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2011 New York A 5912. Vaccination of Egg-Laying Hens

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Citation: 2011 New York A 5912



Date Introduced: 3/2/2011

Date of Last Action: 3/2/2011

Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 07/2011



Summary:   This 2011 New York bill concerns the vaccination of egg-laying hens. The proposed law provides that eggs should not be transported, sold, offered, or exposed within the state unless those eggs come from hens vaccinated against salmonella.


Bill in Full:


                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                         5912

                              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-
         ture

       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
   26  date.



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