senate Bill S3828

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the care of animals

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Current Bill Status Via A216 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 08, 2019 signed chap.149
Aug 05, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 04, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.553
substituted for s3828
Jun 04, 2019 substituted by a216
May 07, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 06, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 01, 2019 1st report cal.553
Feb 15, 2019 referred to domestic animal welfare

Votes

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Apr 9, 2019 - Domestic Animal Welfare committee Vote

S3828
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: Apr 9, 2019

S3828 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A216
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §401, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9445
2017-2018: S6784, A72

S3828 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the care of animals; requires regular diurnal light cycles of either natural or artificial light; requires separate space for pregnant or nursing dogs; requires sanitation of primary enclosures and cages (view more) requires sanitary food receptacles; requires grooming.

S3828 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3828 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3828

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. METZGER -- 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
  of animals

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (e), (g) and (h) of subdivision 1 of section 401
of  the  agriculture and markets law, paragraphs (e) and (g) as added by
chapter 259 of the laws of 2000, and paragraph (h) as added  by  chapter
110 of the laws of 2012, are amended to read as follows:
  (e)  The  indoor facilities housing the animals shall be provided with
adequate lighting sufficient to permit routine inspection  and  cleaning
and  be arranged so that each animal is protected from excessive illumi-
nation which poses a health hazard to the animal.  ANIMAL AREAS MUST  BE
PROVIDED  WITH REGULAR DIURNAL LIGHT CYCLES OF EITHER NATURAL OR ARTIFI-
CIAL LIGHT.
  (g) In the event that a pet dealer has a pregnant or  nursing  dog  on
his  or  her  premises,  the pet dealer shall provide a whelping box for
such dog.  SEPARATE AND APART FROM THE WHELPING BOX, A PET DEALER  SHALL
PROVIDE  A  PREGNANT  OR NURSING DOG WITH A SEPARATE SPACE ACCESSIBLE TO
HER THAT COMPLIES WITH THE STANDARDS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF  THIS
SUBDIVISION. EACH NURSING DOG SHALL BE PROVIDED WITH A SUFFICIENT AMOUNT
OF FLOOR SPACE TO NURSE AND CARE FOR HER LITTER.
  (h)  Pet  dealers  shall  designate  and provide an isolation area for
animals that exhibit symptoms of  contagious  disease  or  illness.  The
location  of  such  designated area must be such as to prevent or reduce
the spread of disease to healthy animals AND  MUST  OTHERWISE  MEET  ALL
HOUSING REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION.
  §  2. Subdivision 2 of section 401 of the agriculture and markets law,
as added by chapter 259 of the laws of  2000,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:

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

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