Bills Pending New York Senate Agriculture Committee

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NYS06226IntroRelates to promoting understanding, awareness and enforcement of animal crime laws.
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2017-05-11
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS06187IntroRelates to penalties for committing multiple animal cruelty offenses.
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2017-05-11
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS06183IntroRelates to enhanced penalties for aggravated cruelty to animals.
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2017-05-11
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS06182IntroAuthorizes the trapping, spaying or neutering, and releasing of feral cats.
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2017-05-11
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS06339IntroRelates to creating a solar array pollinator benefit program; provides owners of solar sites may make a public claim that a particular site provides benefits to pollinators if such owner creates an approved vegetation management plan.
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2017-05-11
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS06186IntroRelates to penalties for aggravated cruelty to animals.
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2017-05-11
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS06342IntroIncludes urban farming within farm operations for purposes of agricultural districts.
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2017-05-11
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS06147IntroRelates to penalties for intent to cause injury to an animal.
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2017-05-11
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NYS06146IntroRelates to penalties for causing the death of an animal.
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2017-05-11
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NYS06209IntroRelates to the registration and regulation of animal breeders; requires each to be licensed; creates a breeder licensing fund; exempts not-for-profit organizations.
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2017-05-11
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS06112IntroRelates to enacting the homemade business opportunity act; instructs the commissioner to make various changes to the current home-processed food production rules and regulations.
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2017-05-11
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NYS02064IntroRelates to owners of lost pets and return of lost pets to their owners; requires the entity with possession to take steps to check the dogs for any identification including tags, tattoos and microchips; makes information available to the public on th...
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2017-05-08
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS05846IntroProhibits any person from slaughtering a horse where such person knows or has reason to know that such horse will be used for human consumption; and prohibits any person from selling, bartering, giving away, purchasing, possessing, transporting, deli...
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2017-05-03
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NYS05838IntroEnacts the New York state excess food act which provides for mandatory donation of consumable food products; provides mandatory composting of appropriate materials; establishes the New York state excess food fund which will be funded by fines collect...
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2017-05-02
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS05834IntroRequires animal shelters that receive state funding to annually report on intake and disposition of animals; such reports shall be available to the public.
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2017-05-02
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NYS05620IntroRelates to dangerous dogs; includes what an officer shall articulate in the determination of whether a dog is dangerous; extends the definition of a dangerous dog to include a dog that has caused unjustified physical injury or death to a companion an...
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2017-04-20
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS05556IntroAmends the definitions of pet dealers; decreases the number of animals a person can distribute to fit under the exemption.
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2017-04-12
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NYS05478IntroRestricts the breeding of dogs and sets standards for the care of breeding dogs and their puppies.
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2017-03-30
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NYS04896IntroRequires all dogs and their owners to successfully complete obedience training.
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2017-03-03
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NYS04938IntroRequires the micro-chipping of all dogs; creates a state registry to maintain the identification and contact information on all micro-chipped dogs; provides that such registry shall be available twenty-four hours a day.
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2017-03-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS04881IntroProhibits price gouging on kosher for Passover products; authorizes the department of agriculture and markets to investigate instances of price gouging on such products and to conduct an annual Passover price survey to determine instances of price go...
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2017-03-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS04718IntroPertains to confinement of animals for food producing purposes; prohibits any person to tether or confine any pig during pregnancy, calf raised for veal, or egg-laying hen who is kept on a farm for all or the majority of any day in a manner that prev...
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2017-02-24
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS04689IntroCreates a task force on improving urban and rural access to locally produced, healthy foods; provides that such task force should identify strategies, opportunities and methods to expand such access; provides that such task force report to the govern...
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2017-02-24
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS04691IntroRequires signs to be posted at gasoline stations for consumers to contact the department of state regarding price or product problems.
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2017-02-24
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS04461IntroIncreases the penalties for owners of dangerous dogs and subjects certain dangerous dog owners to further investigation.
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2017-02-15
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS04273IntroRequires each violator of "Buster's Law" to register his or her name and address with the division of criminal justice services.
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2017-02-07
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NYS04169IntroProhibits any person from transporting, holding, buying, selling, giving, receiving or marketing a nonambulatory animal unless such animal is first humanely euthanized without undue delay from the time that such animal becomes nonambulatory; makes ce...
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2017-02-06
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS04163IntroRelates to aggravated cruelty to animals.
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2017-02-06
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS04038IntroLimits ownership or possession of companion animals by "Buster's Law" violators and adds definition of equine companion while taking horses out of farm animal definition.
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2017-02-02
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NYS04043IntroRequires unsealing of court records of youthful offenders convicted of animal abuse offense; provides that such persons undergo a psychiatric evaluation and treatment where necessary.
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2017-02-02
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NYS03954IntroRelates to the confinement of companion animals in unattended motor vehicles under conditions that endanger the health or well-being of an animal and what can be done in the event an animal is seen suffering; provides a "good samaritan" exemption; ex...
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2017-01-31
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03934IntroIncreases state assistance payments for county approved agricultural and farmland protection plans, from 75% to 85% of the cost thereof.
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2017-01-30
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NYS03935IntroIncludes game birds bred pursuant to a game bird license within the definition of "crops, livestock and livestock products" for purposes of agricultural districts.
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2017-01-30
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NYS03832IntroCreates a "Grown in New York" program campaign to increase awareness and consumption of locally grown and produced foods and related products, and to increase the production and improve the distribution of foods and related products for local consump...
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2017-01-27
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03687IntroRequires the installation and testing of fire protection systems at pet stores.
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2017-01-25
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03194IntroRelates to the humane destruction or other disposition of certain animals by shelters; requires animals to be made available for adoption for 90 days unless a veterinarian certifies that such animal should be humanely destroyed for health reasons.
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2017-01-20
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03212IntroEnacts stricter requirements for sheltering of dogs outside including protection from wind and loss of body heat.
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2017-01-20
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03222IntroRelates to outdoor restraints of dogs; prohibits, in the city of New York, tethering for more than 3 hours or a time approved in writing by animal control but not to exceed 12 hours in any 24 hour period; prohibits tethering when a weather advisory o...
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2017-01-20
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NYS03221IntroRequires duly incorporated humane society, pound or shelter to make reasonable efforts to locate the owner of certain animals or provide for the fostering or adoption of such animals; provides that such efforts shall include, but not be limited to, c...
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2017-01-20
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NYS03089IntroEstablishes a twelve percent surcharge on the sale of animals by pet dealers and an animal shelter and wildlife rehabilitator account to be administered by an animal protection organization to be chosen by the comptroller and the commissioner of agri...
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2017-01-19
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03090IntroEnacts "Sir Henry's law" to require the informed consent of the owner of a companion animal prior to euthanizing such animal.
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2017-01-19
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NYS03057IntroRelates to the sale of birds by pet dealers when such birds have not yet been fully weaned.
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2017-01-19
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NYS02468IntroEstablishes an animal abuser statewide registry with community notification requirements.
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2017-01-13
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS02470IntroDefines "aggravated cruelty" and makes any person who commits the conduct which falls under that definition guilty of a class E felony, punishable by up to two years imprisonment; defines "in the presence of a child" and makes any person who commits ...
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2017-01-13
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NYS02472IntroIncreases certain penalties for aggravated cruelty to animals.
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2017-01-13
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NYS02032IntroRelates to vaccination of egg-laying hens against salmonella.
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2017-01-11
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NYS02068IntroProvides that no person shall manufacture, sell or expose for sale any product which shall be termed as a dietary supplement or nutritional supplement without branding or labeling such product with a statement that the product has or has not been tes...
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2017-01-11
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NYS01844IntroRelates to restrictions on non-therapeutic use of antimicrobial agents in animals in the absence of any clinical sign of disease in the animals.
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2017-01-11
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NYS01579IntroRelates to the establishment of a letter grading system for supermarkets.
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2017-01-10
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NYS01559IntroMakes it unlawful to force feed birds, by hand or machine, for the purpose of fatty enlargement of such bird's liver.
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2017-01-10
To Senate Agriculture Committee
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