Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to agriculture
|Mar 03, 2021||
referred to agriculture
Senate Bill S5396
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S5396 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S5396 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to the misbranding of food products not containing meat; establishes a food product shall be deemed to be misbranded if the food product is labeled or branded in a false, deceptive or misleading manner that misrepresents the product as meat, meat food product or poultry.
2021-S5396 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5396 SPONSOR: SAVINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to the misbranding of food products not containing meat PURPOSE: Prevents the misbranding of products not containing meat or poultry SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends the Agriculture and Markers law by adding a new section 201-j - food products will be considered mislabeled or branded false when using the terms meat, meat product or poultry if not conforming to the defi- nitions of such products defined by sections 96-g and 90-b of the Ag and Markets Law
2021-S5396 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5396 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 3, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- 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 the misbranding of food products not containing meat 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 201-j to read as follows: § 201-J. MISBRANDING OF FOOD PRODUCTS NOT CONTAINING MEAT. A FOOD PRODUCT SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE MISBRANDED IF THE FOOD PRODUCT IS LABELED OR BRANDED IN A FALSE, DECEPTIVE OR MISLEADING MANNER THAT MISREPRESENTS THE PRODUCT AS MEAT OR MEAT FOOD PRODUCT AS THOSE TERMS ARE DEFINED IN SECTION NINETY-SIX-G OF THIS CHAPTER OR AS POULTRY AS DEFINED IN SECTION NINETY-B OF THIS CHAPTER. § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend- ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen- tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be made on or before such date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09718-01-1
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