|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2010||referred to local government|
|Jan 13, 2009||referred to local government|
senate Bill S705
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S705 (ACTIVE) - Details
S705 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S705 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the general municipal law, in relation to authorizing industrial development agencies to provide assistance to agricultural producers PURPOSE : This bill authorizes industrial development agencies (IDAs) to provide technical and financial assistance to agricultural producers that grow, harvest or produce agricultural products in this state. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1: Amends the legislative intent section of General Municipal Law section 852 to authorize IDAs to actively promote, attract, encourage and develop agricultural industries that are based in New York State. Sections 2 & 3: Amends General Municipal Law section 854(4) to include "agricultural" projects within the definition of projects that can be assisted by local IDAs.
S705 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 705 2009-2010 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 13, 2009 ___________ Introduced by Sens. LARKIN, BONACIC, LEIBELL, LITTLE, MORAHAN, SALAND, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to authorizing industrial development agencies to provide assistance to agricultural producers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The first undesignated paragraph of section 852 of the general municipal law, as amended by chapter 747 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: It is hereby declared to be the policy of this state to promote the economic welfare, recreation opportunities and prosperity of its inhab- itants and to actively promote, attract, encourage and develop recre- ation, economically sound commerce [and], industry AND AGRICULTURE, and economically sound projects identified and called for to implement a state heritage area management plan as provided in title G of the parks, recreation and historic preservation law through governmental action for the purpose of preventing unemployment and economic deterioration by the creation of industrial development agencies which are hereby declared to be governmental agencies and instrumentalities and to grant to such industrial development agencies the rights and powers provided in this article. S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 854 of the general municipal law, as amended by chapter 541 of the laws of 1982, is amended to read as follows: (4) "Project" - shall mean any land, any building or other improve- ment, and all real and personal properties located within the state of New York and within or outside or partially within and partially outside the municipality for whose benefit the agency was created, including, but not limited to, machinery, equipment and other facilities deemed EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05401-01-9
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