assembly Bill A62A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the proper venue for an impounding organization to file a petition for a security

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 01, 2018 signed chap.289
Sep 19, 2018 delivered to governor
Apr 30, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.494
substituted for s4796a
Jan 09, 2018 referred to agriculture
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.5
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 12, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.123
rules report cal.123
reported
Jun 07, 2017 reported referred to rules
Jun 05, 2017 reported referred to codes
May 30, 2017 print number 62a
May 30, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to agriculture
Jan 04, 2017 referred to agriculture

Co-Sponsors

A62 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4796
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §373, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7969, S5727
2019-2020: A5552, S3707

A62 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the proper venue for an impounding organization to file a petition for a security to be paid by the owner of a seized animal currently in the care of such organization.

A62 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   62

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN,  McDONOUGH, SKOUFIS -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets  law,  in  relation  to  the
  posting  of security by a person against whom certain criminal charges
  are pending

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph a and subparagraph 1 of paragraph b of subdivi-
sion 6 of section 373 of the agriculture and markets law, as amended  by
chapter 531 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  a. If any animal is seized and impounded pursuant to the provisions of
this  section,  section three hundred fifty-three-d [of this article] or
[section] three hundred seventy-five of this article for  any  violation
of  this  article,  [upon arraignment of charges, or within a reasonable
time thereafter,] the duly incorporated society for  the  prevention  of
cruelty to animals, humane society, pound, animal shelter or any author-
ized  agents  thereof,  hereinafter referred to for the purposes of this
section as the "impounding organization", may file a petition, with  the
court IN WHICH CRIMINAL CHARGES HAVE OR WILL BE BROUGHT, requesting that
the  person  [from  whom an animal is seized or the owner of the animal]
AGAINST WHOM CRIMINAL CHARGES ARE PENDING ("THE DEFENDANT")  be  ordered
to  post a security. IF THE DEFENDANT IS ISSUED AN APPEARANCE TICKET, AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-SIX OF SECTION 1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCE-
DURE LAW, THE PETITION MAY BE FILED UPON THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH APPEARANCE
TICKET OR WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME  THEREAFTER.  IN  ALL  OTHER  CIRCUM-
STANCES, THE PETITION MAY BE FILED UPON ARRAIGNMENT OF CHARGES OR WITHIN
A  REASONABLE  TIME  THEREAFTER.  The  district attorney prosecuting the
charges may file and obtain  the  requested  relief  on  behalf  of  the
impounding  organization  if requested to do so by the impounding organ-
ization. The security shall be in an amount sufficient to secure payment

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

A62A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4796
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §373, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7969, S5727
2019-2020: A5552, S3707

A62A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the proper venue for an impounding organization to file a petition for a security to be paid by the owner of a seized animal currently in the care of such organization.

A62A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  62--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. PAULIN, McDONOUGH, SKOUFIS, JENNE -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Agriculture -- 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  the
  proper  venue  for an impounding organization to file a petition for a
  security

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

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 6 of section 373 of the agricul-
ture  and markets law, as amended by chapter 531 of the laws of 2013, is
amended to read as follows:
  a. If any animal is seized and impounded pursuant to the provisions of
this section, section three hundred fifty-three-d  of  this  article  or
section  three hundred seventy-five of this article for any violation of
this article, upon arraignment of charges, or within a  reasonable  time
thereafter,  the duly incorporated society for the prevention of cruelty
to animals, humane society, pound,  animal  shelter  or  any  authorized
agents thereof, hereinafter referred to for the purposes of this section
as  the "impounding organization", may file a petition with the court IN
WHICH CRIMINAL CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED requesting that the  person  from
whom an animal is seized or the owner of the animal be ordered to post a
security.  The  district  attorney  prosecuting the charges may file and
obtain the requested relief on behalf of the impounding organization  if
requested to do so by the impounding organization. The security shall be
in  an  amount  sufficient to secure payment for all reasonable expenses
expected to be incurred by the impounding  organization  in  caring  and
providing  for the animal pending disposition of the charges. Reasonable
expenses shall include, but not be limited to,  estimated  medical  care
and  boarding  of the animal for at least thirty days. The amount of the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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