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File #: Int 0870-2018    Version: * Name: Shelter animal adoptions.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 5/9/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to shelter animal adoptions
Sponsors: Joseph C. Borelli, Robert F. Holden, Laurie A. Cumbo, Justin L. Brannan
Council Member Sponsors: 4
Summary: The proposed bill would require the City’s animal shelters to post photographs and relevant information about adoptable animals in their care to their website within 3 days of receiving them.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 870, 2. Int. No. 870, 3. May 9, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 6/18/19, 5. Hearing Testimony 6/18/19, 6. Hearing Transcript 6/18/19
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Int. No. 870

 

By Council Members Borelli, Holden, Cumbo and Brannan

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to shelter animal adoptions

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 17-802 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision k to read as follows:

k. “Adoptable animal” means any animal not suffering from an incurable illness, severe chronic pain, or serious behavioral issues, deemed to be suitable for adoption as defined in subdivision a of this section.

§2.                      Chapter 8 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-816 to read as follows:

                     § 17-816 Advertising of animals. Every animal shelter shall post photographs and relevant information for each adoptable animal, including but not limited to age and sex, to their website within three days of receiving such animal.

§3.                     This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner may take such actions as are necessary to implement this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.

 

 

 

 

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