senate Bill S3058

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the sale of carolina fanwort

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Feb 10, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 04, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 03, 2014 1st report cal.86
Jan 08, 2014 referred to consumer protection
Jan 29, 2013 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Feb 3, 2014 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Feb 3, 2014

S3058 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3891
Current Committee:
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง399-tt, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4925, A7341
2009-2010: S3466, A7039

S3058 - Summary

Prohibits the sale of carolina fanwort, which is scientifically known as cabomba caroliniana grey.

S3058 - Sponsor Memo

S3058 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 3058                                                  A. 3891

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2013
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed,  and  when  printed  to  be committed to the Committee on Consumer
  Protection

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once  and  referred
  to the Committee on Environmental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to prohibiting the
  sale of carolina fanwort

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

  Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
399-tt to read as follows:
  S 399-TT. SALE OF CAROLINA FANWORT PROHIBITED. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
SECTION, "CAROLINA FANWORT" MEANS A WEEDY OR INVASIVE PLANT AND IS KNOWN
SCIENTIFICALLY AS CABOMBA CAROLINIANA GREY.
  2. NO PERSON, CORPORATION, PARTNERSHIP OR  LIMITED  LIABILITY  COMPANY
SHALL KNOWINGLY SELL OR OFFER FOR SALE CAROLINA FANWORT.
  3.  A  VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE AN OFFENSE
PUNISHABLE BY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS. A  VIOLATION
OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION AFTER HAVING BEEN PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED
OF SUCH AN OFFENSE WITHIN THE PREVIOUS FIVE YEARS SHALL BE PUNISHABLE BY
A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08084-01-3

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