Bill in Full:
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N A S S E M B L Y
March 2, 2011
Introduced by M. of A. KAVANAGH, ARROYO, DINOWITZ, JEFFRIES,
PEOPLES-STOKES -- read once and referred to the Committee on Agricul-
AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to vaccina-
tion of egg-laying hens against salmonella
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 96-z-30 to read as follows:
3 S 96-Z-30. VACCINATION OF EGG-LAYING POULTRY AGAINST SALMONELLA ENTER-
4 ITIDIS. 1. NO PERSON, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY SHALL TRANSPORT,
5 SELL, OFFER OR EXPOSE FOR SALE WITHIN THE STATE EGGS FOR THE PURPOSE OF
6 HUMAN CONSUMPTION UNLESS SUCH EGGS ORIGINATE FROM POULTRY THAT HAS BEEN
7 VACCINATED AGAINST SALMONELLA ENTERITIDIS.
8 2. NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, EGGS THAT DO NOT
9 ORIGINATE FROM POULTRY THAT HAS BEEN VACCINATED AGAINST SALMONELLA
10 ENTERITIDIS MAY, WITH THE WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE COMMISSIONER OR THE
11 COMMISSIONER'S DESIGNEE, BE TRANSPORTED WITHIN THE STATE TO AN
12 EGG-BREAKING PLANT FOR PASTEURIZATION.
13 3. NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, EGGS THAT DO NOT
14 ORIGINATE FROM POULTRY THAT HAS BEEN VACCINATED AGAINST SALMONELLA
15 ENTERITIDIS MAY, WITH THE WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE COMMISSIONER OR THE
16 COMMISSIONER'S DESIGNEE, BE TRANSPORTED AND POSSESSED WITHIN THE STATE
17 FOR USE IN RESEARCH OR EXPERIMENTATION.
18 4. VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION SHALL CONSTITUTE A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR.
19 5. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE AND ADOPT RULES AND REGULATIONS
20 TO GIVE FULL EFFECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
21 S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
22 it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate-
23 ly, the addition, amendment, or repeal of any rule or regulation neces-
24 sary for the implementation of this act on its effective date is author-
25 ized and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective