New York Agriculture & Markets Law

Sec. § 353-C
Electrocution of Fur-bearing Animals Prohibited


Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall intentionally kill, or stun to facilitate the killing of, a fur-bearing animal by means of an electrical current. For the purpose of this section, “fur-bearing animal” means arctic fox, red fox, silver fox, chinchilla, mink, pine marten, muskrat, and those fur-bearing animals included within the provisions of section 11-1907 of the environmental conservation law.


A violation of subdivision one of this section is a class A misdemeanor.

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