senate Bill S3412

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the care and collection of animals on vacant property

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 29, 2020 referred to judiciary
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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
passed senate
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

Votes

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Jan 15, 2020 - Domestic Animal Welfare committee Vote

S3412
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Domestic Animal Welfare Committee Vote: Jan 15, 2020

aye wr (1)

May 22, 2019 - Domestic Animal Welfare committee Vote

S3412
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: May 22, 2019

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S3412 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A750
Current Committee:
Assembly Judiciary
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §373, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9319
2013-2014: A1083
2015-2016: A686
2017-2018: A4168

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

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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