New York State Legislature Watch

(As of August 22, 2011)

Eliminate Tax on Pet Foods
Bill Number: S. 2739 (Stavisky) & A. 6354 (Kavanagh)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Notify Students of Legal Rights re: Dissection
Bill Number: S. 3751 (Duane) & A. 3467 (Rosenthal)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Humane Education Teacher Training
Bill Number: S. 3177 (Padavan) & A. 427 (Kavanagh)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Humane Education in Secondary Schools
Bill Number: A. 6126 (Rosenthal)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Animal Cruelty & Fighting Law Enforcement Database
Bill Number: A. 6684 (Rosenthal)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Permit Seniors Over 62 to Have Pets
Bill Number: S. 3179 (Padavan) & A. 2564 (Glick)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Animal Adoption Tax Credit
Bill Number: A. 992
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Ban on Canned Shoots
Bill Number: S. 3223 (Kruger) & A. 6788 (Glick)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Ban on Shooting Contests
Bill Number: S 845 (Marcellino) & A. 2559 (Glick)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Ban on Trapping for Sport
Bill Number: A. 3022 (Benjamin)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Ban on Horse Slaughter
Bill Number: S. 3178 (Padavan) & A. 3736 (Glick)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Ban on Bushmeat
Bill Number: A. 4461 (Ball)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Make Cruelty to Wildilfe a Felony
Bill Number: S. 2425 (Padavan) & A. 6077 (Rosenthal)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Require Fire Sprinklers in Pet Stores & Other Facilities
Bill Number: A. 6987 (Saladino)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Protecting Downed Animals
Bill Number: S. 751 (Krueger) & A. 5512 (Englebright)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Felony Spectator at an Animal Fight
Bill Number: S. 3926 (Stavisky) & A. 6287 (Lentol)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Toll-Free Animal Fighting Tips Line
Bill Number: S. 1508 (DeFrancisco) & A. 1376 (Paulin)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Puppy Mill Restrictions
Bill Number: A. 7285 (Paulin)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Criminalize Possession of Animal Cruelty Images
Bill Number: S. 2755 (Johnson) & A. 3130 (Bradley)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Cruelty Convicts & Reimbursements for Animal Organizations
Bill Number: S. 3155 (Johnson) & A. 3167 (Bradley)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Legalization of Elk and Moose Hunting
Bill Number: S. 2239 (Volker) & A. 815 (DelMonte)
Vote Humane Position: Oppose
Status: Pending

New York City Council

Permit Seniors Over 62 to Have Pets
Bill Number: Intro. No. 751 (Arroyo)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Clarification of Pet Law to Protect Renters with Pets
Bill Number: Intro. No. 13 (Avella)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Clarification of Pet Law to Protect Renters & Co-Op Members with Pets
Bill Number: Intro. No. 294 (Katz)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Require Fire Sprinklers in Pet Stores & Other Facilities
Bill Number: Intro. No. 417 (Gerson)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Ban on Use of Wild Animals in Circuses & Other Performances
Bill Number: Intro. No. 389 (Mendez)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Ban on Tethering of Dogs for More than 3 Hours in 12 Hour Period
Bill Number: Intro. No. 545 (Vallone, Jr.)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Ban on Cruel Rodeo Events & Practices
Bill Number: Intro. No. 50 (Avella)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Ban on Horse-Drawn Carriages
Bill Number: Intro. No. 658 (Avella)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending, first hearing held 1/30/09

Remove ASPCA Oversight of Horse-Drawn Carriage Industry
Bill Number: Intro. No. 653 (Stewart)
Vote Humane Position: Oppose
Status: Pending, first hearing held 1/30/09

Rate Increase for Horse-Drawn Carriages
Bill Number: Intro. No. 652 (Gennaro)
Vote Humane Position: Oppose
Status: Pending

Resolution in Support of Citywide Trap, Neuter & Release Program
Bill Number: Reso. No. 1570 (James)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Resolution Urging Notification to Schools of Humane Education Law
Bill Number: Reso. No. 497 (Avella)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Tabled by full Council on 12/18/08

Resolution Urging Assessment of Compliance with Humane Education Law
Bill Number: Reso. No. 1541 (Jackson)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Passed by full Council on 12/18/08

Resolution in Support of Federal “Downed Animal Protection Act”
Bill Number: Reso. No. 611 (Vallone)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Resolution Recognizing Link between Child Abuse & Animal Abuse
Bill Number: Reso. No. 1540 (Gonzalez)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Resolution Denouncing Use & Production of Fur
Bill Number: Reso. No. 149 (Vallone)
Vote Humane Position: Support
Status: Pending

Resolution in Support of Ban on Pit Bulls
Bill Number: Reso. No. 156 (Vallone)
Vote Humane Position: Oppose
Status: Pending

Resolution in Support of Ban on Pit Bulls
Bill Number: Reso. No. 78 (Koppell)
Vote Humane Position: Oppose
Status: Pending

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