assembly Bill A10101

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes provisions to combat the incidence of adult and childhood obesity

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2012 reported referred to ways and means
May 03, 2012 referred to agriculture

A10101 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3, 16, 281 & 283, Ag & Mkts L; amd §224-b, County L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A6628, S2438

A10101 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes provisions to combat the incidence of adult and childhood obesity; provides for direct marketing of fresh vegetables and fruits in areas with a high incidence of adult and child obesity; directs Cornell cooperative extension program to offer obesity and respiratory disease prevention programs.

A10101 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 3, 2012

Introduced  by M. of A. ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to  combat-
  ing  the  incidence  of adult and child obesity and encouraging direct
  marketing of fresh fruits and vegetables in areas with  a  high  inci-
  dence  of  adult  and  child  obesity; and to amend the county law, in
  relation to the Cornell cooperative extension system relating to adult
  and childhood obesity, asthma, and respiratory illness prevention


  Section 1. Section 3 of the agriculture and markets law, as amended by
chapter 651 of the laws of 1946, is amended to read as follows:
  S 3. Declaration of policy and purposes.  The agricultural industry is
basic  to  the  life  of  our state. It vitally concerns and affects the
welfare, health, economic well-being and productive and industrial capa-
bilities of all our people. It is the policy and duty of  the  state  to
promote,  foster,  and  encourage the agricultural industry, with proper
standards of living for those engaged therein; to design  and  establish
long-range  programs  for its stabilization and profitable operation; to
increase through education, research, regulation, and scientific  means,
the  quantity, quality, and efficiency of its production; to improve its
marketing system; to encourage adequate and skilled assistance for agri-
cultural enterprises; to maintain at fair prices uncontrolled by  specu-
lation  the  instrumentalities  and  products  of agriculture; to remove
unnecessary or unfair costs and obstacles in the [transporation]  TRANS-
PORTATION,  storage,  processing,  distribution,  marketing, and sale of
agricultural products; to prevent frauds  in  the  traffic  therein;  to
promote an expanded demand for the state's agricultural products and the
intelligent  uses  thereof  by  consumers as pure and wholesome food; to
protect the public health and to eliminate the evils  of  under-nourish-
ment;  to  encourage  the selection and consumption of food according to
sound dietary and nutritional principles; TO IMPROVE OUR CITIZENS' OVER-

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