Below is a summary of select wine-related bills currently in or recently passed by the New York State Legislature. Click a bill number to learn more about that particular legislation. This summary is not exhaustive, and it is not legal advice. There are many other wine-related bills pending, so be sure to check the Legislature's bill search website for the most complete and up-to-date information on state legislation that may impact the wine industry. Contact your attorney or lobbyist if you have questions about a particular measure.
The 2017 session of the 2017-2018 legislative biennium began on January 4, 2017. This table was last updated on Monday, February 20, 2017, at 21:00 EST. For subsequent legislative action and more wine-related bills, see the Legislature's website. Remember that you can search this bill tracker for key words by typing Ctrl+F and typing in your search terms. To avoid duplication, I have listed companion bills and their principal sponsors in the "Notes" column.
Each bill number links to the Legislature's updates for that measure.
I have abbreviated committee names to save space. Below is the key.
- CEDSB - Commerce, Economic Development, and Small Business
- ED - Economic Development
- IGO - Investigation and Government Operations
- W&M - Ways and Means
- R&W - Racing and Wagering
- Blue - passed one chamber
- Yellow - passed both chambers
- Green - signed by the Governor
- Red - vetoed