senate Bill S302

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides for more frequent inspections of pet dealers which have been charged with or convicted of violations relating to cats and dogs

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 06, 2017 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 05, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.1364
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 16, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2017 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Jun 5, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S302
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 16, 2017 - Agriculture committee Vote

S302
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: May 16, 2017

S302 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §405, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S6634

S302 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for more frequent inspections of pet dealers which have been charged with or convicted of violations relating to cats and dogs.

S302 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S302 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   302

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MURPHY -- 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
  inspection of pet dealers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 405 of the agriculture and markets
law, as added by chapter 259 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read  as
follows:
  1.  (A)  The  commissioner or his or her authorized agents shall, at a
minimum, make yearly inspections of pet dealers'  facilities  to  ensure
compliance  with  the provisions of this article and with the provisions
of article thirty-five-D of the general business law, except  for  those
pet dealers who engage in the sale of less than twenty-five animals in a
year, in which case inspections shall be made whenever in the discretion
of  the  commissioner  or  his  or  her  authorized  agents, a complaint
warrants such investigation.
  (B) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (A) OF  THIS  SUBDIVI-
SION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL IMMEDIATELY OR AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE, UPON
THE FILING, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE AN AFFIDAVIT FROM THE DEPARTMENT ATTEST-
ING  TO  THE  BELIEF  THAT  VIOLATIONS  HAVE BEEN MADE, OF ANY CHARGE OF
VIOLATING ANY PROVISION OF ARTICLE TWENTY-SIX OF THIS CHAPTER OR SECTION
FOUR HUNDRED ONE  OF  THIS  ARTICLE  AGAINST  A  PET  DEALER,  CAUSE  AN
INSPECTION  TO  BE  MADE  OF SUCH PET DEALER'S FACILITIES, INCLUDING ANY
FACILITIES FOR THE RETAIL SALE OF  ANIMALS.  THEREAFTER,  AN  INSPECTION
THEREOF SHALL BE CONDUCTED AT THE PET DEALER'S FACILITIES ONCE EVERY TWO
MONTHS  UNTIL  THERE  IS  A  FINAL DISPOSITION ON SUCH CHARGES.  AFTER A
FINAL DISPOSITION IN WHICH THE PET DEALER IS FOUND GUILTY OF ANY CHARGE,
SUCH PET DEALER'S FACILITIES SHALL BE INSPECTED ON A QUARTERLY BASIS FOR
A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, IF,  AFTER  FINAL  DISPOSITION,

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

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