senate Bill S5256A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to agricultural custom operators

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 08, 2016 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 25, 2016 advanced to third reading
Feb 24, 2016 2nd report cal.
Feb 09, 2016 1st report cal.178
Jan 06, 2016 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 17, 2015 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2015 advanced to third reading
amended 5256a
Jun 03, 2015 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2015 1st report cal.1185
May 11, 2015 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Feb 9, 2016 - Agriculture committee Vote

S5256A
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Feb 9, 2016

aye wr (1)
absent (1)

Jun 2, 2015 - Agriculture committee Vote

S5256
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5256 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7599
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§301 & 305-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S3921, A7294
2019-2020: S5437, A6668
2021-2022: S2135, A1889

S5256 - Summary

Relates to agricultural custom operators.

S5256 - Sponsor Memo

S5256 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5256

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 agricul-
  tural custom operators

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  11  of  section  301  of the agriculture and
markets law, as amended by chapter 384 of the laws of 2011,  is  amended
and a new subdivision 18 is added to read as follows:
  11.  "Farm operation" means the land and on-farm buildings, equipment,
manure processing and handling facilities, and practices which  contrib-
ute to the production, preparation and marketing of crops, livestock and
livestock  products  as a commercial enterprise, including a "commercial
horse boarding operation" as defined in  subdivision  thirteen  of  this
section, a "timber operation" as defined in subdivision fourteen of this
section,  "compost, mulch or other biomass crops" as defined in subdivi-
sion sixteen of this section [and],  "commercial  equine  operation"  as
defined  in  subdivision seventeen of this section, AND "AN AGRICULTURAL
CUSTOM OPERATOR" AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION  EIGHTEEN  OF  THIS  SECTION.
Such farm operation may consist of one or more parcels of owned or rent-
ed land, which parcels may be contiguous or noncontiguous to each other.
  18.  "AGRICULTURAL  CUSTOM  OPERATOR" MEANS AN OPERATOR WHOSE SERVICES
ARE HIRED BY A FARM OPERATION TO UNDERTAKE AN ACTIVITY ON THE FARM OPER-
ATION THAT IS AN ESSENTIAL ACTIVITY OF THE FARM OPERATION.  AN  AGRICUL-
TURAL  CUSTOM OPERATOR FUNCTIONS SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO THE
FOLLOWING: PLANTING OR HARVESTING CROPS, SPREADING MANURE, AND  APPLYING
PESTICIDES OR FERTILIZERS.
  S  2. Paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 305-a of the agriculture
and markets law, as added by chapter 497 of the laws of 2011, is amended
to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11016-01-5

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S5256A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7599
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§301 & 305-a, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S3921, A7294
2019-2020: S5437, A6668
2021-2022: S2135, A1889

S5256A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to agricultural custom operators.

S5256A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5256A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5256--A
    Cal. No. 1185

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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,
  amended on second report, ordered  to  a  third  reading,  and  to  be
  reprinted  as amended, retaining its place in the order of third read-
  ing

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to agricul-
  tural custom operators

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  11  of  section  301  of the agriculture and
markets law, as amended by chapter 384 of the laws of 2011,  is  amended
and a new subdivision 18 is added to read as follows:
  11.  "Farm operation" means the land and on-farm buildings, equipment,
manure processing and handling facilities, and practices which  contrib-
ute to the production, preparation and marketing of crops, livestock and
livestock  products  as a commercial enterprise, including a "commercial
horse boarding operation" as defined in  subdivision  thirteen  of  this
section, a "timber operation" as defined in subdivision fourteen of this
section,  "compost, mulch or other biomass crops" as defined in subdivi-
sion sixteen of this section [and],  "commercial  equine  operation"  as
defined  in  subdivision  seventeen of this section AND AN "AGRICULTURAL
CUSTOM OPERATOR" AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION  EIGHTEEN  OF  THIS  SECTION.
Such farm operation may consist of one or more parcels of owned or rent-
ed land, which parcels may be contiguous or noncontiguous to each other.
  18.  "AGRICULTURAL  CUSTOM  OPERATOR" MEANS AN OPERATOR WHOSE SERVICES
ARE HIRED BY A FARM OPERATION TO UNDERTAKE AN ACTIVITY ON THE FARM OPER-
ATION THAT IS AN ESSENTIAL ACTIVITY OF THE FARM OPERATION.  AN  AGRICUL-
TURAL  CUSTOM OPERATOR'S FUNCTIONS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO,
THE FOLLOWING: PLANTING  OR  HARVESTING  CROPS,  SPREADING  MANURE,  AND
APPLYING PESTICIDES OR FERTILIZERS.

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

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