senate Bill S7401A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the seizure of animals

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2014 print number 7401a
amend and recommit to agriculture
May 14, 2014 referred to agriculture

S7401 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9807A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §373, Ag & Mkts L

S7401 - Summary

Relates to the seizure of animals.

S7401 - Sponsor Memo

S7401 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7401

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2014
                               ___________

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  the
  seizure of animals

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

  Section 1. Section 373 of the agriculture and markets law, as added by
chapter 545 of the laws of 1971, subdivisions 1, 2 and 3 as  amended  by
chapter  79 of the laws of 1997, subdivision 1-a as added by chapter 811
of the laws of 1981, subdivision 5 as amended by section 23 and subpara-
graph 2 of paragraph b of subdivision 6 as amended by section 24 of part
T of chapter 59 of the laws of 2010, subdivisions 6 and 7 as amended  by
chapter  256  of  the laws of 1997 and paragraph a and subparagraph 1 of
paragraph b of subdivision 6 as amended by chapter 531 of  the  laws  of
2013, is amended to read as follows:
  S 373. Seizure  of  animals  lost,  strayed,  homeless,  abandoned  or
improperly confined or kept. 1. Any police officer or agent  or  officer
of  the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or any
duly incorporated society for the prevention of cruelty to animals,  may
lawfully  take  possession  of  any lost, strayed, homeless or abandoned
animal found in any street, road or other public place.
  1-a. Any police officer in Lewis county may lawfully  take  possession
of  any lost, strayed, homeless or abandoned domestic animal, as defined
in section one hundred eight of this chapter, found in any street,  road
or other public place.
  2.  Any such police officer or agent or officer may also lawfully take
possession of any animal in or upon any premises other  than  a  street,
road  or  other  public place, which (A) for more than twelve successive
hours has been confined or kept in a crowded or unhealthy  condition  or
in  unhealthful  or unsanitary surroundings or (B) HAS not BEEN properly
cared for, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED  TO  THE  PROVISION  OF  NECESSARY
SHELTER,  VETERINARY, FARRIER AND OTHER SPECIES- OR BREED-SPECIFIC CARE;
or [without] (C) FOR MORE THAN TWELVE  SUCCESSIVE  HOURS  HAS  NOT  BEEN
PROVIDED  WITH  necessary  sustenance,  food  or  drink, provided that a
complaint stating just and reasonable grounds  is  made  under  oath  or
affirmation  to  any magistrate authorized to issue warrants in criminal
cases, and that such warrant authorizing entry and search is issued  and

S7401A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9807A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §373, Ag & Mkts L

S7401A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the seizure of animals.

S7401A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7401A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7401--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  agriculture and markets law, in relation to the
  seizure of animals

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

  Section 1. Section 373 of the agriculture and markets law, as added by
chapter  545  of the laws of 1971, subdivisions 1, 2 and 3 as amended by
chapter 79 of the laws of 1997, subdivision 1-a as added by chapter  811
of the laws of 1981, subdivision 5 as amended by section 23 and subpara-
graph 2 of paragraph b of subdivision 6 as amended by section 24 of part
T  of chapter 59 of the laws of 2010, subdivisions 6 and 7 as amended by
chapter 256 of the laws of 1997 and paragraph a and  subparagraph  1  of
paragraph  b  of  subdivision 6 as amended by chapter 531 of the laws of
2013, is amended to read as follows:
  S 373. Seizure  of  animals  lost,  strayed,  homeless,  abandoned  or
improperly  confined  or kept. 1. Any police officer or agent or officer
of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or  any
duly  incorporated society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, may
lawfully take possession of any lost,  strayed,  homeless  or  abandoned
animal found in any street, road or other public place.
  1-a.  Any  police officer in Lewis county may lawfully take possession
of any lost, strayed, homeless or abandoned domestic animal, as  defined
in  section one hundred eight of this chapter, found in any street, road
or other public place.
  2. Any such police officer or agent or officer may also lawfully  take
possession  of  any  animal in or upon any premises other than a street,
road or other public place, which (A) for more  than  twelve  successive
hours  has  been confined or kept in a crowded or unhealthy condition or
in unhealthful or unsanitary surroundings or (B) HAS not  BEEN  properly
cared  for,  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED TO THE PROVISION OF NECESSARY
SHELTER, VETERINARY, FARRIER AND OTHER SPECIES- OR BREED-SPECIFIC  CARE;

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

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