assembly Bill A997

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
Jan 09, 2013 referred to cities

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A997 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S667
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:
A7748, S5013

A997 - 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.

A997 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   997

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ROSENTHAL, DINOWITZ, WEISENBERG, BROOK-KRASNY,
  KAVANAGH, GOTTFRIED -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  GLICK,  MILLMAN
  -- read once and referred 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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