senate Bill S774

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the transportation of bulk milk

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to agriculture
Jan 05, 2011 referred to agriculture


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

S774 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E


                             January 5, 2011

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG,  BONACIC,  RANZENHOFER  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on

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


  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
  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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