senate Bill S7719

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the aftercare of retired race horses

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 04, 2020 advanced to third reading
Mar 03, 2020 2nd report cal.
Mar 02, 2020 1st report cal.518
Feb 18, 2020 committee discharged and committed to racing, gaming and wagering
Feb 11, 2020 referred to domestic animal welfare

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Mar 2, 2020 - Racing, Gaming and Wagering committee Vote

S7719
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Abstained
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Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee Vote: Mar 2, 2020

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S7719 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9989
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §382, Ag & Mkts L; amd §§225, 251, 254, 332 & 334, RWB L; add §§209-N & 630-h, Tax L

S7719 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the aftercare of retired race horses; prohibits the slaughter of race horses and race horse breeding stock; requires that race horses be microchipped; provides for gifts for thoroughbred aftercare on tax returns.

S7719 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7719 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7719

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- 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
  prohibition  of  the  slaughter of race horses and race horse breeding
  stock; the racing, pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law, in  relation
  to requiring race horses to be microchipped; and to amend the tax law,
  in relation to gifts for thoroughbred aftercare

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

  Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
section 382 to read as follows:
  §  382.  PROHIBITION  OF  THE  SLAUGHTER OF RACE HORSES AND RACE HORSE
BREEDING STOCK. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT  SHALL
BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON, CORPORATION, ASSOCIATION, OR OTHER ENTITY TO
SLAUGHTER  OR  HAVE  ANOTHER  PERSON, CORPORATION, ASSOCIATION, OR OTHER
ENTITY SLAUGHTER A RACE HORSE OR RACE HORSE BREEDING STOCK FOR A COMMER-
CIAL PURPOSE.
  2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT  SHALL  BE  UNLAWFUL
FOR ANY PERSON, CORPORATION, ASSOCIATION, OR OTHER ENTITY TO:
  (A) IMPORT, EXPORT, SELL, OFFER TO SELL OR BARTER, TRANSFER, PURCHASE,
POSSESS,  TRANSPORT,  DELIVER,  OR  RECEIVE  A  RACE HORSE OR RACE HORSE
BREEDING STOCK WITH THE INTENT OF SLAUGHTERING OR HAVING ANOTHER PERSON,
CORPORATION, ASSOCIATION, OR OTHER ENTITY SLAUGHTER SUCH RACE  HORSE  OR
RACE HORSE BREEDING STOCK; OR
  (B) IMPORT, EXPORT, SELL, OFFER TO SELL OR BARTER, TRANSFER, PURCHASE,
POSSESS,  TRANSPORT,  DELIVER,  OR  RECEIVE  A  RACE HORSE OR RACE HORSE
BREEDING STOCK, WHERE SUCH PERSON, CORPORATION,  ASSOCIATION,  OR  OTHER
ENTITY  KNOWS,  OR  THROUGH THE EXERCISE OF REASONABLE DILIGENCE, SHOULD
HAVE KNOWN, THAT ANOTHER  PERSON,  CORPORATION,  ASSOCIATION,  OR  OTHER
ENTITY  INTENDED  TO  SLAUGHTER  SUCH  RACE HORSE OR RACE HORSE BREEDING
STOCK.
  3. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) "RACE HORSE" SHALL MEAN:

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

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