assembly Bill A634

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to promoting understanding, awareness and enforcement of animal crimes laws; repealer

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Jan 09, 2019 referred to agriculture

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A634 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2623
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§350, 365, 369, 371 & 373, rpld §§351, 353, 353-a, 353-b, 353-d, 355, 360, 361 & 362, §374 sub 8, ren §380 to be §381, add §382, Ag & Mkts L; add Part 3 Title Q Art 280 §§280.00 - 280.80, §60.22, amd §§70.02, 195.06, 195.11, 195.12 & 265.01, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9917
2013-2014: A775, S6261
2015-2016: A352, S3201
2017-2018: A653, S6226

A634 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to promoting understanding, awareness and enforcement of animal crime laws.

A634 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   634

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, ENGLEBRIGHT, FAHY, JAFFEE, COLTON,
  OTIS, THIELE, ORTIZ, MONTESANO, STECK, WEPRIN, DAVILA, CUSICK,  SANTA-
  BARBARA, MOSLEY, ZEBROWSKI, PALUMBO, RAIA, BENEDETTO, BARRETT, PAULIN,
  M. G. MILLER,  SEAWRIGHT,  DiPIETRO  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  GALEF, GARBARINO, GLICK, HEVESI, LUPARDO, McDONOUGH, SIMON, SOLAGES --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the  penal  law,  in
  relation  to  promoting  understanding,  awareness  and enforcement of
  animal crimes laws; and to repeal sections  351,  353,  353-a,  353-b,
  353-d,  355,  360,  361,  362  and subdivision 8 of section 374 of the
  agriculture 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.   Section 350 of the agriculture and markets law, as added
by chapter 1047 of the laws of 1965, subdivision 3 as added  by  chapter
619  of  the  laws of 1987, subdivision 4 as added by chapter 569 of the
laws of 1995, subdivision 5 as amended by chapter 118  of  the  laws  of
1999, is amended to read as follows:
  § 350. Definitions.  1. "Animal[,]", as used in this article, includes
every living creature except a human being;
  2. ["Torture" or "cruelty"] "CRUELTY" includes every act, omission, or
neglect, whereby unjustifiable physical  pain,  suffering  or  death  is
caused  or permitted AND SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, ANY ACT OF
OVERDRIVING, OVERLOADING, INJURING, MAIMING, MUTILATING  OR  KILLING  AN
ANIMAL.
  2-A.  "TORTURE"  MEANS CONDUCT THAT IS INTENDED TO CAUSE EXTREME PHYS-
ICAL PAIN.
  3. "Adoption" means the delivery [to any natural person eighteen years
of age or older, for the limited purpose of harboring a pet, of any  dog
or  cat,  seized  or  surrendered]  OF  ANY  ANIMAL FORFEITED, SEIZED OR

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

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