senate Bill S3723B

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the sale of animals; brokers and dealers; fines and penalties

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2013 signed chap.251
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 11, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.111
substituted for a5114b
referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.959
May 29, 2013 print number 3723b
amend and recommit to agriculture
Mar 08, 2013 print number 3723a
amend and recommit to agriculture
Feb 12, 2013 referred to agriculture

S3723 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5114B
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §406, Ag & Mkts L; amd §§753, 753-b & 755, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7409, A10493

S3723 - Summary

Relates to the sale of animals; brokers and dealers; fines and penalties.

S3723 - Sponsor Memo

S3723 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3723

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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 general business
  law, in relation to the sale of animals

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

  Section  1.  Section 403 of the agriculture and markets law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 10-a to read as follows:
  10-A. ANY FINES IMPOSED UPON A PET  DEALER  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  THIS
ARTICLE  AND  ARTICLE THIRTY-FIVE-D OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS LAW SHALL BE
SATISFIED PRIOR TO THE ISSUANCE OF A LICENSE OR RENEWAL THEREOF PURSUANT
TO THIS ARTICLE AND ARTICLE THIRTY-FIVE-D OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS LAW.
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section 406 of the agriculture and markets  law,
as  added  by  chapter  259  of  the laws of 2000, is amended to read as
follows:
  2. Violation of any provision of this article, is a civil offense, for
which a penalty of not less than [fifty] ONE HUNDRED FIFTY  dollars  and
not more than one thousand dollars for each violation may be imposed.
  S  3.  Subdivision  1  of  section 753 of the general business law, as
added by chapter 431 of the laws  of  1988,  the  opening  paragraph  as
amended  and  such  section  as  renumbered by chapter 68 of the laws of
1993, is amended to read as follows:
  1. If, within fourteen business days following the sale of  an  animal
subject  to  this  article  or receipt of the written notice required by
section seven hundred fifty-four of  this  article,  whichever  occurred
last,  a  veterinarian  of  the consumer's choosing, licensed by a state
certifies such animal to be  unfit  for  purchase  due  to  illness[,  a
congenital  malformation  which  adversely  affects  the  health  of the
animal,] or the presence of  symptoms  of  a  contagious  or  infectious
disease,  OR  IF, WITHIN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY CALENDAR DAYS FOLLOWING SUCH
SALE OR RECEIPT, WHICHEVER OCCURRED LAST, A LICENSED VETERINARIAN CERTI-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05068-02-3

S3723A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5114B
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §406, Ag & Mkts L; amd §§753, 753-b & 755, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7409, A10493

S3723A - Summary

Relates to the sale of animals; brokers and dealers; fines and penalties.

S3723A - Sponsor Memo

S3723A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3723--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the general business
  law, in relation to the sale of animals

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

  Section 1.  Section 403 of the agriculture and markets law is  amended
by adding a new subdivision 10-a to read as follows:
  10-A.  ANY  FINES  IMPOSED  UPON  A PET DEALER IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS
ARTICLE AND ARTICLE THIRTY-FIVE-D OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS LAW  SHALL  BE
SATISFIED PRIOR TO THE ISSUANCE OF A LICENSE OR RENEWAL THEREOF PURSUANT
TO THIS ARTICLE AND ARTICLE THIRTY-FIVE-D OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS LAW.
  S  2. Subdivision 2 of section 406 of the agriculture and markets law,
as added by chapter 259 of the laws of  2000,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2. Violation of any provision of this article, is a civil offense, for
which  a  penalty of not less than [fifty] ONE HUNDRED FIFTY dollars and
not more than one thousand dollars for each violation may be imposed.
  S 3. Subdivision 1 of section 753 of  the  general  business  law,  as
added  by  chapter  431  of  the  laws of 1988, the opening paragraph as
amended and such section as renumbered by chapter  68  of  the  laws  of
1993, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  If,  within fourteen business days following the sale of an animal
subject to this article or receipt of the  written  notice  required  by
section  seven  hundred  fifty-four  of this article, whichever occurred
last, a veterinarian of the consumer's choosing,  licensed  by  a  state
certifies  such  animal  to  be  unfit  for  purchase due to illness[, a
congenital malformation  which  adversely  affects  the  health  of  the
animal,]  or  the  presence  of  symptoms  of a contagious or infectious

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05068-07-3

Co-Sponsors

S3723B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5114B
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §406, Ag & Mkts L; amd §§753, 753-b & 755, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7409, A10493

S3723B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the sale of animals; brokers and dealers; fines and penalties.

S3723B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3723B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3723--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 12, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. FLANAGAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture  --  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 and the general business
  law, in relation to the sale of animals

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  2  of  section  406 of the agriculture and
markets law, as added by chapter 259 of the laws of 2000, is amended  to
read as follows:
  2. Violation of any provision of this article, is a civil offense, for
which  a  penalty  of  not less than [fifty] ONE HUNDRED dollars and not
more than one thousand dollars for each violation may be imposed.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 753 of  the  general  business  law,  as
added  by  chapter  431  of  the  laws of 1988, the opening paragraph as
amended and such section as renumbered by chapter  68  of  the  laws  of
1993, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  If,  within fourteen business days following the sale of an animal
subject to this article or receipt of the  written  notice  required  by
section  seven  hundred  fifty-four  of this article, whichever occurred
last, a veterinarian of the consumer's choosing,  licensed  by  a  state
certifies  such  animal  to  be  unfit  for  purchase due to illness[, a
congenital malformation  which  adversely  affects  the  health  of  the
animal,]  or  the  presence  of  symptoms  of a contagious or infectious
disease, OR IF, WITHIN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY CALENDAR DAYS  FOLLOWING  SUCH
SALE OR RECEIPT, WHICHEVER OCCURRED LAST, A LICENSED VETERINARIAN CERTI-
FIES  SUCH ANIMAL TO BE UNFIT FOR PURCHASE DUE TO A CONGENITAL MALFORMA-
TION WHICH ADVERSELY AFFECTS THE HEALTH OF THE ANIMAL,  the  pet  dealer

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05068-08-3

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