Bill Text: NY A04078 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Makes violations of law relating to the care of animals by pet dealers a misdemeanor.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-02-01 - referred to agriculture [A04078 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A04078-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 1, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ZEBROWSKI  --  read once and referred to the
          Committee on Agriculture
        AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to increas-
          ing the monetary penalties for violations of provisions of law  relat-
          ing to the care of animals by pet dealers
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 406 of the agriculture and markets
     2  law, as amended by chapter 251 of the laws of 2013, is amended  to  read
     3  as follows:
     4    2.  Violation  of any provision of this article[,] is a civil offense,
     5  for which a penalty of not less than [one] five hundred dollars and  not
     6  more than [one] two thousand dollars for each violation may be imposed.
     7    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
     8  have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.