senate Bill S4295

Relates to making the onion the state vegetable

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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  • 28 / Mar / 2011
    • REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
  • 04 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS

Summary

Makes the onion the official state vegetable.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6968
Versions:
S4295
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Senate Investigations And Government Operations
Law Section:
State Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง89, State L

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BILL NUMBER:S4295

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the state law, in relation to making the onion the official
state vegetable

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
To establish the onion as the official vegetable of New York State.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Amends the State law by adding a new section 89 designating the onion
as the official vegetable of the state of New York.

JUSTIFICATION:
Onions aye one of the most important vegetable crops in New York in
terms of crop value. The principle type of onion grown is the pungent
yellow globe, and most aye produced on muck (high organic matter)
soils. Costs of production are higher for onions than any other
vegetable crop in New York.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE
This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4295

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 28, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the state law, in relation to making the onion the offi-
  cial state vegetable

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The state law is amended by adding a new section 89 to read
as follows:
  S  89.  STATE  VEGETABLE. THE ONION SHALL BE THE OFFICIAL VEGETABLE OF
THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10545-01-1

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