senate Bill S5320

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for training for police regarding animal cruelty and protection laws

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Current Bill Status Via A7207 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 26, 2015 signed chap.384
Oct 14, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s5320
Jun 16, 2015 substituted by a7207
ordered to third reading cal.1626
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 13, 2015 referred to finance

Co-Sponsors

S5320 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7207
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§840 & 837, Exec L; amd §16, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A7207

S5320 - Summary

Provides for training for police regarding animal cruelty and protection laws.

S5320 - Sponsor Memo

S5320 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5320

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RITCHIE,  FUNKE, GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law and the agriculture and  markets  law,
  in relation to police training regarding animal cruelty and protection
  laws

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (k) of subdivision 1 of section 840 of the execu-
tive law, as added by chapter 492 of the laws of  2009,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  (k)  Development,  maintenance and dissemination, IN CONSULTATION WITH
THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE  AND  MARKETS,  of  written  policies  and
procedures  pursuant  to  ANIMAL CRUELTY AND PROTECTION LAWS, INCLUDING,
BUT NOT LIMITED TO, article twenty-six of the  agriculture  and  markets
law,  section  352.3  of the family court act as it applies to companion
animals, and applicable provisions  of  the  penal  law,  regarding  the
investigation  and  prevention  of  any  act of cruelty to animals.  THE
COUNCIL SHALL MAKE PROVISIONS IN SUCH POLICIES AND  PROCEDURES  FOR  THE
EDUCATION  AND  TRAINING  IN  ENFORCEMENT  OF  SUCH  ANIMAL  CRUELTY AND
PROTECTION LAWS.
  S 2. Section 837 of the executive law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 20 to read as follows:
  20.  TO ASSIST THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS IN DEVELOPING
INFORMATION ABOUT ANIMAL CRUELTY AND PROTECTION LAWS PURSUANT TO  SUBDI-
VISION  FORTY-EIGHT  OF  SECTION  SIXTEEN OF THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS
LAW.
  S 3. Section 16 of the agriculture  and  markets  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 48 to read as follows:
  48. MAKE AVAILABLE IN WRITTEN AND ELECTRONIC MEDIUM, IN A MANNER READ-
ILY  ACCESSIBLE  TO POLICE AGENCIES AND OFFICERS AND DISTRICT ATTORNEYS,
INFORMATION ABOUT ANIMAL CRUELTY AND PROTECTION LAWS  IN  THIS  CHAPTER,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10481-01-5

assembly Bill A3622

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires research dogs and cats at certain facilities to be offered for adoption through private placement or with non-profit animal rescue and shelter organizations prior to euthanization

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Current Bill Status - Stricken


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2015 enacting clause stricken
Jan 27, 2015 referred to higher education

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A3622 - Details

See other versions of this Bill:
S98
, A8261
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §239-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9900A, S7475B

A3622 - Summary

Establishes the research animal retirement act; requires research dogs and cats at higher education research facilities or facilities that provide research in collaboration with a higher education facility, to be offered for placement with non-profit animal rescue and shelter organizations; provides that such facilities may enter into agreements with rescue and shelter organizations for implementation.

A3622 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3622

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BROOK-KRASNY, MOSLEY, SKOUFIS, TITONE, OTIS,
  SCARBOROUGH, GOTTFRIED, MILLER --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  CAMARA,  GLICK, LUPARDO, LUPINACCI, PERRY, RIVERA, SCHIMEL, SKARTADOS,
  TEDISCO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  requiring  research
  dogs and cats at certain facilities to be offered for adoption through
  private  placement or a non-profit animal rescue and shelter organiza-
  tion

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "Research animal retirement act".
  S 2. The education law is amended by adding a  new  section  239-b  to
read as follows:
  S  239-B.  RESEARCH  DOGS  AND  CATS. 1.   A HIGHER EDUCATION RESEARCH
FACILITY THAT RECEIVES PUBLIC MONEY, INCLUDING TAX-EXEMPT STATUS,  OR  A
FACILITY THAT PROVIDES RESEARCH IN COLLABORATION WITH A HIGHER EDUCATION
FACILITY,  AND  OTHER  RELATED  RESEARCH FACILITIES THAT CONFINE DOGS OR
CATS FOR SCIENCE OR RESEARCH PURPOSES SHALL, AFTER THE COMPLETION OF ANY
TESTING OR RESEARCH WHERE THE ANIMAL'S DESTRUCTION IS NOT  REQUIRED  AND
THE  ANIMAL  IS  NO  LONGER NEEDED, OFFER THE DOGS OR CATS FOR ADOPTION,
EITHER THROUGH PRIVATE PLACEMENT OR  TO  NON-PROFIT  ANIMAL  RESCUE  AND
SHELTER ORGANIZATIONS FOR ADOPTION PRIOR TO EUTHANIZING SUCH ANIMALS. IF
PRIVATE  PLACEMENT IS UNSUCCESSFUL SUCH FACILITY SHALL OFFER THE DOGS OR
CATS TO NON-PROFIT ANIMAL RESCUE  AND  SHELTER  ORGANIZATIONS  PRIOR  TO
EUTHANIZING.
  2.  A  FACILITY  THAT  IS REQUIRED TO OFFER DOGS OR CATS TO NON-PROFIT
ANIMAL RESCUE AND SHELTER ORGANIZATIONS UNDER  THIS  SECTION  MAY  ENTER
INTO  AN  AGREEMENT  WITH NON-PROFIT ANIMAL RESCUE AND SHELTER ORGANIZA-
TIONS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02532-01-5