|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to agriculture|
|May 14, 2015||referred to agriculture|
senate Bill S5371
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5371 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S5371 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This legislation creates an animal abuse central registry. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 creates a central registry of individuals (over the age of 18) convicted of animal abuse and requires animal abusers to register. Section 1 specifically enumerates what violations of sections of law would require an individual to register. This section further outlines what information must be provided to the registry. Further, this section prohibits an individual who registers under this act from owning an animal unless a court finds otherwise. This section further requires animal shelters and pet dealers to check with the registry. Section 2 is the effective date. JUSTIFICATION:
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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