senate Bill S3921

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to agricultural custom operators

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 16, 2018 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 22, 2018 advanced to third reading
Mar 21, 2018 2nd report cal.
Mar 20, 2018 1st report cal.667
Jan 03, 2018 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 25, 2017 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 13, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 08, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 07, 2017 1st report cal.326
Jan 30, 2017 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Mar 20, 2018 - Agriculture committee Vote

S3921
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Mar 20, 2018

Mar 7, 2017 - Agriculture committee Vote

S3921
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Mar 7, 2017

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S3921 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7294
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: S5256, A7599
2019-2020: S5437, A6668
2021-2022: S2135, A1889

S3921 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to agricultural custom operators.

S3921 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3921 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3921

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RITCHIE, 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 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

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