assembly Bill A2894

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Increases the maximum fine for the misdemeanor of abandonment of animals to $2,000

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to agriculture
Jan 20, 2015 referred to agriculture

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A2894 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S410
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง355, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6151
2013-2014: A9624, S1484
2017-2018: A8712, S1137

A2894 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the maximum fine for the misdemeanor of abandonment of animals to $2,000.

A2894 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  2894

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to increas-
  ing the punishment for the abandonment of animals

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

  Section 1. Section 355 of the agriculture and markets law, as  amended
by chapter 458 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows:
  S 355. Abandonment  of animals. A person being the owner or possessor,
or having charge or custody of an animal, who abandons such  animal,  or
leaves  it  to die in a street, road or public place, or who allows such
animal, if it [become] BECOMES disabled, to lie in a public street, road
or public place more than three hours after he OR  SHE  receives  notice
that  it  is  left  disabled,  is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by
imprisonment for not more than one year, or by a fine of not  more  than
[one] TWO thousand dollars, or by both.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date upon which it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02350-01-5

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