|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 20, 2019||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.1046
substituted for s5054
|Jun 20, 2019||substituted by a7053|
|Jun 04, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|Jun 03, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|May 30, 2019||1st report cal.1046|
|Apr 04, 2019||referred to domestic animal welfare|
senate Bill S5054
Current Bill Status Via A7053 - Passed Senate & Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5054 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Agriculture and Markets Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §353-d, Ag & Mkts L
S5054 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to the confinement of companion animals in unattended motor vehicles under conditions that endanger the health or well-being of an animal and what can be done in the event an animal is seen suffering; adds paid or volunteer firefighters and emergency services personnel as persons authorized to remove such companion animals from unattended vehicles because of extreme temperatures; and provides penalties.
S5054 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5054 SPONSOR: LAVALLE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to the confinement of companion animals in unattended motor vehicles under conditions that endanger the health or well-being of an animal PURPOSE: To better protect the health and well-being of companion animals confined in an unattended motor vehicle in extreme heat or cold temper- atures without proper ventilation or other protection from such extreme temperatures where such confinement places the companion animal in immi- nent danger of death or serious physical injury SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends section 353-d to add emergency medical services personnel and paid and volunteer firefighters to the list of those
S5054 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 5054 A. 7053 2019-2020 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y April 4, 2019 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, MARTINEZ, BOYLE, BROOKS, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Domestic Animal Welfare IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE, CAHILL, CRESPO, ENGLE- BRIGHT, McDONOUGH, MONTESANO, MORINELLO, RAIA, L. ROSENTHAL, D'URSO, LUPARDO, FERNANDEZ -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BLAKE, COOK, GALEF, JAFFEE, B. MILLER, MOSLEY, SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee on Agriculture AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to the confinement of companion animals in unattended motor vehicles under conditions that endanger the health or well-being of an animal 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, as added by chapter 586 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: § 353-d. Confinement of companion animals in vehicles: extreme temper- atures. 1. A person shall not confine a companion animal in a motor vehicle in extreme heat or cold without proper ventilation or other protection from such extreme temperatures where such confinement places the companion animal in imminent danger of death or serious physical injury due to exposure to such extreme heat or cold. 2. Where the operator of such a vehicle cannot be promptly located, a police officer, peace officer, [or] peace officer acting as an agent of a duly incorporated humane society, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSON- NEL, PAID FIREFIGHTER, OR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER WHO IN THE PERFORMANCE OF SUCH VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER'S DUTIES ARE DIRECTED TO RESPOND TO A CALL FOR ASSISTANCE FOR SUCH ANIMAL may take necessary steps to remove the animal or animals from the vehicle. 3. Police officers, peace officers [or], peace officers acting as agents of a duly incorporated humane society, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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