assembly Bill A3038A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Expands the definition of aggravated cruelty to animals to include harm to a companion animal during the commission of a felony

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 15, 2018 print number 3038b
May 15, 2018 amend and recommit to codes
Jan 03, 2018 referred to codes
Jun 14, 2017 amend by restoring to original print 3038
amend (t) and recommit to codes
Jun 05, 2017 reported referred to codes
Jan 24, 2017 referred to agriculture
Jun 14, 2017 print number 3038a

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A3038 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353-g, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10541
2011-2012: A1632
2013-2014: A4517
2015-2016: A1596
2019-2020: A1834

A3038 - Summary

Enacts "Kirby and Quigley's Law"; expands the definition of aggravated cruelty to animals to include harm to a companion animal during the commission of a felony.

A3038 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3038

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. SANTABARBARA -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to  expand-
  ing the definition of aggravated cruelty to animals to include harm to
  animals during the commission of a felony

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as  "Kirby  and
Quigley's Law."
  §  2.  Subdivision  1  of section 353-a of the agriculture and markets
law, as added by chapter 118 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read  as
follows:
  1. A person is guilty of aggravated cruelty to animals when[,]: EITHER
  (A)  with  no  justifiable  purpose,  he or she intentionally kills or
intentionally causes serious physical injury , AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION
TWENTY-NINE OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER, to a companion
animal with aggravated cruelty[.]; OR
  (B) IN THE COURSE OF COMMISSION OF A FELONY, OR  OF  IMMEDIATE  FLIGHT
THEREFROM,  HE  OR SHE CAUSES PHYSICAL INJURY, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION
TWENTY-EIGHT OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER, OR DEATH TO A
COMPANION ANIMAL.
  For purposes of this section, "aggravated cruelty" shall mean  conduct
which:   (i) is intended to cause extreme physical pain; or (ii) is done
or carried out in an especially depraved or sadistic manner.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06410-01-7

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A3038A - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353-g, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10541
2011-2012: A1632
2013-2014: A4517
2015-2016: A1596
2019-2020: A1834

A3038A - Summary

Enacts "Kirby and Quigley's Law"; expands the definition of aggravated cruelty to animals to include harm to a companion animal during the commission of a felony.

A3038A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3038--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SANTABARBARA, WALSH, RA, LUPARDO, MURRAY, BYRNE,
  McDONOUGH, ROSENTHAL, RIVERA, LAVINE, ABBATE, JAFFEE, GLICK,  BRONSON,
  STIRPE,  COLTON, SEAWRIGHT, M. G. MILLER, PRETLOW, JOHNS, BLAKE, HUNT-
  ER, PICHARDO, THIELE,  CUSICK,  DAVILA,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  MAGEE,  KEARNS,
  GJONAJ,  TITONE,  JENNE,  COOK,  D'URSO,  ORTIZ, OTIS, WEPRIN, PAULIN,
  HIKIND, HARRIS, GUNTHER, GALEF, MOYA, SEPULVEDA,  SKOUFIS,  BENEDETTO,
  ERRIGO,  WALTER,  STEC,  B. MILLER,  BLANKENBUSH,  NORRIS,  MORINELLO,
  LAWRENCE, MONTESANO, McLAUGHLIN, GARBARINO, GIGLIO,  BRABENEC,  LOPEZ,
  CASTORINA,  FINCH,  RAIA,  CROUCH,  LUPINACCI, MOSLEY, PALUMBO, JONES,
  HAWLEY, M. L. MILLER, MALLIOTAKIS, DiPIETRO, FITZPATRICK, LALOR, OAKS,
  BARCLAY, PALMESANO, CURRAN, BARRETT, LIFTON,  FAHY,  HEVESI,  DICKENS,
  BARNWELL,  BUCHWALD, TITUS, WILLIAMS, KOLB, McKEVITT, BRINDISI, DINOW-
  ITZ, HOOPER, RODRIGUEZ, VANEL  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  BUTLER,  DenDEKKER, FRIEND, McDONALD, PHEFFER AMATO, SIMON, SKARTADOS,
  WOERNER -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Agriculture  --
  reported   and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation  to  estab-
  lishing  a  cause  of  action  against  a person who has intentionally
  caused injury or death of a companion animal

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

  Section  1.  This  act  shall  be known and may be cited as "Kirby and
Quigley's Law."
  § 2. The agriculture and markets  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 353-g to read as follows:
  §  353-G.  CIVIL  CAUSE  OF  ACTION FOR INJURY OR DEATH OF A COMPANION
ANIMAL. 1. AN OWNER SHALL HAVE A CIVIL CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST A  PERSON
WHO  HAS  INTENTIONALLY  CAUSED  INJURY  OR  DEATH TO A COMPANION ANIMAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06410-02-7

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A3038B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353-g, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10541
2011-2012: A1632
2013-2014: A4517
2015-2016: A1596
2019-2020: A1834

A3038B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts "Kirby and Quigley's Law"; expands the definition of aggravated cruelty to animals to include harm to a companion animal during the commission of a felony.

A3038B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3038--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SANTABARBARA, WALSH, RA, LUPARDO, MURRAY, BYRNE,
  McDONOUGH, L. ROSENTHAL, RIVERA, LAVINE, ABBATE, JAFFEE, GLICK,  BRON-
  SON,  STIRPE,  COLTON, SEAWRIGHT, M. G. MILLER, PRETLOW, JOHNS, BLAKE,
  HUNTER, PICHARDO, THIELE, CUSICK, DAVILA, ENGLEBRIGHT, MAGEE,  TITONE,
  JENNE,  COOK,  D'URSO,  ORTIZ,  OTIS, WEPRIN, PAULIN, HIKIND, GUNTHER,
  GALEF, SKOUFIS, BENEDETTO, ERRIGO, WALTER, STEC,  B. MILLER,  BLANKEN-
  BUSH,  NORRIS,  MORINELLO,  LAWRENCE,  MONTESANO,  GARBARINO,  GIGLIO,
  BRABENEC, CASTORINA, FINCH,  RAIA,  CROUCH,  MOSLEY,  PALUMBO,  JONES,
  HAWLEY, M. L. MILLER, MALLIOTAKIS, DiPIETRO, FITZPATRICK, LALOR, OAKS,
  BARCLAY,  PALMESANO,  CURRAN,  BARRETT, LIFTON, FAHY, HEVESI, DICKENS,
  BARNWELL, BUCHWALD, TITUS, WILLIAMS, KOLB, BRINDISI, DINOWITZ, HOOPER,
  RODRIGUEZ, VANEL, RICHARDSON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BUTLER,
  DenDEKKER, FRIEND, McDONALD, PHEFFER AMATO,  SIMON,  WOERNER  --  read
  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee on Agriculture -- reported and
  referred to the Committee on Codes -- recommitted to the Committee  on
  Codes  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to  expand-
  ing the definition of aggravated cruelty to animals to include harm to
  animals during the commission of a felony

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as  "Kirby  and
Quigley's Law."
  §  2.  Subdivision  1  of section 353-a of the agriculture and markets
law, as added by chapter 118 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read  as
follows:
  1. A person is guilty of aggravated cruelty to animals when[,]: EITHER
  (A)  with  no  justifiable  purpose,  he or she intentionally kills or
intentionally causes serious physical injury , AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION

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