senate Bill S6311

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes technical corrections to certain provisions of law relating to local laws governing pet dealers

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 17, 2014 signed chap.5
Mar 10, 2014 delivered to governor
Feb 10, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.76
substituted for s6311
Feb 10, 2014 substituted by a8394
Feb 04, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jan 28, 2014 1st report cal.76
Jan 13, 2014 referred to agriculture

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S6311 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8394
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §407, Ag & Mkts L; amd §753-d, Gen Bus L

S6311 - Summary

Makes technical corrections to certain provisions of law relating to local laws governing pet dealers.

S6311 - Sponsor Memo

S6311 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6311

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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 local laws governing pet dealers

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

  Section  1. Section 407 of the agriculture and markets law, as amended
by a chapter of the laws of 2013 amending the  agriculture  and  markets
law  and  the  general  business law relating to the preemption of local
laws, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S.3753-A and A.740-A,  is
amended to read as follows:
  S  407. Construction with other laws. Nothing in this article shall be
construed to (a) limit or restrict agents or officers of  societies  for
the  prevention of cruelty to animals or the police from enforcing other
provisions of article twenty-six of this chapter or any other law relat-
ing to the humane treatment of, or cruelty to,  animals,  (b)  limit  or
restrict  any  municipality  from  enacting  or enforcing any authorized
local law, rule, regulation or ordinance of general application to busi-
nesses governing public health, safety or the rights  of  consumers,  or
(c)  limit or restrict any municipality from enacting [any] OR ENFORCING
A local law, rule, regulation or ordinance  governing  pet  dealers,  AS
SUCH  TERM IS DEFINED IN THIS ARTICLE, including A LAW, RULE, REGULATION
OR ORDINANCE GOVERNING THE HEALTH OR SAFETY OF ANIMALS ACQUIRED OR MAIN-
TAINED BY PET DEALERS, the source of animals SOLD OR offered for sale by
pet dealers, [whether spaying or neutering of such animals  is  required
before sale, and the health or safety of animals maintained by pet deal-
ers]  AND  THE  SPAY  OR NEUTER OF SUCH ANIMALS; provided, however, that
[no] ANY such local law, rule, regulation or ordinance shall be NO  less
stringent  than the applicable provisions of this article [or essential-
ly] AND MAY NOT result in [the] ESSENTIALLY banning [of]  all  sales  of
dogs  or  cats  raised  and maintained in a healthy and safe manner [and
provided, further, that where a]. WHERE ANY penalty  may  be  authorized
for  the  violation  of such a local law, rule, regulation or ordinance,
the authorized penalty in such local law, rule, regulation or  ordinance

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

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