senate Bill S6960A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes the sale, distribution, transportation and processing of industrial hemp

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9310 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 19, 2016 signed chap.256
Aug 08, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1735
substituted for s6960a
Jun 14, 2016 substituted by a9310a
ordered to third reading cal.1735
Jun 07, 2016 reported and committed to rules
May 04, 2016 print number 6960a
amend (t) and recommit to agriculture
Mar 10, 2016 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Jun 14, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S6960A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 7, 2016 - Agriculture committee Vote

S6960A
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6960 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9310A
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§506, 507 & 508, add §509, Ag & Mkts L

S6960 - Summary

Authorizes the sale, distribution, transportation and processing of industrial hemp.

S6960 - Sponsor Memo

S6960 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6960

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 10, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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
  sale,  distribution, transportation and processing of industrial hemp;
  and repealing certain provisions of such law relating thereto

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

  Section  1. Section 507 of the agriculture and markets law is REPEALED
and a new section 507 is added to read as follows:
  S 507. SALE, DISTRIBUTION, TRANSPORTATION AND PROCESSING.   THE  SALE,
DISTRIBUTION,  TRANSPORTATION  OR PROCESSING OF INDUSTRIAL HEMP GROWN OR
CULTIVATED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE  WITHIN  OR  OUTSIDE  THE  STATE  IS
PERMITTED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13736-03-6

S6960A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9310A
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§506, 507 & 508, add §509, Ag & Mkts L

S6960A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the sale, distribution, transportation and processing of industrial hemp.

S6960A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6960A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6960--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 10, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  agriculture and markets law, in relation to the
  sale, distribution, transportation and processing of industrial hemp

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

  Section 1. Section 506 of the agriculture and markets law, as added by
chapter 524 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
  S  506.  Growth,  SALE, DISTRIBUTION, TRANSPORTATION AND PROCESSING of
industrial hemp AND PRODUCTS DERIVED FROM SUCH HEMP permitted.  Notwith-
standing  any  provision of law to the contrary, industrial hemp [is an]
AND PRODUCTS DERIVED FROM SUCH HEMP ARE agricultural [product]  PRODUCTS
which  may  be  grown,  produced  and  possessed in the state, AND SOLD,
DISTRIBUTED, TRANSPORTED OR PROCESSED EITHER IN OR OUT OF STATE as  part
of  [an] agricultural pilot [program] PROGRAMS pursuant to authorization
under federal law and the provisions of this article.
  Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary  restricting  the
growing or cultivating, SALE, DISTRIBUTION, TRANSPORTATION OR PROCESSING
of  industrial  hemp AND PRODUCTS DERIVED FROM SUCH HEMP, and subject to
authorization under federal law, the commissioner may authorize no  more
than [up to] ten sites for the growing or cultivating of industrial hemp
as  part  of [an] agricultural pilot [program] PROGRAMS conducted by the
department and/or an institution of higher education to study the growth
and cultivation, SALE, DISTRIBUTION, TRANSPORTATION  AND  PROCESSING  of
such  hemp  AND  PRODUCTS DERIVED FROM SUCH HEMP provided that the sites
AND PROGRAMS used for growing or cultivating industrial hemp are  certi-
fied by, and registered with, the department.
  S 2. Section 507 of the agriculture and markets law, as added by chap-
ter 524 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
  S  507.  Prohibitions. [The] EXCEPT AS AUTHORIZED BY FEDERAL AND STATE
LAW, AND REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO SECTION FIVE HUNDRED  EIGHT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13736-05-6

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