assembly Bill A4012A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Prohibits the slaughter of horses for human consumption

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 16, 2018 print number 4012a
Apr 16, 2018 amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 03, 2018 referred to agriculture
Jan 30, 2017 referred to agriculture

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A4012 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5846
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §381, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3736
2011-2012: A3504
2013-2014: A3905, S4615
2015-2016: A4404, S1082
2019-2020: A1102, S1497

A4012 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits any person from slaughtering a horse where such person knows or has reason to know that such horse will be used for human consumption; and prohibits any person from selling, bartering, giving away, purchasing, possessing, transporting, delivering or receiving horseflesh where such person knows or should know that such horseflesh is intended for human consumption; and provides penalties for violation.

A4012 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4012

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GLICK, JAFFEE, ROSENTHAL, DINOWITZ, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  BUCHWALD, McDONOUGH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COLTON, GARBARI-
  NO, GOTTFRIED, LUPARDO, McLAUGHLIN, PERRY -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to  prohib-
  iting the slaughtering of horses for human consumption

  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 380 to read as follows:
  §  380.  PROHIBITION OF SLAUGHTERING HORSES FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION.  1.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY
PERSON TO SLAUGHTER OR HAVE ANOTHER PERSON SLAUGHTER A HORSE WHERE  SUCH
PERSON KNOWS OR SHOULD KNOW THAT ANY PART OF SUCH HORSE WILL BE USED FOR
HUMAN CONSUMPTION.
  2.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL
FOR ANY PERSON TO SELL, OFFER TO SELL OR BARTER,  GIVE  AWAY,  PURCHASE,
POSSESS,  TRANSPORT,  DELIVER,  OR  RECEIVE ANY HORSE WITH THE INTENT OF
SLAUGHTERING OR HAVING ANOTHER  PERSON  SLAUGHTER  SUCH  HORSE  IF  SUCH
PERSON  KNOWS  OR SHOULD KNOW THAT ANY OF THE HORSEFLESH IS INTENDED FOR
HUMAN CONSUMPTION.
  3. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT  SHALL  BE  UNLAWFUL
FOR  ANY  PERSON  TO  SELL AT RETAIL, BARTER, OFFER TO SELL AT RETAIL OR
BARTER, GIVE AWAY, OR PURCHASE AT RETAIL, IF SUCH PERSON KNOWS OR SHOULD
KNOW THAT ANY OF THE HORSEFLESH WILL BE USED FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION.
  4. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO POSSESS HORSEFLESH WITH  THE
INTENT  TO  SELL  SUCH  HORSEFLESH  AT  RETAIL  FOR THE PURPOSE OF HUMAN
CONSUMPTION.
  5. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT  SHALL  BE  UNLAWFUL
FOR  ANY  PERSON  TO  IMPORT INTO OR EXPORT FROM THIS STATE, LIVE HORSES

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02964-01-7

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Multi-Sponsors

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A4012A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5846
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §381, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3736
2011-2012: A3504
2013-2014: A3905, S4615
2015-2016: A4404, S1082
2019-2020: A1102, S1497

A4012A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits any person from slaughtering a horse where such person knows or has reason to know that such horse will be used for human consumption; and prohibits any person from selling, bartering, giving away, purchasing, possessing, transporting, delivering or receiving horseflesh where such person knows or should know that such horseflesh is intended for human consumption; and provides penalties for violation.

A4012A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4012--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. GLICK, JAFFEE, L. ROSENTHAL, DINOWITZ, ENGLE-
  BRIGHT, BUCHWALD, McDONOUGH -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  COLTON,
  GARBARINO,  GOTTFRIED, LUPARDO, PERRY -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Agriculture -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Agricul-
  ture  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  prohib-
  iting the slaughtering of horses for human consumption

  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 381 to read as follows:
  §  381.  PROHIBITION OF SLAUGHTERING HORSES FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION.  1.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY
PERSON TO SLAUGHTER OR HAVE ANOTHER PERSON SLAUGHTER A HORSE WHERE  SUCH
PERSON KNOWS OR SHOULD KNOW THAT ANY PART OF SUCH HORSE WILL BE USED FOR
HUMAN CONSUMPTION.
  2.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL
FOR ANY PERSON TO SELL, OFFER TO SELL OR BARTER,  GIVE  AWAY,  PURCHASE,
POSSESS,  TRANSPORT,  DELIVER,  OR  RECEIVE ANY HORSE WITH THE INTENT OF
SLAUGHTERING OR HAVING ANOTHER  PERSON  SLAUGHTER  SUCH  HORSE  IF  SUCH
PERSON  KNOWS  OR SHOULD KNOW THAT ANY OF THE HORSEFLESH IS INTENDED FOR
HUMAN CONSUMPTION.
  3. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT  SHALL  BE  UNLAWFUL
FOR  ANY  PERSON  TO  SELL AT RETAIL, BARTER, OFFER TO SELL AT RETAIL OR
BARTER, GIVE AWAY, OR PURCHASE AT RETAIL, IF SUCH PERSON KNOWS OR SHOULD
KNOW THAT ANY OF THE HORSEFLESH WILL BE USED FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION.
  4. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO POSSESS HORSEFLESH WITH  THE
INTENT  TO  SELL  SUCH  HORSEFLESH  AT  RETAIL  FOR THE PURPOSE OF HUMAN
CONSUMPTION.

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

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