|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 27, 2021||referred to agriculture|
senate Bill S3115
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3115 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3115 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3115 SPONSOR: KAVANAGH TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to non- therapeutic use of antimicrobial agents in animals PURPOSE: To prohibit the non-therapeutic use of antimicrobial agents in animals raised for human consumption. SUMMARY: Owners and operators of petroleum bulk storage facilities, in cities with a population of one million or more persons, shall be required to undertake comprehensive accident prevention planning and shall hire an independent company to quarterly audit the implementation of the hazard control plan.
S3115 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3115 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 27, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KAVANAGH -- 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 non- therapeutic use of antimicrobial agents in animals 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 84 to read as follows: § 84. NON-THERAPEUTIC USE OF ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION: (A) "ANTIMICROBIAL AGENT" SHALL MEAN ANY DRUG OR DERIVATIVE OF A DRUG THAT IS USED IN HUMANS OR INTENDED FOR USE IN HUMANS TO TREAT OR PREVENT DISEASE OR INFECTION, OR ANY SUBSTANCE, WHETHER PRODUCED SYNTHETICALLY OR NATURALLY, USED TO KILL OR INHIBIT THE GROWTH OF BACTERIA, VIRUSES, FUNGI, PARASITES, OR OTHER MICROORGANISMS. (B)"NON-THERAPEUTIC USE OF ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS" SHALL MEAN ANY USE OF ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION AS A FEED OR WATER ADDITIVE, FOR AN ANIMAL FOR GROWTH PROMOTION, FEED EFFICIENCY, WEIGHT GAIN, ROUTINE DISEASE PREVENTION, OR OTHER ROUTINE PURPOSE, IN THE ABSENCE OF ANY CLINICAL SIGN OF DISEASE IN THE ANIMAL. 2. (A) NO PERSON SHALL ENGAGE IN THE NON-THERAPEUTIC USE OF ANTIMICRO- BIAL AGENTS IN CATTLE, POULTRY, SHEEP, SWINE, OR ANY ANIMAL RAISED FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION, INCLUDING ANIMALS THAT PROVIDE NON-MEAT FOOD PRODUCTS SUCH AS EGGS AND MILK. (B) NO PERSON SHALL SELL, EXPOSE FOR SALE, OR TRANSPORT FOR SALE WITH- IN THIS STATE, REGARDLESS OF PLACE OF ORIGIN, ANY FOOD PRODUCT DERIVED FROM AN ANIMAL THAT HAS BEEN SUBJECT TO NON-THERAPEUTIC USE OF ANTIMI- CROBIAL AGENTS. 3. VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL CONSTITUTE A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR. 4. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE AND ADOPT RULES AND REGULATIONS TO GIVE FULL EFFECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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