assembly Bill A4570A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to using the term human food grade for certain pet food

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1637
substituted for s3212a
May 24, 2022 referred to agriculture
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.398
rules report cal.398
reported
May 17, 2022 reported referred to rules
May 10, 2022 reported referred to codes
May 04, 2022 print number 4570a
May 04, 2022 amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 05, 2022 referred to agriculture
Feb 04, 2021 referred to agriculture

A4570 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3212
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §129-b, Ag & Mkts L

A4570 - Summary

Permits commercial feed manufacturers to use the term "human food grade" for certain pet food if it conforms to certain state and federal standards.

A4570 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4570
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Agriculture
 
 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in  relation  to  using
   the term "human food grade" for certain pet food
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Section 130 of the agriculture and markets law  is  amended
 by adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
   3.  (A)  A  REGISTRANT  MAY APPLY TO THE COMMISSIONER FOR DESIGNATION,
 INCLUDING A RENEWAL OF A DESIGNATION, OF A PET FOOD AS HUMAN FOOD GRADE.
 AN APPLICATION FOR THE DESIGNATION SHALL BE MADE ON A FORM PRESCRIBED BY
 THE COMMISSIONER AND SHALL BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN APPLICATION FEE  OF  ONE
 HUNDRED  DOLLARS.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  APPROVE THE APPLICATION AND
 GRANT THE DESIGNATION IF IT DEMONSTRATES THE FOLLOWING TO THE  SATISFAC-
 TION OF THE COMMISSIONER:
   (I) THE PET FOOD IS PRODUCED IN FACILITIES THAT ABIDE BY UNITED STATES
 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ("USDA") CRITERIA AND INSPECTION RULES AND ARE
 LISTED  ON THE USDA MEAT, POULTRY AND EGG PRODUCT INSPECT (MPI) DIRECTO-
 RY.
   (II) EACH INGREDIENT AND THE RESULTING PRODUCT  ARE  STORED,  HANDLED,
 PROCESSED,  AND  TRANSPORTED  UNDER CURRENT GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES
 SPECIFIED IN 21 CFR PART 117 SUBPART B.
   (III) A CONTINUING LETTER OF GUARANTEE AND WARRANTY FROM EACH SUPPLIER
 OF EACH INGREDIENT USED IN SUCH PRODUCT, THAT  THE  INGREDIENT,  TO  THE
 EXTENT  IT IS UNDER CONTROL OF THE SUPPLIER, CONFORMS WITH SUBPARAGRAPHS
 (I) AND (II) OF THIS PARAGRAPH AND IS SUITABLE FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION.
   (IV) A LIST OF EVERY INGREDIENT IN THE PET FOOD.
   (B) THE COMMISSIONER MAY SUSPEND  OR  REVOKE  THE  DESIGNATION,  AFTER
 WRITTEN  NOTICE  TO THE REGISTRANT AND AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD, WHEN:
 (I) ANY STATEMENT IN THE APPLICATION WAS FALSE OR  MISLEADING;  OR  (II)
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02745-01-1

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A4570A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3212
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §129-b, Ag & Mkts L

A4570A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits commercial feed manufacturers to use the term "human food grade" for certain pet food if it conforms to certain state and federal standards.

A4570A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4570--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Agriculture -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Agricul-
   ture  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in  relation  to  using
   the term "human food grade" for certain pet food
 
   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 129-b to read as follows:
   §  129-B.  DESIGNATION  OF  CERTAIN PET FOOD AS HUMAN GRADE FOOD. 1. A
 REGISTRANT WHO HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR REGISTRATION  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION
 ONE  HUNDRED  TWENTY-NINE  OF THIS ARTICLE MAY ALSO APPLY TO THE COMMIS-
 SIONER FOR DESIGNATION OR CERTIFICATION, INCLUDING A RENEWAL OF A DESIG-
 NATION OR CERTIFICATION, OF A PET FOOD AS NEW YORK STATE  DESIGNATED  OR
 CERTIFIED  HUMAN  FOOD  GRADE.  AN  APPLICATION  FOR SUCH DESIGNATION OR
 CERTIFICATION SHALL BE MADE IN THE SAME MANNER AND  BE  SUBJECT  TO  THE
 SAME REQUIREMENTS AND CONDITIONS AS SECTIONS ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-NINE AND
 ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-NINE-A OF THIS ARTICLE. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DEVEL-
 OP RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE APPROVAL OF SUCH DESIGNATION OR CERTIF-
 ICATION  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED TO, PRODUCTION, MANUFACTURING AND
 LABELING STANDARDS REQUIRED TO BE MET TO ENSURE THE PRODUCT WOULD QUALI-
 FY AS HUMAN FOOD GRADE.
   2. (A) A DESIGNATION OR CERTIFICATION OF A PET  FOOD  AS  "HUMAN  FOOD
 GRADE"  UNDER THIS SECTION MEANS THAT THE PET FOOD IS SUITABLE FOR HUMAN
 CONSUMPTION BUT IS INTENDED FOR CONSUMPTION BY PETS AND IS PRODUCED,  AT
 A  MINIMUM,  IN  COMPLIANCE  WITH THE RECOMMENDATIONS OR GUIDELINES OF A
 VOLUNTARY MEMBERSHIP ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL, STATE  AND  FEDERAL  AGENCIES
 CHARGED  BY  LOCAL,  STATE  OR  FEDERAL  LAWS  TO  REGULATE THE SALE AND
 DISTRIBUTION OF ANIMAL FEEDS  OR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT  IF  APPLICABLE,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02745-04-2