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A07964 Summary:

SAME ASNo same as
SPONSORSaladino (MS)
MLTSPNSRMcDonough, Montesano
Add S392-j, Gen Bus L
Requires a working fire suppression system as well as an alarm system which is directly connected to the police or fire station in any permanent structure where animals are housed or displayed; does not apply to farms or circuses.
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A07964 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2011-2012 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      May 25, 2011
        Introduced  by M. of A. SALADINO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. McDO-
          NOUGH, MONTESANO -- read once and referred to the Committee  on  Agri-
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general  business law, in relation to requiring
          certain safety measures where animals are housed or displayed

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
     2  392-j to read as follows:
     3    §  392-j.  Animal  fire safety requirements. 1. Every closed permanent
     4  structure where animals are  housed  or  displayed,  including  but  not
     5  limited  to pet shops, kennels, riding stables and indoor animal exhibi-
     6  tions,  except  a  circus,  shall  be  equipped  with  a  working   fire
     7  suppression  system;  and  shall  have  a  working alarm system which is
     8  directly connected to police and/or fire fighting facilities.
     9    2. The provisions of subdivision one of this section shall  not  apply
    10  to farms.

    11    §  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth 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.
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