Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||
referred to cities
|Jan 10, 2017||
referred to cities
Senate Bill S1530
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Cities Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-S1530 (ACTIVE) - Details
2017-S1530 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to removal of raccoons in New York city; requires the New York city department of health and mental hygiene to remove any raccoon upon receiving notice from a member of the public that such a raccoon has created a nuisance on outdoor public or private property and to effectuate humane release thereof.
2017-S1530 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1530 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the removal of raccoons PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : The legislation will require the New York City Department of Health to respond to requests for removal of raccoons upon outdoor public or private property. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 of the bill amends the administrative code of the city of New York by adding a new section 17-198.1 that will require the department of health to ensure the prompt removal of any raccoon from any outdoor public or private property upon receiving notice from a member of the public that a raccoon or raccoons have created a nuisance at such property. The department of health will also be required to coordinate the humane release of raccoons with the department of parks and recreation, provided that the department deems the release poses no threat to public health or safety, in accordance with the rules of the
2017-S1530 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1530 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 10, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities AN ACT to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the removal of raccoons THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-198.1 to read as follows: § 17-198.1 RACCOON REMOVAL. A. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ENSURE THE PROMPT REMOVAL OF ANY RACCOON FROM ANY OUTDOOR PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PROPERTY UPON RECEIVING NOTICE FROM A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC THAT A RACCOON OR RACCOONS HAVE CREATED A NUISANCE AT SUCH PROPERTY. B. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL COORDINATE THE HUMANE RELEASE OF RACCOONS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION, PROVIDED THAT THE DEPARTMENT DEEMS THE RELEASE POSES NO THREAT TO PUBLIC HEALTH OR SAFETY, IN ACCORD- ANCE WITH THE RULES OF THE DEPARTMENT. IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPART- MENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ALSO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO SPAY OR NEUTER ALL RACCOONS CAPTURED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION PRIOR TO THEIR HUMANE RELEASE. C. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROMULGATE SUCH RULES AS MAY BE NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00609-01-7
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