assembly Bill A7195

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Exempts certain entities from the definition of pet dealer

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 14, 2017 signed chap.168
Aug 09, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.396
substituted for a7195
Jun 19, 2017 substituted by s5599
Jun 15, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.396
rules report cal.396
reported
Jun 14, 2017 reported referred to rules
Jun 07, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 05, 2017 reported referred to codes
Apr 12, 2017 referred to agriculture

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A7195 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5599
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400, add §408, Ag & Mkts L; amd §752, Gen Bus L

A7195 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts certain entities from the definition of pet dealer.

A7195 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  7195

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 12, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the general business
  law, in relation to exempting certain entities from the definition  of
  pet dealer

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 400 of the agriculture and markets
law, as amended by chapter 687 of the laws of 2006, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  4.  "Pet  Dealer" means any person who engages in the sale or offering
for sale of more than nine animals per year for profit  to  the  public.
Such  definition  shall  include  breeders  who  sell  or  offer to sell
animals; provided that [a] IT SHALL NOT INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
  (A) ANY breeder who sells or offers to sell directly to  the  consumer
fewer  than twenty-five animals per year that are born and raised on the
breeder's residential premises [shall not be considered a pet dealer  as
a  result  of  selling or offering to sell such animals. Such definition
shall further not include duly incorporated humane  societies  dedicated
to  the  care  of unwanted animals which make such animals available for
adoption whether or not a fee for such adoption is charged.];
  (B) ANY MUNICIPAL POUND OR SHELTER DEDICATED TO THE CARE  OF  UNWANTED
ANIMALS WHICH MAKES SUCH ANIMALS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION WHETHER OR NOT A
FEE FOR SUCH ADOPTION IS CHARGED, ESTABLISHED AND MAINTAINED PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED FOURTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER; AND
  (C)  ANY  DULY  INCORPORATED  SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO
ANIMALS, DULY INCORPORATED  HUMANE  SOCIETY,  DULY  INCORPORATED  ANIMAL
PROTECTIVE  ASSOCIATION  OR  OTHER  DULY INCORPORATED ANIMAL ADOPTION OR
ANIMAL RESCUE ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO THE  CARE  OF  UNWANTED  ANIMALS
WHICH MAKES SUCH ANIMALS AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION WHETHER OR NOT A FEE FOR
SUCH ADOPTION IS CHARGED THAT IS EXEMPT FROM TAXES PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH

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