|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to agriculture|
|May 07, 2013||referred to agriculture|
senate Bill S5036
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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- Delivered to Governor
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S5036 - Details
S5036 - Summary
Establishes an animal abuser statewide registry with community notification requirements.
S5036 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S5036 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to establishing an animal abuser registry PURPOSE: To establish a registry of people who have been convicted of a felony violation of animal abuse or of the comparable statutes in another state. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: A new section 353-f is added to the agriculture and markets law which establishes the specifics of an animal abuser registry in New York State for felony violations of animal abuse. The abuser shall register with the county sheriff within 10 days of locating to the county. The abuser shall annually renew their registration for fifteen years. Intentionally or knowingly failing to register or provide false information is a class E felony. The county sheriff shall maintain a local registry and notify every residence, school, humane society, animal shelter and any other business within a half mile radius of the animal abuser's to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS). DCJS shall maintain a central registry of animal abusers required to register for the fifteen period in which the animal abusers are required to be registered.
S5036 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5036 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 7, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- 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 estab- lishing an animal abuser registry 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 353-f to read as follows: S 353-F. ANIMAL ABUSER REGISTRY. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "ANIMAL ABUSER" MEANS A PERSON OVER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION OF THIS ARTICLE OR OF THE COMPARABLE STATUTES OF ANOTHER STATE. 2. ANY ANIMAL ABUSER PHYSICALLY WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THIS STATE FOR MORE THAN TEN CONSECUTIVE DAYS SHALL REGISTER WITH THE COUNTY SHER- IFF FOR THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE ANIMAL ABUSER IS LOCATED BEFORE THE END OF THE ELEVENTH DAY IN THE STATE. 3. ANY PREVIOUSLY REGISTERED ANIMAL ABUSER SHALL REREGISTER WITH THE COUNTY SHERIFF FOR THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE ANIMAL ABUSER IS LOCATED NO LATER THAN TEN DAYS AFTER MOVING TO A NEW LOCATION WITHIN THE STATE. 4. WHEN AN ANIMAL ABUSER REGISTERS WITH THE COUNTY SHERIFF, THE ANIMAL ABUSER SHALL PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING REGISTRATION INFORMATION: (A) THE LEGAL NAME AND ANY OTHER NAMES OR ALIASES THAT THE ANIMAL ABUSER IS USING OR HAS USED; (B) THE DATE OF BIRTH OF THE ANIMAL ABUSER; (C) THE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OF THE ANIMAL ABUSER; (D) THE CURRENT ADDRESS OR LOCATION OF THE ANIMAL ABUSER; (E) THE PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT OF THE ANIMAL ABUSER; (F) THE ANIMAL PROTECTION OFFENSE FOR WHICH THE ANIMAL ABUSER WAS CONVICTED; AND (G) THE DATE AND PLACE OF THE ANIMAL PROTECTION OFFENSE CONVICTION OF THE ANIMAL ABUSER. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03788-01-3
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