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S07812 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 27, 2018
        Introduced  by  Sen.  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation
        AN ACT to amend the  environmental  conservation  law,  in  relation  to
          exempting  manure  deposited  incidentally from noisome or unwholesome
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Section  71-3501 of the environmental conservation law is
     2  amended to read as follows:
     3  § 71-3501. Putting noisome  or  unwholesome  substances  or  maintaining
     4               noisome business on or near highway.
     5    A person, who deposits, leaves or keeps, on or near a highway or route
     6  of  public  travel,  either  on the land or on the water, any noisome or
     7  unwholesome substance, or establishes, maintains or carries on, upon  or
     8  near  a  public highway or route of public travel, either on the land or
     9  on the water, any business, trade or manufacture  which  is  noisome  or
    10  detrimental  to public health, is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by
    11  a fine of not less than one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment not less
    12  than three nor more than six months, or both.  A  person  shall  not  be
    13  guilty  of  a  misdemeanor  under this section if manure is incidentally
    14  deposited on or near a highway by such person,  by  livestock  owned  by
    15  such  person  or by agricultural equipment owned or used by such person.
    16  Manure shall be determined to be dropped  incidentally  if,  during  the
    17  course  of  transporting  livestock  or  tending to livestock, manure is
    18  unknowingly deposited on or near a highway.
    19    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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