senate Bill S2167A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to orders of protection with respect to companion animals

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 01, 2018 referred to judiciary
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Mar 26, 2018 amended on third reading 2167a
Mar 26, 2018 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Mar 12, 2018 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 17, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 16, 2018 2nd report cal.
Jan 09, 2018 1st report cal.131
Jan 03, 2018 referred to children and families
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 25, 2017 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 14, 2017 advanced to third reading
Feb 13, 2017 2nd report cal.
Feb 07, 2017 1st report cal.191
Jan 12, 2017 referred to children and families

Votes

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Jan 9, 2018 - Children and Families committee Vote

S2167
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 9, 2018

Feb 7, 2017 - Children and Families committee Vote

S2167
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 7, 2017

Co-Sponsors

S2167 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A668
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§352.3, 446, 551, 656, 759, 842 & 1056, Fam Ct Act; amd §§530.12 & 530.13, CP L; amd §§240 & 252, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7394, A10661
2019-2020: S1251, A767
2021-2022: S3039, A510

S2167 - Summary

Relates to orders of protection with respect to companion animals; provides further protection for pets by authorizing the court to order a party to either relinquish a pet or to refrain from any contact with a pet.

S2167 - Sponsor Memo

S2167 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2167

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SERINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the family court act, the criminal procedure law and the
  domestic relations law, in relation to an  order  of  protection  with
  respect to companion animals

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 352.3 of the family court act,  as
amended  by  chapter  532  of  the  laws  of 2008, is amended to read as
follows:
  (1) Upon the issuance of an order pursuant to  section  315.3  or  the
entry  of an order of disposition pursuant to section 352.2, a court may
enter an order of protection  against  any  respondent  for  good  cause
shown. The order may require that the respondent: (a) stay away from the
home,  school,  business  or  place  of employment of the victims of the
alleged offense; or (b) refrain from harassing, intimidating,  threaten-
ing  or  otherwise interfering with the victim or victims of the alleged
offense and such members of the family or household of  such  victim  or
victims  as  shall  be specifically named by the court in such order; or
(c) refrain from intentionally injuring or killing,  without  justifica-
tion,  any companion animal the respondent knows to be owned, possessed,
leased, kept or held by [the person protected by the order] EITHER PARTY
or a minor child residing in [such person's] EITHER PARTY'S household OR
A DESIGNATED PARTY AS DETERMINED BY THE COURT; OR (D) RELINQUISH CUSTODY
OF ANY COMPANION ANIMAL OWNED, POSSESSED, LEASED, KEPT OR HELD BY EITHER
PARTY OR A MINOR CHILD RESIDING IN THE HOUSEHOLD TO THE PETITIONER OR  A
DESIGNATED  PARTY  AS  DETERMINED  BY  THE COURT; OR (E) TO REFRAIN FROM
HAVING CONTACT WITH ANY COMPANION ANIMAL OWNED, POSSESSED, LEASED,  KEPT
OR HELD BY WITHER PARTY OR A MINOR CHILD RESIDING IN THE HOUSEHOLD OR IN
THE  CUSTODY  OF  A  DESIGNATED  PARTY PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (D) OF THIS
SUBDIVISION. "Companion animal", as used in this subdivision, shall have

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

Co-Sponsors

S2167A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A668
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Family Court Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §§352.3, 446, 551, 656, 759, 842 & 1056, Fam Ct Act; amd §§530.12 & 530.13, CP L; amd §§240 & 252, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7394, A10661
2019-2020: S1251, A767
2021-2022: S3039, A510

S2167A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to orders of protection with respect to companion animals; provides further protection for pets by authorizing the court to order a party to either relinquish a pet or to refrain from any contact with a pet.

S2167A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2167A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2167--A
    Cal. No. 131

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SERINO, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Children  and
  Families  --  recommitted to the Committee on Children and Families in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from  said
  committee,  ordered  to  first  and  second report, ordered to a third
  reading, passed by Senate and delivered  to  the  Assembly,  recalled,
  vote  reconsidered,  restored  to  third  reading, amended and ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the family court act, the criminal procedure law and the
  domestic relations law, in relation to an  order  of  protection  with
  respect to companion animals

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 352.3 of the family court act,  as
amended  by  chapter  532  of  the  laws  of 2008, is amended to read as
follows:
  (1) Upon the issuance of an order pursuant to  section  315.3  or  the
entry  of an order of disposition pursuant to section 352.2, a court may
enter an order of protection  against  any  respondent  for  good  cause
shown. The order may require that the respondent: (a) stay away from the
home,  school,  business  or  place  of employment of the victims of the
alleged offense; or (b) refrain from harassing, intimidating,  threaten-
ing  or  otherwise interfering with the victim or victims of the alleged
offense and such members of the family or household of  such  victim  or
victims  as  shall  be specifically named by the court in such order; or
(c) refrain from intentionally injuring or killing,  without  justifica-
tion,  any companion animal the respondent knows to be owned, possessed,
leased, kept or held by the [person protected by the  order]  PETITIONER
or  a  minor  child  residing  in  [such  person's]  THE PETITIONER'S OR
RESPONDENT'S household. SUCH ORDER MAY ALSO  GRANT  THE  PETITIONER  THE
EXCLUSIVE  CARE,  CUSTODY  OR  CONTROL  OF  ANY  ANIMAL  THAT  IS OWNED,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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