assembly Bill A465A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Amends the definitions of pet dealers

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 19, 2018 amended on third reading 465a
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.40
May 04, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.257
May 02, 2017 reported
Apr 25, 2017 reported referred to ways and means
reported referred to codes
Jan 09, 2017 referred to agriculture

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A465 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5556
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400, Ag & Mkts L; amd §752, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10429
2011-2012: A78
2013-2014: A2115
2015-2016: A1439
2019-2020: A351, S3830

A465 - Summary

Amends the definitions of pet dealers; decreases the number of animals a person can distribute to fit under the exemption.

A465 - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   465

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN, JAFFEE, KAVANAGH, TITONE, ROSENTHAL,
  DiPIETRO, CUSICK, BRINDISI, WEPRIN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.
  GLICK,  M. G. MILLER  --  read  once  and referred to the Committee on
  Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the general business
  law, in relation to the definition of pet dealer

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 400 of the agriculture and markets
law,  as  amended by chapter 687 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read
as follows:
  4. "Pet Dealer" means any person who engages in the sale  or  offering
for  sale  of  more than nine animals per year for profit to the public.
Such definition shall  include  breeders  who  sell  or  offer  to  sell
animals; provided that a breeder who sells or offers to sell directly to
the  consumer fewer than [twenty-five] FIFTEEN animals per year that are
born and raised on the  breeder's  residential  premises  shall  not  be
considered  a pet dealer as a result of selling or offering to sell such
animals. Such definition shall [further] not include  duly  incorporated
humane  societies  dedicated  to the care of unwanted animals which make
such animals available for adoption  whether  or  not  a  fee  for  such
adoption is charged.
  §  2.    Subdivision  3 of section 752 of the general business law, as
amended by chapter 687 of the laws  of  2006,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3.  For purposes of section seven hundred fifty-three of this article,
a "pet dealer" shall mean any person who,  in  the  ordinary  course  of
business,  engages  in  the  sale or offering for sale of more than nine
animals per year for profit  to  the  public.    Such  definition  shall
include  breeders of animals who sell or offer for sale animals directly
to a consumer but it shall not include duly incorporated  humane  socie-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A465A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5556
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §400, Ag & Mkts L; amd §752, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10429
2011-2012: A78
2013-2014: A2115
2015-2016: A1439
2019-2020: A351, S3830

A465A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the definitions of pet dealers; decreases the number of animals a person can distribute to fit under the exemption.

A465A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 465--A
                                                         Cal. No. 40

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. PAULIN, JAFFEE, TITONE, L. ROSENTHAL, DiPIETRO,
  CUSICK, BRINDISI, WEPRIN, McDONALD, MURRAY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of A.  GLICK, M. G. MILLER -- read once and referred to the  Committee
  on  Agriculture  --  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the general business
  law, in relation to the definition of pet dealer

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 400 of the agriculture and markets
law,  as  amended by chapter 168 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read
as follows:
  4. "Pet Dealer" means any person who engages in the sale  or  offering
for  sale  of  more than nine animals per year for profit to the public.
Such definition shall  include  breeders  who  sell  or  offer  to  sell
animals; provided that it shall not include the following:
  (a)  Any  breeder who sells or offers to sell directly to the consumer
fewer than [twenty-five] FIFTEEN animals per  year  that  are  born  and
raised on the breeder's residential premises;
  (b)  Any  municipal pound or shelter dedicated to the care of unwanted
animals which makes such animals available for adoption whether or not a
fee for such adoption is charged, established and maintained pursuant to
subdivision one of section one hundred fourteen of this chapter; and
  (c) Any duly incorporated society for the  prevention  of  cruelty  to
animals,  duly  incorporated  humane  society,  duly incorporated animal
protective association or other duly  incorporated  animal  adoption  or
animal  rescue  organization  dedicated  to the care of unwanted animals
which makes such animals available for adoption whether or not a fee for
such adoption is charged that is exempt from taxes pursuant to paragraph
(3) of subsection (c) of section 501 of  the  federal  Internal  Revenue
Code,  26  U.S.C.  501,  or any subsequent corresponding sections of the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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