|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 17, 2019||referred to agriculture|
assembly Bill A1901
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A1901 (ACTIVE) - Details
A1901 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1901 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 17, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ZEBROWSKI, CUSICK, HEVESI, BARRETT, McDONOUGH -- read once and referred to the Committee on Agriculture AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to increas- ing the monetary penalties for the failure to provide appropriate shelter for a dog left outdoors THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 353-b of the agriculture and markets law, as added by chapter 594 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows: (a) Any person who owns or has custody or control of a dog that is left outdoors shall provide it with shelter appropriate to its breed, physical condition and the climate. Any person who knowingly violates the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a violation, punisha- ble by a fine of [not less than] UP TO TWO HUNDRED fifty dollars [nor more than one hundred dollars] for a first offense, [and] a fine of [not less than one] UP TO FIVE hundred dollars [nor more than two hundred fifty dollars] for a second VIOLATION and [subsequent offenses] A FINE OF UP TO ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A THIRD VIOLATION. Beginning seventy- two hours after a charge of violating this section, each day that a defendant fails to correct the deficiencies in the dog shelter for a dog that he or she owns or that is in his or her custody or control and that is left outdoors, so as to bring it into compliance with the provisions of this section shall constitute a separate offense. § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01438-01-9
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