assembly Bill A6298A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits by retail pet shops; authorizes space for adoption

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to agriculture
Jun 11, 2019 print number 6298a
Jun 11, 2019 amend and recommit to agriculture
Mar 05, 2019 referred to agriculture

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A6298 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4234
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§16, 400 & 408, Ag & Mkts L; amd §752, add §753-f, Gen Bus L

A6298 - Summary

Prohibits the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits by retail pet shops; authorizes collaboration with entities to provide space to showcase cats or dogs owned by certain entities for the purpose of adoption.

A6298 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
     S. 4234                                                  A. 6298
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                       S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 5, 2019
                                ___________
 
 IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sen.  GIANARIS -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Domestic
   Animal Welfare
 
 IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A.  L. ROSENTHAL  --  read  once  and
   referred to the Committee on Agriculture

 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the general business
   law, in relation to the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 48 of section 16 of the agriculture and markets
 law, as added by chapter 384 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read  as
 follows:
   48. Make available in written and electronic medium, in a manner read-
 ily  accessible  to police agencies and officers and district attorneys,
 information about animal cruelty and protection laws  in  this  chapter,
 including,  but  not  limited to, article twenty-six of this chapter AND
 SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE-F OF THE  GENERAL  BUSINESS  LAW.  The
 development  of  such information shall be coordinated with the division
 of criminal justice services, including the  municipal  police  training
 council,  in  a  manner designed to enhance training of municipal police
 officers and to assist such officers and district attorneys in enforcing
 and applying such laws.
   § 2. Subdivision 4 of section 400 of the agriculture and  markets  law
 is amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
   (D)  ANY  RETAIL  PET  SHOP AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION EIGHT OF SECTION
 SEVEN HUNDRED FIFTY-TWO OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS LAW.
   § 3. Paragraphs (e) and (f) of subdivision 4 of  section  408  of  the
 agriculture  and  markets  law,  as  added by chapter 168 of the laws of
 2017, are amended and a new paragraph (g) is added to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09180-01-9

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A6298A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4234
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§16, 400 & 408, Ag & Mkts L; amd §752, add §753-f, Gen Bus L

A6298A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits by retail pet shops; authorizes collaboration with entities to provide space to showcase cats or dogs owned by certain entities for the purpose of adoption.

A6298A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
     S. 4234--A                                            A. 6298--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                       S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 5, 2019
                                ___________
 
 IN  SENATE  --  Introduced by Sens. GIANARIS, ADDABBO, BIAGGI, CARLUCCI,
   GOUNARDES, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER, RAMOS, SKOUFIS, STAVISKY, THOMAS --  read
   twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
   Committee on Domestic Animal Welfare  --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL,  BARNWELL,  EPSTEIN,
   CRUZ, HUNTER, ORTIZ, ARROYO, D'URSO, GOTTFRIED, GLICK, BURKE, SCHMITT,
   SEAWRIGHT,  FERNANDEZ,  MIKULIN, PAULIN, LAVINE, FAHY, LIFTON, JAFFEE,
   MOSLEY, KIM -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  HEVESI, SIMON  --  read
   once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Agriculture  -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the general business
   law, in relation to the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 48 of section 16 of the agriculture and markets
 law,  as added by chapter 384 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as
 follows:
   48. Make available in written and electronic medium, in a manner read-
 ily accessible to police agencies and officers and  district  attorneys,
 information  about  animal  cruelty and protection laws in this chapter,
 including, but not limited to, article twenty-six of  this  chapter  AND
 SECTION  SEVEN  HUNDRED  FIFTY-THREE-F  OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS LAW. The
 development of such information shall be coordinated with  the  division
 of  criminal  justice  services, including the municipal police training
 council, in a manner designed to enhance training  of  municipal  police
 officers and to assist such officers and district attorneys in enforcing
 and applying such laws.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.