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S08221 Summary:

BILL NOS08221
 
SAME ASSAME AS A02982
 
SPONSORADDABBO
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 403, Ag & Mkts L
 
Limits licensing to only pet dealers which sell animals obtained from shelters and rescue organizations.
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S08221 Actions:

BILL NOS08221
 
04/19/2018REFERRED TO AGRICULTURE
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S08221 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          8221
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                     April 19, 2018
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 limiting
          licensing to only pet dealers which sell animals obtained  from  shel-
          ters and rescue organizations
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 403 of the agriculture and markets law  is  amended
     2  by adding a new subdivision 12 to read as follows:
     3    12.  No  pet  dealer  shall  display,  sell,  deliver, offer for sale,
     4  barter, auction, give away, broker or otherwise transfer or  dispose  of
     5  an animal unless it is obtained from:
     6    (a) an animal shelter;
     7    (b)  a  private,  nonprofit  humane society or nonprofit animal rescue
     8  organization; or
     9    (c) an animal shelter, nonprofit humane society  or  nonprofit  animal
    10  rescue  organization  that  operates  out of or in connection with a pet
    11  dealer.
    12    Nothing shall prevent a pet dealer from providing space and  appropri-
    13  ate care for animals owned by an animal shelter, nonprofit humane socie-
    14  ty  or nonprofit animal rescue agency and maintained by a pet dealer for
    15  the purpose of adopting those animals to the public.
    16    § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
    17  have become a law.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD06538-01-7
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