S05408 Summary:

BILL NOS05408
 
SAME ASSAME AS A03673
 
SPONSORMARTINEZ
 
COSPNSRBOYLE
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add 11-0541, En Con L
 
Relates to prohibiting the issuance of permits authorizing the use of wild animals in circuses; excepts an accredited zoo and a wildlife sanctuary.
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S05408 Actions:

BILL NOS05408
 
04/30/2019REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
06/03/2019COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
06/03/2019ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1149
06/11/2019PASSED SENATE
06/11/2019DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
06/11/2019referred to environmental conservation
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S05408 Committee Votes:

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S05408 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S05408 Memo:

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S05408 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          5408
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                     April 30, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sens. MARTINEZ, BOYLE -- read twice and ordered printed,
          and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Environmental
          Conservation
 
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  environmental  conservation law, in relation to
          prohibiting the issuance  of  permits  authorizing  the  use  of  wild
          animals in circuses

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. The environmental conservation law is amended by  adding  a
     2  new section 11-0541 to read as follows:
     3  § 11-0541. Prohibition on the issuance of permits authorizing the use of
     4               wild animals in circuses.
     5    1.  The department shall not issue a permit or license, including, but
     6  not limited to, an education or exhibition permit or  an  endangered  or
     7  threatened  species license, authorizing the exhibition of a wild animal
     8  in a circus, notwithstanding a valid United States department  of  agri-
     9  culture license.
    10    2. Such a prohibition shall not apply to:
    11    a. an accredited zoo accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquari-
    12  ums;
    13    b. a wildlife sanctuary.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect December 31, 2020.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07666-01-9
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