senate Bill S7775

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Criminalizes knowingly causing a minor to attend a place where exhibition of animal fighting is being conducted

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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2014 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1521
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 06, 2014 referred to agriculture

S7775 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9275A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง351, Ag & Mkts L

S7775 - Summary

Criminalizes knowingly causing a minor to attend a place where exhibition of animal fighting is being conducted.

S7775 - Sponsor Memo

S7775 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7775

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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
  prohibition of animal fighting

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 351 of the agriculture and markets
law, as added by chapter 150 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read  as
follows:
  4. (a) Any person who engages in conduct specified in paragraph (b) OR
(C)  hereof is guilty of a misdemeanor and is punishable by imprisonment
for a period not to exceed one year, or by a  fine  not  to  exceed  one
thousand dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
  (b)  The  knowing presence as a spectator having paid an admission fee
or having made a wager at any place where an exhibition of animal fight-
ing is being conducted; OR
  (C) KNOWINGLY CAUSES A MINOR TO ATTEND AN EXHIBITION OF ANIMAL  FIGHT-
ING.    THE  TERM  "MINOR" MEANS A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN YEARS
OLD.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14311-04-4

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