senate Bill S6374

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Designates working dogs as the official state dog

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 17, 2016 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 07, 2016 referred to investigations and government operations

S6374 - Details

Law Section:
State Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง90, State L

S6374 - Summary

Designates working dogs as the official state dog.

S6374 - Sponsor Memo

S6374 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6374

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN  ACT  to amend the state law, in relation to designating working dogs
  as the official state dog

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

  Section 1. Section 90 of the state law, as added by chapter 571 of the
laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows:
  S  90.  State dog. The [service] WORKING dog shall be the official dog
of the state.  ["Service dog" shall have the same meaning as  set  forth
in  section  one  hundred eight of the agriculture and markets law.] FOR
THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "WORKING DOG" SHALL MEAN: (A) A GUIDE DOG,
A POLICE WORK DOG, A WAR DOG, A HEARING DOG, A SERVICE  DOG,  A  WORKING
SEARCH DOG, A THERAPY DOG, OR A DETECTION DOG AS THOSE TERMS ARE DEFINED
BY  SECTION  ONE HUNDRED EIGHT OF THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS LAW OR ANY
DOG THAT HAS MET SUCH DEFINITION DURING ITS LIFE; OR (B) ANY DOG THAT IS
TRAINED TO HERD AND/OR PROTECT LIVESTOCK OR CONTROL BIRD AND/OR WILDLIFE
POPULATIONS AND IS ACTUALLY OR HAS BEEN USED FOR SUCH PURPOSES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13485-01-6

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