S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 23, 2013
Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture
AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to granting
the department of agriculture and markets the sole authority to regu-
late cervid farms
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 16 of the agriculture and markets law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 47 to read as follows:
47. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF ARTICLE ELEVEN OF THE ENVIRON-
MENTAL CONSERVATION LAW, REGULATE AND OVERSEE ALL CERVID FARMS IN THE
STATE. THE AUTHORITY GRANTED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE
DEEMED TO GRANT THE DEPARTMENT EXCLUSIVE AUTHORITY OVER CERVID FARMING.
WITH REGARD THERETO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER AND THE RULES AND
REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT THERETO, SHALL SUPERSEDE THE PROVISIONS
OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW AND ITS IMPLEMENTING RULES AND
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.