Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022
referred to agriculture
|Jan 12, 2021
referred to agriculture
Senate Bill S1537
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S1537 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S1537 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Prohibits any person from slaughtering a horse where such person knows or has reason to know that such horse will be used for human consumption; prohibits any person from selling, bartering, giving away, purchasing, possessing, transporting, delivering or receiving horseflesh where such person knows or should know that such horseflesh is intended for human consumption; provides penalties for violation.
2021-S1537 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1537 SPONSOR: TEDISCO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to prohib- iting the slaughtering of horses for human consumption PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To amend the Agriculture and Markets Law by adding a new section 380, prohibit the slaughtering of horses for human consumption. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The Agriculture and Markets Law shall be amended by adding a new section 382. This section will make it unlawful to slaughter a horse for human consumption. It shall be unlawful to purchase, trade, offer, import or export a horse or horseflesh, in any way with the intent of it being slaughtered for human consumption. It shall also be unlawful to buy or sell at retail, trade, barter or offer horseflesh if there is prior
2021-S1537 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1537 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 12, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. TEDISCO, ADDABBO, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to prohib- iting the slaughtering of horses for human consumption 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 SLAUGHTERING HORSES FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO SLAUGHTER OR HAVE ANOTHER PERSON SLAUGHTER A HORSE WHERE SUCH PERSON KNOWS OR SHOULD KNOW THAT ANY PART OF SUCH HORSE WILL BE USED FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION. 2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO SELL, OFFER TO SELL OR BARTER, GIVE AWAY, PURCHASE, POSSESS, TRANSPORT, DELIVER, OR RECEIVE ANY HORSE WITH THE INTENT OF SLAUGHTERING OR HAVING ANOTHER PERSON SLAUGHTER SUCH HORSE IF SUCH PERSON KNOWS OR SHOULD KNOW THAT ANY OF THE HORSEFLESH IS INTENDED FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION. 3. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO SELL AT RETAIL, BARTER, OFFER TO SELL AT RETAIL OR BARTER, GIVE AWAY, OR PURCHASE AT RETAIL, IF SUCH PERSON KNOWS OR SHOULD KNOW THAT ANY OF THE HORSEFLESH WILL BE USED FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION. 4. IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO POSSESS HORSEFLESH WITH THE INTENT TO SELL SUCH HORSEFLESH AT RETAIL FOR THE PURPOSE OF HUMAN CONSUMPTION. 5. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO IMPORT INTO OR EXPORT FROM THIS STATE, LIVE HORSES WHERE SUCH PERSON KNOWS OR SHOULD KNOW THAT SUCH HORSE IS INTENDED FOR SLAUGHTER FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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