Bill S2305A-2013

Requires each violator of "Buster's Law" to register his or her name and address with the division of criminal justice services

Requires each violator of "Buster's Law" to register his or her name and address with the division of criminal justice services.

Details

Actions

  • Feb 11, 2014: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO AGRICULTURE
  • Jan 8, 2014: returned to senate
  • Jan 8, 2014: died in assembly
  • Jun 17, 2013: referred to agriculture
  • Jun 17, 2013: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 17, 2013: PASSED SENATE
  • Jun 17, 2013: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1375
  • Jun 17, 2013: COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • Apr 5, 2013: PRINT NUMBER 2305A
  • Apr 5, 2013: AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO FINANCE
  • Mar 12, 2013: REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • Jan 15, 2013: REFERRED TO AGRICULTURE

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Rules - Jun 17, 2013
Ayes (21): Skelos, Libous, Bonacic, Carlucci, Farley, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Hannon, Larkin, LaValle, Marcellino, Maziarz, Nozzolio, Seward, Valesky, Stewart-Cousins, Breslin, Dilan, Hassell-Thompson, Espaillat, Gianaris
Ayes W/R (1): Krueger
Nays (2): Montgomery, Perkins
Excused (1): Parker
VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Agriculture - Feb 11, 2014
Ayes (8): Ritchie, Gallivan, O'Mara, Seward, Valesky, Young, Serrano, Tkaczyk
Ayes W/R (2): Ranzenhofer, Gipson
Nays (1): Montgomery

Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 2305--A 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE January 15, 2013 ___________
Introduced by Sens. BALL, ADDABBO, GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agricul- ture -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to estab- lishing a public registry for persons convicted of violating "Buster's Law" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new section 352 to read as follows: S 352. PUBLIC ANIMAL CRUELTY REGISTER. 1. ANY PERSON WHO IS CONVICTED OF A VIOLATION OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-ONE OR THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE-A OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL REGISTER WITH THE DIVISION OF CRIMI- NAL JUSTICE SERVICES. SUCH REGISTRATION SHALL BE MADE IN A MANNER AND FORM TO BE DETERMINED BY THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES, AND SHALL INCLUDE, AT A MINIMUM, THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF SUCH REGISTRANT. THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES SHALL MAINTAIN REGISTRATION INFORMATION RECEIVED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IN A REGISTRY. SUCH REGIS- TRY SHALL BE IN PRINT AND IN ELECTRONIC FORM AND SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC AS WELL AS ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT ENTITIES, DISTRICT ATTORNEYS, DULY INCORPORATED HUMANE SOCIETIES, SOCIETIES FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS, DOG OR CAT PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATIONS, ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICERS, BREEDERS OF ANIMALS, ANIMAL RESCUES AND PET STORES DOING BUSI- NESS IN THIS STATE. ANY PERSON REQUIRED TO REGISTER PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL REGISTER ANNUALLY, OR EACH TIME SUCH PERSON MOVES TO A NEW ADDRESS AND SHALL CONTINUE TO REGISTER UNTIL SUCH PERSON RECEIVES A COURT ORDER ORDERING SUCH REGISTRATION TO CEASE. NO SUCH ORDER SHALL BE ISSUED UNTIL SUCH PERSON FIRST DEMONSTRATES TO THE COURT THAT HE OR SHE HAS UNDERGONE PSYCHIATRIC OR PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING, THE RESULTS OF WHICH
INDICATE BY CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE HIS OR HER CAPABLE AND SOUND MENTAL CAPACITY AND ABILITY TO OWN AND PROPERLY CARE FOR AN ANIMAL IN A HUMANE MANNER. ANY PERSON REQUIRED TO REGISTER PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL NOT OWN A COMPANION ANIMAL OR HAVE EMPLOYMENT AT AN ANIMAL SHEL- TER, POUND, PET STORE, ZOO OR OTHER BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENT WHERE COMPAN- ION ANIMALS ARE PRESENT. ANY PERSON WHO IS CONVICTED OF A VIOLATION OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-ONE OR THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE-A OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL, IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER PENALTY OR TERM OF IMPRISONMENT AUTHORIZED BY LAW, BE SUBJECT TO A MANDATORY ANNUAL SURCHARGE OF FIFTY DOLLARS WHICH SHALL BE USED TO PAY FOR COSTS AND EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING THE REGISTRY REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION. 2. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL APPLY TO ALL MUNICIPALITIES, INCLUDING CITIES HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, AND SHALL SUPERSEDE ANY LOCAL LAW, RULE, REGULATION, CODE OR ORDINANCE REGULATING THE ESTABLISHMENT, IMPLEMENTATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF AN ANIMAL CRUELTY OR ABUSER REGISTRY. S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall have become a law.

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