|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 21, 2012||committed to rules|
|Mar 29, 2012||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 28, 2012||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 27, 2012||1st report cal.455|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to agriculture|
|Jun 15, 2011||referred to rules|
senate Bill S5767
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5767 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Agriculture and Markets Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L
S5767 - Summary
Grants the department of agriculture and markets the exclusive authority to regulate cervid (deer and elk) farms; eliminates the authority of the department of environmental conservation to regulate such farms.
S5767 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S5767 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to granting the department of agriculture and markets the sole authority to regulate cervid farms PURPOSE: This legislation will improve annual reporting, by removing duplicative reporting requirements and provide cost savings while reducing the work load on cervid farmers and the Department of Environmental Conservation. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section One - amends Section 16 of the agriculture and markets law by adding a new subdivision 47 to grant the authority regulate and oversee all cervid farms in the state of New York to the Department of Agriculture and Markets. JUSTIFICATION: Currently, cervid farmers are regulated by two state agencies, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets. Both agencies require annual reports from cervid farmers for the purpose of regulating the control and spread of disease.
S5767 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5767 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 15, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BALL -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to granting the department of agriculture and markets the sole authority to regu- late cervid farms THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 16 of the agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new subdivision 47 to read as follows: 47. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF ARTICLE ELEVEN OF THE ENVIRON- MENTAL CONSERVATION LAW, REGULATE AND OVERSEE ALL CERVID FARMS IN THE STATE. THE AUTHORITY GRANTED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE DEEMED TO GRANT THE DEPARTMENT EXCLUSIVE AUTHORITY OVER CERVID FARMING. WITH REGARD THERETO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER AND THE RULES AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT THERETO, SHALL SUPERSEDE THE PROVISIONS OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAW AND ITS IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11941-01-1
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