senate Bill S1485

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Creates the animal abuser central registry, and to require that certain convicted animal abusers register with such registry

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee


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Jan 03, 2018 referred to agriculture
Jan 09, 2017 referred to agriculture

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S1485 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4731
Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §380, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6875
2013-2014: S1594, A7363
2015-2016: S5371, A3355
2019-2020: A5366

S1485 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the animal abuser central registry, and requires that certain convicted animal abusers register with such registry; provides such registrants are prohibited from possessing, adopting, owning, purchasing or exercising control over any animal except in certain cases in the court's discretion; provides fines and imprisonment for non-compliance.

S1485 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1485 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1485

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. AVELLA, KENNEDY -- 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 creating
  the animal abuser  central  registry,  and  to  require  that  certain
  convicted animal abusers register with such registry

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

  Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
section 380 to read as follows:
  § 380. ANIMAL ABUSER REGISTRY. 1. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH AND
MAINTAIN A CENTRAL REGISTRY OF INDIVIDUALS CONVICTED OF ANIMAL ABUSE AND
REQUIRED TO REGISTER PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  2. ANY PERSON OVER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF ONE
OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING OFFENSES SHALL REGISTER WITH THE COUNTY SHERIFF
FOR THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE ANIMAL ABUSER RESIDES:
  (A) A FELONY VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION OF THIS ARTICLE;
  (B)  A  VIOLATION  OF  THE  PROVISIONS OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-
THREE, THREE HUNDRED  FIFTY-THREE-B,  THREE  HUNDRED  FIFTY-FOUR,  THREE
HUNDRED  FIFTY-FIVE, THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-SIX, THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-SEVEN,
THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT, THREE HUNDRED  FIFTY-EIGHT-A,  THREE  HUNDRED
FIFTY-NINE,  THREE  HUNDRED FIFTY-NINE-A, THREE HUNDRED SIXTY-TWO, THREE
HUNDRED SIXTY-FOUR, THREE HUNDRED SIXTY-FIVE, THREE  HUNDRED  SIXTY-SIX,
THREE  HUNDRED  SIXTY-SIX-A,  THREE  HUNDRED  SIXTY-EIGHT, THREE HUNDRED
SIXTY-NINE OR THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY OF THIS ARTICLE;
  (C) A VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 195.06, 195.11 OR  195.12
OF THE PENAL LAW;
  (D)  A  VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION OF ARTICLE TWO HUNDRED FORTY-TWO OF
THE PENAL LAW;
  (E) A VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION 130.20  OF  THE  PENAL
LAW; OR
  (F) A VIOLATION OF COMPARABLE STATUTES OF ANOTHER STATE.

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

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