senate Bill S705

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Authorizes industrial development agencies to provide assistance to agricultural producers for products grown, harvested or produced within the state

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2010 referred to local government
Jan 13, 2009 referred to local government


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S705 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง852 & 854, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4240
2013-2014: S947
2015-2016: S2250
2017-2018: S2388
2019-2020: S3209
2021-2022: S3673

S705 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes industrial development agencies to provide technical and financial assistance to agricultural producers for products grown, harvested or produced within the state.

S705 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S705 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K


                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2009

  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


  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
  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
  (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.


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