S07611 Summary:

BILL NOS07611A
 
SAME ASSAME AS A07140-B
 
SPONSORRITCHIE
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd SS108, 109, 110, 116, 117, 117-a & 122, Ag & Mkts L
 
Relates to fees collected for animal licenses; makes technical corrections relating thereto.
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S07611 Actions:

BILL NOS07611A
 
06/07/2012REFERRED TO AGRICULTURE
06/18/2012AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO AGRICULTURE
06/18/2012PRINT NUMBER 7611A
06/21/2012COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
06/21/2012ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1488
06/21/2012PASSED SENATE
06/21/2012DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
06/21/2012referred to agriculture
06/21/2012substituted for a7140b
06/21/2012ordered to third reading cal.237
06/21/2012passed assembly
06/21/2012returned to senate
08/06/2012DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
08/17/2012SIGNED CHAP.446
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S07611 Floor Votes:

DATE:06/21/2012Assembly Vote  YEA/NAY: 140/4
AbbateYCerettoYGlickYLentolYMurrayYRyanY
AbinantiYClarkYGoldfederYLiftonYNolanYSaladinoY
AmedoreNOColtonYGoodellYLinaresYOaksYSaywardY
ArroyoYConteERGottfriedYLope PDYO'DonnellYScarboroughY
AubryYCookYGrafERLope VJYOrtizYSchimelY
BarclayYCorwinYGuntherYLosquadroYPalmesanoYSchimmingerY
BarrettYCrespoYHannaNOLupardoYPaulinYSimanowitzY
BarronYCrouchYHawleyYMageeYPeoples StokesYSimotasY
BenedettoYCurranYHeastieYMagnarelliYPerryYSkartadosY
BlankenbushYCusickYHevesiYMaiselYPretlowYSmardzY
BoylandYCymbrowitzYHikindYMalliotakisYQuartYStevensonY
BoyleYDenDekkerYHooperYMarkeyYRaYSweeneyY
BraunsteinYDinowitzYJacobsYMayerYRabbittYTediscoY
BrennanYDupreyYJaffeeYMcDonoughYRaiaYTenneyNO
BrindisiYEnglebrightYJeffriesERMcEnenyYRamosYThieleY
BronsonYEspinalYJohnsYMcKevittYReilichYTitoneY
Brook KrasnyYFarrellYJordanYMcLaughlinNOReillyYTitusY
BurlingYFinchYKatzYMengERRive J YTobaccoY
ButlerYFitzpatrickYKavanaghYMill D YRive N YWalterY
CahillYFriendYKearnsYMill JMYRive PMYWeinsteinY
CalhounYGabryszakYKellnerYMill MGYRobertsYWeisenbergY
CamaraYGalefYKolbYMillmanYRobinsonYWeprinY
CanestrariYGanttERLancmanERMontesanoYRodriguezYWrightY
CastelliYGibsonYLatimerYMorelleYRosenthalYZebrowskiY
CastroYGiglioYLavineYMoyaYRussellYMr SpkrY

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S07611 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         7611--A
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                      June 7, 2012
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture  --  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 fees
          collected for animal licenses
 

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1.  Subdivisions  19 and 25 of section 108 of the agriculture
     2  and markets law, subdivision 19 as added by chapter 220 of the  laws  of
     3  1978 and subdivision 25 as added by chapter 170 of the laws of 1998, are
     4  amended to read as follows:
     5    19.  "Recognized  registry association" means any registry association
     6  that operates on a nationwide basis[,] and issues numbered  registration
     7  certificates  [and  keeps such records as may be required by the commis-
     8  sioner].
     9    25. "Working search dog" means any dog that is trained to aid  in  the
    10  search for missing persons[,] and is actually used for such purpose [and

    11  is registered with the department; provided, however, that such services
    12  provided by said dog shall be performed without charge or fee].
    13    §  2. Subdivision 3 of section 109 of the agriculture and markets law,
    14  as added by section 4 of part T of chapter 59 of the laws  of  2010,  is
    15  amended to read as follows:
    16    3.  Municipalities  may  provide for the establishment and issuance of
    17  purebred licenses and, in the event they do so, shall  provide  for  the
    18  assessment  of a surcharge of at least three dollars for the purposes of
    19  carrying out animal population control efforts as  provided  in  section
    20  one  hundred  seventeen-a  of  this  article. Municipalities which issue
    21  purebred licenses shall remit such surcharge collected  to  the  commis-
    22  sioner.

    23    §  3. Subdivision 3 of section 110 of the agriculture and markets law,
    24  as added by section 5 of part T of chapter 59 of the laws  of  2010,  is
    25  amended to read as follows:
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD10715-08-2

        S. 7611--A                          2
 
     1    3.  In addition to the fee charged pursuant to subdivision one of this
     2  section, all municipalities issuing dog licenses pursuant to this  arti-
     3  cle  are  required  to  provide  for  the  assessment  of  an additional
     4  surcharge of at least one dollar for altered dogs  and  at  least  three
     5  dollars for unaltered dogs for the purposes of carrying out animal popu-

     6  lation control efforts as provided in section one hundred seventeen-a of
     7  this  article.   Such surcharges shall be submitted by municipalities to
     8  the commissioner.
     9    § 4. Subdivision 4 of section 116 of the agriculture and markets  law,
    10  as amended by chapter 473 of the laws of 1995 and such section as renum-
    11  bered  by  section  10  of  part T of chapter 59 of the laws of 2010, is
    12  amended to read as follows:
    13    4. In no event shall any of  the  moneys  or  fees  derived  from,  or
    14  collected pursuant to, the provisions of this article except as provided
    15  in  [paragraph c of] subdivision [four] three of section one hundred ten
    16  of this article and section one hundred seventeen-a of this  article  be
    17  used to subsidize the spaying or neutering of cats.

    18    § 5. Subdivision 10 of section 117 of the agriculture and markets law,
    19  as  added  by chapter 220 of the laws of 1978 and such section as renum-
    20  bered by section 12 of part T of chapter 59 of  the  laws  of  2010,  is
    21  amended to read as follows:
    22    10.  The  seizure  of  any  dog  shall not relieve any person from any
    23  violation provided for by section one  hundred  [nineteen]  eighteen  of
    24  this article.
    25    §  6.  Subdivision  6  of section 117-a of the agriculture and markets
    26  law, as added by section 11 of part T of chapter 59 of the laws of 2010,
    27  is amended to read as follows:
    28    6. Any county which has  created  its  own  program,  which  has  been
    29  approved  by  the  administrative  entity  pursuant to this section, may
    30  receive the funds collected by  the  municipalities  within  the  county

    31  pursuant  to subdivision three of section one hundred nine of this arti-
    32  cle and subdivision three of section one hundred ten of this article for
    33  the  sole  purpose  of  administering  such  animal  population  control
    34  program.  Such  county  program shall be subject to this article and the
    35  terms and conditions of the animal population control program, as may be
    36  amended from time to time.
    37    § 7. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 2 of section 122 of the  agriculture
    38  and  markets  law,  as separately amended by chapters 714 and 843 of the
    39  laws of 1980 and such section as renumbered by section 21 of part  T  of
    40  chapter 59 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
    41    (c) provide for the issuance pursuant to the criminal procedure law of
    42  an  appearance  ticket, or in lieu thereof, a uniform appearance ticket,

    43  or in lieu thereof, a uniform appearance ticket and simplified  informa-
    44  tion,  as  provided  in  section one hundred [fourteen] thirteen of this
    45  article, by any dog control officer, peace officer, acting  pursuant  to
    46  his  special duties, or police officer, who is authorized by any munici-
    47  pality to assist in  the  enforcement  of  this  article  for  any  such
    48  violation.
    49    §  8.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
    50  have become a law.
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