Bills Pending New York Senate Agriculture Committee

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NYS07395IntroRelates to authorizing the delivery of liquefied petroleum gas in times of emergency; authorizes delivery by companies who do not own the cylinder, container or receptacle under certain circumstances provided the cylinder, container or receptacle has...
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2018-02-15
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS07733IntroEncourages the expansion of the production of fresh fruits and vegetables by community gardens; directs the state and municipalities to develop more and safer bike lanes and multiple use trails so as to encourage physical activity and reduce carbon e...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS02721IntroEnacts the farmworkers fair labor practices act: grants collective bargaining rights to farm laborers; requires employers of farm laborers to allow at least 24 consecutive hours of rest each week; provides for an 8 hour work day for farm laborers; re...
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2018-02-12
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS02557IntroCreates a task force on animal laws and requires reporting to the governor and legislature of recommendations on how to increase statewide uniformity of such.
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2018-02-09
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS07681IntroRelates to the establishment of the "Farmland for a New Generation" program.
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2018-02-07
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS06226IntroRelates to promoting understanding, awareness and enforcement of animal crime laws.
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2018-01-29
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS01239IntroRelates to the reimbursement of schools for purchasing New York farm products; establishes rates of reimbursement dependent upon the percentage that New York farm products constitute a school's food purchases.
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2018-01-26
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03935IntroIncludes game birds bred pursuant to a game bird license within the definition of "crops, livestock and livestock products" for purposes of agricultural districts.
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2018-01-26
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03376IntroRelates to the prohibition of declawing of cats; makes such violation punishable by a civil penalty not to exceed $1,000.
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2018-01-26
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYA08940EngrossRelates to authorizing the delivery of liquefied petroleum gas in times of emergency; authorizes delivery by companies who do not own the cylinder, container or receptacle under certain circumstances provided the cylinder, container or receptacle has...
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2018-01-17
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS06209IntroRelates to the registration and regulation of animal breeders; requires each to be licensed; creates a breeder licensing fund; exempts not-for-profit organizations.
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2018-01-16
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS07375IntroRelates to aggravated cruelty to animals; removes requirement that an animal be killed with aggravated cruelty in order to be guilty of such crime.
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2018-01-10
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYA00062EngrossRelates to the proper venue for an impounding organization to file a petition for a security to be paid by the owner of a seized animal currently in the care of such organization.
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2018-01-09
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYA00072EngrossRelates to the care of animals; requires regular diurnal light cycles of either natural or artificial light; requires separate space for pregnant or nursing dogs; requires a certain level of sanitation of primary enclosures and cages; requires sanita...
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2018-01-09
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS07348IntroEnacts the "surplus food to charitable organizations act", to require supermarkets to make a reasonable effort to make surplus food available to charitable organizations providing food to the poor, needy and disadvantaged.
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2018-01-09
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS07254IntroEnacts the New York state excess food act which provides for mandatory donation of consumable food products; provides mandatory composting of appropriate materials; establishes the New York state excess food fund which will be funded by fines collect...
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2018-01-05
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03921EngrossRelates to agricultural custom operators.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS04535EngrossIncreases from 50 to 100 acres, the acreage of farm woodland that qualifies as land used in agricultural production for agricultural assessment purposes.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS01141IntroRelates to the seizure of animals.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS02064IntroRelates to owners of lost pets and return of lost pets to their owners; requires the entity with possession to take steps to check the dogs for any identification including tags, tattoos and microchips; makes information available to the public on th...
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS01579IntroRelates to the establishment of a letter grading system for supermarkets.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS00162IntroRequires sugar-sweetened beverages to be labeled with a safety warning.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03194IntroRelates to the humane destruction or other disposition of certain animals by shelters; requires animals to be made available for adoption for 90 days unless a veterinarian certifies that such animal should be humanely destroyed for health reasons.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS07037IntroRelates to restrictions on non-therapeutic use of antimicrobial agents in animals in the absence of any clinical sign of disease in the animals.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS04273IntroRequires each violator of "Buster's Law" to register his or her name and address with the division of criminal justice services.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS01559IntroMakes it unlawful to force feed birds, by hand or machine, for the purpose of fatty enlargement of such bird's liver.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03588EngrossRelates to a community gardens task force.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03687IntroRequires the installation and testing of fire protection systems at pet stores.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS02468IntroEstablishes an animal abuser statewide registry with community notification requirements.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS05846IntroProhibits any person from slaughtering a horse where such person knows or has reason to know that such horse will be used for human consumption; and prohibits any person from selling, bartering, giving away, purchasing, possessing, transporting, deli...
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS04038IntroLimits ownership or possession of companion animals by "Buster's Law" violators and adds definition of equine companion while taking horses out of farm animal definition.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS00620IntroIncludes wildlife animals as those subject to the animal cruelty provisions of the agriculture and markets law.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS04169IntroProhibits any person from transporting, holding, buying, selling, giving, receiving or marketing a nonambulatory animal unless such animal is first humanely euthanized without undue delay from the time that such animal becomes nonambulatory; makes ce...
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS06784IntroRelates to the care of animals; requires regular diurnal light cycles of either natural or artificial light; requires separate space for pregnant or nursing dogs; requires sanitation of primary enclosures and cages; requires sanitary food receptacles...
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS05478IntroRestricts the breeding of dogs and sets standards for the care of breeding dogs and their puppies.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS00567IntroAllows the department of transportation, in conjunction with the department of agriculture and markets, to investigate and resolve any barriers to bulk milk transportation; enables the state department of transportation and the NYC department of tran...
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS01485IntroCreates the animal abuser central registry, and requires that certain convicted animal abusers register with such registry; provides such registrants are prohibited from possessing, adopting, owning, purchasing or exercising control over any animal e...
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS00841IntroMakes the failure to provide food, water or appropriate shelter to a companion animal (dogs and cats) left outside a felony punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000, or imprisonment for not more than 2 years, or by both such fine and imprisonment...
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS01403IntroProvides greater protection for companion pets left outdoors; expands "companion animal" or "pet" to include rabbits, hamsters and birds; makes related provisions.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS01913IntroRelates to the beginning farmer revolving loan program.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS06187IntroRelates to penalties for committing multiple animal cruelty offenses.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03212IntroEnacts stricter requirements for sheltering of dogs outside including protection from wind and loss of body heat.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS00904IntroEstablishes minimum standards for the care and sale of cats and dogs by residential breeders.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS02501EngrossProhibits a person convicted of "Buster's Law" from owning or possessing a companion animal unless authorized by court order, after appropriate psychiatric or psychological testing.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS00251IntroRelates to promoting animal fighting and appropriately punishing individuals associated with such activities.
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS01557IntroEstablishes a five percent surcharge on the sale of animals by pet dealers and the animal shelter and wildlife rehabilitator account to be administered by an animal protection organization to be chosen by the comptroller and the commissioner of taxat...
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03222IntroRelates to outdoor restraints of dogs; prohibits, in the city of New York, tethering for more than 3 hours or a time approved in writing by animal control but not to exceed 12 hours in any 24 hour period; prohibits tethering when a weather advisory o...
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03089IntroEstablishes a twelve percent surcharge on the sale of animals by pet dealers and an animal shelter and wildlife rehabilitator account to be administered by an animal protection organization to be chosen by the comptroller and the commissioner of agri...
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03832IntroCreates a "Grown in New York" program campaign to increase awareness and consumption of locally grown and produced foods and related products, and to increase the production and improve the distribution of foods and related products for local consump...
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS03221IntroRequires duly incorporated humane society, pound or shelter to make reasonable efforts to locate the owner of certain animals or provide for the fostering or adoption of such animals; provides that such efforts shall include, but not be limited to, c...
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2018-01-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
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