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A04611 Summary:

BILL NOA04611
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORRosenthal L
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add §382, Ag & Mkts L
 
Prohibits the shipment of certain live animals by postal mail into, within, or to points outside of the state of New York and provides for a civil penalty not to exceed one thousand dollars per violation.
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A04611 Actions:

BILL NOA04611
 
02/04/2021referred to agriculture
01/05/2022referred to agriculture
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A04611 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          4611
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    February 4, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Agriculture
 
        AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to  prohib-
          iting the shipment of certain live animals by postal mail
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
     2  section 382 to read as follows:
     3    §  382. Prohibition of the shipping of live animals by postal mail. 1.
     4  It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, partnership or corporation to
     5  mail or offer for mailing a live animal by postal mail  into  or  within
     6  the  state  of  New York or from the state of New York to points outside
     7  the state of New York.  As used in this  section,  "live  animal"  shall
     8  mean  any  mammal, bird, reptile, or amphibian. "Postal mail" shall mean
     9  mail that is processed and delivered by the United States postal service
    10  or other mail carrier.  A person, firm, partnership or corporation shall
    11  be considered to have mailed or offered for mailing  a  live  animal  in
    12  violation  of this section when such person, firm, partnership or corpo-
    13  ration causes such live animal and applicable postage or shipping fee to
    14  be physically placed in the  possession  of  the  United  States  postal
    15  service or other mail carrier.
    16    2.  A violation of this section shall be punishable by a civil penalty
    17  not to exceed one thousand dollars.  Each such violation shall be deemed
    18  a separate violation with respect to each animal mailed or  offered  for
    19  mailing.
    20    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02299-01-1
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