senate Bill S7131A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the designation and amendment of trails

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2014 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 09, 2014 amended on third reading 7131a
May 12, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2014 1st report cal.507
Apr 30, 2014 referred to agriculture

Co-Sponsors

S7131 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9949
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §284-a, Ag & Mkts L

S7131 - Summary

Relates to the designation and amendment of trails.

S7131 - Sponsor Memo

S7131 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7131

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 30, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. RITCHIE -- (at request of the Department of Agricul-
  ture and Markets) -- 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 desig-
  nation and amendment of trails

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

  Section  1. Section 284-a of the agriculture and markets law, as added
by chapter 248 of the laws of 2004,  paragraph  (c)  of  subdivision  2,
paragraphs  (b)  and (c) of subdivision  3 and paragraph (a) of subdivi-
sion 4 as amended by chapter 448 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read
as follows:
  S 284-a. Establishment of farm trails,  apple  trails  [and],  cuisine
trails,  WINE  TRAILS AND FARM BEVERAGE TRAILS.  1. Marketing activities
and designation of trails. The department shall  conduct  statewide  and
regional  marketing  activities  which shall include, but not be limited
to, the designation of farm trails, apple trails, [and] cuisine  trails,
WINE TRAILS AND FARM BEVERAGE TRAILS.
  2. Definitions. For the purposes of this section:
  (a)  "farm  trail"  shall mean an association of producers that are in
close proximity to each other, that  sell  in  a  cooperative  manner  a
complementary variety of farm and food products, and that utilize a map,
other  directional  devices,  or  highway  signs  to market products and
direct patrons to their respective farms.
  (b) "apple trail" shall mean an association of producers that  are  in
close  proximity to each other, that sell in a cooperative manner a wide
variety of fresh apples or other fresh  fruits  or  processed  apple  or
other fruit products, and that utilize a map, other directional devices,
or  highway  signs  to market their products and direct patrons to their
respective farms.
  (c) "cuisine trail" shall mean an association of producers,  that  may
include a combination of producers, food or agricultural product proces-
sors  and retailers including, but not limited to, restaurants, that are
in close proximity to each other, and that sell in a cooperative  manner

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

Co-Sponsors

S7131A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9949
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §284-a, Ag & Mkts L

S7131A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the designation and amendment of trails.

S7131A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7131A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7131--A
    Cal. No. 507

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 30, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. RITCHIE, TKACZYK -- (at request of the Department of
  Agriculture  and  Markets) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Agriculture  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee,  ordered to first and second report,
  ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to desig-
  nation and amendment of trails

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

  Section  1. Section 284-a of the agriculture and markets law, as added
by chapter 248 of the laws of 2004,  paragraph  (c)  of  subdivision  2,
paragraphs  (b)  and (c) of subdivision  3 and paragraph (a) of subdivi-
sion 4 as amended by chapter 448 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read
as follows:
  S 284-a. Establishment of farm trails,  apple  trails  [and],  cuisine
trails,  WINE  TRAILS AND FARM BEVERAGE TRAILS.  1. Marketing activities
and designation of trails. The department shall  conduct  statewide  and
regional  marketing  activities  which shall include, but not be limited
to, the designation of farm trails, apple trails, [and] cuisine  trails,
WINE TRAILS AND FARM BEVERAGE TRAILS.
  2. Definitions. For the purposes of this section:
  (a)  "farm  trail"  shall mean an association of producers that are in
close proximity to each other, that  sell  in  a  cooperative  manner  a
complementary variety of farm and food products, and that utilize a map,
other  directional  devices,  or  highway  signs  to market products and
direct patrons to their respective farms.
  (b) "apple trail" shall mean an association of producers that  are  in
close  proximity to each other, that sell in a cooperative manner a wide
variety of fresh apples or other fresh  fruits  or  processed  apple  or
other fruit products, and that utilize a map, other directional devices,
or  highway  signs  to market their products and direct patrons to their
respective farms.

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

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