senate Bill S5168A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Defines a commercial equine operation and includes commercial equine operation in the definition of a farm operation

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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
Aug 03, 2011 signed chap.384
Jul 22, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 23, 2011 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.614
substituted for a7744a
Jun 14, 2011 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2011 amended on third reading 5168a
May 17, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 11, 2011 1st report cal.620
May 03, 2011 referred to agriculture

S5168 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7744A
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §301, Ag & Mkts L

S5168 - Summary

Defines a commercial equine operation as an agricultural enterprise, consisting of at least seven acres and stabling at least ten horses, regardless of ownership, that receives more than ten thousand dollars or more annually from fees generated through provision of commercial equine activities or production for sale of crops or livestock; includes commercial equine operation in the definition of a farm operation.

S5168 - Sponsor Memo

S5168 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5168

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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  commer-
  cial equine operation in agriculture districts

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 11  of  section  301  of  the  agriculture  and
markets  law,  as amended by chapter 120 of the laws of 2010, is amended
and a new subdivision 17 is added to read as follows:
  11. "Farm operation" means the land and on-farm buildings,  equipment,
manure  processing and handling facilities, and practices which contrib-
ute to the production, preparation and marketing of crops, livestock and
livestock products as a commercial enterprise, including  a  "commercial
horse  boarding  operation"  as  defined in subdivision thirteen of this
section, a "timber operation" as defined in subdivision fourteen of this
section [and], "compost, mulch or other biomass  crops"  as  defined  in
subdivision sixteen of this section AND "COMMERCIAL EQUINE OPERATION" AS
DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  SEVENTEEN OF THIS SECTION. Such farm operation
may consist of one or more  parcels  of  owned  or  rented  land,  which
parcels may be contiguous or noncontiguous to each other.
  17.  "COMMERCIAL  EQUINE  OPERATION" MEANS AN AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISE,
CONSISTING OF AT LEAST SEVEN ACRES AND STABLING  AT  LEAST  TEN  HORSES,
REGARDLESS  OF  OWNERSHIP, THAT RECEIVES TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS OR MORE IN
GROSS RECEIPTS ANNUALLY FROM FEES GENERATED  THROUGH  THE  PROVISION  OF
COMMERCIAL  EQUINE  ACTIVITIES  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO RIDING
LESSONS, TRAIL RIDING ACTIVITIES OR TRAINING OF HORSES  OR  THROUGH  THE
PRODUCTION  FOR  SALE  OF  CROPS,  LIVESTOCK, AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS, OR
THROUGH BOTH THE PROVISION OF SUCH COMMERCIAL EQUINE ACTIVITIES AND SUCH
PRODUCTION. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THIS SUBDIVISION  BE  CONSTRUED
TO  INCLUDE  OPERATIONS  WHOSE PRIMARY ON SITE FUNCTION IS HORSE RACING.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THIS SUBDIVISION, AN AGRICULTURAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10926-01-1

S5168A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7744A
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §301, Ag & Mkts L

S5168A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Defines a commercial equine operation as an agricultural enterprise, consisting of at least seven acres and stabling at least ten horses, regardless of ownership, that receives more than ten thousand dollars or more annually from fees generated through provision of commercial equine activities or production for sale of crops or livestock; includes commercial equine operation in the definition of a farm operation.

S5168A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5168A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5168--A
    Cal. No. 620

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Agriculture  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee,  ordered to first and second report,
  ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to commer-
  cial equine operation in agriculture districts

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  11  of  section  301  of the agriculture and
markets law, as amended by chapter 120 of the laws of 2010,  is  amended
and a new subdivision 17 is added to read as follows:
  11.  "Farm operation" means the land and on-farm buildings, equipment,
manure processing and handling facilities, and practices which  contrib-
ute to the production, preparation and marketing of crops, livestock and
livestock  products  as a commercial enterprise, including a "commercial
horse boarding operation" as defined in  subdivision  thirteen  of  this
section, a "timber operation" as defined in subdivision fourteen of this
section  [and],  "compost,  mulch  or other biomass crops" as defined in
subdivision sixteen of this section AND "COMMERCIAL EQUINE OPERATION" AS
DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION SEVENTEEN OF THIS SECTION.  Such  farm  operation
may  consist  of  one  or  more  parcels  of owned or rented land, which
parcels may be contiguous or noncontiguous to each other.
  17. "COMMERCIAL EQUINE OPERATION" MEANS  AN  AGRICULTURAL  ENTERPRISE,
CONSISTING  OF  AT  LEAST  SEVEN ACRES AND STABLING AT LEAST TEN HORSES,
REGARDLESS OF OWNERSHIP, THAT RECEIVES TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS OR  MORE  IN
GROSS  RECEIPTS  ANNUALLY  FROM  FEES GENERATED THROUGH THE PROVISION OF
COMMERCIAL EQUINE  ACTIVITIES  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO  RIDING
LESSONS,  TRAIL  RIDING  ACTIVITIES OR TRAINING OF HORSES OR THROUGH THE
PRODUCTION FOR SALE OF CROPS,  LIVESTOCK,  AND  LIVESTOCK  PRODUCTS,  OR
THROUGH BOTH THE PROVISION OF SUCH COMMERCIAL EQUINE ACTIVITIES AND SUCH

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

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