senate Bill S90

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to promoting animal fighting; and repeals certain provisions of such law relating thereto

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 08, 2021 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 01, 2021 advanced to third reading
Jan 26, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2021 1st report cal.176
Jan 06, 2021 referred to agriculture

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S90 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A696
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§350 & 374, rpld & add §351, add §§351-a, 351-b, 351-c & 351-d, Ag & Mkts L; amd §70.06, Pen L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8199
2017-2018: S251
2019-2020: S94, A7727

S90 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to promoting animal fighting and appropriately punishing individuals associated with such activities.

S90 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S90 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    90
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- 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  penal  law,  in
   relation  to  detecting, disrupting and dismantling violent enterprise
   animal cruelty and appropriately punishing individuals associated with
   such enterprise cruelty; and to repeal certain provisions of the agri-
   culture and markets law relating thereto
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section 350 of the agriculture and markets law is amended
 by adding two new subdivisions 6 and 7 to read as follows:
   6. "ANIMAL FIGHTING" MEANS ANY FIGHT BETWEEN ANIMALS, OR  BETWEEN  ANY
 ANIMAL  AND  A  PERSON OR PERSONS, FOR AMUSEMENT OR GAIN. THE TERM SHALL
 NOT BE CONSTRUED TO INCLUDE EXHIBITIONS OF A KIND COMMONLY  FEATURED  AT
 RODEOS.
   7. "ANIMAL FIGHTING PARAPHERNALIA" MEANS EQUIPMENT, PRODUCTS, OR MATE-
 RIALS  OF  ANY KIND THAT ARE USED, INTENDED FOR USE, OR DESIGNED FOR USE
 IN THE TRAINING, PREPARATION,  CONDITIONING  OR  FURTHERANCE  OF  ANIMAL
 FIGHTING.  ANIMAL  FIGHTING PARAPHERNALIA INCLUDES (I) A BREAKING STICK,
 WHICH MEANS A DEVICE DESIGNED FOR INSERTION BEHIND THE MOLARS OF  A  DOG
 FOR  THE PURPOSE OF BREAKING THE DOG'S GRIP ON ANOTHER ANIMAL OR OBJECT,
 (II) A CAT MILL, WHICH MEANS A DEVICE  THAT  ROTATES  AROUND  A  CENTRAL
 SUPPORT  WITH  ONE  ARM DESIGNED TO SECURE A DOG AND ONE ARM DESIGNED TO
 SECURE A CAT, RABBIT, OR OTHER SMALL ANIMAL BEYOND THE GRASP OF THE DOG,
 (III) A TREADMILL, WHICH MEANS  AN  EXERCISE  DEVICE  CONSISTING  OF  AN
 ENDLESS  BELT ON WHICH THE ANIMAL WALKS OR RUNS WITHOUT CHANGING PLACES,
 (IV) A SPRINGPOLE, WHICH MEANS A BITING SURFACE ATTACHED TO A  STRETCHA-
 BLE  DEVICE,  SUSPENDED  AT  A  HEIGHT  SUFFICIENT TO PREVENT A DOG FROM
 REACHING THE BITING SURFACE WHILE TOUCHING THE GROUND,  (V)  A  FIGHTING
 PIT,  WHICH  MEANS A WALLED AREA, OR OTHERWISE DEFINED AREA, DESIGNED TO
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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