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A06435 Summary:

Amd §128, Ag & Mkts L
Authorizes commercial feed for a pet, specialty pet, horse, or camelid to include hemp seed or a substance derived from hemp seed.
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A06435 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      April 6, 2023
        Introduced  by M. of A. LUPARDO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Agriculture
        AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to allowing
          certain commercial feed to include hemp seed
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section  1.    Subdivision  7  of  section  128 of the agriculture and
     2  markets law, as added by chapter 816 of the laws of 1974, is amended  to
     3  read as follows:
     4    7. "Commercial feed" means all materials except unmixed whole seeds or
     5  physically altered entire unmixed seeds, when not adulterated within the
     6  meaning  of  subdivision  one  of section one hundred thirty-two of this
     7  article, which are distributed for use as feed or for  mixing  in  feed,
     8  and  includes  pet  food  and specialty pet food. Provided, however, the
     9  commissioner by regulation may exempt  from  this  definition,  or  from
    10  specific  provisions  of  this  article, commodities such as hay, straw,
    11  stover, silage, cobs, husks, hulls, and individual chemical compounds or
    12  substances when  such  commodities,  compounds  or  substances  are  not
    13  inter-mixed or mixed with other materials, and are not adulterated with-
    14  in  the  meaning of subdivision one of section one hundred thirty-two of
    15  this article.  Provided  further,  however,  that  commercial  feed  may
    16  include  the addition of hemp seed or hemp seed products for use as feed
    17  or for mixing in feed for a pet, specialty pet, horse, or  camelid.  The
    18  term  "hemp"  shall  have  the  same  meaning as defined in section five
    19  hundred five of this chapter.
    20    § 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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