S06774 Summary:

BILL NO    S06774A

SAME AS    SAME AS A09552-A

SPONSOR    RITCHIE

COSPNSR    AVELLA, BONACIC, BRESLIN, DILAN, KRUEGER, STAVISKY

MLTSPNSR   

Amd S351, Ag & Mkts L

Prohibits persons from owning, possessing, selling, transferring or
manufacturing animal fighting paraphernalia with intent to engage in animal
fighting.
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S06774 Actions:

BILL NO    S06774A

03/21/2012 REFERRED TO AGRICULTURE
03/27/2012 1ST REPORT CAL.457
03/28/2012 2ND REPORT CAL.
03/29/2012 ADVANCED TO THIRD READING 
04/19/2012 PASSED SENATE
04/19/2012 DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
04/19/2012 referred to codes
05/30/2012 RECALLED FROM ASSEMBLY
05/30/2012 returned to senate
05/30/2012 VOTE RECONSIDERED - RESTORED TO THIRD READING
05/30/2012 AMENDED ON THIRD READING 6774A
06/13/2012 SUBSTITUTED BY A9552A
           A09552  AMEND=A  McEneny
           03/13/2012 referred to agriculture
           03/20/2012 reported referred to codes
           05/29/2012 amend and recommit to codes
           05/29/2012 print number 9552a
           06/05/2012 reported referred to rules
           06/06/2012 reported 
           06/06/2012 rules report cal.58
           06/06/2012 ordered to third reading rules cal.58
           06/06/2012 passed assembly
           06/06/2012 delivered to senate
           06/06/2012 REFERRED TO AGRICULTURE
           06/13/2012 SUBSTITUTED FOR S6774A
           06/13/2012 3RD READING CAL.457
           06/13/2012 PASSED SENATE
           06/13/2012 RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
           07/06/2012 delivered to governor
           07/18/2012 signed chap.144
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S06774 Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S06774 Text:

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

                                        6774--A
           Cal. No. 457

                                   I N  S E N A T E

                                    March 21, 2012
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by  Sens. RITCHIE, AVELLA, BONACIC, BRESLIN, DILAN, KRUEGER,
         STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed  to  be
         committed  to  the Committee on Agriculture -- reported favorably from
         said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third
         reading, passed by Senate and delivered  to  the  Assembly,  recalled,
         vote  reconsidered,  restored  to  third  reading, amended and ordered
         reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

       AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to  prohib-
         iting  persons from owning, possessing, selling, transferring or manu-
         facturing animal fighting paraphernalia

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

    1    Section  1.  Section 351 of the agriculture and markets law is amended
    2  by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
    3    6. (A) ANY PERSON WHO INTENTIONALLY OWNS, POSSESSES, SELLS,  TRANSFERS
    4  OR  MANUFACTURES ANIMAL FIGHTING PARAPHERNALIA WITH THE INTENT TO ENGAGE
    5  IN OR OTHERWISE PROMOTE OR FACILITATE  ANIMAL  FIGHTING  AS  DEFINED  IN
    6  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS  SECTION  IS  GUILTY OF A CLASS B MISDEMEANOR
    7  PUNISHABLE BY IMPRISONMENT FOR A PERIOD OF UP TO NINETY DAYS,  OR  BY  A
    8  FINE NOT TO EXCEED FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS, OR BY BOTH SUCH FINE AND IMPRI-
    9  SONMENT.  ANY PERSON WHO ENGAGES IN THE CONDUCT SPECIFIED IN THIS SUBDI-
   10  VISION AFTER HAVING BEEN CONVICTED WITHIN THE PREVIOUS FIVE YEARS  OF  A
   11  VIOLATION OF THIS SUBDIVISION IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR AND IS PUNISHA-
   12  BLE  BY  IMPRISONMENT  FOR A PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED ONE YEAR, OR BY A FINE
   13  NOT TO EXCEED ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS, OR BY BOTH SUCH FINE  AND  IMPRISON-
   14  MENT.
   15    (B)  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, ANIMAL FIGHTING PARAPHERNALIA SHALL
   16  MEAN EQUIPMENT, PRODUCTS, OR  MATERIALS  OF  ANY  KIND  THAT  ARE  USED,
   17  INTENDED  FOR  USE,  OR  DESIGNED  FOR USE IN THE TRAINING, PREPARATION,
   18  CONDITIONING  OR  FURTHERANCE  OF  ANIMAL  FIGHTING.   ANIMAL   FIGHTING
   19  PARAPHERNALIA INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:
   20    (I)  A  BREAKING  STICK,  WHICH  MEANS A DEVICE DESIGNED FOR INSERTION
   21  BEHIND THE MOLARS OF A DOG FOR THE PURPOSE OF BREAKING THE DOG'S GRIP ON
   22  ANOTHER ANIMAL OR OBJECT;

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD15029-03-2
       S. 6774--A                          2

    1    (II) A CAT MILL, WHICH MEANS A DEVICE THAT ROTATES  AROUND  A  CENTRAL
    2  SUPPORT  WITH  ONE  ARM DESIGNED TO SECURE A DOG AND ONE ARM DESIGNED TO
    3  SECURE A CAT, RABBIT, OR OTHER SMALL ANIMAL BEYOND THE GRASP OF THE DOG;
    4    (III)  A  TREADMILL,  WHICH  MEANS AN EXERCISE DEVICE CONSISTING OF AN
    5  ENDLESS BELT ON WHICH THE ANIMAL WALKS OR RUNS WITHOUT CHANGING PLACES;
    6    (IV) A SPRINGPOLE, WHICH MEANS A BITING SURFACE ATTACHED TO A STRETCH-
    7  ABLE DEVICE, SUSPENDED AT A HEIGHT SUFFICIENT  TO  PREVENT  A  DOG  FROM
    8  REACHING THE BITING SURFACE WHILE TOUCHING THE GROUND;
    9    (V)  A  FIGHTING  PIT, WHICH MEANS A WALLED AREA, OR OTHERWISE DEFINED
   10  AREA, DESIGNED TO CONTAIN AN ANIMAL FIGHT;
   11    (VI) ANY OTHER INSTRUMENT COMMONLY USED IN THE FURTHERANCE OF  PITTING
   12  AN ANIMAL AGAINST ANOTHER ANIMAL.
   13    S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
   14  have become a law.
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