assembly Bill A352

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to promoting understanding, awareness and enforcement of animal crimes laws; repealer

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to agriculture
Jan 07, 2015 referred to agriculture

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A352 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3201
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§350, 365, 369, 371 & 373, rpld §§351, 353, 353-a, 353-b, 353-d, 355, 360, 361 & 362, §374 sub 8, add §380, Ag & Mkts L; add Part 3 Title Q Art 280 §§280.00 - 280.80, §60.22, amd §§70.02, 195.06, 195.11, 195.12 & 265.01, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9917
2013-2014: A775, S6261
2017-2018: A653, S6226
2019-2020: A634, S2623

A352 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to promoting understanding, awareness and enforcement of animal crime laws.

A352 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   352

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROSENTHAL, LAVINE, RUSSELL, BRINDISI, MONTESANO,
  TENNEY, ENGLEBRIGHT, FAHY,  JAFFEE,  COLTON,  SKOUFIS,  OTIS,  THIELE,
  ORTIZ, STECK, WEPRIN, DAVILA, CURRAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  BROOK-KRASNY,  CERETTO,  GARBARINO, GLICK, HEVESI, LUPARDO, LUPINACCI,
  McDONALD,  SCHIMEL,  SKARTADOS,  SOLAGES,  WALTER  --  read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Agriculture

AN  ACT  to  amend the agriculture and markets law and the penal law, in
  relation to promoting  understanding,  awareness  and  enforcement  of
  animal  crimes  laws;  and  to repeal sections 351, 353, 353-a, 353-b,
  353-d, 355, 360, 361, 362 and subdivision 8  of  section  374  of  the
  agriculture and markets law relating thereto

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

  Section 1.  Section 350 of the agriculture and markets law,  as  added
by  chapter  1047 of the laws of 1965, subdivision 3 as added by chapter
619 of the laws of 1987, subdivision 4 as added by chapter  569  of  the
laws  of  1995,  subdivision  5 as amended by chapter 118 of the laws of
1999, is amended to read as follows:
  S 350. Definitions. 1. "Animal[,]", as used in this article,  includes
every living creature except a human being;
  2. ["Torture" or "cruelty"] "CRUELTY" includes every act, omission, or
neglect,  whereby  unjustifiable  physical  pain,  suffering or death is
caused or permitted AND SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY ACT  OF
OVERDRIVING,  OVERLOADING,  INJURING,  MAIMING, MUTILATING OR KILLING AN
ANIMAL.
  3. "TORTURE" MEANS CONDUCT THAT IS INTENDED TO CAUSE EXTREME  PHYSICAL
PAIN.
  4. "Adoption" means the delivery [to any natural person eighteen years
of  age or older, for the limited purpose of harboring a pet, of any dog
or cat, seized or  surrendered]  OF  ANY  ANIMAL  FORFEITED,  SEIZED  OR

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

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