senate Bill S177C

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the disposition of cats

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 21, 2018 signed chap.421
Dec 12, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.245
substituted for a9970b
Jun 12, 2018 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2018 amended on third reading 177c
Feb 28, 2018 advanced to third reading
Feb 27, 2018 2nd report cal.
Feb 13, 2018 1st report cal.489
Jan 03, 2018 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 06, 2017 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 22, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 17, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 16, 2017 1st report cal.929
May 04, 2017 print number 177b
May 04, 2017 amend and recommit to agriculture
Feb 27, 2017 print number 177a
Feb 27, 2017 amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 04, 2017 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Feb 13, 2018 - Agriculture committee Vote

S177B
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 16, 2017 - Agriculture committee Vote

S177B
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S177 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9970
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §374, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7464, A9803

S177 - Summary

Relates to the disposition of cats; allows shelters to put cats, whose owners cannot be identified by any collar, tags or microchip, up for adoption after three days and after an examination by a veterinarian.

S177 - Sponsor Memo

S177 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   177

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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 the
  disposition of cats

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 374 of the agriculture and markets
law,  as  amended by chapter 449 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read
as follows:
  2. In the absence of such findings or certification, a  duly  incorpo-
rated  humane society, a duly incorporated society for the prevention of
cruelty to animals, or any pound maintained  by  or  under  contract  or
agreement  with  any  county,  city, town or village may after five days
make available for adoption or have  humanely  destroyed  in  accordance
with  the  provisions  of this section [and subject to subdivisions six,
eight and nine of section one hundred eighteen  of  this  chapter],  any
animal  of  which  possession  is taken as provided for in the preceding
section, unless the same is earlier redeemed  by  its  owner;  PROVIDED,
HOWEVER, UPON AN EXAMINATION AND FINDING BY A LICENSED VETERINARIAN THAT
A  CAT IS HEALTHY AND SUCH CAT DOES NOT HAVE A COLLAR, TAGS OR MICROCHIP
THAT IDENTIFIES ITS OWNER, SUCH CAT MAY BE MADE AVAILABLE  FOR  ADOPTION
AFTER THREE DAYS.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law; provided, however, that  effective  immediately,  the
addition,  amendment  and/or  repeal of any rule or regulation necessary
for the implementation of this act on its effective date are  authorized
and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02965-01-7

S177A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9970
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §374, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7464, A9803

S177A - Summary

Relates to the disposition of cats; allows shelters to put cats, whose owners cannot be identified by any collar, tags or microchip, up for adoption after three days and after an examination by a veterinarian.

S177A - Sponsor Memo

S177A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 177--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to  be committed 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
  disposition of cats

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 374 of the agriculture and markets
law, as amended by chapter 449 of the laws of 2010, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  2.  In  the absence of such findings or certification, a duly incorpo-
rated humane society, a duly incorporated society for the prevention  of
cruelty  to  animals,  or  any  pound maintained by or under contract or
agreement with any county, city, town or village  may  after  five  days
make  available  for  adoption  or have humanely destroyed in accordance
with the provisions of this section and  subject  to  subdivisions  six,
eight and nine of section one hundred [eighteen] SEVENTEEN of this chap-
ter,  any  animal  of  which  possession is taken as provided for in the
preceding section, unless the same is earlier  redeemed  by  its  owner;
PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  ANY CAT WHOSE OWNER CANNOT BE IDENTIFIED BY A
COLLAR, TAG, MICROCHIP, TATTOO OR OTHER IDENTIFYING  MARK  MAY  BE  MADE
AVAILABLE  SOLELY  FOR THE PURPOSES OF ADOPTION AND RELEASED TO AN ADOP-
TIVE OWNER AFTER THREE DAYS FOLLOWING AN EXAMINATION BY A  DULY-LICENSED
VETERINARIAN  AND  A  DETERMINATION BY SUCH VETERINARIAN THAT NO MEDICAL
CONDITION WAS APPARENT AT THE TIME OF SUCH EXAMINATION THAT MAY ADVERSE-
LY AFFECT THE HEALTH OF THE ANIMAL.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have  become  a  law; provided, however, that effective immediately, the
addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule  or  regulation  necessary
for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are authorized
and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.

S177B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9970
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §374, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7464, A9803

S177B - Summary

Relates to the disposition of cats; allows shelters to put cats, whose owners cannot be identified by any collar, tags or microchip, up for adoption after three days and after an examination by a veterinarian.

S177B - Sponsor Memo

S177B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 177--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Agriculture -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  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
  disposition of cats

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 374 of the agriculture and markets
law,  as  amended by chapter 449 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read
as follows:
  2. In the absence of such findings or certification, a  duly  incorpo-
rated  humane society, a duly incorporated society for the prevention of
cruelty to animals, or any pound maintained  by  or  under  contract  or
agreement  with  any  county,  city, town or village may after five days
make available for adoption or have  humanely  destroyed  in  accordance
with  the  provisions  of  this section and subject to subdivisions six,
eight and nine of section one hundred [eighteen] SEVENTEEN of this chap-
ter, any animal of which possession is taken  as  provided  for  in  the
preceding  section,  unless  the  same is earlier redeemed by its owner;
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT ANY CAT WHOSE OWNER CANNOT BE  IDENTIFIED  BY  A
COLLAR, TAG, MICROCHIP, TATTOO OR OTHER IDENTIFYING MARK MAY AFTER THREE
DAYS  BE  MADE  AVAILABLE  SOLELY  FOR  THE  PURPOSES OF ADOPTION AND BE
RELEASED TO AN ADOPTIVE OWNER FOLLOWING AN  EXAMINATION  BY  A  DULY-LI-
CENSED VETERINARIAN, THE DETAILS OF WHICH SHALL BE PROVIDED TO THE ADOP-
TIVE OWNER.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law; provided, however, that  effective  immediately,  the
addition,  amendment  and/or  repeal of any rule or regulation necessary
for the implementation of this act on its effective date are  authorized
and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.

Co-Sponsors

S177C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9970
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §374, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7464, A9803

S177C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the disposition of cats; allows shelters to put cats, whose owners cannot be identified by any collar, tags or microchip, up for adoption after three days and after an examination by a veterinarian.

S177C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S177C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 177--C
    Cal. No. 489

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Agriculture -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Agriculture in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec.
  8 -- reported favorably from said  committee,  ordered  to  first  and
  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets  law,  in  relation  to  the
  disposition of cats

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 374 of the agriculture and markets
law, as amended by chapter 449 of the laws of 2010, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  2.  In  the absence of such findings or certification, a duly incorpo-
rated humane society, a duly incorporated society for the prevention  of
cruelty  to  animals,  or  any  pound maintained by or under contract or
agreement with any county, city, town or village  may  after  five  days
make  available  for  adoption  or have humanely destroyed in accordance
with the provisions of this section and  subject  to  subdivisions  six,
eight and nine of section one hundred [eighteen] SEVENTEEN of this chap-
ter,  any  animal  of  which  possession is taken as provided for in the
preceding section, unless the same is earlier  redeemed  by  its  owner.
NOTWITHSTANDING  THE REDEMPTION PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE IN THIS SUBDIVI-
SION, ANY MUNICIPALITY MAY ESTABLISH THE DURATION  OF  SUCH  PERIODS  BY
LOCAL LAW OR ORDINANCE FOR ANY CAT WHOSE OWNER CANNOT BE IDENTIFIED BY A
COLLAR,  TAG, MICROCHIP, TATTOO OR OTHER IDENTIFYING MARK, PROVIDED THAT
NO SUCH PERIOD SHALL BE LESS THAN THREE DAYS, AND PROVIDED FURTHER  THAT

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