New York Agriculture & Markets Law
Rules and Regulations
The commissioner is hereby authorized to enact, amend and repeal rules and regulations necessary to carry out and give full force and effect to the provisions of this article. This chapter and the regulations promulgated thereunder shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate a general purpose to enact state legislation uniform with and at least equal to the federal wholesome poultry products act and all acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto. The commissioner is hereby authorized to adopt, insofar as appropriate, the regulations from time to time promulgated under such federal act or acts, and to change or amend the regulations promulgated under this chapter so as to conform, insofar as appropriate, to those promulgated under the federal act or acts. The commissioner shall hold a public hearing upon a proposal to promulgate any new or amended regulations under this article, except in the case of a proposal to adopt applicable regulations promulgated under such federal act or acts.