senate Bill S7452

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes a farm-to-senior program to facilitate and promote the purchase of New York farm products by senior centers and other institutions for the aging

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May 30, 2012 reported and committed to finance
May 21, 2012 referred to aging

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May 30, 2012 - Aging committee Vote

S7452
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Aging Committee Vote: May 30, 2012

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S7452 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10308
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §202, Eld L; amd §16, Ag & Mkts L

S7452 - Summary

Establishes a farm-to-senior program to facilitate and promote the purchase of New York farm products by senior centers and other institutions for the aging.

S7452 - Sponsor Memo

S7452 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7452

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. VALESKY, MAZIARZ, RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the elder law and the agriculture and  markets  law,  in
  relation to establishing a farm-to-senior program

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of  subdivision  14  and  subdivision  15  of
section 202 of the elder law, paragraph (b) of subdivision 14 as amended
and  subdivision  15  as  added  by chapter 263 of the laws of 2011, are
amended and a new subdivision 16 is added to read as follows:
  (b) make recommendations, in consultation with the division of housing
and community renewal, to the governor  and  legislature  for  assisting
mixed-use  age-integrated  housing  development  or redevelopment demon-
stration projects in urban, suburban and rural areas of the state.   The
director of the office for the aging and secretary of state shall estab-
lish  an  advisory  committee  for  purposes  of  this subdivision. Such
committee shall include, but not be limited to, top  representatives  of
local  government,  senior  citizen  organizations,  developers,  senior
service providers and planners; [and]
  15. to periodically,  in  consultation  with  the  state  director  of
[veteran's]  VETERANS'  affairs,  review  the  programs  operated by the
office to ensure that the needs of the state's aging veteran  population
are  being  met  and  to  develop  improvements to programs to meet such
needs[.]; AND
  16. (A) IN  COOPERATION  WITH  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  AGRICULTURE  AND
MARKETS, TO ESTABLISH A FARM-TO-SENIOR PROGRAM TO FACILITATE AND PROMOTE
THE  PURCHASE  OF  NEW  YORK  FARM  PRODUCTS BY SENIOR CENTERS AND OTHER
INSTITUTIONS FOR THE AGING UNDER THE JURISDICTION  OF  THE  OFFICE.  THE
OFFICE  SHALL MAKE INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO FARMERS, FARM ORGANIZATIONS,
AND INSTITUTIONS FOR THE AGING INTERESTED IN ESTABLISHING FARM-TO-SENIOR
PROGRAMS.
  (B) IN COOPERATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE  AND  MARKETS,
TO  ESTABLISH  A  PROMOTIONAL EVENT, TO BE KNOWN AS THE "NEW YORK GOLDEN
HARVEST: SENIORS WEEK", TO PROMOTE NEW YORK  AGRICULTURE  AND  FOODS  TO

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

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