senate Bill S7616

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits the importation or sale of animal products produced in a manner that violates New York's animal cruelty laws

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Agriculture Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to agriculture
Dec 17, 2021 referred to rules

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S7616 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 5-E §§97 - 99, Ag & Mkts L

S7616 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits the importation or sale of animal products produced in a manner that violates New York's animal cruelty laws, in order to protect New York's farmers from unfair competition and to protect animals from cruelty.

S7616 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7616 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7616
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             December 17, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. BRISPORT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to  prohib-
   iting  the importation or sale of animal products produced in a manner
   that violates New York's animal cruelty laws

   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
 article 5-E to read as follows:
 
                                ARTICLE 5-E
             PROTECTION OF NEW YORK'S FARMERS AND ANIMALS ACT
 SECTION 97. DEFINITIONS.
         98. PROHIBITIONS.
         99. ENFORCEMENT.
   § 97. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE, UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY
 STATED, OR UNLESS THE CONTENT OR SUBJECT MATTER OTHERWISE REQUIRES:
   1. "PERSON" MEANS ANY PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION, OR ASSOCIATION;
   2. "FARM ANIMAL" MEANS  ANY  UNGULATE,  POULTRY,  SPECIES  OF  CATTLE,
 SHEEP,  SWINE,  GOATS, LLAMAS, HORSES OR FUR-BEARING ANIMALS, AS DEFINED
 IN SECTION 11-1907 OF THE  ENVIRONMENTAL  CONSERVATION  LAW,  WHICH  ARE
 RAISED  FOR COMMERCIAL OR SUBSISTENCE PURPOSES. FUR-BEARING ANIMAL SHALL
 NOT INCLUDE DOGS OR CATS.
   3. "FARM ANIMAL PRODUCT" MEANS ANY PRODUCT MADE FROM,  CONTAINING,  OR
 DERIVED  FROM  ANY  PART  OF ANY FARM ANIMAL OR ANYTHING PRODUCED BY ANY
 FARM ANIMAL, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO  MEAT,  FUR,  EGGS  AND  DAIRY
 PRODUCTS.
   4.  "DAIRY  PRODUCT"  MEANS  ALL MILK AND MILK PRODUCTS DEFINED BY THE
 DEFINITIONS AND STANDARDS OF IDENTITY PROMULGATED  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION
 FORTY-SIX-A  OF  THIS  CHAPTER AND SUCH OTHER FOOD PRODUCTS DERIVED FROM
 MILK AS THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DESIGNATE BY REGULATION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13982-01-1

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