assembly Bill A7294

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to agricultural custom operators

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


  • 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 (2)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to agriculture
Apr 21, 2017 referred to agriculture

Co-Sponsors

A7294 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3921
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:
2015-2016: A7599, S5256
2019-2020: A6668, S5437
2021-2022: A1889, S2135

A7294 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to agricultural custom operators.

A7294 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7294

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. MAGEE, DiPIETRO -- read once and referred 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 35 of the laws of  2016,  is  amended
and a new subdivision 19 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 seventeen of this section [and], "commercial equine  operation"  as
defined  in  subdivision  eighteen  of this section AND AN "AGRICULTURAL
CUSTOM OPERATOR" AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION  NINETEEN  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.
  19.  "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.
  §  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.
                                                           LBD09366-01-7