assembly Bill A8830

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires pet dealers and pet shops to provide certain breeder and health information to purchasers of animals

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to agriculture
Nov 25, 2019 referred to agriculture

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A8830 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6769
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §402, Ag & Mkts L; amd §17-1704, NYC Ad Cd

A8830 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires pet dealers and pet shops to provide certain breeder and health information to purchasers of animals.

A8830 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  8830

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            November 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Agriculture

AN  ACT  to amend the agriculture and markets law and the administrative
  code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring pet dealers and
  pet shops  to  provide  certain  breeder  and  health  information  to
  purchasers of animals

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Bryon's law".
  § 2. Section 402 of the agriculture and markets law, as added by chap-
ter 259 of the laws of 2000, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 110  of
the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  §  402.  Records  of purchase and sale. Each pet dealer shall keep and
maintain records for each animal purchased,  acquired,  held,  sold,  or
otherwise disposed of. The records shall include the following:
  1.  The  name  and  address  of AND A TELEPHONE CONTACT NUMBER FOR the
person from whom each animal was acquired. If the person from  whom  the
animal was obtained is a dealer licensed by the United States department
of agriculture, the person's name, address, and federal dealer identifi-
cation  number.  If  the  person  from whom the animal was obtained is a
dealer licensed by the department, the person's name, address, and state
dealer identification number. In the case of cats, if a cat is placed in
the custody or possession of the pet dealer and the source of origin  is
unknown,  the  pet  dealer  shall state the source of origin as unknown,
accompanied by the date, time, and location of receipt.  Notwithstanding
the  provisions  of this subdivision, no pet dealer shall knowingly buy,
sell, exhibit, transport, or offer for sale, exhibition, or  transporta-
tion  any  stolen  animal. No pet dealer shall knowingly sell any cat or
dog younger than eight weeks of age.
  2. The original source of each animal if  different  than  the  person
recorded in subdivision one of this section.

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