senate Bill S5194

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Restricts the breeding of dogs and setting standards for the care of breeding dogs and their puppies

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to agriculture
May 14, 2013 referred to agriculture

S5194 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7346
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §401, Ag & Mkts L

S5194 - Summary

Restricts the breeding of dogs and sets standards for the care of breeding dogs and their puppies.

S5194 - Sponsor Memo

S5194 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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    S. 5194                                                  A. 7346

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              May 14, 2013
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. SERRANO -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  Introduced by M. of A. ENGLEBRIGHT, MAISEL, GABRYSZAK,
  TITONE, ZEBROWSKI, NOJAY, DIPIETRO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.
  ARROYO,  BRENNAN,  COOK, GLICK, JOHNS, McDONOUGH, MOSLEY, MOYA, THIELE
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to  amend  the  agriculture  and  markets  law,  in  relation  to
  restricting the breeding of dogs and setting standards for the care of
  breeding dogs and their puppies

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (g) and (h) of subdivision 1 of section  401  of
the  agriculture  and markets law, paragraph (g) as added by chapter 259
of the laws of 2000 and paragraph (h) as added by  chapter  110  of  the
laws of 2012, are amended to read as follows:
  (g)  [In  the event that a pet dealer has a pregnant or nursing dog on
his or her premises, the pet dealer shall provide  a  whelping  box  for
such dog.
  (h)]  Pet  dealers  shall  designate and provide an isolation area for
animals that exhibit symptoms of  contagious  disease  or  illness.  The
location  of  such  designated area must be such as to prevent or reduce
the spread of disease to healthy animals.
  S 2. Section 401 of the agriculture and  markets  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8.  BREEDING, BIRTH AND THE CARE OF PUPPIES. (A) FEMALE DOGS SHALL NOT
BE BRED UNLESS THEY ARE AT LEAST EIGHTEEN MONTHS OLD AND LESS  THAN  SIX
YEARS OLD. NO FEMALE DOG OVER THE AGE OF SIX YEARS OLD SHALL BE BRED.
  (B) (1) A FEMALE DOG SHALL NOT BE BRED MORE THAN ONCE A YEAR.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10476-01-3

S. 5194                             2                            A. 7346

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