senate Bill S7450

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Prohibits the manufacture, distribution, sale and use of commercial feed for poultry containing roxarsone or any substance containing arsenic

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May 21, 2012 referred to agriculture

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S7450 - Details

Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §131-a, Ag & Mkts L

S7450 - Summary

Prohibits the manufacture, distribution, sale and use of commercial feed for poultry containing roxarsone or any substance containing arsenic; violation of such provisions shall constitute a class A misdemeanor.

S7450 - Sponsor Memo

S7450 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7450

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GIANARIS -- 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  the
  manufacture, distribution, sale and use of commercial feed for poultry
  containing roxarsone or any other substance that contains arsenic

  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 131-a to read as follows:
  S  131-A.  COMMERCIAL  FEED  FOR  POULTRY; ROXARSONE PROHIBITED. 1. NO
PERSON IN THIS STATE SHALL MANUFACTURE,  DISTRIBUTE,  SELL  OR  USE  ANY
COMMERCIAL  FEED  FOR  POULTRY,  AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION SIXTEEN OF
SECTION NINETY-B OF THIS CHAPTER, WHICH CONTAINS ROXARSONE OR ANY  OTHER
SUBSTANCE THAT CONTAINS ARSENIC.
  2.  ANY  PERSON THAT VIOLATES SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE
GUILTY OF A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR AS DEFINED IN THE PENAL LAW.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15518-02-2

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