1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Agriculture & Markets
  4. Article 26: Animals


Section 353-C Electrocution of fur-bearing animals prohibited

Agriculture & Markets (AGM)

1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall intentionally kill, or stun to facilitate the killing of, a fur-bearing animal by means of an electrical current. For the purpose of this section, "fur-bearing animal" means arctic fox, red fox, silver fox, chinchilla, mink, pine marten, muskrat, and those fur-bearing animals included within the provisions of section 11-1907 of the environmental conservation law.

  2. A violation of subdivision one of this section is a class A misdemeanor.