assembly Bill A342

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to codifying animal cruelty laws under the penal law; repealer

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Jan 09, 2019 referred to codes

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A342 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3867
Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §§350, 351, 353, 353-a, 353-b, 353-c, 353-d, 353-e, 353-f, 354, 355, 356, 359, 360, 361, 362, 363, 364, 365, 366, 366-a, 368, 375 & 376, §374 sub 8, amd §§108, 123, 332 & 373, Ag & Mkts L; add Part 3 Title Q Art 280 §§280.00 - 280.125, Pen L; amd §399-aa, Gen Bus L; amd §§352.3, 446, 551, 656, 759, 842 & 1056, Fam Ct Act; amd §§530.12, 530.13 & 700.05, CP L; amd §11-0103, En Con L; amd §1264-a, Pub Auth L; amd §§17-1601 & 20-383, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A11070, S8724

A342 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to codifying animal cruelty laws under the penal law; makes conforming technical changes.

A342 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   342

                       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 -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to codifying  animal  cruelty
  laws  under  such  law;  to amend the agriculture and markets law, the
  general business law, the family court  act,  the  criminal  procedure
  law,  the  environmental  conservation law, the public authorities law
  and the administrative code of the city of New York,  in  relation  to
  making  necessary  technical  and  conforming  changes;  and repealing
  certain provisions 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. Sections 350, 351, 353, 353-a, 353-b, 353-c, 353-d, 353-e,
353-f, 354, 355, 356, 359, 360, 361, 362, 363,  364,  365,  366,  366-a,
368, 375 and 376 of the agriculture and markets law are REPEALED.
  §  2.  Subdivision 8 of section 374 of the agriculture and markets law
is REPEALED.
  § 3. Part 3 of the penal law is amended by adding a  new  title  Q  to
read as follows:
                                 TITLE Q
                        OFFENSES AGAINST ANIMALS
                               ARTICLE 280
                        OFFENSES AGAINST ANIMALS
SECTION 280.00  OFFENSES AGAINST ANIMALS; DEFINITIONS OF TERMS.
        280.05  FACILITATING ANIMAL FIGHTING IN THE FIRST DEGREE.
        280.06  FACILITATING ANIMAL FIGHTING IN THE SECOND DEGREE.
        280.07  FACILITATING ANIMAL FIGHTING IN THE THIRD DEGREE.
        280.10  OVERDRIVING,  TORTURING  OR INJURING ANIMALS; FAILURE TO
                  PROVIDE PROPER SUSTENANCE.
        280.15  AGGRAVATED CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.

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