New York Agriculture & Markets Law

Sec. § 251-Z-5
Granting, Suspending or Revoking Licenses

The commissioner may decline to grant a new license, may decline to renew a license, may suspend or revoke a license already granted after due notice and opportunity for hearing whenever he finds that:


Any statement contained in an application for license is or was false or misleading;


The establishment does not have facilities or equipment sufficient to maintain adequate sanitation for the activities conducted;


The establishment is not maintained in a clean and sanitary condition or is not operated in a sanitary or proper manner;


The maintenance and operation of the establishment is such that the product produced therein is or may be adulterated;


The establishment has failed or refused to produce any records or provide any information demanded by the commissioner reasonably related to the administration and enforcement of this article;


The applicant or licensee, or an officer, director, partner, holder of ten per cent of the voting stock, or any other person exercising any position of management or control has failed to comply with any of the provisions of this chapter or rules and regulations promulgated pursuant thereto; or


Any person including the applicant or licensee, or an officer, director, partner or any stockholder, exercising any position of management or control has been convicted of a felony in any court of the United States or any state or territory.


A retail food store licensed under this article fails to comply with the education requirements set forth in section two hundred fifty-one-z-twelve of this article.

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Dec. 13, 2016