Bills Pending New York Assembly Agriculture Committee

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NYA04245IntroRequires animal shelters to annually report on intake and disposition of animals and the number of animals turned away by such shelters; requires shelters to submit such reports to the department of agriculture and markets, and requires such departme...
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2019-04-17
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA07049IntroEnacts the local food, farms, and jobs act; relates to the procurement of locally grown farm and food products; sets goals for levels of procurement by state agencies; creates the New York state council on food policy.
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2019-04-04
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA07053IntroRelates to the confinement of companion animals in unattended motor vehicles under conditions that endanger the health or well-being of an animal and what can be done in the event an animal is seen suffering; adds paid or volunteer firefighters and e...
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2019-04-04
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA04074IntroRelates to municipal directors of weights and measures, permitting the county of Westchester to designate its commissioner or director of consumer affairs as its director of weights and measures.
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2019-04-04
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06995IntroRequires the department of agriculture and markets to issue code red and blue alerts for companion animals during extreme weather; requires owners of companion animals to bring their animals indoors whenever a code red or blue alert has been issued.
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2019-04-03
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYS02797EngrossRelates to annual reporting requirements for farmers' markets.
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2019-03-28
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06930IntroEstablishes a dairy farmers' bill of rights; specifies prohibited unfair trade practices which have the purpose of intentionally impairing a producer's freedom to bargain collectively with other producers in the marketing of the producer's product; p...
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2019-03-27
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYS03707EngrossRelates to the proper venue for an impounding organization to file a petition for a security to be paid by the owner of a seized animal currently in the care of such organization.
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2019-03-26
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06900IntroEstablishes a program to certify certain feed mills, farms, and sellers of food products which produced or used feed that does not contain animal parts.
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2019-03-25
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06864IntroRelates to aggravated cruelty to animals; removes requirement that an animal be killed with aggravated cruelty in order to be guilty of such crime.
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2019-03-22
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06614IntroDirects the department of agriculture and markets to increase the number of regional farmers' markets for the direct marketing of foods and produce produced in the state.
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2019-03-14
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06668IntroRelates to agricultural custom operators.
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2019-03-14
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06573IntroRequires perishable and packaged food to be clearly marked with safety and quality dates.
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2019-03-12
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06490IntroEstablishes a one-stop farming hotline with the Cornell cooperative extension.
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2019-03-08
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06489IntroRelates to defraying costs of aggregating, processing and transporting agricultural products for producers and processors.
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2019-03-08
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06298IntroProhibits the sale of of dogs, cats and rabbits by retail pet shops; authorizes collaboration with entities to provide space to showcase cats or dogs owned by certain entities for the purpose of adoption.
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2019-03-05
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06299IntroProhibits the sale of dogs and cats by retail pet shops; authorizes collaboration with entities to provide space to showcase cats or dogs owned by certain entities for the purpose of adoption.
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2019-03-05
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06255IntroRelates to the registration and regulation of animal breeders; requires each to be licensed; creates a breeder licensing fund; exempts not-for-profit organizations.
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2019-03-04
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06063IntroExpands eligibility for designation as land used in agricultural production by lowering the average gross sale value of the land to $20,000 or more in certain cases.
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2019-02-26
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06019IntroEncourages the expansion of the production of fresh fruits and vegetables by community gardens; directs the state and municipalities to develop more and safer bike lanes and multiple use trails so as to encourage physical activity and reduce carbon e...
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2019-02-26
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06013IntroRequires a disclosure form for the surrender of a dog to a shelter, pound or dog protective association detailing the reasons for surrender and any aggressive tendencies of such dog.
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2019-02-26
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06035IntroRelates to requiring a five day waiting period before a licensed veterinarian at a private veterinarian practice may humanely destroy an animal.
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2019-02-26
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA06011IntroEnacts the New York state excess food act which provides for mandatory donation of consumable food products; provides mandatory composting of appropriate materials; establishes the New York state excess food fund which will be funded by fines collect...
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2019-02-26
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYS02069EngrossRelates to the promotion, market and sale of New York state farm products for holiday celebrations and decorations.
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2019-02-26
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05867IntroRelates to a shared animal ownership agreement; allows owner to receive a proportionate share of the animal's raw milk.
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2019-02-20
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05819IntroRelates to automobile tire inflation machines; vests jurisdiction over automobile tire inflation machines with the state.
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2019-02-19
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05699IntroEnacts "Sir Henry's law" to require the informed consent of the owner of a companion animal prior to euthanizing such animal.
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2019-02-14
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05676IntroProvides that where sewage sludge or other sludge or any product made from sewage sludge or other sludge is applied upon land receiving an agricultural assessment, such land shall be ineligible for such assessment; where only a portion of such land i...
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2019-02-14
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05695IntroRelates to penalties for intent to cause injury to an animal.
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2019-02-14
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05711IntroProhibits any person from transporting, holding, buying, selling, giving, receiving or marketing a nonambulatory animal unless such animal is first humanely euthanized without undue delay from the time that such animal becomes nonambulatory; makes ce...
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2019-02-14
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05734IntroRelates to penalties for causing the death of an animal; class D felony.
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2019-02-14
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05644IntroRelates to penalties for committing multiple animal cruelty offenses.
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2019-02-14
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05656IntroEstablishes commercial sod products pesticide information requirements for all purchasers; defines terms; specifies such information and establishes penalties.
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2019-02-14
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05678IntroAuthorizes the district attorney bringing animal abuse charges to petition for the posting of security for the care of the abused animal on behalf of the impounding organization; authorizes all such petitions to be filed at or after the arraignment o...
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2019-02-14
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05680IntroRelates to outdoor restraints of dogs; prohibits, in the city of New York, tethering for more than 3 hours or a time approved in writing by animal control but not to exceed 12 hours in any 24 hour period; prohibits tethering when a weather advisory o...
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2019-02-14
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05722IntroRelates to penalties for aggravated cruelty to animals.
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2019-02-14
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05691IntroRelates to enhanced penalties for aggravated cruelty to animals.
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2019-02-14
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05552IntroRelates to the proper venue for an impounding organization to file a petition for a security to be paid by the owner of a seized animal currently in the care of such organization.
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2019-02-13
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05366IntroCreates the animal abuser central registry, and requires that certain convicted animal abusers register with such registry; provides such registrants are prohibited from possessing, adopting, owning, purchasing or exercising control over any animal e...
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2019-02-11
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05322IntroEnacts the "omnibus obesity and respiratory illness reduction act"; provides for the screening for childhood obesity by elementary and secondary schools; provides for the regulation of the use of trans fats and requires the provision of nutritional i...
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2019-02-08
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA05176IntroRequires the creation of a thirteen member advisory board within the department of agriculture and markets on food safety and inspection programs; such board is to advise, counsel and confer with the commissioner of agriculture and markets on matters...
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2019-02-07
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA04675IntroRequires duly incorporated humane society, pound or shelter to make reasonable efforts to locate the owner of certain animals or provide for the fostering or adoption of such animals; provides that such efforts shall include, but not be limited to, c...
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2019-02-05
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA04945IntroEstablishes a farm drain tile financial assistance program; provides for farm drain tile financial assistance to aid farmers in adding drain tile to their fields.
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2019-02-05
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA04658IntroProvides that in an agricultural district with a working family farm, any producer shall have the authority to build a home on such family farm property.
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2019-02-05
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA04753IntroAuthorizes the assessor to extend the filing deadline of a renewal application for an agricultural assessment after the taxable status date when good cause is shown for the failure to file the application by such date.
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2019-02-05
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA04913IntroRequires each violator of "Buster's Law" to register his or her name and address with the division of criminal justice services.
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2019-02-05
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA04517IntroEstablishes a twelve percent surcharge on the sale of animals by pet dealers and an animal shelter and wildlife rehabilitator account to be administered by an animal protection organization to be chosen by the comptroller and the commissioner of agri...
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2019-02-04
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA00830IntroProhibits tethering, restraining, caging or penning of dogs or animals between the hours of 7 p.m. to 6 a.m; may be tethered to a stationary object or a pen or cage in a sized pen or cage four times the height and length of said dog or animal.
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2019-02-04
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA04630IntroRelates to the confinement of companion animals in vehicles in extreme temperatures.
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2019-02-04
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
NYA04475IntroRelates to the humane destruction or other disposition of certain animals by shelters; requires animals to be made available for adoption for 90 days unless a veterinarian certifies that such animal should be humanely destroyed for health reasons.
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2019-02-04
To Assembly Agriculture Committee
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