senate Bill S583B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits persons who have been convicted of animal cruelty from working at an animal shelter

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Jun 09, 2014 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 12, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2014 1st report cal.500
Jan 08, 2014 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 10, 2013 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2013 amended on third reading 583d
May 29, 2013 amended on third reading 583c
May 06, 2013 amended on third reading 583b
Mar 18, 2013 amended on third reading 583a
Feb 28, 2013 advanced to third reading
Feb 27, 2013 2nd report cal.
Feb 12, 2013 1st report cal.74
Jan 09, 2013 referred to agriculture

Bill Amendments

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B
C
D (Active)
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B
C
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S583 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7205
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§353-a, 353, 351 & 355, Ag & Mkts L

S583 - Summary

Prohibits persons who have been convicted of animal cruelty from working at an animal shelter; makes such violation a class A misdemeanor.

S583 - Sponsor Memo

S583 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   583

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- 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 limiting
  the right of a person who has violated certain animal cruelty statutes
  from working at an animal shelter

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

  Section 1. Section 353-a of the agriculture and markets law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4.  ON AND AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, NO PERSON WHO
IS CONVICTED OF A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE ALLOWED  TO  ACCEPT
OR  REMAIN  IN A POSITION AS A DOG CONTROL OFFICER, ANIMAL CONTROL OFFI-
CER, OR AS A PAID EMPLOYEE OR VOLUNTEER AT THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF ESTAB-
LISHMENTS: AN ANIMAL SHELTER, POUND, DULY INCORPORATED  HUMANE  SOCIETY,
DULY  INCORPORATED  ANIMAL  PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION, OR DULY INCORPORATED
SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.
  S 2. Section 353 of the agriculture and markets  law,  as  amended  by
chapter  458 of the laws of 1985 and the opening paragraph as amended by
chapter 523 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  S 353. Overdriving, torturing and injuring animals; failure to provide
proper sustenance. 1. A person who overdrives,  overloads,  tortures  or
cruelly  beats  or  unjustifiably injures, maims, mutilates or kills any
animal, whether wild or tame, and whether belonging  to  himself  or  to
another,  or deprives any animal of necessary sustenance, food or drink,
or neglects or refuses to furnish it such sustenance or drink, or  caus-
es,  procures  or  permits  any  animal  to  be  overdriven, overloaded,
tortured, cruelly beaten, or unjustifiably injured, maimed, mutilated or
killed, or to be deprived of necessary food or drink,  or  who  wilfully
sets  on foot, instigates, engages in, or in any way furthers any act of
cruelty to any animal, or any act tending to produce  such  cruelty,  is

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

Co-Sponsors

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S583A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7205
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§353-a, 353, 351 & 355, Ag & Mkts L

S583A - Summary

Prohibits persons who have been convicted of animal cruelty from working at an animal shelter; makes such violation a class A misdemeanor.

S583A - Sponsor Memo

S583A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 583--A
    Cal. No. 74

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GALLIVAN, BALL, GIPSON, GRISANTI, MAZIARZ, RANZEN-
  HOFER -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed  to  the Committee on Agriculture -- reported favorably from
  said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third
  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
  order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to limiting
  the right of a person who has violated certain animal cruelty statutes
  from working at an animal shelter

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

  Section 1. Section 353-a of the agriculture and markets law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4. ON AND AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, NO PERSON  WHO
IS  CONVICTED  OF A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE ALLOWED TO ACCEPT
OR REMAIN IN A POSITION AS A DOG CONTROL OFFICER, ANIMAL  CONTROL  OFFI-
CER, OR AS A PAID EMPLOYEE OR VOLUNTEER AT THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF ESTAB-
LISHMENTS:  AN  ANIMAL SHELTER, POUND, DULY INCORPORATED HUMANE SOCIETY,
DULY INCORPORATED ANIMAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION,  OR  DULY  INCORPORATED
SOCIETY  FOR  THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "VOLUNTEER" SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANYONE REQUIRED
BY COURT ORDER TO FULFILL A COMMUNITY SERVICE REQUIREMENT IN SERVICE  AT
ANY ANIMAL SHELTER, POUND, DULY INCORPORATED HUMANE SOCIETY, DULY INCOR-
PORATED  ANIMAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION, OR DULY INCORPORATED SOCIETY FOR
THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.
  S 2. Section 353 of the agriculture and markets  law,  as  amended  by
chapter  458 of the laws of 1985 and the opening paragraph as amended by
chapter 523 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  S 353. Overdriving, torturing and injuring animals; failure to provide
proper sustenance. 1. A person who overdrives,  overloads,  tortures  or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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S583B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7205
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§353-a, 353, 351 & 355, Ag & Mkts L

S583B - Summary

Prohibits persons who have been convicted of animal cruelty from working at an animal shelter; makes such violation a class A misdemeanor.

S583B - Sponsor Memo

S583B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 583--B
    Cal. No. 74

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GALLIVAN, AVELLA, BALL, GIPSON, GRISANTI, MAZIARZ,
  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be
  committed  to  the Committee on Agriculture -- reported favorably from
  said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third
  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
  order of third reading -- again amended and ordered reprinted, retain-
  ing its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to limiting
  the right of a person who has violated certain animal cruelty statutes
  from working at an animal shelter

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

  Section 1. Section 353-a of the agriculture and markets law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4. ON AND AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, NO PERSON  WHO
IS  CONVICTED  OF A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE ALLOWED TO ACCEPT
OR REMAIN IN A POSITION AS A DOG CONTROL OFFICER, ANIMAL  CONTROL  OFFI-
CER, OR AS A PAID EMPLOYEE OR VOLUNTEER AT THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF ESTAB-
LISHMENTS:  AN  ANIMAL SHELTER, POUND, DULY INCORPORATED HUMANE SOCIETY,
DULY INCORPORATED ANIMAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION,  OR  DULY  INCORPORATED
SOCIETY  FOR  THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "VOLUNTEER" SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANYONE REQUIRED
BY COURT ORDER TO FULFILL A COMMUNITY SERVICE REQUIREMENT IN SERVICE  AT
ANY ANIMAL SHELTER, POUND, DULY INCORPORATED HUMANE SOCIETY, DULY INCOR-
PORATED  ANIMAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION, OR DULY INCORPORATED SOCIETY FOR
THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.  ANY DOG CONTROL  OFFICER,  ANIMAL
CONTROL OFFICER OR PAID EMPLOYEE OR VOLUNTEER FOUND IN VIOLATION OF THIS
SUBDIVISION SHALL BE GUILTY OF A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04880-05-3

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S583C - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7205
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§353-a, 353, 351 & 355, Ag & Mkts L

S583C - Summary

Prohibits persons who have been convicted of animal cruelty from working at an animal shelter; makes such violation a class A misdemeanor.

S583C - Sponsor Memo

S583C - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 583--C
    Cal. No. 74

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GALLIVAN, AVELLA, BALL, GIPSON, GRISANTI, MAZIARZ,
  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be
  committed  to  the Committee on Agriculture -- reported favorably from
  said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third
  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
  order of third reading -- again amended and ordered reprinted, retain-
  ing  its  place  in  the  order  of third reading -- again amended and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to limiting
  the right of a person who has violated certain animal cruelty statutes
  from working at an animal shelter

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

  Section 1. Section 353-a of the agriculture and markets law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4.  NO PERSON WHO IS CONVICTED OF A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE
ALLOWED TO ACCEPT OR REMAIN IN A POSITION  AS  A  DOG  CONTROL  OFFICER,
ANIMAL  CONTROL  OFFICER,  OR  AS  A  PAID  EMPLOYEE OR VOLUNTEER AT THE
FOLLOWING TYPES OF ESTABLISHMENTS: AN ANIMAL SHELTER, POUND, DULY INCOR-
PORATED HUMANE SOCIETY, DULY INCORPORATED ANIMAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION,
OR DULY INCORPORATED SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY  TO  ANIMALS,
ON  AND  AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION.  FOR THE PURPOSES
OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE  TERM  "VOLUNTEER"  SHALL  NOT  INCLUDE  ANYONE
REQUIRED  BY  COURT  ORDER TO FULFILL A COMMUNITY SERVICE REQUIREMENT IN
SERVICE AT ANY ANIMAL SHELTER, POUND, DULY INCORPORATED HUMANE  SOCIETY,
DULY  INCORPORATED  ANIMAL  PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION, OR DULY INCORPORATED
SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.  ANY DOG CONTROL OFFI-
CER, ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER OR  PAID  EMPLOYEE  OR  VOLUNTEER  FOUND  IN
VIOLATION OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE GUILTY OF A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.

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

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S583D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7205
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§353-a, 353, 351 & 355, Ag & Mkts L

S583D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits persons who have been convicted of animal cruelty from working at an animal shelter; makes such violation a class A misdemeanor.

S583D (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S583D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 583--D
    Cal. No. 74

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GALLIVAN, AVELLA, BALL, GIPSON, GRISANTI, MAZIARZ,
  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be
  committed  to  the Committee on Agriculture -- reported favorably from
  said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third
  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
  order of third reading -- again amended and ordered reprinted, retain-
  ing  its  place  in  the  order  of third reading -- again amended and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of  third  reading
  --  again  amended  and  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the
  order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to limiting
  the right of a person who has violated certain animal cruelty statutes
  from working at an animal shelter

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

  Section 1. Section 353-a of the agriculture and markets law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4.  NO PERSON WHO IS CONVICTED ON AND AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS
SUBDIVISION, OF A VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE ALLOWED  TO  ACCEPT
OR  REMAIN  IN A POSITION AS A DOG CONTROL OFFICER, ANIMAL CONTROL OFFI-
CER, OR AS A PAID EMPLOYEE OR VOLUNTEER AT THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF ESTAB-
LISHMENTS: AN ANIMAL SHELTER, POUND, DULY INCORPORATED  HUMANE  SOCIETY,
DULY  INCORPORATED  ANIMAL  PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION, OR DULY INCORPORATED
SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.  FOR THE  PURPOSES  OF
THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "VOLUNTEER" SHALL NOT INCLUDE ANYONE REQUIRED
BY  COURT ORDER TO FULFILL A COMMUNITY SERVICE REQUIREMENT IN SERVICE AT
ANY ANIMAL SHELTER, POUND, DULY INCORPORATED HUMANE SOCIETY, DULY INCOR-
PORATED ANIMAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION, OR DULY INCORPORATED SOCIETY  FOR
THE  PREVENTION  OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.  ANY DOG CONTROL OFFICER, ANIMAL

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

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