assembly Bill A6601

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of agriculture and markets to identify and develop standards for therapy dogs

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Current Bill Status Via S4802 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 03, 2019 signed chap.574
Nov 26, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.278
substituted for a6601
Jun 18, 2019 substituted by s4802
Jun 14, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.278
rules report cal.278
reported
Jun 12, 2019 reported referred to rules
Mar 19, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 14, 2019 referred to agriculture

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S4802
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 9, 2019 - Domestic Animal Welfare committee Vote

S4802
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 9, 2019

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A6601 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4802
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §124, Ag & Mkts L

A6601 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of agriculture and markets to identify and develop standards for therapy dogs.

A6601 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6601

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  LUPARDO, MOSLEY, BLAKE, ZEBROWSKI, McDONALD,
  MONTESANO, MORINELLO, D'URSO -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
  tee on Agriculture

AN  ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to requir-
  ing the commissioner of agriculture and markets to identify and devel-
  op standards for therapy dogs

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

  Section  1. Section 124 of the agriculture and markets law, as amended
by section 22 of part T of chapter 59 of the laws of 2010, is amended to
read as follows:
  § 124. Powers of commissioner. The commissioner is  hereby  authorized
to:
  1. (a) promulgate, after public hearing, such rules and regulations as
are  necessary  to  supplement and give full effect to the provisions of
sections one hundred thirteen, one  hundred  fourteen  and  one  hundred
seventeen of this article; and
  (b)  exercise all other powers and functions as are necessary to carry
out the duties and purposes set forth in sections one hundred  thirteen,
one hundred fourteen and one hundred seventeen of this article.
  2.  IN COOPERATION WITH OTHER RELEVANT STATE AGENCIES AND STAKEHOLDERS
IDENTIFY, AND DEVELOP AS NECESSARY, GUIDANCE  FOR  THERAPY  DOGS,  THEIR
HANDLERS  AND FACILITIES USING SUCH DOGS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
ASSESSMENT AND TRAINING, RISK MANAGEMENT, ANIMAL WELFARE, AND BEST PRAC-
TICES FOR SUCH DOGS AND THEIR DOG-HANDLERS. SUCH GUIDANCE SHALL BE  MADE
AVAILABLE  ON  THE  DEPARTMENT'S  WEBSITE AND PROVIDED TO MUNICIPALITIES
THAT ISSUE SPECIAL TAGS FOR THERAPY DOGS PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED
ELEVEN OF THIS ARTICLE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10601-01-9