senate Bill S3212

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee


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Jan 28, 2021 referred to agriculture

S3212 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4570
Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§130 & 131, Ag & Mkts L

S3212 (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.

S3212 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3212 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3212
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- 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 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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