senate Bill S3030

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Prohibits a person convicted of violating "Buster's Law" from owning or possessing a companion animal

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to agriculture
Jun 25, 2015 committed to rules
Apr 27, 2015 advanced to third reading
Apr 23, 2015 2nd report cal.
Apr 22, 2015 1st report cal.368
Feb 02, 2015 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Apr 22, 2015 - Agriculture committee Vote

S3030
11
1
committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Apr 22, 2015

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aye wr (1)

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S3030 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1600
Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง353-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10283
2011-2012: S5084, A1580
2013-2014: S2566, A4514
2017-2018: S2501, A6938
2019-2020: S2007, A987
2021-2022: S1257, A524

S3030 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits a person convicted of "Buster's Law" from owning or possessing a companion animal unless authorized by court order, after appropriate psychiatric or psychological testing.

S3030 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3030 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3030

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- 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 limiting
  the ownership or possession of companion animals by persons  convicted
  of violating "Buster's Law"

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

  Section 1. Section 353-a of the agriculture and markets law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4. ON AND AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, NO PERSON  WHO
IS  CONVICTED  OF  A  VIOLATION  OF  THIS SECTION SHALL OWN OR POSSESS A
COMPANION ANIMAL UNLESS AND UNTIL AUTHORIZED BY A COURT ORDER ISSUED  BY
A  COUNTY  COURT  JUDGE OF HIS OR HER COUNTY OF RESIDENCE. NO SUCH ORDER
SHALL BE ISSUED UNTIL SUCH CONVICTED PERSON FIRST  DEMONSTRATES  TO  THE
COURT THAT HE OR SHE HAS UNDERGONE PSYCHIATRIC OR PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING,
THE RESULTS OF WHICH INDICATE BY CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE OF HIS OR
HER  CAPABLE  AND  SOUND MENTAL CAPACITY AND ABILITY TO OWN AND PROPERLY
CARE FOR SUCH AN ANIMAL IN A HUMANE MANNER.
  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.
                                                           LBD00007-01-5

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