senate Bill S6965

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of agriculture and markets to establish a Dine: Pride of New York program for restaurants which use ingredients produced in New York state

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May 15, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Apr 17, 2012 referred to agriculture

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May 15, 2012 - Agriculture committee Vote

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Agriculture Committee Vote: May 15, 2012

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S6965 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9877
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง156-j, Ag & Mkts L

S6965 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of agriculture and markets to establish a Dine: Pride of New York program for restaurants which use ingredients produced in New York state.

S6965 - Sponsor Memo

S6965 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6965

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 17, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. VALESKY, CARLUCCI, KLEIN, SAVINO -- 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 estab-
  lishing the Dine: Pride of New York program for restaurants using  and
  serving New York state produced foods and food products

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

  Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
section 156-j to read as follows:
  S  156-J.  DINE:  PRIDE  OF NEW YORK. 1. DEFINITIONS.  AS USED IN THIS
SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL MEAN:
  (A) "NEW YORK PRODUCT" MEANS (I) NEW YORK  STATE  GROWN  FARM  PRODUCT
PACKED  WITHIN  THIS  STATE IN ACCORDANCE WITH OFFICIAL STANDARDS ESTAB-
LISHED AS PROVIDED BY THIS  ARTICLE,  ARTICLE  THIRTEEN,  ARTICLE  THIR-
TEEN-A, ARTICLE THIRTEEN-B, ARTICLE THIRTEEN-C AND ARTICLE THIRTEEN-D OF
THIS  CHAPTER  OR ANY NEW YORK STATE PRODUCED OR LANDED AQUATIC PRODUCT,
SUBJECT TO AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH RULES AND REGULATIONS TO BE PROMULGAT-
ED BY THE COMMISSIONER; OR
  (II) ANY NEW YORK STATE PROCESSED FOOD  PRODUCT,  MANUFACTURED  WITHIN
THIS  STATE  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  OFFICIAL STANDARDS ESTABLISHED BY THE
COMMISSIONER PURSUANT TO REGULATION, WHICH ARE ESSENTIALLY  COMPOSED  OF
NEW YORK STATE GROWN FARM PRODUCTS, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT WHENEVER THE
COMMISSIONER  DETERMINES, AFTER PUBLIC HEARING, THAT THE USE OF INGREDI-
ENTS NOT GROWN OR PRODUCED IN THIS STATE IS NECESSARY OR  BENEFICIAL  IN
MANUFACTURING  A  PARTICULAR PRODUCT BECAUSE SUCH INGREDIENTS ARE EITHER
NOT GROWN IN NEW YORK OR UNAVAILABLE IN  SUFFICIENT  QUANTITY  OR  AT  A
REASONABLE  PRICE  TO  ALLOW THE PRODUCT TO BE COMPOSED OF ONLY NEW YORK
STATE GROWN FARM PRODUCTS, THE STANDARD FOR SUCH PRODUCT  MAY  AUTHORIZE
THE  INCLUSION OF INGREDIENTS NOT PRODUCED IN THIS STATE, EXCEPT THAT IN
NO EVENT SHALL AN OFFICIAL BRAND OR MARK BE APPROVED FOR USE ON  A  FOOD
PRODUCT UNLESS AT LEAST FIFTY-ONE PERCENT OF ITS CONTENT IS DERIVED FROM
NEW YORK STATE GROWN FARM PRODUCTS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14878-04-2

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