senate Bill S2332

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs commissioner of education to establish guidelines providing for donation of excess, unused, edible food from school meals to food assistance programs

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 10, 2014 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 04, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jan 28, 2014 1st report cal.73
Jan 08, 2014 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Apr 30, 2013 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 29, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 24, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 23, 2013 1st report cal.403
Jan 16, 2013 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Jan 28, 2014 - Agriculture committee Vote

S2332
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Jan 28, 2014

Apr 23, 2013 - Agriculture committee Vote

S2332
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Apr 23, 2013

absent (1)

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S2332 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5218
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L; amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2488, S4288, A6330A
2009-2010: S8456, A6453A

S2332 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of education, in cooperation with the commissioner of agriculture and markets, to establish voluntary guidelines to provide for the donation of excess, unused, edible food from school, university or other educational institutions meal programs to voluntary food assistance programs.

S2332 - Sponsor Memo

S2332 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2332

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, GRISANTI -- 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 authorizing school districts and institutions of higher
  education  to  donate  excess  food to local voluntary food assistance
  programs

  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 5-c to read as follows:
  5-C.  COOPERATE WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION, PURSUANT TO SUBDI-
VISION THIRTY-TWO OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIVE OF THE EDUCATION LAW, TO
DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR THE VOLUNTARY IMPLEMENTATION BY SCHOOL  DISTRICTS
AND INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION EIGHT OF
SECTION  TWO  OF  THE  EDUCATION  LAW,  OF  PROGRAMS WHICH ENCOURAGE THE
DONATION OF EXCESS, UNUSED, EDIBLE FOOD FROM MEALS SERVED AT SUCH EDUCA-
TIONAL FACILITIES TO LOCAL VOLUNTARY FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.
  S 2. Section 305 of the education law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 32 to read as follows:
  32. THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION AND COOPERATION WITH THE COMMIS-
SIONER OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS, SHALL DEVELOP VOLUNTARY GUIDELINES TO
ENCOURAGE  AND  FACILITATE  THE  ABILITY  OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND INSTI-
TUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO DONATE EXCESS, UNUSED, EDIBLE  FOOD  FROM
MEALS  SERVED  AT  SUCH  EDUCATIONAL  FACILITIES TO LOCAL VOLUNTARY FOOD
ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  COMMUNITY  FOOD
PANTRIES,  SOUP  KITCHENS, AND OTHER COMMUNITY AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGAN-
IZATIONS THAT DISTRIBUTE FOOD TO THE POOR AND DISADVANTAGED.
  SUCH GUIDELINES MAY INCLUDE, BUT NEED NOT BE LIMITED TO:
  A. A METHODOLOGY TO PROVIDE INFORMATION  TO  EDUCATIONAL  INSTITUTIONS
AND  LOCAL  VOLUNTARY FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS OF THE PROVISIONS OF SUCH
GUIDELINES;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06714-01-3

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