750-h. Denial of license application and suspension and revocation of licenses. 1. An application for a license under this article may be denied or a license to engage in the business of operating a pet cemetery or pet crematorium may be suspended or revoked, by the secretary of state, for any one or more of the following causes:
(a) Fraud or bribery in securing a license;
(b) The making of any false statement as to a material matter in any application or other statement or certificate required by or pursuant to this article;
(c) Incompetency in the operation of a pet cemetery or pet crematorium;
(d) Failure to display the license as provided in this article;
(e) Violation of any provision of this article, or of any rule or regulation adopted hereunder;
(f) Conviction of a crime involving fraud, theft, perjury or bribery or other cause which would permit disqualifications from receiving a license upon the original application;
(g) Failure to retain all pet disposal forms for a period of two years following receipt;
(h) Failure to comply with the duties of a pet cemetery owner or operator as set forth in section seven hundred fifty-v of this article; and
(i) Conviction of a violation of article twenty-six of the agriculture and markets law involving cruelty to animals.
2. Whenever the license to engage in the business of operating a pet cemetery or pet crematorium is revoked, such license shall not be reinstated or reissued until after the expiration of a period of five years from the date of such revocation and the secretary of state approves the license application pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-e of this article.
Last modified: February 3, 2019