assembly Bill A1959B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the operation of home wine makers centers

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 12, 2014 print number 1959b
May 12, 2014 amend (t) and recommit to agriculture
Jan 28, 2014 print number 1959a
Jan 28, 2014 amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 08, 2014 referred to agriculture
Jan 09, 2013 referred to agriculture

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Multi-Sponsors

A1959 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1980
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§76, 76-a, 83 & 90, add §97-b, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A2303, S3495
2011-2012: A7971, S4533
2015-2016: A1100, S1227

A1959 - Summary

Authorizes the operation of home wine makers centers under the jurisdiction of the state liquor authority; defines such centers as places where individuals pay a fee to use space and equipment for the purpose of making wine for personal household use and not for resale; authorizes wineries and farm wineries to operate such a business.

A1959 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1959

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. MAGEE, LUPARDO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  CLARK -- read once and referred to the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the alcoholic bever-
  age control law, in relation to providing that food processing  estab-
  lishments shall include the operation of home wine makers centers

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 3 and 4 of section 251-z-2 of the  agriculture
and  markets law, subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 507 of the laws of
1973 and subdivision 4 as added by chapter 863 of the laws of 1972,  are
amended and a new subdivision 5 is added to read as follows:
  3.  The  term  "food  processing  establishment" means any place which
receives food or food products for the purpose of processing  or  other-
wise  adding  to the value of the product for commercial sale, AND THOSE
PLACES LICENSED AS HOME WINE MAKERS CENTERS THAT PRODUCE WINE  FOR  HOME
CONSUMPTION AND NOT FOR COMMERCIAL SALE.  It includes, but is not limit-
ed to, bakeries, processing plants, beverage plants [and], food manufac-
tories,  AND  HOME  WINE  MAKERS  CENTERS.    However, the term does not
include: those establishments that process and manufacture food or  food
products  that  are  sold  exclusively  at retail for consumption on the
premises; those operations which cut meat and sell such meat  at  retail
on  the premises; bottled and bulk water facilities; those food process-
ing establishments which are covered by articles four, [four-a,  five-a,
five-b,  five-c,  five-d,  seventeen-b,] FOUR-A, FIVE-A, FIVE-B, FIVE-C,
FIVE-D, SEVENTEEN-B, nineteen[, twenty-b,] and twenty-one of this  chap-
ter;  service  food establishments, including vending machine commissar-
ies, under permit and inspection by the [state] department of health  or
by  a  local  health  agency  which  maintains  a  program certified and
approved by the [state] commissioner  of  health;  establishments  under
federal  meat,  poultry  or  egg  product  inspection; or establishments

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

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A1959A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1980
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§76, 76-a, 83 & 90, add §97-b, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A2303, S3495
2011-2012: A7971, S4533
2015-2016: A1100, S1227

A1959A - Summary

Authorizes the operation of home wine makers centers under the jurisdiction of the state liquor authority; defines such centers as places where individuals pay a fee to use space and equipment for the purpose of making wine for personal household use and not for resale; authorizes wineries and farm wineries to operate such a business.

A1959A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1959--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. MAGEE, LUPARDO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  CLARK -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on  Agriculture  --
  recommitted  to the Committee on Agriculture in accordance with Assem-
  bly Rule 3, sec. 2 --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the alcoholic bever-
  age  control law, in relation to providing that food processing estab-
  lishments shall include the operation of home wine makers centers

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

  Section  1. Subdivisions 3 and 4 of section 251-z-2 of the agriculture
and markets law, subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 507 of the laws  of
1973  and subdivision 4 as added by chapter 863 of the laws of 1972, are
amended and a new subdivision 6 is added to read as follows:
  3. The term "food processing  establishment"  means  any  place  which
receives  food  or food products for the purpose of processing or other-
wise adding to the value of the product for commercial sale,  AND  THOSE
PLACES  LICENSED  AS HOME WINE MAKERS CENTERS THAT PRODUCE WINE FOR HOME
CONSUMPTION AND NOT FOR COMMERCIAL SALE.  It includes, but is not limit-
ed to, bakeries, processing plants, beverage plants [and], food manufac-
tories, AND HOME WINE MAKERS  CENTERS.    However,  the  term  does  not
include:  those establishments that process and manufacture food or food
products that are sold exclusively at  retail  for  consumption  on  the
premises;  those  operations which cut meat and sell such meat at retail
on the premises; bottled and bulk water facilities; those food  process-
ing  establishments which are covered by articles four, [four-a, five-a,
five-b, five-c, five-d, seventeen-b,] FOUR-A,  FIVE-A,  FIVE-B,  FIVE-C,
FIVE-D,  SEVENTEEN-B, nineteen[, twenty-b,] and twenty-one of this chap-
ter; service food establishments, including vending  machine  commissar-
ies,  under permit and inspection by the [state] department of health or

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

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A1959B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1980
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Alcoholic Beverage Control Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§76, 76-a, 83 & 90, add §97-b, ABC L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A2303, S3495
2011-2012: A7971, S4533
2015-2016: A1100, S1227

A1959B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the operation of home wine makers centers under the jurisdiction of the state liquor authority; defines such centers as places where individuals pay a fee to use space and equipment for the purpose of making wine for personal household use and not for resale; authorizes wineries and farm wineries to operate such a business.

A1959B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1959--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. MAGEE, LUPARDO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  CLARK -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on  Agriculture  --
  recommitted  to the Committee on Agriculture in accordance with Assem-
  bly Rule 3, sec. 2 --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again
  reported from said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the alcoholic beverage control law, in relation to the
  operation of home wine makers centers

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

  Section 1. Section 76 of the alcoholic beverage control law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 14 to read as follows:
  14.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY PROVISION OF THIS SECTION, A LICENSED WINERY
SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE A HOME WINE  MAKERS  CENTER  PURSUANT  TO
SECTION  NINETY-SEVEN-B  OF  THIS  CHAPTER.    PROVIDED, FURTHER, THAT A
WINERY MAY OPERATE SUCH A CENTER UPON THE SAME OR ADJACENT  PREMISES  AS
THE  WINERY IS OPERATED SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION NINETY-SEV-
EN-B OF THIS CHAPTER AND FEDERAL LAW.
  S 2. Section 76-a of the alcoholic beverage control law is amended  by
adding a new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
  11.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  PROVISION  OF THIS SECTION, A LICENSED FARM
WINERY SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO OPERATE A HOME WINE MAKERS CENTER PURSUANT
TO SECTION NINETY-SEVEN-B OF THIS CHAPTER.   PROVIDED, FURTHER,  THAT  A
FARM WINERY MAY OPERATE SUCH A CENTER UPON THE SAME OR ADJACENT PREMISES
AS  THE  FARM  WINERY  IS  OPERATED SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION
NINETY-SEVEN-B OF THIS CHAPTER AND FEDERAL LAW.
  S 3. Section 83 of the alcoholic beverage control law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows:

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