senate Bill S960

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to aggravated cruelty to animals

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 05, 2021 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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

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S960 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2152
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §353-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S4265, A6252
2017-2018: S4163, A3844
2019-2020: S2723, A757

S960 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to aggravated cruelty to animals.

S960 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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