senate Bill S1569A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the registration and certification of pet groomers and pet grooming businesses

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to consumer protection
Jun 07, 2017 print number 1569a
Jun 07, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to consumer protection
Jan 10, 2017 referred to consumer protection

Co-Sponsors

S1569 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 35-G §§759-b - 759-h, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7088

S1569 - Summary

Relates to the registration and certification of pet groomers and pet grooming businesses; defines terms; provides for record keeping, animal management, health and safety standards, and penalties for violations.

S1569 - Sponsor Memo

S1569 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1569

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  AVELLA,  BOYLE, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer
  Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to  the  licensing
  and regulation of pet groomers and pet grooming facilities

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new article
29-CCC to read as follows:
                             ARTICLE 29-CCC
            LICENSING AND REGULATION OF PET GROOMERS AND PET
                           GROOMING FACILITIES
SECTION 539. DEFINITIONS.
        540. FACILITIES STANDARDS.
        541. RECORD KEEPING.
        542. ANIMAL MANAGEMENT, HANDLING AND SAFETY STANDARDS.
        543. LICENSING REGULATIONS.
        544. INSPECTIONS.
        545. CURRENT PRACTITIONERS.
        546. VIOLATIONS.
        547. OTHER PROTECTIONS.
  § 539. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS  ARTICLE,  THE  FOLLOWING
TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1. "PET" SHALL MEAN ANY DOG, CAT OR OTHER ANIMAL ACCEPTED FOR GROOMING
OR STYLING.
  2.  "PET  GROOMING", "PET STYLING", "GROOMING" OR "STYLING" SHALL MEAN
CLIPPING, TRIMMING, STYLING, OR BATHING A PET  FOR  FINANCIAL  REMUNERA-
TION.
  3.   "PET   GROOMER",   "PET   STYLIST",   "GROOMER",   "STYLIST"   OR
"BATHER/BRUSHER" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL WHO CLIPS, TRIMS,  STYLES,  OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01264-01-7

Co-Sponsors

S1569A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 35-G §§759-b - 759-h, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7088

S1569A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the registration and certification of pet groomers and pet grooming businesses; defines terms; provides for record keeping, animal management, health and safety standards, and penalties for violations.

S1569A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1569A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1569--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  AVELLA,  BOYLE, SERRANO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer
  Protection -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to  the  registra-
  tion and certification of pet groomers and pet grooming businesses

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new article
35-G to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 35-G
         REGISTRATION AND CERTIFICATION OF PET GROOMERS AND PET
                           GROOMING FACILITIES
SECTION 759-B. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
        759-C. DEFINITIONS.
        759-D. PET GROOMING REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
        759-E. PET GROOMER REGISTRATION.
        759-F. HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS.
        759-G. PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS.
        759-H. RULES AND REGULATIONS.
  § 759-B. LEGISLATIVE INTENT. THE LEGISLATURE HEREBY FINDS  AND  DETER-
MINES  THAT  PETS  ARE AN INTEGRAL PART OF MANY FAMILIES IN THE STATE OF
NEW YORK. THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER FINDS AND  DETERMINES  THAT  MANY  PET
OWNERS  CHOOSE  TO  USE  PET GROOMING FACILITIES TO MAINTAIN THEIR PET'S
APPEARANCE, HEALTH OR WELL-BEING AND, BY DOING SO, THESE INDIVIDUALS ARE
ENTRUSTING THEIR PET TO THE CARE OF PROFESSIONALS SKILLED IN THE  GROOM-
ING, CLEANING AND STYLING OF ANIMALS. THE LEGISLATURE DETERMINES THAT IT
IS IMPORTANT TO ESTABLISH SAFE AND SANITARY PRACTICES FOR THOSE INDIVID-
UAL  PROFESSIONALS  WHO  ARE  PROVIDING  FOR  THE  CARE AND TREATMENT OF
ANIMALS THROUGH THEIR GROOMING, CLEANING AND  STYLING.  THE  LEGISLATURE
FURTHER  FINDS  THAT  THESE PROFESSIONALS SHOULD BE REQUIRED TO REGISTER

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

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