assembly Bill A10070A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the inherent risks of operating agricultural tourism areas and participating in activities in agricultural tourism areas

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (10)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2016 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.456
rules report cal.456
reported
Jun 15, 2016 reported referred to rules
Jun 02, 2016 print number 10070a
Jun 02, 2016 amend and recommit to judiciary
May 10, 2016 referred to judiciary

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A10070 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7980
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Obligations Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 18-B §§18-301 - 18-303, Gen Ob L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A559, S1152

A10070 - Summary

Relates to the inherent risks of operating agricultural tourism areas and participating in activities in agricultural tourism areas.

A10070 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10070

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 10, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. WOERNER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the general obligations law, in relation to the inherent
  risks of operating agricultural tourism  areas  and  participating  in
  activities in agricultural tourism areas

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

  Section 1. The general obligations law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
article 18-B to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 18-B
                     SAFETY IN AGRICULTURAL TOURISM
SECTION 18-301. SHORT TITLE.
        18-302. DEFINITIONS.
        18-303. DUTIES OF OPERATORS AND VISITORS OF AGRICULTURAL TOURISM
                  AREAS.
  S 18-301. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS
THE "SAFETY IN AGRICULTURAL TOURISM ACT".
  S  18-302.  DEFINITIONS.  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, "AGRICULTURAL
TOURISM" MEANS ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING THE PRODUCTION  OF  MAPLE  SAP  AND
PURE MAPLE PRODUCTS MADE THEREFROM, FARM AND WINERY TOURS, EQUINE THERA-
PY,  U-PICK  CHRISTMAS TREES, HIKING, HUNTING AND OTHER FORMS OF OUTDOOR
RECREATION OFFERED TO FARM VISITORS, CONDUCTED BY A FARMER  ON-FARM  FOR
THE  ENJOYMENT  AND/OR  EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC, WHICH PRIMARILY PROMOTE
THE SALE, MARKETING, PRODUCTION, HARVESTING OR USE OF  THE  PRODUCTS  OF
THE FARM AND ENHANCE THE PUBLIC'S UNDERSTANDING AND AWARENESS OF FARMING
AND FARM LIFE.
  S  18-303.  DUTIES  OF  OPERATORS AND VISITORS OF AGRICULTURAL TOURISM
AREAS. 1. OPERATORS OF AGRICULTURAL TOURISM AREAS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOW-
ING ADDITIONAL DUTIES:
  A. TO POST AND MAINTAIN WAY FINDING SIGNAGE TO  DELINEATE  THE  PATHS,
AREAS AND BUILDINGS THAT ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC;
  B. TO ADEQUATELY TRAIN EMPLOYEES WHO ARE ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN AGRICUL-
TURAL TOURISM ACTIVITIES;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15305-02-6

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A10070A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7980
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
General Obligations Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 18-B §§18-301 - 18-303, Gen Ob L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A559, S1152

A10070A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the inherent risks of operating agricultural tourism areas and participating in activities in agricultural tourism areas.

A10070A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                10070--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 10, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. WOERNER, NOJAY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  THIELE -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on  Judiciary  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general obligations law, in relation to the inherent
  risks of operating agricultural tourism  areas  and  participating  in
  activities in agricultural tourism areas

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

  Section 1. The general obligations law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
article 18-B to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 18-B
                     SAFETY IN AGRICULTURAL TOURISM
SECTION 18-301. SHORT TITLE.
        18-302. DEFINITIONS.
        18-303. DUTIES OF OPERATORS AND VISITORS OF AGRICULTURAL TOURISM
                  AREAS.
  S 18-301. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS
THE "SAFETY IN AGRICULTURAL TOURISM ACT".
  S  18-302.  DEFINITIONS.  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, "AGRICULTURAL
TOURISM" MEANS ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING THE PRODUCTION  OF  MAPLE  SAP  AND
PURE MAPLE PRODUCTS MADE THEREFROM, FARM AND WINERY TOURS, EQUINE THERA-
PY,  U-PICK  CHRISTMAS TREES, HIKING, HUNTING AND OTHER FORMS OF OUTDOOR
RECREATION OFFERED TO FARM VISITORS, CONDUCTED BY A FARMER  ON-FARM  FOR
THE  ENJOYMENT  AND/OR  EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC, WHICH PRIMARILY PROMOTE
THE SALE, MARKETING, PRODUCTION, HARVESTING OR USE OF  THE  PRODUCTS  OF
THE FARM AND ENHANCE THE PUBLIC'S UNDERSTANDING AND AWARENESS OF FARMING
AND FARM LIFE.
  S  18-303.  DUTIES  OF  OPERATORS AND VISITORS OF AGRICULTURAL TOURISM
AREAS. 1. OPERATORS OF AGRICULTURAL TOURISM AREAS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOW-
ING ADDITIONAL DUTIES:
  A. TO POST AND MAINTAIN WAY FINDING SIGNAGE TO  DELINEATE  THE  PATHS,
AREAS AND BUILDINGS THAT ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15305-03-6