senate Bill S591

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits the manufacture, distribution, sale and use of commercial feed for poultry containing roxarsone or any substance containing arsenic

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to agriculture
Jan 09, 2013 referred to agriculture

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S591 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8734
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §131-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7450

S591 - Summary

Prohibits the manufacture, distribution, sale and use of commercial feed for poultry containing roxarsone or any substance containing arsenic; violation of such provisions shall constitute a class A misdemeanor.

S591 - Sponsor Memo

S591 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   591

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GIANARIS,  ADAMS, AVELLA, DILAN, KRUEGER, PARKER,
  SERRANO, STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS -- 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
  manufacture, distribution, sale and use of commercial feed for poultry
  containing roxarsone or any other substance that contains arsenic

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

  Section  1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new
section 131-a to read as follows:
  S 131-A. COMMERCIAL FEED FOR  POULTRY;  ROXARSONE  PROHIBITED.  1.  NO
PERSON  IN  THIS  STATE  SHALL  MANUFACTURE, DISTRIBUTE, SELL OR USE ANY
COMMERCIAL FEED FOR  POULTRY,  AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  SIXTEEN  OF
SECTION  NINETY-B OF THIS CHAPTER, WHICH CONTAINS ROXARSONE OR ANY OTHER
SUBSTANCE THAT CONTAINS ARSENIC.
  2. ANY PERSON THAT VIOLATES SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION  SHALL  BE
GUILTY OF A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR AS DEFINED IN THE PENAL LAW.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01838-01-3

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