Purpose

Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture
Senator Darrel J. Aubertine, Chair
9:30 AM, Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Hearing Room B

PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE

Printed No.

Sponsor

Title

2247B
Refer to Codes

Onorato

An act to amend the labor law, in relation to allowing farm workers one day of rest each week, and including farm laborers within the provisions pertaining to overtime compensation and unemployment insurance, and regulating the farm employment of certain employees whose earning capacity is affected or impaired by youth or age, and granting collective bargaining rights to certain farm laborers and establishing an advisory committee on collective bargaining; to amend the public health law, in relation to the application of the sanitary code to all farm and food processing labor camps for migrant workers; and to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to the eligibility of farm laborers for disability benefits and the provision of claim forms to farm laborers injured in the course of employment and in relation to service as farm laborers

6947A
Refer to Finance

Aubertine

An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, the tax law, the vehicle and traffic law and the environmental conservation law, in relation to reducing farm-based taxes, fees and regulatory burdens to help grow the agricultural economy and benefit family farms