senate Bill S4577A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to code red and blue alerts for companion animals during extreme weather; repealer

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2019 referred to agriculture
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 05, 2019 amended on third reading 4577a
Jun 05, 2019 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Jun 04, 2019 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 30, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.1011
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 15, 2019 referred to domestic animal welfare

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Domestic Animal Welfare committee Vote

S4577
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

May 30, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S4577
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S4577 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6995
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §353-d, Ag & Mkts L

S4577 - Summary

Requires the department of agriculture and markets to issue code red and blue alerts for companion animals during extreme weather; requires owners of companion animals to bring their animals indoors whenever a code red or blue alert has been issued.

S4577 - Sponsor Memo

S4577 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4577

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 15, 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 code red
  and blue alerts for companion animals during extreme weather;  and  to
  repeal  certain  provisions of such law relating to the confinement of
  animals in vehicles

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

  Section  1.  Section  353-d  of  the  agriculture  and  markets law is
REPEALED and a new section 353-d is added to read as follows:
  § 353-D. CODE RED AND BLUE ALERTS FOR COMPANION ANIMALS DURING EXTREME
WEATHER EVENTS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS  SECTION  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "EXTREME WEATHER" SHALL MEAN:
  (I)  WHEN  TEMPERATURES  WILL  REACH TWENTY-FIVE DEGREES FAHRENHEIT OR
LOWER WITHOUT PRECIPITATION OR THIRTY-TWO DEGREES  FAHRENHEIT  OR  LOWER
WITH PRECIPITATION;
  (II)  THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WIND-CHILL TEMPERATURE WILL BE ZERO
DEGREES FAHRENHEIT OR LESS FOR A PERIOD OF TWO HOURS OR MORE;
  (III) THE HEAT INDEX IS FORECAST TO REACH NINETY-FIVE DEGREES  FAHREN-
HEIT  TO  NINETY-NINE  DEGREES  FAHRENHEIT  FOR AT LEAST TWO CONSECUTIVE
DAYS; OR
  (IV) THE TEMPERATURES WILL REACH ONE HUNDRED DEGREES FAHRENHEIT TO ONE
HUNDRED FOUR DEGREES FAHRENHEIT FOR ANY LENGTH OF TIME.
  (B) "COMPANION ANIMAL" SHALL HAVE  THE  SAME  MEANING  AS  DEFINED  IN
SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY OF THIS CHAPTER.
  (C)  "COMPANION ANIMAL GUARDIAN" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO CURRENTLY HAS
PHYSICAL CUSTODY OVER A COMPANION ANIMAL.
  2. (A) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ISSUE CODE RED OR CODE BLUE ALERTS THROUGH
A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT  WHENEVER  THERE  IS  AN  EXTREME  WEATHER
CONDITION. SUCH PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT SHALL INCLUDE, BUT SHALL NOT

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

Co-Sponsors

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S4577A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6995
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §353-d, Ag & Mkts L

S4577A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the department of agriculture and markets to issue code red and blue alerts for companion animals during extreme weather; requires owners of companion animals to bring their animals indoors whenever a code red or blue alert has been issued.

S4577A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4577A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4577--A
    Cal. No. 1011

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MARTINEZ, ADDABBO, BOYLE, GOUNARDES, HOYLMAN, KRUEG-
  ER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed
  to  the  Committee  on Domestic Animal Welfare -- committee discharged
  and said bill committed to the Committee on Rules -- reported  favora-
  bly  from said committee, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate
  and delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote  reconsidered,  restored
  to  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 code red
  and blue alerts for companion animals during extreme weather;  and  to
  repeal  certain  provisions of such law relating to the confinement of
  animals in vehicles

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

  Section  1.  Section  353-d  of  the  agriculture  and  markets law is
REPEALED and a new section 353-d is added to read as follows:
  § 353-D. CODE RED AND BLUE ALERTS FOR COMPANION ANIMALS DURING EXTREME
WEATHER EVENTS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS  SECTION  THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "EXTREME WEATHER" SHALL MEAN:
  (I)  WHEN  TEMPERATURES  WILL  REACH TWENTY-FIVE DEGREES FAHRENHEIT OR
LOWER WITHOUT PRECIPITATION OR THIRTY-TWO DEGREES  FAHRENHEIT  OR  LOWER
WITH PRECIPITATION;
  (II)  THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WIND-CHILL TEMPERATURE WILL BE ZERO
DEGREES FAHRENHEIT OR LESS FOR A PERIOD OF TWO HOURS OR MORE;
  (III) THE HEAT INDEX IS FORECAST TO REACH NINETY-FIVE DEGREES  FAHREN-
HEIT  TO  NINETY-NINE  DEGREES  FAHRENHEIT  FOR AT LEAST TWO CONSECUTIVE
DAYS; OR
  (IV) THE TEMPERATURES WILL REACH ONE HUNDRED DEGREES FAHRENHEIT TO ONE
HUNDRED FOUR DEGREES FAHRENHEIT FOR ANY LENGTH OF TIME.

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

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