senate Bill S5499

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to maple syrup packaging; exempts wash water from maple syrup processing from environmental permit requirements

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Feb 07, 2012 advanced to third reading
Feb 06, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jan 31, 2012 1st report cal.147
Jan 04, 2012 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 16, 2011 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 07, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2011 1st report cal.939
May 26, 2011 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Jan 31, 2012 - Agriculture committee Vote

S5499
8
1
committee
8
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Jan 31, 2012

nay (1)
excused (1)

Jun 1, 2011 - Agriculture committee Vote

S5499
9
1
committee
9
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Jun 1, 2011

nay (1)

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S5499 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7657
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §160-u, Ag & Mkts L; amd §17-0807, En Con L

S5499 - Summary

Relates to maple syrup packaging; exempts wash water from maple syrup processing from environmental permit requirements.

S5499 - Sponsor Memo

S5499 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5499

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 26, 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 consumer
  packaging of maple syrup; and to amend the environmental  conservation
  law, in relation to wash water from maple syrup processing

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

  Section 1. Subdivision b of  section  160-u  of  the  agriculture  and
markets  law,  as amended by chapter 478 of the laws of 1971, is amended
to read as follows:
  b. Every consumer package of maple syrup offered or exposed  for  sale
shall be plainly AND CONSPICUOUSLY marked as to the grade.
  S  2. Section 17-0807 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER LAW TO THE CONTRARY, WASH WATER  PRODUCED
DURING  THE  PROCESS  OF  MAKING  MAPLE  SYRUP SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED A
POLLUTANT UNDER THIS TITLE AND SHALL BE EXEMPTED FROM ANY  STATE  POLLU-
TANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM PERMIT REQUIREMENTS.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11542-01-1

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