senate Bill S2152

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates the strategic farm and food product development coordinating council

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor


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

do you support this legislation?

You must fill out the form below in order to support or oppose this bill. X

You must login or fill out the fields below for the senator to have an accurate account of the support or opposition to this bill.

Your valid home address is used to determine which NY State Senator Represents you.
Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.
Use this box to enter a message to your senator.

Actions

view actions (14)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 18, 2013 vetoed memo.278
Dec 06, 2013 delivered to governor
May 30, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.387
substituted for a2701
May 20, 2013 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 08, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2013 1st report cal.551
Feb 12, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 14, 2013 referred to agriculture

Co-Sponsors

S2152 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2701
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L; add §180-c, Ec Dev L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6505, A8104

S2152 - Summary

Creates the strategic farm and food product development coordinating council.

S2152 - Sponsor Memo

S2152 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2152

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the economic devel-
  opment law, in relation to creating the strategic farm and food  prod-
  uct development coordinating council

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

  Section 1. Section 16 of the agriculture and markets law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
  6-A. (A) ESTABLISH, IN COOPERATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER  OF  ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT,  A STRATEGIC FARM AND FOOD PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT COORDINATING
COUNCIL CONSISTING OF REPRESENTATIVES  OF  FARMERS,  PROCESSORS,  WHOLE-
SALERS AND DISTRIBUTORS, RETAILERS INCLUDING RETAIL FOOD STORES AND FOOD
SERVICE  BUSINESSES,  ACADEMIC  EXPERTS  AND OTHERS TO IDENTIFY FARM AND
FOOD PRODUCTS THAT:
  (I) ARE, OR HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO  BE,  IN  DEMAND  BY  A  SIGNIFICANT
PORTION OF THE CONSUMER MARKET; AND
  (II)  HAVE  THE POTENTIAL FOR INCREASED PRODUCTION BY, AND SIGNIFICANT
ECONOMIC BENEFIT TO, NEW YORK AGRICULTURAL PRODUCERS.
  (B) SUCH COUNCIL SHALL ALSO SEEK TO PROMOTE  BENEFICIAL  RELATIONSHIPS
AMONG FARMERS, PROCESSORS, WHOLESALERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AND STATE INSTITU-
TIONAL  ENTITIES  INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO SCHOOLS, DAYCARE FACILI-
TIES, AND PRISONS. THE COUNCIL SHALL  IDENTIFY  BARRIERS  TO  TRADE  AND
SUGGEST POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS.
  (C)  SUCH  COUNCIL  SHALL  ALSO IDENTIFY RESOURCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, STATE AND FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AND TECHNICAL ASSIST-
ANCE FROM GOVERNMENT, ACADEMIA AND PRIVATE  ORGANIZATIONS  AVAILABLE  TO
SUPPORT  INCREASED PRODUCTION, MARKETING, AND DISTRIBUTION OF SUCH FOODS
AND BEVERAGES. THE DEPARTMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
SHALL MAKE SUCH INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO INTERESTED PRODUCERS AND  MARK-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04825-01-3

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.