|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to domestic animal welfare|
|Oct 09, 2019||referred to rules|
senate Bill S6769
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Domestic Animal Welfare Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6769 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6769 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6769 SPONSOR: TEDISCO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law and the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requir- ing pet dealers and pet shops to provide certain breeder and health information to purchasers of animals PURPOSE: To enact "Byron's Law" which would provide greater disclosure of breed- ing information to the consumer who purchases a pet at a retail pet store. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: § 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 chapter 259 of the laws of 2000, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 110 of the laws of 2012, is amended to add breeder name, location, telephone
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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