senate Bill S2724B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Prohibits any person from transporting or selling a nonambulatory animal unless such animal is humanely euthanized

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 recommitted to rules
Jun 12, 2019 amended on third reading 2724b
May 30, 2019 amended on third reading (t) 2724a
May 30, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.999
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 29, 2019 referred to domestic animal welfare

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S2724
12
6
committee
12
Aye
6
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S2724 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5711
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §357-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S751, A5512
2011-2012: S427, A4615
2013-2014: S3439, A5490
2015-2016: S2783, A2222
2017-2018: S4169, A6613

S2724 - Summary

Prohibits any person from transporting, holding, buying, selling, giving, receiving or marketing a nonambulatory animal unless such animal is first humanely euthanized without undue delay from the time that such animal becomes nonambulatory; makes certain exceptions; provides violation provisions; and defines relevant terms.

S2724 - Sponsor Memo

S2724 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2724

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, ADDABBO, BAILEY, HOYLMAN, MARTINEZ, STAVI-
  SKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be  commit-
  ted to the Committee on Domestic Animal Welfare

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to nonambu-
  latory animals

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

  Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
section 357-a to read as follows:
  §  357-A.  NONAMBULATORY  ANIMALS. 1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "PERSON" MEANS ANY INDIVIDUAL, CORPORATION,  PARTNERSHIP,  ASSOCI-
ATION, MUNICIPALITY, OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY;
  (B)  "NONAMBULATORY  ANIMAL" MEANS ANY DOMESTIC SHEEP, CATTLE OR SWINE
THAT IS RAISED FOR COMMERCIAL OR SUBSISTENCE PURPOSES AND THAT IS UNABLE
TO STAND AND WALK WITHOUT ASSISTANCE;
  (C) "HUMANELY EUTHANIZE" MEANS TO KILL AN ANIMAL BY A SINGLE BLOW OF A
PENETRATING CAPTIVE BOLT OR GUN SHOT, OR BY CHEMICAL  MEANS,  RESTRICTED
TO  THE USE OF PENTOBARBITAL SOLUTION IN AN OVERDOSE CONCENTRATION, THAT
IMMEDIATELY RENDERS THE ANIMAL UNCONSCIOUS, WITH  COMPLETE  UNCONSCIOUS-
NESS REMAINING UNTIL DEATH;
  (D)  "UNDUE  DELAY"  MEANS  ANY  DELAY BEYOND THAT WHICH IS REASONABLY
NECESSARY TO CARRY  OUT  PROMPT,  HUMANE  EUTHANASIA  OR  TO  ADMINISTER
PROMPT,  APPROPRIATE AND NECESSARY VETERINARY TREATMENT, OR TO CARRY OUT
PROMPT, HUMANE HANDLING AND TRANSPORT OF THE NONAMBULATORY ANIMAL PURSU-
ANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION AND SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION;
  (E) "HUMANE HANDLING" MEANS THAT A NONAMBULATORY ANIMAL SHALL ONLY  BE
MOVED  WITH A SLING, STONEBOAT, OR ON OTHER SLED-LIKE OR WHEELED CONVEY-
ANCES. IN NO EVENT SHALL A NONAMBULATORY ANIMAL BE DRAGGED, PUSHED  WITH
A  TRACTOR,  FORKLIFT, OR OTHER EQUIPMENT, LIFTED, UNLESS WITH FULL BODY
SUPPORT, OR OTHERWISE MOVED INHUMANELY.

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

Co-Sponsors

S2724A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5711
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §357-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S751, A5512
2011-2012: S427, A4615
2013-2014: S3439, A5490
2015-2016: S2783, A2222
2017-2018: S4169, A6613

S2724A - Summary

Prohibits any person from transporting, holding, buying, selling, giving, receiving or marketing a nonambulatory animal unless such animal is first humanely euthanized without undue delay from the time that such animal becomes nonambulatory; makes certain exceptions; provides violation provisions; and defines relevant terms.

S2724A - Sponsor Memo

S2724A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2724--A
    Cal. No. 999

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, ADDABBO, BAILEY, HOYLMAN, MARTINEZ, STAVI-
  SKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be  commit-
  ted   to  the  Committee  on  Domestic  Animal  Welfare  --  committee
  discharged and said bill  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to nonambu-
  latory animals

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

  Section  1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new
section 357-a to read as follows:
  § 357-A. NONAMBULATORY ANIMALS. 1. DEFINITIONS. FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF
THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A)  "PERSON"  MEANS ANY INDIVIDUAL, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP, ASSOCI-
ATION, MUNICIPALITY, OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY;
  (B) "NONAMBULATORY ANIMAL" MEANS ANY DOMESTIC SHEEP, CATTLE  OR  SWINE
THAT IS RAISED FOR COMMERCIAL OR SUBSISTENCE PURPOSES AND THAT IS UNABLE
TO STAND AND WALK WITHOUT ASSISTANCE;
  (C) "HUMANELY EUTHANIZE" MEANS TO KILL AN ANIMAL BY A SINGLE BLOW OF A
PENETRATING  CAPTIVE  BOLT OR GUN SHOT, OR BY CHEMICAL MEANS, RESTRICTED
TO THE USE OF PENTOBARBITAL SOLUTION IN AN OVERDOSE CONCENTRATION,  THAT
IMMEDIATELY  RENDERS  THE ANIMAL UNCONSCIOUS, WITH COMPLETE UNCONSCIOUS-
NESS REMAINING UNTIL DEATH;
  (D) "UNDUE DELAY" MEANS ANY DELAY  BEYOND  THAT  WHICH  IS  REASONABLY
NECESSARY  TO  CARRY  OUT  PROMPT,  HUMANE  EUTHANASIA  OR TO ADMINISTER
PROMPT, APPROPRIATE AND NECESSARY VETERINARY TREATMENT, OR TO CARRY  OUT
PROMPT, HUMANE HANDLING AND TRANSPORT OF THE NONAMBULATORY ANIMAL PURSU-
ANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION AND SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION;
  (E)  "HUMANE HANDLING" MEANS THAT A NONAMBULATORY ANIMAL SHALL ONLY BE
MOVED WITH A SLING, STONEBOAT, OR ON OTHER SLED-LIKE OR WHEELED  CONVEY-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S2724B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5711
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §357-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S751, A5512
2011-2012: S427, A4615
2013-2014: S3439, A5490
2015-2016: S2783, A2222
2017-2018: S4169, A6613

S2724B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits any person from transporting, holding, buying, selling, giving, receiving or marketing a nonambulatory animal unless such animal is first humanely euthanized without undue delay from the time that such animal becomes nonambulatory; makes certain exceptions; provides violation provisions; and defines relevant terms.

S2724B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2724B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2724--B
    Cal. No. 999

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, ADDABBO, BAILEY, HOYLMAN, MARTINEZ, STAVI-
  SKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be  commit-
  ted   to  the  Committee  on  Domestic  Animal  Welfare  --  committee
  discharged and said bill  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading -- again amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to nonambu-
  latory animals

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

  Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
section 357-a to read as follows:
  §  357-A.  NONAMBULATORY  ANIMALS. 1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "PERSON" MEANS ANY INDIVIDUAL, CORPORATION,  PARTNERSHIP,  ASSOCI-
ATION, MUNICIPALITY, OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY;
  (B)  "NONAMBULATORY  ANIMAL" MEANS ANY DOMESTIC SHEEP, CATTLE OR SWINE
THAT IS RAISED FOR COMMERCIAL OR SUBSISTENCE PURPOSES AND THAT IS UNABLE
TO STAND AND WALK WITHOUT ASSISTANCE;
  (C) "HUMANELY EUTHANIZE" MEANS TO KILL AN ANIMAL BY A SINGLE BLOW OF A
PENETRATING CAPTIVE BOLT OR GUN SHOT, OR BY CHEMICAL  MEANS,  RESTRICTED
TO AN INJECTABLE DRUG OR DRUGS, THAT WILL RENDER THE ANIMAL UNCONSCIOUS,
WITH COMPLETE UNCONSCIOUSNESS REMAINING UNTIL DEATH;
  (D)  "UNDUE  DELAY"  MEANS  ANY  DELAY BEYOND THAT WHICH IS REASONABLY
NECESSARY TO CARRY  OUT  PROMPT,  HUMANE  EUTHANASIA  OR  TO  ADMINISTER
PROMPT,  APPROPRIATE AND NECESSARY VETERINARY TREATMENT, OR TO CARRY OUT
PROMPT, HUMANE HANDLING AND TRANSPORT OF THE NONAMBULATORY ANIMAL PURSU-
ANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION AND SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION;
  (E) "HUMANE HANDLING" MEANS THAT A NONAMBULATORY ANIMAL SHALL ONLY  BE
MOVED  WITH FULL BODY SUPPORT. USE OF A SLING, STONEBOAT, OR OTHER SLED-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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