assembly Bill A4154

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the aftercare of retired race horses

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Feb 01, 2021 referred to agriculture

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A4154 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1442
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
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-i, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9989, S7719

A4154 (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.

A4154 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4154
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Agriculture
 
 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; to amend 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.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.