|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to agriculture|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to agriculture|
senate Bill S774
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S774 - Details
- Law Section:
- Agriculture and Markets Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L; amd §385, V & T L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S774 - Summary
Allows the department of transportation, in conjunction with the department of agriculture and markets, to investigate and resolve any barriers to bulk milk transportation; enables the state department of transportation and the NYC department of transportation to jointly establish weight standards for bulk milk haulers traveling within NYC.
S774 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S774 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to the powers and duties of the commissioner; and to amend the vehicle and traffic law in relation to the transportation of bulk milk PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow the Departments of Agriculture and Markets and Transportation to investigate and resolve any unreasonable barriers to milk transportation in New York City and Long Island. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends section 16 of the Agriculture and Markets and Transportation to investigate and resolve any unreasonable barriers to milk transportation in New York City and Long Island. JUSTIFICATION: Current restrictions on bulk milk haulers are having a devastating effect on dairy operations on Long Island and in New York City. The State and City need to work together to resolve this issue and permit New York's dairy operations to continue their important role in delivering Upstate New York farm milk to consumers through stores, schools, medical facilities and other institutions in New
S774 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 774 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. YOUNG, BONACIC, RANZENHOFER -- 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 powers and duties of the commissioner; and to amend the vehicle and traffic law in relation to the transportation of bulk milk THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 16 of the agriculture and markets law, such section as renumbered by chapter 16 of the laws of 1935, is amended to read as follows: 4. Investigate the sources of food supply for the state, the production, transportation, storage, marketing and distribution of food sold, offered for sale, stored or held within the state, the cost OR BARRIERS of transportation to the leading centers of population and of distribution to consumers. S 2. Subdivision 11 of section 16 of the agriculture and markets law, as amended by chapter 267 of the laws of 1970, is amended to read as follows: 11. Co-operate with the commissioner of transportation with the view of obtaining suitable, expeditious and economical facilities for the shipment of food, and recommend as to the action to be taken by such commissioner to avoid and prevent unfair discrimination in such shipment and unreasonable delay OR BARRIERS in the transportation thereof, and to obtain fair and reasonable rates for such transportation. S 3. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 15 of section 385 of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by section 3 of part C of chapter 59 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows: (d) Except during storms, floods, fires or other public emergencies, no such permit may be issued to include a towing operation involving EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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