senate Bill S2501

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits a person convicted of violating "Buster's Law" from owning or possessing a companion animal

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2018 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1537
Jun 05, 2018 committee discharged and committed to rules
reported and committed to rules
Jan 03, 2018 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 06, 2017 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 22, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 17, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 16, 2017 1st report cal.936
Jan 13, 2017 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Jun 5, 2018 - Agriculture committee Vote

S2501
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committee
10
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Jun 5, 2018

nay (1)

Jun 5, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S2501
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1
committee
24
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 16, 2017 - Agriculture committee Vote

S2501
10
1
committee
10
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: May 16, 2017

nay (1)

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S2501 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6938
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10283
2011-2012: S5084, A1580
2013-2014: S2566, A4514
2015-2016: S3030, A1600
2019-2020: S2007, A987
2021-2022: S1257, A524

S2501 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits a person convicted of "Buster's Law" from owning or possessing a companion animal unless authorized by court order, after appropriate psychiatric or psychological testing.

S2501 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2501 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2501

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  TEDISCO, MURPHY, O'MARA -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agricul-
  ture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to limiting
  the ownership or possession of companion animals by persons  convicted
  of violating "Buster's Law"

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

  Section 1. Section 353-a of the agriculture and markets law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4. ON AND AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, NO PERSON  WHO
IS  CONVICTED  OF  A  VIOLATION  OF  THIS SECTION SHALL OWN OR POSSESS A
COMPANION ANIMAL UNLESS AND UNTIL AUTHORIZED BY A COURT ORDER ISSUED  BY
A  COUNTY  COURT  JUDGE OF HIS OR HER COUNTY OF RESIDENCE. NO SUCH ORDER
SHALL BE ISSUED UNTIL SUCH CONVICTED PERSON FIRST  DEMONSTRATES  TO  THE
COURT THAT HE OR SHE HAS UNDERGONE PSYCHIATRIC OR PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING,
THE RESULTS OF WHICH INDICATE BY CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE OF HIS OR
HER  CAPABLE  AND  SOUND MENTAL CAPACITY AND ABILITY TO OWN AND PROPERLY
CARE FOR SUCH AN ANIMAL IN A HUMANE MANNER.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06412-01-7

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