Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to agriculture
|Jan 20, 2021||
referred to agriculture
Senate Bill S2273
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-S2273 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S2273 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2273 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 requiring pet dealers and pet shops to provide certain breeder and health information to purchas- ers 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 "Byron's law" . § 2. Section 402 of the agriculture and markets law, as added by chapter
2021-S2273 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2273 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 20, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. TEDISCO -- 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 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 "Byron'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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