Senate Bill S4332

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes provisions relating to retail farm operations

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2013-S4332 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7063
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§301 & 308, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2435
2011-2012: S793, A6282
2015-2016: S1368, S6608, A2405
2017-2018: A4630

2013-S4332 (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.

2013-S4332 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2013-S4332 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4332

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 21, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. YOUNG -- (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

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
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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02521-01-3
              

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