senate Bill S5048

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to animal control and licensing of animals; makes various amendments to dog licensing laws in N.Y. city; establishes an animal population control fund; repea

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2014 signed chap.485
Dec 05, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
home rule request
3rd reading cal.1692
substituted for s5048
Jun 20, 2014 substituted by a2046
ordered to third reading cal.1692
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
May 07, 2013 referred to cities

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S5048 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2046
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Rpld §§1, 2, 2-a, 3, 3-a, 4, 8-a & 8-c, add §§1, 2, 3 & 4, ren §8-b to be §8-a, amd §§8, 8-a, 9 & 13, Chap 115 of 1894; amd §17-812, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7667, A5950B
2009-2010: A406

S5048 - Summary

Relates to animal control and licensing of animals; relates to the better protection of lost and strayed animals and to securing the rights of owners thereof; relates to licensing of dogs in certain cities; relates to the animal population control fund.

S5048 - Sponsor Memo

S5048 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5048

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend chapter 115 of the laws of 1894, relating to the  better
  protection  of lost and strayed animals and for securing the rights of
  owners thereof, in relation to licensing of dogs in a certain city; to
  amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation  to
  the  animal  population control fund; and to repeal certain provisions
  of chapter 115 of the laws of 1894, relating to the better  protection
  of lost or strayed animals and for securing the rights of owners ther-
  eof, relating to licensing of dogs in a certain city

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

  Section 1. Sections 1, 2, 2-a, 3, 3-a and 4 of chapter 115 of the laws
of 1894, relating to the better protection of lost and  strayed  animals
and for securing the rights of owners thereof, are REPEALED and four new
sections 1, 2, 3 and 4 are added to read as follows:
  SECTION  1.  THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT SHALL APPLY IN THE CITY OF NEW
YORK.
  S 2. (1) EVERY PERSON WHO OWNS OR HARBORS ONE OR MORE DOGS WITHIN  THE
CORPORATE  LIMITS  OF SUCH CITY, SHALL PROCURE A LICENSE FOR EACH DOG AS
PROVIDED IN THIS ACT. IN APPLYING FOR  SUCH  LICENSE  TO  BE  ISSUED  OR
RENEWED,  THE  APPLICANT  SHALL PROVIDE IN WRITING THE NAME, SEX, BREED,
AGE, COLOR AND MARKINGS OF THE DOG  FOR  WHICH  THE  LICENSE  IS  TO  BE
PROCURED OR RENEWED AND SUCH INFORMATION THAT THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH
AND  MENTAL HYGIENE OF SUCH CITY DEEMS NECESSARY TO NOTIFY THE APPLICANT
WHEN THE LICENSE IS DUE TO BE RENEWED OR TO CONTACT THE APPLICANT IN THE
EVENT THE DOG IS FOUND AFTER BECOMING LOST OR STRAYED. SUCH COMMISSIONER
MAY ISSUE RULES REQUIRING PROOF OF RABIES VACCINATION, OR AN AFFIRMATION
THAT SUCH VACCINE HAS BEEN ADMINISTERED, AS PART OF THE APPLICATION  FOR
SUCH LICENSE TO BE ISSUED OR RENEWED.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03124-01-3

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