|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 30, 2012||reported and committed to finance|
|May 21, 2012||referred to aging|
senate Bill S7452
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7452 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- 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
BILL NUMBER:S7452 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the elder law and the agriculture and markets law, in relation to establishing a farm-to-senior program PURPOSE OF BILL: To facilitate and promote the purchase of New York State farm products by senior centers, and other institutions for the aging, under the jurisdiction of the New York State Office for the Aging. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of bill adds a new subdivision 16 to section 202 of the elder law to require the director of the office for the aging to establish a farm-to-senior program to facilitate and promote the purchase of farm products by senior centers and other institutions for the aging under the jurisdiction of the office. The office will make information about New York farm products available to farmers, farm organizations, and institutions for the aging interested in establishing farm-to senior programs. A new subdivision 16 of the Ag & Markets Law would require the establishment of a farm-to-senior program where the Department would gather information from the Office for the Aging regarding senior
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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