senate Bill S6634C

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for more frequent inspections of pet dealers which have been charged with or convicted of violations relating to cats and dogs

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2016 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1820
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 10, 2016 print number 6634c
Jun 10, 2016 amend and recommit to finance
Jun 06, 2016 print number 6634b
Jun 06, 2016 amend and recommit to finance
May 31, 2016 print number 6634a
May 31, 2016 amend and recommit to finance
May 10, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Feb 02, 2016 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Jun 15, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S6634C
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
2
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 10, 2016 - Agriculture committee Vote

S6634
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 10, 2016

excused (1)

S6634 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10615
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §405, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S302

S6634 - Summary

Provides for more frequent inspections of pet dealers which have been charged with or convicted of violations relating to cats and dogs.

S6634 - Sponsor Memo

S6634 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6634

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MURPHY -- 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
  inspection of pet dealers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 405 of the agriculture and markets
law, as added by chapter 259 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read  as
follows:
  1.  (A)  The  commissioner or his or her authorized agents shall, at a
minimum, make yearly inspections of pet dealers'  facilities  to  ensure
compliance  with  the provisions of this article and with the provisions
of article thirty-five-D of the general business law, except  for  those
pet dealers who engage in the sale of less than twenty-five animals in a
year, in which case inspections shall be made whenever in the discretion
of  the  commissioner  or  his  or  her  authorized  agents, a complaint
warrants such investigation.
  (B) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (A) OF  THIS  SUBDIVI-
SION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL IMMEDIATELY OR AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE, UPON
THE  FILING  OF  ANY  CHARGE  OF  VIOLATING  ANY  PROVISION  OF  ARTICLE
TWENTY-SIX OF THIS CHAPTER OR SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF  THIS  ARTICLE
AGAINST  A  PET DEALER, CAUSE AN INSPECTION TO BE MADE OF SUCH PET DEAL-
ER'S FACILITIES,  INCLUDING  ANY  FACILITIES  FOR  THE  RETAIL  SALE  OF
ANIMALS. THEREAFTER, AN INSPECTION THEREOF SHALL BE CONDUCTED AT THE PET
DEALER'S FACILITIES ONCE EVERY TWO WEEKS UNTIL THERE IS A FINAL DISPOSI-
TION  ON SUCH CHARGES. AFTER A FINAL DISPOSITION IN WHICH THE PET DEALER
IS FOUND GUILTY OF ANY CHARGE, SUCH PET  DEALER'S  FACILITIES  SHALL  BE
INSPECTED ON A QUARTERLY BASIS FOR A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR.
  S  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13808-01-6

S6634A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10615
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §405, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S302

S6634A - Summary

Provides for more frequent inspections of pet dealers which have been charged with or convicted of violations relating to cats and dogs.

S6634A - Sponsor Memo

S6634A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6634--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MURPHY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Agriculture  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee  and  committed  to  the Committee on
  Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  agriculture  and  markets  law,  in relation to
  inspection of pet dealers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 405 of the agriculture and markets
law,  as added by chapter 259 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. (A) The commissioner or his or her authorized agents  shall,  at  a
minimum,  make  yearly  inspections of pet dealers' facilities to ensure
compliance with the provisions of this article and with  the  provisions
of  article  thirty-five-D of the general business law, except for those
pet dealers who engage in the sale of less than twenty-five animals in a
year, in which case inspections shall be made whenever in the discretion
of the commissioner  or  his  or  her  authorized  agents,  a  complaint
warrants such investigation.
  (B)  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVI-
SION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL IMMEDIATELY OR AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE, UPON
THE  FILING  OF  ANY  CHARGE  OF  VIOLATING  ANY  PROVISION  OF  ARTICLE
TWENTY-SIX  OF  THIS CHAPTER OR SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE
AGAINST A PET DEALER, CAUSE AN INSPECTION TO BE MADE OF  ALL  FACILITIES
OWNED  BY  SUCH PET DEALER, INCLUDING ANY FACILITIES FOR THE RETAIL SALE
OF ANIMALS. THEREAFTER, AN INSPECTION THEREOF SHALL BE CONDUCTED AT  THE
PET  DEALER'S  FACILITIES ONCE BIMONTHLY UNTIL THERE IS A FINAL DISPOSI-
TION ON SUCH CHARGES. AFTER A FINAL DISPOSITION IN WHICH THE PET  DEALER
IS  FOUND  GUILTY  OF  ANY CHARGE, SUCH PET DEALER'S FACILITIES SHALL BE
INSPECTED ON A QUARTERLY BASIS FOR A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13808-02-6

S6634B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10615
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §405, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S302

S6634B - Summary

Provides for more frequent inspections of pet dealers which have been charged with or convicted of violations relating to cats and dogs.

S6634B - Sponsor Memo

S6634B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6634--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MURPHY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Agriculture  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee  and  committed  to  the Committee on
  Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended  and  recommitted  to  said committee -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  agriculture  and  markets  law,  in relation to
  inspection of pet dealers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 405 of the agriculture and markets
law,  as added by chapter 259 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. (A) The commissioner or his or her authorized agents  shall,  at  a
minimum,  make  yearly  inspections of pet dealers' facilities to ensure
compliance with the provisions of this article and with  the  provisions
of  article  thirty-five-D of the general business law, except for those
pet dealers who engage in the sale of less than twenty-five animals in a
year, in which case inspections shall be made whenever in the discretion
of the commissioner  or  his  or  her  authorized  agents,  a  complaint
warrants such investigation.
  (B)  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVI-
SION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL IMMEDIATELY OR AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE, UPON
THE  FILING  OF  ANY  CHARGE  OF  VIOLATING  ANY  PROVISION  OF  ARTICLE
TWENTY-SIX  OF  THIS CHAPTER OR SECTION FOUR HUNDRED ONE OF THIS ARTICLE
AGAINST A PET DEALER, CAUSE AN INSPECTION TO BE MADE OF  ALL  FACILITIES
OWNED  BY  SUCH PET DEALER, INCLUDING ANY FACILITIES FOR THE RETAIL SALE
OF ANIMALS. THEREAFTER, AN INSPECTION THEREOF SHALL BE CONDUCTED AT  THE
PET  DEALER'S  FACILITIES  ONCE  EVERY TWO MONTHS UNTIL THERE IS A FINAL
DISPOSITION ON SUCH CHARGES. AFTER A FINAL DISPOSITION IN WHICH THE  PET
DEALER IS FOUND GUILTY OF ANY CHARGE, SUCH PET DEALER'S FACILITIES SHALL
BE INSPECTED ON A QUARTERLY BASIS FOR A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR.
  S  2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S6634C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10615
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §405, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S302

S6634C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for more frequent inspections of pet dealers which have been charged with or convicted of violations relating to cats and dogs.

S6634C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6634C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6634--C

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MURPHY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Agriculture  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee  and  committed  to  the Committee on
  Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended  and  recommitted  to  said committee -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to  amend  the  agriculture  and  markets  law,  in  relation  to
  inspection of pet dealers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 405 of the agriculture and markets
law, as added by chapter 259 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read  as
follows:
  1.  (A)  The  commissioner or his or her authorized agents shall, at a
minimum, make yearly inspections of pet dealers'  facilities  to  ensure
compliance  with  the provisions of this article and with the provisions
of article thirty-five-D of the general business law, except  for  those
pet dealers who engage in the sale of less than twenty-five animals in a
year, in which case inspections shall be made whenever in the discretion
of  the  commissioner  or  his  or  her  authorized  agents, a complaint
warrants such investigation.
  (B) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (A) OF  THIS  SUBDIVI-
SION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL IMMEDIATELY OR AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE, UPON
THE FILING, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE AN AFFIDAVIT FROM THE DEPARTMENT ATTEST-
ING  TO  THE  BELIEF  THAT  VIOLATIONS  HAVE BEEN MADE, OF ANY CHARGE OF
VIOLATING ANY PROVISION OF ARTICLE TWENTY-SIX OF THIS CHAPTER OR SECTION
FOUR HUNDRED ONE  OF  THIS  ARTICLE  AGAINST  A  PET  DEALER,  CAUSE  AN
INSPECTION  TO  BE  MADE  OF SUCH PET DEALER'S FACILITIES, INCLUDING ANY
FACILITIES FOR THE RETAIL SALE OF  ANIMALS.  THEREAFTER,  AN  INSPECTION
THEREOF SHALL BE CONDUCTED AT THE PET DEALER'S FACILITIES ONCE EVERY TWO
MONTHS  UNTIL  THERE  IS  A  FINAL DISPOSITION ON SUCH CHARGES.  AFTER A
FINAL DISPOSITION IN WHICH THE PET DEALER IS FOUND GUILTY OF ANY CHARGE,

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

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