|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 05, 2021||referred to agriculture|
delivered to assembly
|Apr 28, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Apr 27, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 26, 2021||1st report cal.734|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to agriculture|
senate Bill S960
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S960 (ACTIVE) - Details
S960 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S960 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to aggra- vated cruelty to animals PURPOSE: Removes the term "serious" from the "serious physical injury" language of Section 353-a of the agriculture and markets law. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Subdivision one of Section 353-a of the agriculture and markets law would be amended, with the term "serious" in line 3 of subdivision one struck, to read only as "...intentionally causes (serious) physical injury to a companion animal...".
S960 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 960 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, ADDABBO, HOYLMAN, SERINO, SERRANO, STAVISKY -- 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 aggra- vated cruelty to animals THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 353-a of the agriculture and markets law, as added by chapter 118 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows: 1. A person is guilty of aggravated cruelty to animals when, with no justifiable purpose, he or she intentionally kills or intentionally causes [serious] physical injury to a companion animal with aggravated cruelty. For purposes of this section, "aggravated cruelty" shall mean conduct which: (i) is intended to cause extreme physical pain; or (ii) is done or carried out in an especially depraved or sadistic manner. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00730-01-1
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