senate Bill S3359A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the use of an official state of New York quality trademark for milk and milk products

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 11, 2012 print number 3359a
Jan 11, 2012 amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 04, 2012 referred to agriculture
Feb 17, 2011 referred to agriculture

S3359 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §254, add §257-b, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4240
2013-2014: S834

S3359 - Summary

Provides for the use of an official state of New York quality trademark for milk and milk products; sets forth requirements and procedures.

S3359 - Sponsor Memo

S3359 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3359

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DUANE  -- 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  use
  of  an  official state of New York quality trademark for milk and milk
  products

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

  Section  1.  Section 254 of the agriculture and markets law is amended
by adding a new subdivision (e) to read as follows:
  (E) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, BEFORE DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND
ELEVEN, APPLY TO THE UNITED  STATES  PATENT  AND  TRADEMARK  OFFICE  FOR
REGISTRATION FOR A CERTIFICATION TRADEMARK OR TRADEMARKS CONSISTING OF A
SEAL  OF THE STATE, THE WORDS "NEW YORK" AND ANY OTHER APPROPRIATE IDEN-
TIFYING WORDS. ANY CERTIFICATION TRADEMARK OBTAINED MAY ONLY BE USED  ON
MILK AND MILK PRODUCTS WITHIN THE STATE WHICH ARE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE
PROVISIONS OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIFTY-SEVEN-B OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S  2.  The  agriculture  and  markets  law  is amended by adding a new
section 257-b to read as follows:
  S 257-B. USE OF THE OFFICIAL STATE OF NEW YORK QUALITY  TRADEMARK  FOR
MILK AND MILK PRODUCTS.
  1.  FOR  THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION, AND UNLESS THE CONTEXT OTHERWISE
INDICATES, THE FOLLOWING WORDS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  A. "APPLICANT" MEANS A PERSON WHO OWNS OR OPERATES A MILK  PLANT,  WHO
HAS  APPLIED FOR AN INITIAL LICENSE TO USE THE STATE OF NEW YORK QUALITY
TRADEMARK FOR MILK OR MILK PRODUCTS AND A LICENSED USER SEEKING TO RENEW
A LICENSE.
  B. "LICENSED USER" MEANS AN OWNER OR OPERATOR OF A MILK PLANT WHO  HAS
APPLIED  FOR  AND  BEEN  ISSUED A LICENSE GRANTING PERMISSION TO USE THE
OFFICIAL QUALITY TRADEMARK ON PACKAGES OR  ADVERTISEMENT  IN  COMPLIANCE
WITH THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01075-01-1

S3359A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §254, add §257-b, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4240
2013-2014: S834

S3359A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the use of an official state of New York quality trademark for milk and milk products; sets forth requirements and procedures.

S3359A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3359A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3359--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DUANE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Agriculture 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 the use
  of an official state of New York quality trademark for milk  and  milk
  products

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

  Section 1. Section 254 of the agriculture and markets law  is  amended
by adding a new subdivision (e) to read as follows:
  (E) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, BEFORE DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND
TWELVE,  APPLY  TO  THE  UNITED  STATES  PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE FOR
REGISTRATION FOR A CERTIFICATION TRADEMARK OR TRADEMARKS CONSISTING OF A
SEAL OF THE STATE, THE WORDS "NEW YORK" AND ANY OTHER APPROPRIATE  IDEN-
TIFYING  WORDS. ANY CERTIFICATION TRADEMARK OBTAINED MAY ONLY BE USED ON
MILK AND MILK PRODUCTS WITHIN THE STATE WHICH ARE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE
PROVISIONS OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIFTY-SEVEN-B OF THIS ARTICLE.
  S 2. The agriculture and markets  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 257-b to read as follows:
  S  257-B.  USE OF THE OFFICIAL STATE OF NEW YORK QUALITY TRADEMARK FOR
MILK AND MILK PRODUCTS.
  1. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION, AND UNLESS THE  CONTEXT  OTHERWISE
INDICATES, THE FOLLOWING WORDS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  A.  "APPLICANT"  MEANS A PERSON WHO OWNS OR OPERATES A MILK PLANT, WHO
HAS APPLIED FOR AN INITIAL LICENSE TO USE THE STATE OF NEW YORK  QUALITY
TRADEMARK FOR MILK OR MILK PRODUCTS AND A LICENSED USER SEEKING TO RENEW
A LICENSE.
  B.  "LICENSED USER" MEANS AN OWNER OR OPERATOR OF A MILK PLANT WHO HAS
APPLIED FOR AND BEEN ISSUED A LICENSE GRANTING  PERMISSION  TO  USE  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01075-02-2

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