|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to agriculture|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to agriculture|
senate Bill S85
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S85 - Details
S85 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S85 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to vaccination of egg-laying hens against salmonella PURPOSE: To require that eggs may not be produced, transported or sold for human consumption in New York State unless the hens producing them are vaccinated against salmonella SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Adds a new section 96-z-30 to the agriculture and markets law. Establishes that no person, corporation, or other entity in New York, shall transport, sell, or offer or expose for sale eggs for the purpose of human consumption, unless such eggs originate from poultry that has been vaccinated against salmonella enteritidis. Sets the penalty of violation as a class A misdemeanor. Grants the Commissioner permission to promulgate and adopt rules and regulations to effectively enact provisions of this section. Section 2: Sets the effective date. JUSTIFICATION: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) estimates that each year
S85 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 85 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 vaccina- tion of egg-laying hens against salmonella 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 96-z-30 to read as follows: S 96-Z-30. VACCINATION OF EGG-LAYING POULTRY AGAINST SALMONELLA ENTER- ITIDIS. 1. NO PERSON, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY SHALL TRANSPORT, SELL, OFFER OR EXPOSE FOR SALE WITHIN THE STATE EGGS FOR THE PURPOSE OF HUMAN CONSUMPTION UNLESS SUCH EGGS ORIGINATE FROM POULTRY THAT HAS BEEN VACCINATED AGAINST SALMONELLA ENTERITIDIS. 2. NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, EGGS THAT DO NOT ORIGINATE FROM POULTRY THAT HAS BEEN VACCINATED AGAINST SALMONELLA ENTERITIDIS MAY, WITH THE WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE COMMISSIONER OR THE COMMISSIONER'S DESIGNEE, BE TRANSPORTED WITHIN THE STATE TO AN EGG-BREAKING PLANT FOR PASTEURIZATION. 3. NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, EGGS THAT DO NOT ORIGINATE FROM POULTRY THAT HAS BEEN VACCINATED AGAINST SALMONELLA ENTERITIDIS MAY, WITH THE WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE COMMISSIONER OR THE COMMISSIONER'S DESIGNEE, BE TRANSPORTED AND POSSESSED WITHIN THE STATE FOR USE IN RESEARCH OR EXPERIMENTATION. 4. VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL CONSTITUTE A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR. 5. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE AND ADOPT RULES AND REGULATIONS TO GIVE FULL EFFECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION. S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate- ly, the addition, amendment, or repeal of any rule or regulation neces- sary for the implementation of this act on its effective date is author- ized and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.
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