senate Bill S1680

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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Current Bill Status - In Senate Agriculture Committee


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 23, 2018 print number 1680a
May 23, 2018 amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 03, 2018 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jan 30, 2017 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 17, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.41
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 10, 2017 referred to agriculture

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S1680 - Details

Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S2936
2013-2014: S2560A
2011-2012: S5083

S1680 - 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.

S1680 - Sponsor Memo

S1680 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1680

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. TEDISCO, AMEDORE, BOYLE, MARCHIONE, MURPHY, O'MARA
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed 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."
  S  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.
  S 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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S1680A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S2936
2013-2014: S2560A
2011-2012: S5083

S1680A (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.

S1680A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1680A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1680--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  TEDISCO, ADDABBO, AKSHAR, AMEDORE, AVELLA, BOYLE,
  BRESLIN,  BROOKS,  CROCI,  DILAN,  GOLDEN,  HELMING,  KENNEDY,  LANZA,
  LARKIN,  MARCHIONE,  MURPHY,  O'MARA,  PHILLIPS, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE,
  SANDERS, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to
  be committed to the Committee on Agriculture  --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee  on  Agriculture in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  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."
  S 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 INTENTIONAL 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.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06410-05-8

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