SB5017 Summary:

BILL NO    S05017 

SAME AS    SAME AS A02421

SPONSOR    DEFRANCISCO

COSPNSR    KRUEGER

MLTSPNSR   

Amd S353-a, Ag & Mkts L

Provides that a person is guilty of aggravated cruelty to animals when such
person intentionally kills or causes serious physical injury to an animal with
aggravated cruelty; removes qualification that animal need be a companion
animal.
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SB5017 Actions:

BILL NO    S05017 

05/02/2011 REFERRED TO AGRICULTURE
01/04/2012 REFERRED TO AGRICULTURE
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SB5017 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          5017
 
                               2011-2012 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                       May 2, 2011
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
          when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture
 
        AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation  to  aggra-
          vated cruelty to animals
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-

        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 1 of  section  353-a  of  the  agriculture  and
     2  markets  law, as added by chapter 118 of the laws of 1999, is amended to
     3  read as follows:
     4    1. A person is guilty of aggravated cruelty to animals when,  with  no
     5  justifiable  purpose,  he  or  she  intentionally kills or intentionally
     6  causes serious physical injury to [a companion] an  animal  with  aggra-
     7  vated cruelty.  For purposes of this section, "aggravated cruelty" shall
     8  mean  conduct which:  (i) is intended to cause extreme physical pain; or
     9  (ii) is done or carried  out  in  an  especially  depraved  or  sadistic
    10  manner.
    11    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
    12  have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD01970-01-1
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