senate Bill S2723

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to aggravated cruelty to animals

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2019 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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

Votes

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Feb 28, 2019 - Domestic Animal Welfare committee Vote

S2723
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Domestic Animal Welfare Committee Vote: Feb 28, 2019

Sponsor's Position

If you set out to cause extreme physical pain to an animal, you should get more than a slap on the wrist.

Co-Sponsors

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S2723 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A757
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4265, A6252
2017-2018: S4163, A3844

S2723 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to aggravated cruelty to animals.

S2723 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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