N.Y. Agriculture & Markets Law Section 196
Statewide uniformity


Notwithstanding the provisions of any other general, special or local law, the commissioner may, in order to secure uniform regulation of weights and measures throughout the state, reverse, modify or annul in whole or in part any rule, regulation, direction, order, ordinance, local law or other provision adopted by any municipality which contravenes or is inconsistent with the provisions of this article or any rules and regulations promulgated by the commissioner.


The order of the commissioner affecting any such municipal provision shall state the date on which it takes effect and a copy thereof, duly signed by the commissioner, shall be filed as a public record in the state department of agriculture and markets.

Source: Section 196 — Statewide uniformity, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/AGM/196 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 196’s source at nysenate​.gov

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