senate Bill S1081

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to community based initiatives for the purpose of trapping, neutering, vaccinating and returning feral cats to the area from which they were trapped

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A2778 - Vetoed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 26, 2015 tabled
vetoed memo.203
Oct 14, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 24, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s1081
Jun 24, 2015 substituted by a2778
Jun 08, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2015 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2015 1st report cal.1257
Apr 22, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2015 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Jun 2, 2015 - Finance committee Vote

S1081
20
4
committee
20
Aye
4
Nay
11
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 22, 2015 - Agriculture committee Vote

S1081
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Apr 22, 2015

aye wr (2)

Co-Sponsors

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S1081 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2778
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง117-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S7290, A9487

S1081 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to community based initiatives for the purpose of trapping, neutering, vaccinating and returning feral cats to the area from which they were trapped.

S1081 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1081 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1081

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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 communi-
  ty based initiatives for the purpose of trapping, neutering, vaccinat-
  ing and returning feral cats to the area from which they were trapped

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of  section  117-a  of  the  agriculture  and
markets  law,  as  amended  by section 11 of part T of chapter 59 of the
laws of 2010, is amended and a new subdivision 10 is added  to  read  as
follows:
  1. The commissioner shall submit a request for proposals from not-for-
profit  entities  as described herein for the purpose of administering a
state animal population control program. The entity chosen to administer
such program shall enter into a contract with the state for  a  term  of
five  years, which may be renewed subject to the approval of the commis-
sioner. The purpose of this program shall be to reduce the population of
unwanted and stray dogs and cats thereby reducing incidence of  euthana-
sia and potential threats to public health and safety posed by the large
population  of  these animals. This program shall seek to accomplish its
purpose by encouraging residents of New York state who are the owners of
dogs and cats OR, SUBJECT TO  THE  CONDITIONS  ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT  TO
SUBDIVISION  TEN  OF THIS SECTION, COMMUNITY-BASED INITIATIVES OPERATING
IN COORDINATION WITH AN ELIGIBLE NOT-FOR-PROFIT  ENTITY  AS  DEFINED  IN
SUBDIVISION  EIGHT OF THIS SECTION FOR THE PURPOSES OF TRAPPING, NEUTER-
ING, VACCINATING AND RELEASING FERAL CATS AS DEFINED IN SUBPARAGRAPH TWO
OF PARAGRAPH E OF SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION  11-0103  OF  THE  ENVIRON-
MENTAL  CONSERVATION  LAW,  to have them spayed or neutered by providing
low-cost spaying and neutering services to such owners  AND  INITIATIVES
meeting  the  criteria  enumerated in subdivision three of this section.
For purposes of this section, "low-cost" shall mean  substantially  less

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02582-01-5

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