assembly Bill A6888

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of agriculture and markets to develop and conduct a public awareness campaign regarding Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases

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Current Bill Status Via S4089 - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 05, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.269
substituted for a6888
May 05, 2021 substituted by s4089
Apr 29, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.269
Apr 27, 2021 reported
Apr 13, 2021 referred to agriculture

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A6888 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4089
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §16-b, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5873

A6888 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of agriculture and markets to develop and conduct a public awareness campaign regarding Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases.

A6888 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   6888
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. BARRETT -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Agriculture
 
 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to a public
   awareness  campaign  regarding  Lyme  disease  and  other   tick-borne
   diseases
 
   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 16-b to read as follows:
   §  16-B.  PUBLIC  AWARENESS  CAMPAIGN REGARDING LYME DISEASE AND OTHER
 TICK-BORNE DISEASES. THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE  COMMIS-
 SIONER  OF HEALTH, SHALL DEVELOP AND CONDUCT A PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
 REGARDING LYME DISEASE AND OTHER TICK-BORNE DISEASES. THE  CAMPAIGN  MAY
 UTILIZE  PUBLIC  FORUMS,  SOCIAL MEDIA AND MASS MEDIA, INCLUDING BUT NOT
 LIMITED TO INTERNET, RADIO, AND  PRINT  ADVERTISING  AND  SHALL  INCLUDE
 MATERIALS  AND  INFORMATION  ON  THE  DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE. THE CAMPAIGN
 SHALL BE TAILORED TO EDUCATE FARMERS, FARM WORKERS, AND  OTHER  AGRICUL-
 TURAL  EMPLOYEES  REGARDING:  (A)  LYME  DISEASE  AND  OTHER  TICK-BORNE
 DISEASES; (B) RECOGNITION OF THE SYMPTOMS  OF  LYME  DISEASE  AND  OTHER
 TICK-BORNE  DISEASES;  (C) THE AVAILABLE TREATMENTS FOR LYME DISEASE AND
 OTHER TICK-BORNE DISEASES; AND (D) PREVENTIVE MEASURES THAT MAY BE TAKEN
 TO LESSEN THE THREAT POSED BY TICKS CARRYING LYME DISEASE OR OTHER TICK-
 BORNE DISEASES.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08388-01-1