senate Bill S3693

Signed by Governor

Defines the term "land used in silvopasturing"

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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  • 11 / Feb / 2013
    • REFERRED TO AGRICULTURE
  • 05 / Mar / 2013
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.152
  • 06 / Mar / 2013
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 07 / Mar / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 19 / Mar / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 19 / Mar / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 19 / Mar / 2013
    • REFERRED TO AGRICULTURE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • DIED IN ASSEMBLY
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO AGRICULTURE
  • 11 / Feb / 2014
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • 28 / May / 2014
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.942
  • 29 / May / 2014
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 02 / Jun / 2014
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 12 / Jun / 2014
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 12 / Jun / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 12 / Jun / 2014
    • REFERRED TO WAYS AND MEANS
  • 19 / Jun / 2014
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A166
  • 19 / Jun / 2014
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.593
  • 19 / Jun / 2014
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 19 / Jun / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 17 / Dec / 2014
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 29 / Dec / 2014
    • SIGNED CHAP.547

Summary

Defines the term "land used in silvopasturing" to mean the intentional combination of trees, forages and livestock managed as a single integrated practice for the collective benefit of each, including the planting of appropriate grasses and legume forages among trees for sound grazing and livestock husbandry.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A166
Versions:
S3693
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง301, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Cycle:
S5160B, A7655B
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3693

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RITCHIE, VALESKY -- 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  the
  definition of land used in silvopasturing

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 301 of the agriculture and markets
law is amended by adding a new paragraph m to read as follows:
  M.  LAND USED IN SILVOPASTURING SHALL BE LIMITED TO UP TO  TEN  FENCED
ACRES PER LARGE LIVESTOCK, INCLUDING CATTLE, HORSES AND CAMELIDS, AND UP
TO FIVE FENCED ACRES PER SMALL LIVESTOCK, SUCH AS SHEEP, HOGS, GOATS AND
POULTRY.    FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, "SILVOPASTURING" SHALL
MEAN THE INTENTIONAL COMBINATION OF TREES, FORAGES AND LIVESTOCK MANAGED
AS A SINGLE INTEGRATED PRACTICE FOR  THE  COLLECTIVE  BENEFIT  OF  EACH,
INCLUDING  THE  PLANTING OF APPROPRIATE GRASSES AND LEGUME FORAGES AMONG
TREES FOR SOUND GRAZING AND LIVESTOCK HUSBANDRY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04929-01-3

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