senate Bill S80

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the non-therapeutic use of antimicrobial agents in animals

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to agriculture
Apr 05, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to agriculture

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S80 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5582
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง84, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7949, A11272

S80 - Summary

Relates to restrictions on non-therapeutic use of antimicrobial agents in animals in the absence of any clinical sign of disease in the animals.

S80 - Sponsor Memo

S80 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   80

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. SQUADRON -- 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  non-
  therapeutic use of antimicrobial agents in animals

  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 84 to read as follows:
  S  84. NON-THERAPEUTIC USE OF ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS. 1. AS USED IN THIS
SECTION:
  (A) "ANTIMICROBIAL AGENT" SHALL MEAN ANY DRUG OR DERIVATIVE OF A  DRUG
THAT IS USED IN HUMANS OR INTENDED FOR USE IN HUMANS TO TREAT OR PREVENT
DISEASE  OR  INFECTION, OR ANY SUBSTANCE, WHETHER PRODUCED SYNTHETICALLY
OR NATURALLY, USED TO KILL OR INHIBIT THE GROWTH OF  BACTERIA,  VIRUSES,
FUNGI, PARASITES, OR OTHER MICROORGANISMS.
  (B)"NON-THERAPEUTIC USE OF ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS" SHALL MEAN ANY USE OF
ANTIMICROBIAL  AGENTS,  INCLUDING  WITHOUT LIMITATION AS A FEED OR WATER
ADDITIVE, FOR AN ANIMAL FOR GROWTH PROMOTION,  FEED  EFFICIENCY,  WEIGHT
GAIN,  ROUTINE  DISEASE  PREVENTION,  OR  OTHER  ROUTINE PURPOSE, IN THE
ABSENCE OF ANY CLINICAL SIGN OF DISEASE IN THE ANIMAL.
  2. (A) NO PERSON SHALL ENGAGE IN THE NON-THERAPEUTIC USE OF ANTIMICRO-
BIAL AGENTS IN CATTLE, POULTRY, SHEEP, SWINE, OR ANY ANIMAL  RAISED  FOR
THE  PURPOSE  OF PROVIDING FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION, INCLUDING ANIMALS
THAT PROVIDE NON-MEAT FOOD PRODUCTS SUCH AS EGGS AND MILK.
  (B) NO PERSON SHALL SELL, EXPOSE FOR SALE, OR TRANSPORT FOR SALE WITH-
IN THIS STATE, REGARDLESS OF PLACE OF ORIGIN, ANY FOOD  PRODUCT  DERIVED
FROM  AN  ANIMAL THAT HAS BEEN SUBJECT TO NON-THERAPEUTIC USE OF ANTIMI-
CROBIAL AGENTS.
  3. VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL CONSTITUTE A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00442-01-1

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