senate Bill S1152A

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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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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 13, 2017 substituted by a559a
Jun 05, 2017 amended on third reading 1152a
Mar 21, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 20, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 15, 2017 1st report cal.425
Jan 06, 2017 referred to judiciary

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S1152 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A559
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:
S7980, A10070

S1152 - Summary

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

S1152 - Sponsor Memo

S1152 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1152

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ORTT, GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed 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:
  A. TO POST AND MAINTAIN WAY FINDING SIGNAGE TO  DELINEATE  THE  PATHS,
AREAS AND BUILDINGS THAT ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC;

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

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S1152A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A559
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:
S7980, A10070

S1152A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1152A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1152A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1152--A
    Cal. No. 425

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ORTT, AKSHAR, GALLIVAN, HELMING, LITTLE, RITCHIE,
  VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed  to  the  Committee  on Judiciary -- reported favorably from
  said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third
  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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