summary

Relates to the registration and regulation of animal breeders; requires each to be licensed; creates a breeder licensing fund; exempts not-for-profit organizations.

S3603 - Sponsor Memo

S3603 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3603

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 and  the  state  finance
  law, in relation to the registration and regulation of animal breeders

  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
article 26-C to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 26-C
                       CARE OF ANIMALS BY BREEDERS
SECTION 420. DEFINITIONS.
        421. PREEMPTION OF LOCAL LAWS.
        422. MINIMUM STANDARDS OF ANIMAL CARE.
        423. RECORDS OF PURCHASE AND SALE.
        424. LICENSES.
        425. LICENSE REFUSAL, SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION.
        426. INSPECTION OF BREEDERS.
        427. VIOLATIONS.
        428. CONSTRUCTION WITH OTHER LAWS.
  S 420. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "ANIMAL" MEANS A DOG OR A CAT.
  2. "CONSUMER" MEANS ANY INDIVIDUAL PURCHASING AN ANIMAL FROM A  BREED-
ER. A BREEDER SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED A CONSUMER.
  3.  "PERSON"  MEANS  ANY INDIVIDUAL, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, LIMITED
LIABILITY COMPANY, ASSOCIATION, MUNICIPALITY OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY.
  4. "BREEDER" MEANS ANY PERSON WHO BREEDS THREE  OF  MORE  ANIMALS  FOR
SALE  PER YEAR FOR PROFIT. SUCH TERM SHALL NOT INCLUDE DULY INCORPORATED
HUMANE SOCIETIES DEDICATED TO THE CARE OF UNWANTED  ANIMALS  WHICH  MAKE
SUCH  ANIMALS  AVAILABLE  FOR  ADOPTION  WHETHER  OR  NOT A FEE FOR SUCH
ADOPTION IS CHARGED.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03825-01-3

S3603A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3371A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 26-C §§420 - 428, amd §§401 & 402, Ag & Mkts L; add §98-d, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7230, A5246
2009-2010: A8352

S3603A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the registration and regulation of animal breeders; requires each to be licensed; creates a breeder licensing fund; exempts not-for-profit organizations.

S3603A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3603A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3603--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Agriculture 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 agriculture and markets law and the state finance
  law, in relation to the registration and regulation of animal breeders

  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
article 26-C to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 26-C
                       CARE OF ANIMALS BY BREEDERS
SECTION 420. DEFINITIONS.
        421. PREEMPTION OF LOCAL LAWS.
        422. MINIMUM STANDARDS OF ANIMAL CARE.
        423. RECORDS OF PURCHASE AND SALE.
        424. LICENSES.
        425. LICENSE REFUSAL, SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION.
        426. INSPECTION OF BREEDERS.
        427. VIOLATIONS.
        428. CONSTRUCTION WITH OTHER LAWS.
  S 420. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "ANIMAL" MEANS A DOG OR A CAT.
  2.  "CONSUMER" MEANS ANY INDIVIDUAL PURCHASING AN ANIMAL FROM A BREED-
ER. A BREEDER SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED A CONSUMER.
  3. "PERSON" MEANS ANY INDIVIDUAL,  CORPORATION,  PARTNERSHIP,  LIMITED
LIABILITY COMPANY, ASSOCIATION, MUNICIPALITY OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY.
  4.  "BREEDER"  MEANS  ANY  PERSON WHO BREEDS THREE OF MORE ANIMALS FOR
SALE PER YEAR FOR PROFIT. SUCH TERM SHALL NOT INCLUDE DULY  INCORPORATED
HUMANE  SOCIETIES  DEDICATED  TO THE CARE OF UNWANTED ANIMALS WHICH MAKE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03825-02-4

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