senate Bill S605

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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Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken


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Jan 09, 2017 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 04, 2017 referred to agriculture

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S605 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §352, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3804
2013-2014: S2305
2015-2016: S2935
2019-2020: S1526

S605 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S605 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S605 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   605

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. BOYLE, ADDABBO, BONACIC, 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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