senate Bill S722

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to providing notice upon requests for public information regarding certain farm operations

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 05, 2018 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 28, 2018 advanced to third reading
Feb 27, 2018 2nd report cal.
Feb 13, 2018 1st report cal.490
Jan 03, 2018 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 08, 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.321
Jan 04, 2017 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Feb 13, 2018 - Agriculture committee Vote

S722
8
2
committee
8
Aye
2
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Feb 13, 2018

nay (2)
aye wr (1)

Mar 7, 2017 - Agriculture committee Vote

S722
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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S722 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9644
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §308-b, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4904, A8596
2015-2016: S3117, A2429
2019-2020: S121

S722 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing notice upon requests for public information regarding certain farm operations.

S722 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S722 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   722

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  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 requests
  for public information regarding certain farm operations

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

  Section  1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new
section 308-b to read as follows:
  § 308-B. NOTIFICATION  OF  FOIL  REQUEST.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER
PROVISION  OF  LAW,  UPON  THE  REQUEST  OF ANY PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY
RECORDS OF A FARM OPERATION, AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED ONE  OF
THIS  ARTICLE, FROM AN AGENCY OR OTHER STATE ENTITY; THE AGENCY OR STATE
ENTITY OF WHICH THE REQUEST HAS BEEN MADE SHALL INFORM THE OWNER  AND/OR
OPERATOR  OF  SUCH  FARM OPERATION IN WRITING THAT A REQUEST FOR RECORDS
CONCERNING  THEIR  FARM  OPERATION  HAS  BEEN   SUBMITTED,   PROVIDE   A
DESCRIPTION OF RECORDS REQUESTED AND PROVIDE THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE
PERSON OR ENTITY REQUESTING SUCH RECORDS. NOTIFICATION OF THE FARM OPER-
ATION  IS  TO BE MADE BY THE AGENCY OR STATE ENTITY WITHIN FIVE BUSINESS
DAYS OF SUBMISSION OF THE RECORDS REQUEST BY THE PERSON OR ENTITY  SEEK-
ING SUCH RECORDS.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately and the commissioner of
agriculture and markets is hereby authorized to add, amend and/or repeal
any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this  act  on
its effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04335-01-7

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