senate Bill S8724

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to codifying animal cruelty laws under the penal law; repealer

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May 10, 2018 referred to codes

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S8724 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11070
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §§350, 351, 353, 353-a, 353-b, 353-c, 353-d, 353-e, 353-f, 354, 355, 356, 359, 360, 361, 362, 363, 364, 365, 366, 366-a, 368, 375 & 376, §374 sub 8, amd §§108, 123, 332 & 373, Ag & Mkts L; add Part 3 Title Q Art 280 §§280.00 - 280.125, Pen L; amd §399-aa, Gen Bus L; amd §§352.3, 446, 551, 656, 759, 842 & 1056, Fam Ct Act; amd §§530.12, 530.13 & 700.05, CP L; amd §11-0103, En Con L; amd §1264-a, Pub Auth L; amd §§17-1601 & 20-383, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S3867, A342

S8724 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to codifying animal cruelty laws under the penal law; makes conforming technical changes.

S8724 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8724 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8724

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to codifying  animal  cruelty
  laws  under  such  law;  to amend the general business law, the family
  court act, the criminal procedure law, the environmental  conservation
  law,  the  public  authorities  law and the administrative code of the
  city of New York,  in  relation  to  making  necessary  technical  and
  conforming  changes;  and repealing certain provisions of the agricul-
  ture and markets law relating thereto

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

  Section  1. Sections 350, 351, 353, 353-a, 353-b, 353-c, 353-d, 353-e,
353-f, 354, 355, 356, 359, 360, 361, 362, 363,  364,  365,  366,  366-a,
368, 375 and 376 of the agriculture and markets law are REPEALED.
  §  2.  Subdivision 8 of section 374 of the agriculture and markets law
is REPEALED.
  § 3. Part 3 of the penal law is amended by adding a  new  title  Q  to
read as follows:
                                 TITLE Q
                        OFFENSES AGAINST ANIMALS
                               ARTICLE 280
                        OFFENSES AGAINST ANIMALS
SECTION 280.00  OFFENSES AGAINST ANIMALS; DEFINITIONS OF TERMS.
        280.05  FACILITATING ANIMAL FIGHTING IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
        280.06  FACILITATING ANIMAL FIGHTING IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
        280.07  FACILITATING ANIMAL FIGHTING IN THE THIRD DEGREE.
        280.10  OVERDRIVING,  TORTURING  OR INJURING ANIMALS; FAILURE TO
                  PROVIDE PROPER SUSTENANCE.
        280.15  AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.
        280.20  FAILURE TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATE SHELTER FOR  A  DOG  LEFT
                  OUTDOORS.
        280.25  ELECTROCUTION OF FUR-BEARING ANIMALS.
        280.30  CONFINEMENT  OF A COMPANION ANIMAL IN A VEHICLE; EXTREME
                  TEMPERATURES.

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

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