|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 04, 2019||referred to agriculture|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 05, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 04, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 28, 2019||1st report cal.197|
|Jan 29, 2019||referred to domestic animal welfare|
senate Bill S2723
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
If you set out to cause extreme physical pain to an animal, you should get more than a slap on the wrist.
S2723 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2723 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2723 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to aggra- vated cruelty to animals PURPOSE: Removes the term "serious" from the "serious physical injury" language of Section 353-a of the agriculture and markets law. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Subdivision one of Section 353-a of the agriculture and markets law would be amended, with the term "serious" in line 3 of subdivision one struck, to read only as "...intentionally causes (serious) physical injury to a companion animal...".
S2723 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2723 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 29, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, ADDABBO, FUNKE, HOYLMAN, MARTINEZ, SERINO, SERRANO, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Domestic Animal Welfare AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to aggra- vated cruelty to animals THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 353-a of the agriculture and markets law, as added by chapter 118 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows: 1. A person is guilty of aggravated cruelty to animals when, with no justifiable purpose, he or she intentionally kills or intentionally causes [serious] physical injury to a companion animal with aggravated cruelty. For purposes of this section, "aggravated cruelty" shall mean conduct which: (i) is intended to cause extreme physical pain; or (ii) is done or carried out in an especially depraved or sadistic manner. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02461-01-9
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