senate Bill S667

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the operation of horse drawn cabs in the city of New York; repealer

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S667 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A997
Current Committee:
Law Section:
New York City Administrative Code
Laws Affected:
Rpld §17-330 subs o & p, §17-334 sub a, §§17-334.1, 19-174 & 19-175, §20-372 subs 5, 6, 7 & 8, §20-373 subs c & d, §20-374 sub c, §§20-377, 20-377.1, 20-380, 20-381, 20-381.1, 20-381.2 & 20-382, amd NYC Ad Cd, generally
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5013, A7748

S667 - Summary

Prohibits the operation of horse drawn cabs in the city of New York; defines the circumstances under which sale or disposal of a horse shall be deemed humane.

S667 - Sponsor Memo

S667 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   667

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. AVELLA, ESPAILLAT, KRUEGER, PERKINS, SERRANO -- read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation  to prohibiting the operation of horse drawn cabs in the city
  of New York; and repealing certain provisions  of  such  law  relating
  thereto

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions (c), (g) and (i)  of  section  17-326  of  the
administrative  code  of  the  city  of  New York are amended to read as
follows:
  (c) "Work", a horse is considered to be at work when it is out of  its
stable and presented to the public as being available for riding[, pull-
ing  carriages,  vehicles or other devices,] or when it is saddled or in
harness or when it is being ridden [or is pulling a carriage, vehicle or
device].
  (g) "Rental horse business" means a business enterprise which provides
or offers the use of a horse to the public for a fee for the purpose  of
riding [or drawing a horse drawn vehicle or which operates a horse drawn
vehicle for hire such as a horse drawn cab].
  (i)  "Under  tack" means that a horse is equipped for riding [or driv-
ing].
  S 2. The administrative code of the city of New  York  is  amended  by
adding a new section 17-326.1 to read as follows:
  S  17-326.1  CARRIAGE  RIDES PROHIBITED. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL TO OFFER
RIDES TO THE PUBLIC ON A VEHICLE DRAWN OR PULLED BY A CARRIAGE HORSE.
  S 3. Subdivisions a and d of section 17-327 of the administrative code
of the city of New York, subdivision d as amended by local law number 22

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03713-01-3

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