senate Bill S3693

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Defines the term "land used in silvopasturing"

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 29, 2014 signed chap.547
Dec 17, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.593
substituted for a166
Jun 12, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 29, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2014 1st report cal.942
Feb 11, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 19, 2013 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 07, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 06, 2013 2nd report cal.
Mar 05, 2013 1st report cal.152
Feb 11, 2013 referred to agriculture

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May 28, 2014 - Finance committee Vote

S3693
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committee
36
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 11, 2014 - Agriculture committee Vote

S3693
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Feb 11, 2014

Mar 5, 2013 - Agriculture committee Vote

S3693
11
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committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
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Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Mar 5, 2013

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S3693 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A166
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง301, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5160B, A7655B

S3693 - Bill Texts

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Defines the term "land used in silvopasturing" to mean the intentional combination of trees, forages and livestock managed as a single integrated practice for the collective benefit of each, including the planting of appropriate grasses and legume forages among trees for sound grazing and livestock husbandry.

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

                                  3693

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RITCHIE, VALESKY -- 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  the
  definition of land used in silvopasturing

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 301 of the agriculture and markets
law is amended by adding a new paragraph m to read as follows:
  M.  LAND USED IN SILVOPASTURING SHALL BE LIMITED TO UP TO  TEN  FENCED
ACRES PER LARGE LIVESTOCK, INCLUDING CATTLE, HORSES AND CAMELIDS, AND UP
TO FIVE FENCED ACRES PER SMALL LIVESTOCK, SUCH AS SHEEP, HOGS, GOATS AND
POULTRY.    FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, "SILVOPASTURING" SHALL
MEAN THE INTENTIONAL COMBINATION OF TREES, FORAGES AND LIVESTOCK MANAGED
AS A SINGLE INTEGRATED PRACTICE FOR  THE  COLLECTIVE  BENEFIT  OF  EACH,
INCLUDING  THE  PLANTING OF APPROPRIATE GRASSES AND LEGUME FORAGES AMONG
TREES FOR SOUND GRAZING AND LIVESTOCK HUSBANDRY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04929-01-3

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