senate Bill S5873

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of agriculture and markets to develop and conduct a public awareness campaign regarding Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 23, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 11, 2019 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2019 ordered to third reading cal.1167
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 29, 2019 reported and committed to finance
May 16, 2019 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Jan 23, 2020 - Agriculture committee Vote

S5873
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Jan 23, 2020

Jun 4, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S5873
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committee
19
Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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May 29, 2019 - Agriculture committee Vote

S5873
9
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committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: May 29, 2019

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S5873 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §16-b, Ag & Mkts L

S5873 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of agriculture and markets to develop and conduct a public awareness campaign regarding Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases.

S5873 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5873 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5873

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. METZGER -- 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 a public
  awareness  campaign  regarding  Lyme  disease  and  other   tick-borne
  diseases

  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 16-b to read as follows:
  §  16-B.  PUBLIC  AWARENESS  CAMPAIGN REGARDING LYME DISEASE AND OTHER
TICK-BORNE DISEASES. THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE  COMMIS-
SIONER  OF HEALTH, SHALL DEVELOP AND CONDUCT A PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
REGARDING LYME DISEASE AND OTHER TICK-BORNE DISEASES. THE  CAMPAIGN  MAY
UTILIZE  PUBLIC  FORUMS,  SOCIAL MEDIA AND MASS MEDIA, INCLUDING BUT NOT
LIMITED TO INTERNET, RADIO, AND  PRINT  ADVERTISING  AND  SHALL  INCLUDE
MATERIALS  AND  INFORMATION  ON  THE  DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE. THE CAMPAIGN
SHALL BE TAILORED TO EDUCATE FARMERS, FARM WORKERS, AND  OTHER  AGRICUL-
TURAL  EMPLOYEES  REGARDING:  (A)  LYME  DISEASE  AND  OTHER  TICK-BORNE
DISEASES; (B) RECOGNITION OF THE SYMPTOMS  OF  LYME  DISEASE  AND  OTHER
TICK-BORNE  DISEASES;  (C) THE AVAILABLE TREATMENTS FOR LYME DISEASE AND
OTHER TICK-BORNE DISEASES; AND (D) PREVENTIVE MEASURES THAT MAY BE TAKEN
TO LESSEN THE THREAT POSED BY TICKS CARRYING LYME DISEASE OR OTHER TICK-
BORNE DISEASES.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11790-01-9

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