senate Bill S793A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Makes provisions relating to retail farm operations

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 13, 2012 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 12, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 07, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 06, 2012 1st report cal.288
Feb 29, 2012 print number 793a
amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 04, 2012 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 23, 2011 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 14, 2011 advanced to third reading
Mar 10, 2011 2nd report cal.
Mar 09, 2011 1st report cal.197
Jan 05, 2011 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Mar 6, 2012 - Agriculture committee Vote

S793A
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Mar 6, 2012

Mar 9, 2011 - Agriculture committee Vote

S793
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 9, 2011

absent (1)

Bill Amendments

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S793 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6282A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§301 & 308, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2435

S793 - Summary

Makes provisions relating to retail farm operations; defines retail farm operations as a seasonal or annual enterprise operated for the purpose of selling predominantly farm and food products which are in support of agricultural production; includes retail farm operations under the definition of farm operations and the provisions of sound agricultural practices necessary for on-farm production, preparation and marketing.

S793 - Sponsor Memo

S793 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   793

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation  to  retail
  farm operations

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 11  of  section  301  of  the  agriculture  and
markets  law,  as amended by chapter 120 of the laws of 2010, is amended
and a new subdivision 17 is added to read as follows:
  11. "Farm operation" means the land and on-farm buildings,  equipment,
manure  processing and handling facilities, and practices which contrib-
ute to the production, preparation and marketing of crops, livestock and
livestock products as a commercial enterprise, including  a  "commercial
horse  boarding  operation"  as  defined in subdivision thirteen of this
section, a "timber operation" as defined in subdivision fourteen of this
section [and], "compost,  mulch  or  other  ORGANIC  biomass  crops"  as
defined in subdivision sixteen of this section AND A "RETAIL FARM OPERA-
TION"  AS  DEFINED  IN SUBDIVISION SEVENTEEN OF THIS SECTION.  Such farm
operation may consist of one or more parcels of owned  or  rented  land,
which parcels may be contiguous or noncontiguous to each other.
  17. "RETAIL FARM OPERATION" MEANS A SEASONAL OR ANNUAL ENTERPRISE WITH
EITHER  PERMANENT  OR  NONPERMANENT STRUCTURES THAT ARE OPERATED FOR THE
PURPOSES OF SELLING PREDOMINANTLY FARM AND FOOD PRODUCTS IN  CONJUNCTION
WITH OR IN SUPPORT OF LAND USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION AS DEFINED IN
SUBDIVISION  FOUR  OF  THIS  SECTION.  SUCH PORTION OF THE FARM AND FOOD
PRODUCTS SHALL EXCEED FIFTY PERCENT OF THE GROSS ANNUAL INCOME  OF  SUCH
RETAIL  FARM OPERATION.  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, FARM AND FOOD
PRODUCTS SHALL MEAN ANY AGRICULTURAL,  HORTICULTURAL,  FOREST  OR  OTHER
PRODUCT  OF  THE  SOIL  OR  WATER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO FRESH OR
PROCESSED FRUITS,  VEGETABLES,  EGGS,  DAIRY  PRODUCTS,  MEAT  AND  MEAT

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

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S793A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6282A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§301 & 308, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2435

S793A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes provisions relating to retail farm operations; defines retail farm operations as a seasonal or annual enterprise operated for the purpose of selling predominantly farm and food products which are in support of agricultural production; includes retail farm operations under the definition of farm operations and the provisions of sound agricultural practices necessary for on-farm production, preparation and marketing.

S793A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 793--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. YOUNG, BRESLIN, O'MARA, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, VALE-
  SKY -- (at request of the Legislative Commission on  Rural  Resources)
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the  Committee on Agriculture -- recommitted to the Committee on Agri-
  culture in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to retail
  farm operations

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  11  of  section  301  of the agriculture and
markets law, as amended by chapter 384 of the laws of 2011,  is  amended
and a new subdivision 18 is added to read as follows:
  11.  "Farm operation" means the land and on-farm buildings, equipment,
manure processing and handling facilities, and practices which  contrib-
ute to the production, preparation and marketing of crops, livestock and
livestock  products  as a commercial enterprise, including a "commercial
horse boarding operation" as defined in  subdivision  thirteen  of  this
section, a "timber operation" as defined in subdivision fourteen of this
section,  "compost, mulch or other biomass crops" as defined in subdivi-
sion sixteen of this section [and],  "commercial  equine  operation"  as
defined  in  subdivision  seventeen  of  this section AND A "RETAIL FARM
OPERATION" AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION EIGHTEEN OF THIS SECTION. Such farm
operation may consist of one or more parcels of owned  or  rented  land,
which parcels may be contiguous or noncontiguous to each other.
  18. "RETAIL FARM OPERATION" MEANS A SEASONAL OR ANNUAL ENTERPRISE WITH
EITHER  PERMANENT  OR  NONPERMANENT STRUCTURES THAT ARE OPERATED FOR THE
PURPOSES OF SELLING PREDOMINANTLY FARM AND FOOD PRODUCTS IN  CONJUNCTION
WITH OR IN SUPPORT OF LAND USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION AS DEFINED IN

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

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