senate Bill S265

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York calcium purchasing preference initiative

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 21, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to agriculture
Jan 05, 2011 referred to agriculture

S265 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1666
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L; amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4159A

S265 - Summary

Establishes the New York calcium purchasing preference initiative by instructing the purchasing agent of any governmental entity to give preference to a product containing a higher level of calcium than products of the same type and quality which are equal to or lower in price than products of the same type and quality.

S265 - Sponsor Memo

S265 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   265

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the  education  law,
  in relation to establishing the New York calcium purchasing preference
  initiative

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "New  York
calcium purchasing preference initiative".
  S  2.  Section  16  of  the  agriculture and markets law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 5-c to read as follows:
  5-C.  ESTABLISH, IN COOPERATION WITH THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  EDUCATION,
THE  NEW  YORK CALCIUM PURCHASING PREFERENCE INITIATIVE.  THE PURCHASING
AGENT FOR ANY GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY WHICH PURCHASES FOOD OR  BEVERAGES  TO
BE  PROCESSED  OR SERVED IN A BUILDING OR ROOM OWNED OR OPERATED BY SUCH
GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY SHALL GIVE PREFERENCE TO FOODS AND BEVERAGES THAT:
  (A) CONTAIN A HIGHER LEVEL OF CALCIUM THAN PRODUCTS OF THE  SAME  TYPE
AND QUALITY; AND
  (B)  ARE EQUAL TO OR LOWER IN PRICE THAN PRODUCTS OF THE SAME TYPE AND
QUALITY.
  FOR THE PURPOSES OF  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  "GOVERNMENTAL  ENTITY"  SHALL
MEAN:
  (A) THE STATE OF NEW YORK;
  (B)  A  COUNTY, CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR ANY OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISION
OR CIVIL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE;
  (C) A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR ANY GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY  OPERATING  A  PUBLIC
SCHOOL, COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY;
  (D) A PUBLIC AUTHORITY, COMMISSION OR PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATION;
  (E)  AN AGENCY, BOARD, BUREAU, DIVISION, COMMITTEE, INSTITUTION, COUN-
CIL, OR OFFICE; OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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