|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 25, 2016||referred to agriculture|
delivered to assembly
|May 16, 2016||advanced to third reading|
|May 11, 2016||2nd report cal.|
|May 10, 2016||1st report cal.763|
|Apr 15, 2016||referred to agriculture|
senate Bill S7316
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7316 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7316 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7316 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to penalties for the failure to provide appropriate shelter to a dog left outdoors PURPOSE : This bill will increase the penalties for failure to comply the provisions of the Agriculture and Markets Law that require appropriate shelter for dogs left outdoors. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 of the bill amends section 353-b of the agriculture and markets law, in relation to increasing the penalties for failing to provide appropriate outdoor shelter to a dog. The bill would make the first offense a violation with a fine of two hundred fifty dollars; the second offense a violation with a fine of five hundred dollars and a third offense would be a violation guilty of one thousand dollars. After 72 hours, the continued failure to correct would constitute an additional violation of the law. Section 2 of the bill relates to the effective date.
S7316 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7316 I N S E N A T E April 15, 2016 ___________ 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 penal- ties for the failure to provide appropriate shelter to a dog left outdoors THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 353-b of the agriculture and markets law, as added by chapter 594 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows: (a) Any person who owns or has custody or control of a dog that is left outdoors shall provide it with shelter appropriate to its breed, physical condition and the climate. Any person who knowingly violates the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a violation, punisha- ble by a fine of [not less than] TWO HUNDRED fifty dollars [nor more than one hundred dollars] for a first offense, [and] a fine of [not less than one] FIVE hundred dollars [nor more than two hundred fifty dollars] for a second VIOLATION and [subsequent offenses] A FINE OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A THIRD VIOLATION. Beginning seventy-two hours after a charge of violating this section, each day that a defendant fails to correct the deficiencies in the dog shelter for a dog that he or she owns or that is in his or her custody or control and that is left outdoors, so as to bring it into compliance with the provisions of this section shall constitute a separate offense. S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02567-03-6
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