senate Bill S1526

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires each violator of "Buster's Law" to register his or her name and address with the division of criminal justice services

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2020 referred to agriculture
Jan 15, 2019 referred to agriculture

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S1526 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4913
Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §352, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10998
2011-2012: S3804, A1506
2013-2014: S2305, A4516, A8443
2015-2016: S2935, A2484
2017-2018: S605, S4273, A10049

S1526 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires each violator of "Buster's Law" to register his or her name and address with the division of criminal justice services.

S1526 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1526 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1526

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  TEDISCO, ADDABBO, BOYLE, O'MARA -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Agriculture

AN  ACT  to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to estab-
  lishing a public registry for persons convicted of violating "Buster's
  Law"

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

  Section  1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new
section 352 to read as follows:
  § 352. PUBLIC ANIMAL CRUELTY REGISTER. 1. ANY PERSON WHO IS  CONVICTED
OF  A  VIOLATION  OF  SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED FIFTY-ONE OR THREE HUNDRED
FIFTY-THREE-A OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL REGISTER WITH THE DIVISION OF CRIMI-
NAL JUSTICE SERVICES.  SUCH REGISTRATION SHALL BE MADE IN A  MANNER  AND
FORM  TO BE DETERMINED BY THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES, AND
SHALL INCLUDE, AT A MINIMUM, THE NAME AND ADDRESS  OF  SUCH  REGISTRANT.
THE  DIVISION  OF  CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES SHALL MAINTAIN REGISTRATION
INFORMATION RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IN A REGISTRY. SUCH REGIS-
TRY SHALL BE IN PRINT AND IN ELECTRONIC FORM AND SHALL BE  AVAILABLE  TO
THE  PUBLIC AS WELL AS ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT ENTITIES, DISTRICT ATTORNEYS,
DULY INCORPORATED HUMANE SOCIETIES,  SOCIETIES  FOR  THE  PREVENTION  OF
CRUELTY  TO  ANIMALS, DOG OR CAT PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATIONS, ANIMAL CONTROL
OFFICERS, BREEDERS OF ANIMALS, ANIMAL RESCUES AND PET STORES DOING BUSI-
NESS IN THIS STATE.  ANY PERSON REQUIRED TO REGISTER  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
SECTION SHALL REGISTER ANNUALLY, OR EACH TIME SUCH PERSON MOVES TO A NEW
ADDRESS  AND  SHALL  CONTINUE  TO  REGISTER UNTIL SUCH PERSON RECEIVES A
COURT ORDER ORDERING SUCH REGISTRATION TO CEASE. NO SUCH ORDER SHALL  BE
ISSUED  UNTIL SUCH PERSON FIRST DEMONSTRATES TO THE COURT THAT HE OR SHE
HAS UNDERGONE PSYCHIATRIC OR PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING, THE RESULTS OF WHICH
INDICATE BY CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE HIS OR HER CAPABLE  AND  SOUND
MENTAL  CAPACITY AND ABILITY TO OWN AND PROPERLY CARE FOR AN ANIMAL IN A

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

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