assembly Bill A1816

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Criminalizes knowingly causing a minor to attend a place where exhibition of animal fighting is being conducted

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to agriculture
Jan 11, 2021 referred to agriculture

A1816 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §351, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9275
2015-2016: A944
2017-2018: A5048
2019-2020: A955

A1816 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Criminalizes knowingly causing a minor to attend a place where exhibition of animal fighting is being conducted, such is considered a misdemeanor.

A1816 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1816
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Agriculture
 
 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets  law,  in  relation  to  the
   prohibition of animal fighting
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 351 of the agriculture and markets
 law, as added by chapter 150 of the laws of 1984, is amended to read  as
 follows:
   4.  (a)  Any  person who engages in conduct specified in paragraph (b)
 [hereof] OR (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION is guilty of a  misdemeanor  and  is
 punishable  by imprisonment for a period not to exceed one year, or by a
 fine not to exceed one thousand dollars, or by both such fine and impri-
 sonment.
   (b) The knowing presence as a spectator having paid an  admission  fee
 or having made a wager at any place where an exhibition of animal fight-
 ing is being conducted; OR
   (C) KNOWINGLY CAUSING A MINOR TO ATTEND AN EXHIBITION OF ANIMAL FIGHT-
 ING.    THE  TERM  "MINOR" MEANS A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN YEARS
 OLD.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00900-01-1