senate Bill S4925

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale of carolina fanwort

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  • In Committee
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 24, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 23, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jan 19, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jan 18, 2012 1st report cal.71
Jan 04, 2012 referred to consumer protection
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2011 referred to environmental conservation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 06, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 02, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 01, 2011 1st report cal.920
Apr 29, 2011 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Jan 18, 2012 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Jan 18, 2012

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Jun 1, 2011 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S4925
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committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Jun 1, 2011

excused (1)

S4925 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7341
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง399-tt, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3466, A7039

S4925 - Summary

Prohibits the sale of carolina fanwort, which is scientifically known as cabomba caroliniana grey.

S4925 - Sponsor Memo

S4925 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 4925                                                  A. 7341

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                             April 29, 2011
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Consumer
  Protection

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once  and  referred
  to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the
  sale of carolina fanwort

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
399-tt to read as follows:
  S 399-TT. SALE OF CAROLINA FANWORT PROHIBITED. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
SECTION, "CAROLINA FANWORT" MEANS A WEEDY OR INVASIVE PLANT AND IS KNOWN
SCIENTIFICALLY AS CABOMBA CAROLINIANA GREY.
  2. NO PERSON, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP OR  LIMITED  LIABILITY  COMPANY
SHALL KNOWINGLY SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE CAROLINA FANWORT.
  3.  A  VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE AN OFFENSE
PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS. A  VIOLATION
OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION AFTER HAVING BEEN PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED
OF SUCH AN OFFENSE WITHIN THE PREVIOUS FIVE YEARS SHALL BE PUNISHABLE BY
A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11020-01-1

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