|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 10, 2023||referred to agriculture|
delivered to assembly
|May 01, 2023||advanced to third reading|
|Apr 26, 2023||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 25, 2023||1st report cal.678|
|Apr 18, 2023||referred to agriculture|
senate Bill S6365
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6365 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6365 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to the inspection of property that has been vacated for abandoned animals; requires property owners and lessors to inspect such property within three days and to immediately notify the appropriate authorities when such person finds an animal which appears to be abandoned.
S6365 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6365 SPONSOR: HINCHEY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to requir- ing property owners and lessors of certain properties that have been vacated to inspect such property for abandoned animals PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this legislation is to require landlords to inspect vacated properties to ensure no animals were left abandoned.- SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Section 373 of the Agriculture and Markets Law is amended by a new subdivision 2-a. Section 2: Effective Date.
S6365 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6365 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 18, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HINCHEY -- 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 requir- ing property owners and lessors of certain properties that have been vacated to inspect such property for abandoned animals THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 373 of the agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new subdivision 2-a to read as follows: 2-A. A. NOTWITHSTANDING SECTIONS THIRTEEN HUNDRED SEVEN AND NINETEEN HUNDRED SEVENTY-ONE OF THE REAL PROPERTY ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS LAW OR ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE PROPERTY OWNER OR LESSOR OF PROPERTY THAT HAS BEEN VACATED AS A RESULT OF AN EVICTION, PROPERTY FORECLOSURE, FORFEITURE OR DEFAULT ON A MORTGAGE, TRUST DEED OR LAND SALES CONTRACT, OR ABANDONMENT, OR SUCH PROPERTY OWNER OR LESSOR'S DESIGNEE, SHALL, NOT MORE THAN THREE DAYS AFTER A PROPERTY OWNER OR A LESSOR KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN THAT A PROPERTY HAS BEEN VACATED, INSPECT THE PROPERTY FOR THE PRESENCE OF ABANDONED ANIMALS. IF THE PROP- ERTY OWNER, LESSOR, OR DESIGNEE ENCOUNTERS AN ANIMAL WHICH APPEARS TO BE ABANDONED ON SUCH PROPERTY, SUCH OWNER, LESSOR, OR DESIGNEE SHALL IMME- DIATELY NOTIFY THE DOG CONTROL OFFICER, THE POLICE, OR AGENT OR OFFICER OF A DULY INCORPORATED SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS ABOUT SUCH ENCOUNTER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROMPTLY RETRIEVING OR PROVID- ING NECESSARY CARE FOR SUCH ANIMAL AT THE PROPERTY UNTIL THE ANIMAL CAN BE RETRIEVED. THE PROPERTY OWNER, LESSOR, OR DESIGNEE WHO ENCOUNTERS AN ABANDONED ANIMAL PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL NOT BE DEEMED THE OWNER, POSSESSOR OR PERSON HAVING CHARGE OR CUSTODY OF THE ANIMAL. B. A PROPERTY OWNER OR LESSOR, OR SUCH PROPERTY OWNER OR LESSOR'S DESIGNEE, WHO FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF PARAGRAPH A OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A CIVIL PENALTY OF NOT MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR A FIRST OFFENSE AND NOT MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05017-01-3
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