senate Bill S7656

Signed By Governor
2009-2010 Legislative Session

Requires identification of practices most susceptible to threats from dumping out of state products

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 17, 2010 signed chap.527
Sep 07, 2010 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2010 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.197
substituted for a10872
Jun 07, 2010 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 27, 2010 advanced to third reading
May 26, 2010 2nd report cal.
May 25, 2010 1st report cal.607
Apr 29, 2010 referred to agriculture

S7656 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง160-v, Ag & Mkts L

S7656 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires identification of practices most susceptible to threats from dumping out of state products.

S7656 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7656 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 29, 2010

Introduced by Sen. AUBERTINE -- 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
  dumping of certain agricultural products


  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section  160-v of the agriculture and
markets law, as added by chapter 668 of the laws of 2007, is amended  to
read as follows:
  1.  No  person,  firm,  partnership,  corporation  or association that
sells, offers for sale or distributes any food product  shall  dump,  or
otherwise  discard  in a manner reasonably and causally connected to the
contamination of food, any cull or waste pile consisting of any agricul-
tural product not produced in this state, including, but not limited to,
vegetables, fruits and other like produce  falling  below  the  official
standard  or  grade of quality for such product. After consultation with
the New York state college of agriculture and life sciences  at  Cornell
university, the commissioner shall IDENTIFY ESTABLISHMENTS AND PRACTICES
rules and regulations for the proper disposal of any such cull or  waste
pile  IN  SUCH CASES, provided that such regulations include options for
landfill disposal, composting and deep burial.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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