senate Bill S449

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Grants concurrent jurisdiction to the city of New York department of health and mental hygiene over grocery stores and farmers markets

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to cities
Jan 09, 2013 referred to cities

S449 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A274
Law Section:
New York City Charter
Laws Affected:
Amd §556, NYC Chart; amd §16, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9128, S6101A, A9128A

S449 - Summary

Grants concurrent jurisdiction to department of agriculture and markets and the city of New York department of health and mental hygiene over grocery stores and farmers' markets.

S449 - Sponsor Memo

S449 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   449

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Cities

AN ACT to amend the New  York  city  charter  and  the  agriculture  and
  markets  law,  in  relation to granting concurrent jurisdiction to the
  city of New York department of health and mental  hygiene  to  conduct
  inspections  of retail food stores and farmers' markets; and providing
  for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Section  556  of  the New York city charter is amended by
adding a new subdivision f to read as follows:
  F. JURISDICTION OVER RETAIL FOOD STORES AND  FARMERS'  MARKETS.    (1)
EXERCISE, CONCURRENTLY WITH THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
AND  MARKETS,  JURISDICTION TO CONDUCT INSPECTIONS OF RETAIL FOOD STORES
AND FARMERS' MARKETS WITHIN THE GEOGRAPHICAL LIMIT OF  ITS  JURISDICTION
TO  DETERMINE  COMPLIANCE  WITH  ALL  PROVISIONS  OF THE AGRICULTURE AND
MARKETS LAW AND THE REGULATIONS PROMULGATED THEREUNDER, WHICH  APPLY  TO
RETAIL  FOOD  STORES  AND  FARMERS'  MARKETS. THE RESULTS OF INSPECTIONS
CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE REFERRED TO THE NEW YORK
STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS FOR APPROPRIATE  ENFORCEMENT
PROCEEDINGS;  PROVIDED THAT IF THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICUL-
TURE AND MARKETS IMPOSES ANY MONETARY PENALTY FOR  A  VIOLATION  OF  THE
AGRICULTURE  AND  MARKETS LAW AND THE REGULATIONS PROMULGATED THEREUNDER
AS A RESULT OF AN INSPECTION CONDUCTED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SUBDIVISION,
FIFTY  PERCENT  OF THE REVENUE RESULTING FROM SUCH PENALTY SHALL BE PAID
TO THE DEPARTMENT FOR DEPOSIT IN THE GENERAL FUND OF THE CITY; AND
  (2) COORDINATE AND COOPERATE WITH THE NEW  YORK  STATE  DEPARTMENT  OF
AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE DEPARTMENT'S EXER-
CISE  OF  JURISDICTION  PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION, SO THAT THERE IS A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03381-01-3

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