assembly Bill A2059A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to penalties for the failure to provide appropriate shelter to a dog left outdoors

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 05, 2016 print number 2059a
Apr 05, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to agriculture
Jan 06, 2016 referred to agriculture
Jan 15, 2015 referred to agriculture

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A2059 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7316
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353-b, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8891
2017-2018: A1473, S1509

A2059 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to penalties for the failure to provide appropriate shelter to a dog left outdoors.

A2059 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2059

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ZEBROWSKI, CUSICK, BRINDISI -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation  to  making
  the  failure  to  provide appropriate shelter to a dog left outdoors a
  misdemeanor

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision 2 of section 353-b of the
agriculture and markets law, as added by chapter  594  of  the  laws  of
2003, is amended to read as follows:
  (a)  Any  person  who  owns or has custody or control of a dog that is
left outdoors shall provide it with shelter appropriate  to  its  breed,
physical  condition  and  the climate. Any person who knowingly violates
the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a [violation, punisha-
ble by a fine of not less than fifty dollars nor more than  one  hundred
dollars  for  a  first  offense, and a fine of not less than one hundred
dollars nor more than two hundred fifty dollars for a second and  subse-
quent offenses] MISDEMEANOR.  Beginning seventy-two hours after a charge
of  violating  this  section, each day that a defendant fails to correct
the deficiencies in the dog shelter for a dog that he  or  she  owns  or
that  is  in his or her custody or control and that is left outdoors, so
as to bring it into compliance with the provisions of this section shall
constitute a separate [offense] MISDEMEANOR.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02567-01-5

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A2059A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7316
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353-b, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8891
2017-2018: A1473, S1509

A2059A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to penalties for the failure to provide appropriate shelter to a dog left outdoors.

A2059A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2059--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ZEBROWSKI, CUSICK, BRINDISI -- Multi-Sponsored by
  --  M.  of  A.    MURRAY -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Agriculture -- recommitted to the Committee on Agriculture in  accord-
  ance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to penal-
  ties for the failure to provide appropriate  shelter  to  a  dog  left
  outdoors

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2  of  section  353-b  of  the
agriculture  and  markets  law,  as  added by chapter 594 of the laws of
2003, is amended to read as follows:
  (a) Any person who owns or has custody or control of  a  dog  that  is
left  outdoors  shall  provide it with shelter appropriate to its breed,
physical condition and the climate. Any person  who  knowingly  violates
the  provisions of this section shall be guilty of a violation, punisha-
ble by a fine of [not less than] TWO HUNDRED  fifty  dollars  [nor  more
than one hundred dollars] for a first offense, [and] a fine of [not less
than one] FIVE hundred dollars [nor more than two hundred fifty dollars]
for  a second VIOLATION and [subsequent offenses] A FINE OF ONE THOUSAND
DOLLARS FOR A THIRD  VIOLATION.  Beginning  seventy-two  hours  after  a
charge  of  violating  this  section, each day that a defendant fails to
correct the deficiencies in the dog shelter for a dog  that  he  or  she
owns  or  that  is  in  his  or  her custody or control and that is left
outdoors, so as to bring it into compliance with the provisions of  this
section shall constitute a separate offense.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02567-02-6

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