senate Bill S4273

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires each violator of "Buster's Law" to register his or her name and address with the division of criminal justice services

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 05, 2018 reported and committed to rules
Jan 03, 2018 referred to agriculture
Feb 07, 2017 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Jun 5, 2018 - Agriculture committee Vote

S4273
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Jun 5, 2018

nay (1)

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S4273 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10049
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §352, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10998
2011-2012: S3804, A1506
2013-2014: S2305, A4516, A8443
2015-2016: S2935, A2484
2019-2020: S1526, A4913

S4273 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires each violator of "Buster's Law" to register his or her name and address with the division of criminal justice services.

S4273 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4273 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4273

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. TEDISCO, ADDABBO, BONACIC, BOYLE, MARCHIONE, MURPHY,
  O'MARA  --  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  estab-
  lishing a public registry for 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. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
section 352 to read as follows:
  §  352. PUBLIC ANIMAL CRUELTY REGISTER. 1. ANY PERSON WHO IS CONVICTED
OF A VIOLATION OF SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED  FIFTY-ONE  OR  THREE  HUNDRED
FIFTY-THREE-A OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL REGISTER WITH THE DIVISION OF CRIMI-
NAL  JUSTICE SERVICES.   SUCH REGISTRATION SHALL BE MADE IN A MANNER AND
FORM TO BE DETERMINED BY THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES,  AND
SHALL  INCLUDE,  AT  A MINIMUM, THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF SUCH REGISTRANT.
THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES  SHALL  MAINTAIN  REGISTRATION
INFORMATION RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IN A REGISTRY. SUCH REGIS-
TRY  SHALL  BE IN PRINT AND IN ELECTRONIC FORM AND SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO
THE PUBLIC AS WELL AS ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT ENTITIES, DISTRICT  ATTORNEYS,
DULY  INCORPORATED  HUMANE  SOCIETIES,  SOCIETIES  FOR THE PREVENTION OF
CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, DOG OR CAT PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATIONS,  ANIMAL  CONTROL
OFFICERS, BREEDERS OF ANIMALS, ANIMAL RESCUES AND PET STORES DOING BUSI-
NESS  IN  THIS STATE.   ANY PERSON REQUIRED TO REGISTER PURSUANT TO THIS
SECTION SHALL REGISTER ANNUALLY, OR EACH TIME SUCH PERSON MOVES TO A NEW
ADDRESS AND SHALL CONTINUE TO REGISTER  UNTIL  SUCH  PERSON  RECEIVES  A
COURT  ORDER ORDERING SUCH REGISTRATION TO CEASE. NO SUCH ORDER SHALL BE
ISSUED UNTIL SUCH 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 HIS OR HER CAPABLE AND SOUND
MENTAL CAPACITY AND ABILITY TO OWN AND PROPERLY CARE FOR AN ANIMAL IN  A

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

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