senate Bill S3115

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the non-therapeutic use of antimicrobial agents in animals

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee


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Jan 27, 2021 referred to agriculture

S3115 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §84, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S7949
2011-2012: S80
2013-2014: S233
2015-2016: S201
2017-2018: S1844, S7037
2019-2020: S2367

S3115 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to restrictions on non-therapeutic use of antimicrobial agents in animals in the absence of any clinical sign of disease in the animals.

S3115 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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