|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2018||committed to rules|
|Mar 22, 2018||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 21, 2018||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 20, 2018||1st report cal.669|
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to agriculture|
|Jun 16, 2017||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6784
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6784 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Rules
- Law Section:
- Agriculture and Markets Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §401, Ag & Mkts L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S3828, A216
S6784 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to the care of animals; requires regular diurnal light cycles of either natural or artificial light; requires separate space for pregnant or nursing dogs; requires sanitation of primary enclosures and cages… (view more) requires sanitary food receptacles; requires grooming.
S6784 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6784 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to the care of animals PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : To provide additional provisions to the agriculture and markets law relating to grooming, sanitation, and veterinary exam requirements, as well as additional standards of care for nursing and pregnant dogs. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section 1 amends subdivision 1 of section 401 of the agriculture and markets law by adding a requirement to paragraph (e), which relates to indoor facilities and states that animal areas must be provided with regular diurnal light cycles of either natural or artificial light. Paragraph (g) of subdivision 1 is amended by adding a requirement that separate and apart from the whelping box, a pet dealer shall provide a pregnant or nursing dog with a separate space accessible to her that complies with standards set forth in the agriculture and markets law. In addition, each nursing dog shall be provided with a sufficient amount of floor space to nurse and care for her litter. Paragraph (h) of subdivision 1 is amended to provide that isolation areas must meet all housing requirements of this section.
S6784 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6784 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 16, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BOYLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to the care of animals THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraphs (e), (g) and (h) of subdivision 1 of section 401 of the agriculture and markets law, paragraphs (e) and (g) as added by chapter 259 of the laws of 2000, and paragraph (h) as added by chapter 110 of the laws of 2012, are amended to read as follows: (e) The indoor facilities housing the animals shall be provided with adequate lighting sufficient to permit routine inspection and cleaning and be arranged so that each animal is protected from excessive illumi- nation which poses a health hazard to the animal. ANIMAL AREAS MUST BE PROVIDED WITH REGULAR DIURNAL LIGHT CYCLES OF EITHER NATURAL OR ARTIFI- CIAL LIGHT. (g) In the event that a pet dealer has a pregnant or nursing dog on his or her premises, the pet dealer shall provide a whelping box for such dog. SEPARATE AND APART FROM THE WHELPING BOX, A PET DEALER SHALL PROVIDE A PREGNANT OR NURSING DOG WITH A SEPARATE SPACE ACCESSIBLE TO HER THAT COMPLIES WITH THE STANDARDS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION. EACH NURSING DOG SHALL BE PROVIDED WITH A SUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF FLOOR SPACE TO NURSE AND CARE FOR HER LITTER. (h) Pet dealers shall designate and provide an isolation area for animals that exhibit symptoms of contagious disease or illness. The location of such designated area must be such as to prevent or reduce the spread of disease to healthy animals AND MUST OTHERWISE MEET ALL HOUSING REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION. § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 401 of the agriculture and markets law, as added by chapter 259 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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