senate Bill S5371

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Creates the animal abuser central registry, and to require that certain convicted animal abusers register with such registry

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to agriculture
May 14, 2015 referred to agriculture

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S5371 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3355
Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง380, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6875
2013-2014: S1594, A7363
2017-2018: S1485, A4731
2019-2020: A5366

S5371 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the animal abuser central registry, and requires that certain convicted animal abusers register with such registry; provides such registrants are prohibited from possessing, adopting, owning, purchasing or exercising control over any animal except in certain cases in the court's discretion; provides fines and imprisonment for non-compliance.

S5371 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5371 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5371

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- 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 creating
  the animal abuser  central  registry,  and  to  require  that  certain
  convicted animal abusers register with such registry

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

  Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
section 380 to read as follows:
  S 380. ANIMAL ABUSER REGISTRY. 1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH AND
MAINTAIN A CENTRAL REGISTRY OF INDIVIDUALS CONVICTED OF ANIMAL ABUSE AND
REQUIRED TO REGISTER PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  2. ANY PERSON OVER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF ONE
OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING OFFENSES SHALL REGISTER WITH THE COUNTY SHERIFF
FOR THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE ANIMAL ABUSER RESIDES:
  (A) A FELONY VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION OF THIS ARTICLE;
  (B)   A   VIOLATION   OF  THE  PROVISIONS  OF  SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED
FIFTY-THREE, THREE  HUNDRED  FIFTY-THREE-B,  THREE  HUNDRED  FIFTY-FOUR,
THREE  HUNDRED FIFTY-FIVE, THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-SIX, THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-
SEVEN, THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT,  THREE  HUNDRED  FIFTY-EIGHT-A,  THREE
HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE, THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-A, THREE HUNDRED SIXTY-TWO,
THREE  HUNDRED  SIXTY-FOUR,  THREE  HUNDRED  SIXTY-FIVE,  THREE  HUNDRED
SIXTY-SIX, THREE HUNDRED SIXTY-SIX-A, THREE HUNDRED  SIXTY-EIGHT,  THREE
HUNDRED SIXTY-NINE OR THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY OF THIS ARTICLE;
  (C)  A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 195.06, 195.11 OR 195.12
OF THE PENAL LAW;
  (D) A VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION OF ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED  FORTY-TWO  OF
THE PENAL LAW;
  (E)  A  VIOLATION  OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION 130.20 OF THE PENAL
LAW; OR
  (F) A VIOLATION OF COMPARABLE STATUTES OF ANOTHER STATE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00430-02-5

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