|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to agriculture|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to agriculture|
senate Bill S1943
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S1943 - Details
S1943 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1943 TITLE OF BILL: An act requiring the state fire prevention and building code council to implement rules and regulations regarding the maple industry PURPOSE: To include maple production facilities and "sugar shacks" within the definition of agricultural buildings and to make them acces- sible to the public. SUMMARY: Section 1 requires the state fire prevention and building code council to implement rules and regulations that include maple production facili- ties and sugarhouses within the definition of agricultural buildings so that such facilities will be qualified for exemptions for agricultural buildings and to allow for public access and assembly in sugarhouses as an agri-tourism activity. JUSTIFICATION: New York State provides unique climate, soil and forests that serve as a premier resource for the maple products industry. 1.15 million taps in New York produce 15.6% of the syrup made in the United States. Ranking second in the nation, New York's maple products indus- try is a significant part of the State's agricultural industry and plays an important role in seasonal tourism.
S1943 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1943 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. RITCHIE, GALLIVAN, LITTLE, RANZENHOFER, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture AN ACT requiring the state fire prevention and building code council to implement rules and regulations regarding the maple industry THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The state fire prevention and building code council is hereby directed to implement rules and regulations that: (a) include maple production facilities and sugarhouses within the definition of agricultural buildings, so that such facilities will be qualified for exceptions for agricultural buildings; and (b) allow for public access and assembly in sugarhouses as an agri- tourism activity. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04517-01-3
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