senate Bill S410

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Increases the maximum fine for the misdemeanor of abandonment of animals to $2,000

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2016 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 02, 2016 advanced to third reading
Feb 01, 2016 2nd report cal.
Jan 26, 2016 1st report cal.73
Jan 06, 2016 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 03, 2015 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 11, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 06, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 05, 2015 1st report cal.514
Jan 07, 2015 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Jan 26, 2016 - Agriculture committee Vote

S410
12
1
committee
12
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Jan 26, 2016

nay (1)

May 5, 2015 - Agriculture committee Vote

S410
10
1
committee
10
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: May 5, 2015

nay (1)
aye wr (1)
excused (1)

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S410 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2894
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง355, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1484B, A9624
2011-2012: S6151

S410 - Summary

Increases the maximum fine for the misdemeanor of abandonment of animals to $2,000.

S410 - Sponsor Memo

S410 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   410

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MARCELLINO  -- 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 increas-
  ing the punishment for the abandonment of animals

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

  Section  1. Section 355 of the agriculture and markets law, as amended
by chapter 458 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows:
  S 355. Abandonment of animals. A person being the owner or  possessor,
or  having  charge or custody of an animal, who abandons such animal, or
leaves it to die in a street, road or public place, or who  allows  such
animal, if it [become] BECOMES disabled, to lie in a public street, road
or  public  place  more than three hours after he OR SHE receives notice
that it is left disabled, is guilty  of  a  misdemeanor,  punishable  by
imprisonment  for  not more than one year, or by a fine of not more than
[one] TWO thousand dollars, or by both.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date upon which it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02350-01-5

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