senate Bill S2624

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Includes game birds bred pursuant to a game bird license within the definition of "crops, livestock and livestock products" for purposes of agricultural districts

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to agriculture
Jan 23, 2013 referred to agriculture

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S2624 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง301, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S770
2009-2010: S2434

S2624 - Bill Texts

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Includes game birds bred pursuant to a game bird license within the definition of "crops, livestock and livestock products" for purposes of agricultural districts.

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BILL NUMBER:S2624

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to game bird
breeding

PURPOSE:
To extend agricultural district protections to on-farm breeding of
certain game birds provided that such farm is otherwise eligible for
the agricultural assessment of farm operation.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 301 of the Agriculture and Markets Law is amended to include
game birds bred and/or raised with a DEC permitted Class A game bird
license within the definition of livestock and livestock Products for
purposes of Article 25-AA Agricultural Districts Law.

EXISTING LAW:
Existing law does not Provide specific protection to game bird
breeders for on-farm breeding.

JUSTIFICATION:
In this age of global competition, low prices and increasing taxes,
traditional agricultural operations continually search for ways to
add value to their farms and increase net farm income. One new method
that farmers are beginning to employ to enhance profitability is game
bird breeding. This legislation extends agricultural district
protections and benefits under Article 25-AA of the Agriculture and
Markets Law to game bird breeding operations.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2011,2012: S.770 Passed Senate
2009,2010: S.2434/A.9910 Passed Senate
2007,2008: S.5676-B/A.8422 Passed Senate

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Effective immediately.

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

                                  2624

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG,  RANZENHOFER,  RITCHIE  --  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 game
  bird breeding

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 301 of the agriculture and markets
law is amended by adding a new paragraph k to read as follows:
  K.  GAME  BIRDS BRED OR RAISED IN CONJUNCTION WITH A CLASS A GAME BIRD
LICENSE AS PROVIDED FOR IN SECTION 11-1901 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL  CONSER-
VATION LAW.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06496-01-3

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