assembly Bill A10531

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to animal response teams

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May 28, 2020 referred to agriculture

A10531 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 26-B Art Head, add §411, Ag & Mkts L

A10531 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for agreements between the commissioner of agriculture and markets and animal welfare organizations for assistance in emergencies and disasters.

A10531 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10531

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 28, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Lupardo) --
  (at request of the Department of Agriculture and Markets) -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation  to  animal
  response teams

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

  Section 1. The article heading of article 26-B of the agriculture  and
markets  law, as added by chapter 182 of the laws of 2008, is amended to
read as follows:
            [ANIMAL RESPONSE TEAMS] EMERGENCY RESPONSE SERVICES
                               FOR ANIMALS
  § 2. The agriculture and markets  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 411 to read as follows.
  §  411. AGREEMENTS WITH ANIMAL WELFARE ORGANIZATIONS FOR ASSISTANCE IN
EMERGENCIES AND DISASTERS. THE  COMMISSIONER  IS  HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  TO
ENTER  INTO  AGREEMENTS WITH ANIMAL WELFARE ORGANIZATIONS TO SUPPORT THE
PREVENTION OF, PREPAREDNESS FOR, RESPONSE TO, AND RECOVERY FROM EMERGEN-
CIES AND DISASTERS AFFECTING ANIMALS IN NEW YORK STATE.
  § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15560-01-0