assembly Bill A944

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 10, 2016 reported referred to codes
Jan 06, 2016 referred to agriculture
May 19, 2015 reported referred to codes
Jan 08, 2015 referred to agriculture

A944 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1795
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง351, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9275, S7775
2017-2018: A5048, S1432
2019-2020: A955

A944 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A944 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   944

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred 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.
                                                           LBD04300-01-5

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