Senate Bill S3495

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides that food processing establishments shall include the operation of home wine makers centers

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2009-S3495 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §251-z-2, ren §251-z-13 to be §251-z-14, add §251-z-13, Ag & Mkts L; amd §§76, 76-a, 76-f & 83, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4533, A7971
2013-2014: S1980, A1959
2015-2016: S1227, A1100

2009-S3495 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the operation of home wine makers centers as food processing establishments under the jurisdiction of the department of agriculture and markets; such centers are places where individuals pay a fee to use space and equipment for the purpose of making wine for personal household use and not for resale; authorizes wineries, farm wineries and micro-wineries to operate such a business.

2009-S3495 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2009-S3495 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2009

Introduced  by  Sen. 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 and the alcoholic bever-
  age control law, in relation to providing that food processing  estab-
  lishments shall include the operation of home wine makers centers


  Section 1. Subdivisions 3 and 4 of section 251-z-2 of the  agriculture
and  markets law, subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 507 of the laws of
1973 and subdivision 4 as added by chapter 863 of the laws of 1972,  are
amended and a new subdivision 5 is added to read as follows:
  3.  The  term  "food  processing  establishment" means any place which
receives food or food products for the purpose of processing  or  other-
wise  adding  to the value of the product for commercial sale, AND THOSE
CONSUMPTION AND NOT FOR COMMERCIAL SALE.  It includes, but is not limit-
ed to, bakeries, processing plants, beverage plants [and], food manufac-
tories,  AND  HOME  WINE  MAKERS  CENTERS.    However, the term does not
include: those establishments that process and manufacture food or  food
products  that  are  sold  exclusively  at retail for consumption on the
premises; those operations which cut meat and sell such meat  at  retail
on  the premises; bottled and bulk water facilities; those food process-
ing establishments which are covered by articles four,  four-a,  five-a,
five-b,  five-c,  five-d, seventeen-b, nineteen[, twenty-b,] and twenty-
one of this chapter;  service  food  establishments,  including  vending
machine commissaries, under permit and inspection by the [state] depart-
ment  of  health  or  by a local health agency which maintains a program
certified and approved by the [state] commissioner of health; establish-
ments under federal meat, poultry or egg product inspection;  or  estab-
lishments  engaged solely in the harvesting, storage, or distribution of
one or more raw agricultural commodities which are  ordinarily  cleaned,

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


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