senate Bill S6769

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires pet dealers and pet shops to provide certain breeder and health information to purchasers of animals

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 09, 2019 referred to rules

S6769 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8830
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §402, Ag & Mkts L; amd §17-1704, NYC Ad Cd

S6769 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires pet dealers and pet shops to provide certain breeder and health information to purchasers of animals.

S6769 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6769 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6769

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             October 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and  the  administrative
  code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring pet dealers and
  pet  shops  to  provide  certain  breeder  and  health  information to
  purchasers of animals

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Bryon's law".
  § 2. Section 402 of the agriculture and markets law, as added by chap-
ter  259 of the laws of 2000, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 110 of
the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  § 402. Records of purchase and sale. Each pet dealer  shall  keep  and
maintain  records  for  each  animal purchased, acquired, held, sold, or
otherwise disposed of. The records shall include the following:
  1. The name and address of AND A  TELEPHONE  CONTACT  NUMBER  FOR  the
person  from  whom each animal was acquired. If the person from whom the
animal was obtained is a dealer licensed by the United States department
of agriculture, the person's name, address, and federal dealer identifi-
cation number. If the person from whom the  animal  was  obtained  is  a
dealer licensed by the department, the person's name, address, and state
dealer identification number. In the case of cats, if a cat is placed in
the  custody or possession of the pet dealer and the source of origin is
unknown, the pet dealer shall state the source  of  origin  as  unknown,
accompanied  by the date, time, and location of receipt. Notwithstanding
the provisions of this subdivision, no pet dealer shall  knowingly  buy,
sell,  exhibit, transport, or offer for sale, exhibition, or transporta-
tion any stolen animal. No pet dealer shall knowingly sell  any  cat  or
dog younger than eight weeks of age.
  2.  The  original  source  of each animal if different than the person
recorded in subdivision one of this section.

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

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