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S08973 Summary:

BILL NOS08973
 
SAME ASSAME AS A09296
 
SPONSORHINCHEY
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 117, Ag & Mkts L
 
Authorizes the return of a dog to its owner or custodian.
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S08973 Actions:

BILL NOS08973
 
05/03/2022REFERRED TO AGRICULTURE
05/10/20221ST REPORT CAL.1311
05/11/20222ND REPORT CAL.
05/16/2022ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
05/25/2022SUBSTITUTED BY A9296
 A09296 AMEND= McDonald
 02/23/2022referred to agriculture
 03/29/2022reported
 03/31/2022advanced to third reading cal.514
 04/04/2022passed assembly
 04/04/2022delivered to senate
 04/04/2022REFERRED TO AGRICULTURE
 05/25/2022SUBSTITUTED FOR S8973
 05/25/20223RD READING CAL.1311
 05/25/2022PASSED SENATE
 05/25/2022RETURNED TO ASSEMBLY
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S08973 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          8973
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                       May 3, 2022
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen. HINCHEY -- 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  author-
          izing the return of a dog to its owner or custodian
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1.  Section 117 of the agriculture and markets law is  amended
     2  by adding a new subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
     3    1-a.  Notwithstanding the seizure requirements provided in subdivision
     4  one of this section, dog control officer or peace officer, acting pursu-
     5  ant to his or her special duties, or police officer in the employ of  or
     6  under  contract  to a municipality may, if there is no probable cause to
     7  believe the dog is dangerous, return any  dog  with  a  current  license
     8  directly  to  the  dog's  owner  or  custodian  of record at the address
     9  provided on such dog's license.
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD14637-01-2
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