senate Bill S3321

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes domestic companion animals be permitted to board any commuter transportation operated by the metropolitan transportation authority in the event of a state of emergency and evacuation

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 07, 2016 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1225
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 08, 2015 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 01, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2015 1st report cal.1021
Feb 05, 2015 referred to transportation

Votes

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Jun 1, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S3321
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 28, 2015 - Transportation committee Vote

S3321
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3321 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A539
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง1264-a, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7637, A9809
2017-2018: S2589, A2145

S3321 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes domestic companion animals be permitted to board any commuter transportation operated by the metropolitan transportation authority or any of its subsidiaries in the event of a state of emergency and evacuation.

S3321 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3321 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3321

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation  to  authorizing
  domestic  companion  animals  to  be  permitted  to board any commuter
  transportation operated by the metropolitan  transportation  authority
  or any of its subsidiaries in the event of a state emergency and evac-
  uation of a region

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

  Section 1. The public authorities law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 1264-a to read as follows:
  S 1264-A. STATE OF EMERGENCY; BOARDING OF A COMMUTER TRANSPORTATION BY
DOMESTIC COMPANION ANIMALS. 1. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) "COMMUTER TRANSPORTATION" MEANS COMMUTER TRANSPORTATION, AND OTHER
RELATED SERVICES AND FACILITIES, OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY OR ANY OF ITS
SUBSIDIARIES,  INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO SUCH TRANSPORTATION BY RAIL-
ROAD, OMNIBUS, MARINE AND AIR, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS TITLE.
  (B) "DOMESTIC COMPANION ANIMAL" MEANS A COMPANION  ANIMAL  OR  PET  AS
DEFINED  IN  SECTION  THREE HUNDRED FIFTY OF THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS
LAW AND SHALL ALSO MEAN ANY OTHER  DOMESTICATED  ANIMAL  NORMALLY  MAIN-
TAINED  IN  OR  NEAR  THE HOUSEHOLD OF THE OWNER OR PERSON WHO CARES FOR
SUCH OTHER DOMESTICATED ANIMAL. "PET" OR "COMPANION  ANIMAL"  SHALL  NOT
INCLUDE  A  "FARM  ANIMAL", AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY OF
THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS LAW.
  2. (A) IN THE EVENT THAT A STATE OF EMERGENCY HAS BEEN DECLARED AND AN
EVACUATION OF ANY REGION OF THE STATE IS IN PROGRESS,  THE  OWNER  OF  A
DOMESTIC  COMPANION  ANIMAL  SHALL  BE  PERMITTED  TO BOARD ANY COMMUTER
TRANSPORTATION WITH SUCH DOMESTIC  COMPANION  ANIMAL  SO  LONG  AS  THAT
ANIMAL  IS  UNDER THE OWNER'S CONTROL BY USE OF A LEASH OR TETHER, OR IS
PROPERLY CONFINED IN AN  APPROPRIATE  CONTAINER  OR  BY  OTHER  SUITABLE
MEANS,  PROVIDED THAT SUCH BOARDING IS AUTHORIZED BY AND CONSISTENT WITH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02362-01-5

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