assembly Bill A559A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the inherent risks of operating agricultural tourism areas and participating in activities in agricultural tourism areas

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 23, 2017 signed chap.338
Oct 11, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 13, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.425
substituted for s1152a
Jun 08, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 05, 2017 amended on third reading 559a
Mar 09, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.115
Mar 07, 2017 reported
Jan 17, 2017 reported referred to codes
Jan 09, 2017 referred to judiciary

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A559 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1152
Law Section:
General Obligations Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 18-B §§18-301 - 18-303, Gen Ob L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A10070, S7980

A559 - Summary

Relates to the inherent risks of operating agricultural tourism areas and participating in activities in agricultural tourism areas.

A559 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   559

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. WOERNER, STIRPE, MAGEE, HUNTER, TITONE, SIMON,
  SKARTADOS, RIVERA, SKOUFIS, GUNTHER,  BENEDETTO,  LIFTON,  BARRETT  --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the general obligations law, in relation to the inherent
  risks  of  operating  agricultural  tourism areas and participating in
  activities in agricultural tourism areas

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

  Section  1.  The  general  obligations  law is amended by adding a new
article 18-B to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 18-B
                     SAFETY IN AGRICULTURAL TOURISM
SECTION 18-301. SHORT TITLE.
        18-302. DEFINITIONS.
        18-303. DUTIES OF OPERATORS AND VISITORS OF AGRICULTURAL TOURISM
                  AREAS.
  § 18-301. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS
THE "SAFETY IN AGRICULTURAL TOURISM ACT".
  § 18-302. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES  OF  THIS  ARTICLE,  "AGRICULTURAL
TOURISM"  MEANS  ACTIVITIES,  INCLUDING  THE PRODUCTION OF MAPLE SAP AND
PURE MAPLE PRODUCTS MADE THEREFROM, FARM AND WINERY TOURS, EQUINE THERA-
PY, U-PICK CHRISTMAS TREES, HIKING, HUNTING AND OTHER FORMS  OF  OUTDOOR
RECREATION  OFFERED  TO FARM VISITORS, CONDUCTED BY A FARMER ON-FARM FOR
THE ENJOYMENT AND/OR EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC,  WHICH  PRIMARILY  PROMOTE
THE  SALE,  MARKETING,  PRODUCTION, HARVESTING OR USE OF THE PRODUCTS OF
THE FARM AND ENHANCE THE PUBLIC'S UNDERSTANDING AND AWARENESS OF FARMING
AND FARM LIFE.
  § 18-303. DUTIES OF OPERATORS AND  VISITORS  OF  AGRICULTURAL  TOURISM
AREAS. 1. OPERATORS OF AGRICULTURAL TOURISM AREAS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOW-
ING ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

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

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A559A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1152
Law Section:
General Obligations Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 18-B §§18-301 - 18-303, Gen Ob L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A10070, S7980

A559A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the inherent risks of operating agricultural tourism areas and participating in activities in agricultural tourism areas.

A559A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 559--A
                                                        Cal. No. 115

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. WOERNER, STIRPE, MAGEE, HUNTER, TITONE, SIMON,
  SKARTADOS,  RIVERA,  SKOUFIS,  GUNTHER,  BENEDETTO,  LIFTON,  BARRETT,
  DiPIETRO,  BLANKENBUSH,  LUPARDO, BRABENEC, STEC, B. MILLER, NORRIS --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BUCHWALD, GALEF, LOPEZ, THIELE
  -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Judiciary  --  reported
  and  referred  to  the  Committee on Codes -- reported from committee,
  advanced to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted,  retaining
  its place on the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the general obligations law, in relation to the inherent
  risks  of  operating  agricultural  tourism areas and participating in
  activities in agricultural tourism areas

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

  Section  1.  The  general  obligations  law is amended by adding a new
article 18-B to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 18-B
                     SAFETY IN AGRICULTURAL TOURISM
SECTION 18-301. SHORT TITLE.
        18-302. DEFINITIONS.
        18-303. RESPONSIBILITIES OF OPERATORS AND VISITORS  OF  AGRICUL-
                  TURAL TOURISM AREAS.
  § 18-301. SHORT TITLE. THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS
THE "SAFETY IN AGRICULTURAL TOURISM ACT".
  § 18-302. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE:
  1.  "AGRICULTURAL  TOURISM" MEANS ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING THE PRODUCTION
OF MAPLE SAP AND PURE MAPLE PRODUCTS MADE  THEREFROM,  FARM  AND  WINERY
TOURS,  EQUINE ACTIVITIES BOTH OUTDOORS AND INDOORS BUT EXCLUDING EQUINE
THERAPY, U-PICK CHRISTMAS TREES, HIKING,  HUNTING  AND  OTHER  FORMS  OF
OUTDOOR  RECREATION  OFFERED  TO  FARM  VISITORS,  CONDUCTED BY A FARMER
ON-FARM FOR THE ENJOYMENT AND/OR EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC, WHICH PRIMARI-
LY PROMOTE THE SALE, MARKETING, PRODUCTION, HARVESTING  OR  USE  OF  THE
PRODUCTS  OF  THE FARM AND ENHANCE THE PUBLIC'S UNDERSTANDING AND AWARE-
NESS OF FARMING AND FARM LIFE.