|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 13, 2019||referred to agriculture|
assembly Bill A5552
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Carmen E. Arroyo
Jo Anne Simon
A5552 (ACTIVE) - Details
A5552 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5552 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 13, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Agriculture AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to the posting of security by a person against whom certain criminal charges are pending THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph a and subparagraph 1 of paragraph b of subdivi- sion 6 of section 373 of the agriculture and markets law, paragraph a as amended by chapter 289 of the laws of 2018 and subparagraph 1 of para- graph b as amended by chapter 531 of the laws of 2013, are amended to read as follows: a. If any animal is seized and impounded pursuant to the provisions of this section, section three hundred fifty-three-d [of this article] or [section] three hundred seventy-five of this article for any violation of this article, [upon arraignment of charges, or within a reasonable time thereafter,] the duly incorporated society for the prevention of cruelty to animals, humane society, pound, animal shelter or any author- ized agents thereof, hereinafter referred to for the purposes of this section as the "impounding organization", may file a petition with the court in which criminal charges have been filed requesting that the person [from whom an animal is seized or the owner of the animal] AGAINST WHOM CRIMINAL CHARGES ARE PENDING ("THE DEFENDANT") be ordered to post a security. IF THE DEFENDANT IS ISSUED AN APPEARANCE TICKET, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-SIX OF SECTION 1.20 OF THE CRIMINAL PROCE- DURE LAW, THE PETITION MAY BE FILED UPON THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH APPEARANCE TICKET OR WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME THEREAFTER. IN ALL OTHER CIRCUM- STANCES, THE PETITION MAY BE FILED UPON ARRAIGNMENT OF CHARGES OR WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME THEREAFTER. The district attorney prosecuting the charges may file and obtain the requested relief on behalf of the impounding organization if requested to do so by the impounding organ- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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