assembly Bill A955

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Criminalizes knowingly causing a minor to attend a place where exhibition of animal fighting is being conducted

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Jan 14, 2019 referred to agriculture

A955 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §351, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9275
2015-2016: A944
2017-2018: A5048

A955 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Criminalizes knowingly causing a minor to attend a place where exhibition of animal fighting is being conducted, such is considered a misdemeanor.

A955 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   955

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

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,  in  relation  to  the
  prohibition of animal fighting

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 351 of the agriculture and markets
law, as added by chapter 150 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read  as
follows:
  4.  (a)  Any  person who engages in conduct specified in paragraph (b)
[hereof] OR (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION is guilty of a  misdemeanor  and  is
punishable  by imprisonment for a period not to exceed one year, or by a
fine not to exceed one thousand dollars, or by both such fine and impri-
sonment.
  (b) The knowing presence as a spectator having paid an  admission  fee
or having made a wager at any place where an exhibition of animal fight-
ing is being conducted; OR
  (C)  KNOWINGLY CAUSES A MINOR TO ATTEND AN EXHIBITION OF ANIMAL FIGHT-
ING.  THE TERM "MINOR" MEANS A PERSON UNDER THE  AGE  OF  SIXTEEN  YEARS
OLD.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03675-01-9

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