Bills Pending New York Senate Agriculture Committee

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NYS08807IntroRelates to automobile tire inflation machines; vests jurisdiction over automobile tire inflation machines with the state.
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2018-05-21
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYA08083EngrossDirects the commissioner of agriculture and markets to develop guidelines for vegetation management plans to be used by persons or corporations that make claims that they provide pollinator protection.
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2018-05-16
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS08605IntroDirects to advisory council on agriculture to study the co-location of farms and renewable energy projects in an effort to enhance compatibility between renewable energy development and the protection of natural and agricultural resources.
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2018-05-10
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS08695IntroExpands the FreshConnect program, which provides rebates for the purchase of local produce to certain people, to include local produce sold in supermarkets and grocery stores.
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2018-05-10
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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2018-05-09
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS05309EngrossRelates to the inspection and sale of seeds, agricultural liming materials and commercial fertilizer.
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2018-05-09
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS08362IntroIncludes the use of affordability provisions in the commissioner's evaluation of applications for funding for agricultural protection plans.
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2018-05-03
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS08274IntroRelates to developing a beekeeper registry program; provides notification of such program to purchasers of bees and beekeeping equipment.
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2018-04-25
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS08256IntroEstablishes a tax credit for farmers who maximize carbon sequestration potential through a "carbon farming" land management strategy; directs DEC to develop regulations related to certifying the amount of carbon sequestered or emissions reduced.
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2018-04-24
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS08221IntroLimits licensing to only pet dealers which sell animals obtained from shelters and rescue organizations.
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2018-04-19
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS08110IntroRelates to the posting of prices for motor fuel and diesel fuel grade posting requirements.
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2018-03-29
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS08080IntroIncludes reckless operation of a motor vehicle resulting in the death or serious injury of a companion animal in the definition aggravated animal cruelty.
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2018-03-26
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS08031IntroRelates to the promotion, market and sale of New York state farm products for holiday celebrations and decorations.
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2018-03-21
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS07986IntroRelates 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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2018-03-16
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS07937IntroRelates to appropriation and apportionment of moneys for the promotion of agriculture and domestic arts in the county of Orange.
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2018-03-12
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS05556IntroAmends the definitions of pet dealer; decreases the number of animals a person can distribute to fit under the exemption.
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2018-03-07
To Senate Agriculture Committee
NYS07840IntroRelates to expanding the types of goods made and the methods of sale used by home processors to include direct and indirect internet sales; home-based in-person sales; home-based delivery services; and community-supported agriculture subscriptions.
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2018-03-01
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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2018-02-20
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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