assembly Bill A776

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to aggravated cruelty to animals

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Jan 11, 2023 referred to agriculture

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A776 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S761
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง353-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6252, S4265
2017-2018: A3844, S4163
2019-2020: A757, S2723
2021-2022: A2152, S960

A776 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to aggravated cruelty to animals.

A776 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    776
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 11, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
   of A. HEVESI -- read once and referred 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.
   ยง 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00936-01-3