senate Bill S6226A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to promoting understanding, awareness and enforcement of animal crimes laws; repealer

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 29, 2018 print number 6226a
Jan 29, 2018 amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 03, 2018 referred to agriculture
May 11, 2017 referred to agriculture

Co-Sponsors

S6226 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A653
Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§350, 365, 369, 371 & 373, rpld §§351, 353, 353-a, 353-b, 353-d, 355, 360, 361 & 362, §374 sub 8, ren §380 to be §381, add §382, Ag & Mkts L; add Part 3 Title Q Art 280 §§280.00 - 280.80, §60.22, amd §§70.02, 195.06, 195.11, 195.12 & 265.01, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9917
2013-2014: S6261, A775
2015-2016: S3201, A352

S6226 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to promoting understanding, awareness and enforcement of animal crime laws.

S6226 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6226 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6226

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 and the  penal  law,  in
  relation  to  promoting  understanding,  awareness  and enforcement of
  animal crimes laws; and to repeal sections  351,  353,  353-a,  353-b,
  353-d,  355,  360,  361,  362  and subdivision 8 of section 374 of the
  agriculture and markets law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.   Section 350 of the agriculture and markets law, as added
by chapter 1047 of the laws of 1965, subdivision 3 as added  by  chapter
619  of  the  laws of 1987, subdivision 4 as added by chapter 569 of the
laws of 1995, subdivision 5 as amended by chapter 118  of  the  laws  of
1999, is amended to read as follows:
  § 350. Definitions.  1. "Animal[,]", as used in this article, includes
every living creature except a human being;
  2. ["Torture" or "cruelty"] "CRUELTY" includes every act, omission, or
neglect, whereby unjustifiable physical  pain,  suffering  or  death  is
caused  or permitted AND SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY ACT OF
OVERDRIVING, OVERLOADING, INJURING, MAIMING, MUTILATING  OR  KILLING  AN
ANIMAL.
  3.  "TORTURE" MEANS CONDUCT THAT IS INTENDED TO CAUSE EXTREME PHYSICAL
PAIN.
  4. "Adoption" means the delivery [to any natural person eighteen years
of age or older, for the limited purpose of harboring a pet, of any  dog
or  cat,  seized  or  surrendered]  OF  ANY  ANIMAL FORFEITED, SEIZED OR
SURRENDERED, TO ANY NATURAL PERSON EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR  OLDER,  FOR
THE PURPOSE OF THAT PERSON PERMANENTLY HARBORING SUCH ANIMAL AS A PET.
  [4]5.    "Farm  animal",  as used in this article, means any ungulate,
poultry, species of cattle, sheep, swine, goats, llamas, horses or  fur-
bearing  animals,  as  defined  in  section 11-1907 of the environmental

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

Co-Sponsors

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S6226A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A653
Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§350, 365, 369, 371 & 373, rpld §§351, 353, 353-a, 353-b, 353-d, 355, 360, 361 & 362, §374 sub 8, ren §380 to be §381, add §382, Ag & Mkts L; add Part 3 Title Q Art 280 §§280.00 - 280.80, §60.22, amd §§70.02, 195.06, 195.11, 195.12 & 265.01, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9917
2013-2014: S6261, A775
2015-2016: S3201, A352

S6226A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to promoting understanding, awareness and enforcement of animal crime laws.

S6226A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6226A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6226--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LANZA,  ADDABBO,  BOYLE, GALLIVAN, MURPHY -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Agriculture -- recommitted to the Committee on Agricul-
  ture in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the agriculture and markets law and the penal law, in
  relation to promoting  understanding,  awareness  and  enforcement  of
  animal  crimes  laws;  and  to repeal sections 351, 353, 353-a, 353-b,
  353-d, 355, 360, 361, 362 and subdivision 8  of  section  374  of  the
  agriculture and markets law relating thereto

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

  Section 1.  Section 350 of the agriculture and markets law,  as  added
by  chapter  1047 of the laws of 1965, subdivision 3 as added by chapter
619 of the laws of 1987, subdivision 4 as added by chapter  569  of  the
laws  of  1995,  subdivision  5 as amended by chapter 118 of the laws of
1999, is amended to read as follows:
  § 350. Definitions. 1. "Animal[,]", as used in this article,  includes
every living creature except a human being;
  2. ["Torture" or "cruelty"] "CRUELTY" includes every act, omission, or
neglect,  whereby  unjustifiable  physical  pain,  suffering or death is
caused or permitted AND SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY ACT  OF
OVERDRIVING,  OVERLOADING,  INJURING,  MAIMING, MUTILATING OR KILLING AN
ANIMAL.
  2-A. "TORTURE" MEANS CONDUCT THAT IS INTENDED TO CAUSE  EXTREME  PHYS-
ICAL PAIN.
  3. "Adoption" means the delivery [to any natural person eighteen years
of  age or older, for the limited purpose of harboring a pet, of any dog
or cat, seized or  surrendered]  OF  ANY  ANIMAL  FORFEITED,  SEIZED  OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02053-02-8

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