senate Bill S1130

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits by retail pet shops; authorizes space for adoption

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee


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Jan 07, 2021 referred to agriculture

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S1130 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4283
Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§16, 400 & 408, Ag & Mkts L; amd §752, add §753-f, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4234, A6298

S1130 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits by retail pet shops; authorizes collaboration with entities to provide space to showcase cats or dogs owned by certain entities for the purpose of adoption.

S1130 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1130 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1130
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. GIANARIS, ADDABBO, BIAGGI, BOYLE, BROOKS, GAUGHRAN,
   GOUNARDES, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KAMINSKY,  KRUEGER,  LIU,  MYRIE,  RAMOS,
   SALAZAR,  SERRANO, SKOUFIS, STAVISKY, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agricul-
   ture

 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the general business
   law, in relation to the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 48 of section 16 of the agriculture and markets
 law,  as added by chapter 384 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as
 follows:
   48. Make available in written and electronic medium, in a manner read-
 ily accessible to police agencies and officers and  district  attorneys,
 information  about  animal  cruelty and protection laws in this chapter,
 including, but not limited to, article twenty-six of  this  chapter  AND
 SECTION  SEVEN  HUNDRED  FIFTY-THREE-F  OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS LAW. The
 development of such information shall be coordinated with  the  division
 of  criminal  justice  services, including the municipal police training
 council, in a manner designed to enhance training  of  municipal  police
 officers and to assist such officers and district attorneys in enforcing
 and applying such laws.
   §  2.  Paragraphs  (b)  and (c) of subdivision 4 of section 400 of the
 agriculture and markets law, as added by chapter  168  of  the  laws  of
 2017, are amended and a new paragraph (d) is added to read as follows:
   (b)  Any  municipal pound or shelter dedicated to the care of unwanted
 animals which makes such animals available for adoption whether or not a
 fee for such adoption is charged, established and maintained pursuant to
 subdivision one of section one hundred fourteen of this chapter;[ and]
   (c) Any duly incorporated society for the  prevention  of  cruelty  to
 animals,  duly  incorporated  humane  society,  duly incorporated animal
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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