A03689 Summary:

Add S46-b, Ag & Mkts L
Relates to a shared animal ownership agreement; allows owner to receive a proportionate share of the animal's raw milk.
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A03689 Actions:

01/27/2015referred to agriculture
01/06/2016referred to agriculture
05/10/2016held for consideration in agriculture
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A03689 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 27, 2015
        Introduced  by M. of A. LALOR -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Agriculture
        AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation  to  shared
          animal ownership agreements
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
     2  section 46-b to read as follows:
     3    §  46-b. Shared animal ownership agreement. Shared animal ownership is
     4  any contractual arrangement under which an individual:
     5    1. acquires an ownership interest in a milk-producing animal;
     6    2. agrees to pay another for,  reimburse  another  for,  or  otherwise
     7  accept  financial  responsibility for the care and boarding of the milk-
     8  producing animal at the dairy farm; and
     9    3. is entitled to receive a proportionate share of  the  animal's  raw
    10  milk production as a condition of the contractual arrangement.
    11    §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
    12  have become a law. Provided that any rules and regulations necessary  to
    13  implement  the  provisions  of  this act on its effective date are imme-
    14  diately authorized and directed to be completed on or before such date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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