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Testimony/Comments

New York Farm Bureau provides testimony and comments on issues affecting members throughout the year.

New York State

Labor

Department of Labor’s proposed rule on employee scheduling, Chapter II of 12 NYCRR, Part 142, Call-In Pay, LAB-47-17-00011-P
January 3, 2018, Submitted by Renee St. Jacques, Assistant Director of Public Policy
Department of Labor, Albany, NY

 

Environment

Coalition letter to Governor Cuomo asking to veto Gyphosate ban on state land.
August 3, 2020

NYFB Clean Water Act CAFO Comments

October 11, 2018.  Submitted by David Fisher, NYFB President
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, NY
 

Ag and Markets

 

Budget


Business Issues

Proposed Regulation on the Processing, Manufacturing and Retail Sale of Cannabinoid Hemp Products in New York State Public Comments
January 8, 2021, Submitted by Renee St. Jacques
New York State Department of Health


New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (Uniform Code) Public Comments
August 15, 2019, Submitted by Renee St. Jacques
New York Department of State

Proposed Regulation on the Processing, Manufacturing and Retail Sale of Cannibinoid Hemp Products in New York State Public Comments
June 29, 2021, Submitted by Renee St. Jacques
New York State Department of Health

 

Taxation and Finance

 

Transportation

Proposed Thruway Toll Adjustment Public Comments
October 13, 2020, Submitted by David Fisher, NYFB President
New York State Thruway Authority

 

Federal 

Agriculture

President Fisher's Comments to USTR on Unfair Canadian Trade Practices
August 3, 2020  RE: Hearings Regarding Trade Distorting Polices That May Be Affecting Seasonal and Perishable products in U.S. Commerce, USTR-2020-0010   

Docket No. AMS-SC-19-0042; SC19-990-2 IR; Document Number: 2019-23749; Establishment of a Domestic Hemp Production Program
January 28, 2020, Submitted by David Fisher, NYFB President
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC

 

Labor

 

Food Safety

 

Environment
 

Transportation

Electronic Logging Devices: Proposed Regulatory Guidance Concerning the Transportation of Agricultural Commodities
February 20, 2018, Submitted by David Fisher, NYFB President
U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, DC