|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 29, 2020||referred to judiciary|
delivered to assembly
|Jan 22, 2020||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 21, 2020||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 15, 2020||1st report cal.186|
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to domestic animal welfare|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Jun 11, 2019||referred to judiciary|
delivered to assembly
|May 30, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|May 29, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|May 22, 2019||1st report cal.890|
|Feb 06, 2019||referred to domestic animal welfare|
senate Bill S3412
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3412 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3412 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to the care and collection of abandoned animals on vacant property; requires notification to the appropriate authorities by anyone authorized to be on vacant land where such person finds an animal which based on its physical appearance or lack of available food or water appears abandoned, within six hours of an encounter.
S3412 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3412 SPONSOR: MARTINEZ TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to the care and collection of animals on vacant property PURPOSE: This bill requires the notification of an animal control officer or other authorized agent when authorized persons encounter an animal that has been abandoned on property vacated through lease termination, prop- erty foreclosure or eviction. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends section 373 of the agriculture and markets law by adding subdivision 2-a. Section two sets forth the effective date.
S3412 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3412 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 6, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARTINEZ -- 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 the care and collection of animals on vacant property THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 373 of the agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new subdivision 2-a to read as follows: 2-A. A. NOTWITHSTANDING SECTIONS THIRTEEN HUNDRED SEVEN AND NINETEEN HUNDRED SEVENTY-ONE OF THE REAL PROPERTY ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS LAW OR ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY PERSON OR ENTITY WHO IS AUTHORIZED TO BE ON PROPERTY THAT HAS BEEN VACATED AS A RESULT OF AN EVICTION, PROPERTY FORECLOSURE, FORFEITURE OR DEFAULT ON A MORTGAGE, TRUST DEED OR LAND SALES CONTRACT, OR ABANDONMENT WHO ENCOUNTERS AN ANIMAL WHICH BASED ON ITS PHYSICAL APPEARANCE OR LACK OF AVAILABLE FOOD OR WATER APPEARS ABANDONED ON SUCH PROPERTY SHALL PROMPTLY, BUT NOT LATER THAN SIX HOURS AFTER SUCH ENCOUNTER, NOTIFY THE DOG CONTROL OFFI- CER, THE POLICE, OR AGENT OR OFFICER OF A DULY INCORPORATED SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS ABOUT SUCH ENCOUNTER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROMPTLY RETRIEVING OR PROVIDING NECESSARY CARE FOR SUCH ANIMAL AT THE PROPERTY UNTIL THE ANIMAL CAN BE RETRIEVED. ANIMALS REMOVED FROM THE PREMISES SHALL BE PLACED IN THE CUSTODY OF A POUND, DULY INCORPORATED SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, DULY INCORPORATED HUMANE SOCIETY, OR DULY INCORPORATED ANIMAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION AND CARED FOR IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION, SECTION THREE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE, SECTION ONE HUNDRED SEVENTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER, AND ALL OTHER LAWS AND ORDINANCES THAT GOVERN THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS. FAILURE TO PROVIDE NOTIFI- CATION AS PROVIDED FOR IN THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE A VIOLATION. B. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT OR RESTRICT IN ANY WAY AGENTS OR OFFICERS OF SOCIETIES FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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