senate Bill S2791

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the "New York farmer recruitment and retention act of 2013" and appropriates monies to implement certain provisions thereof; appropriation

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2013 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 23, 2013 referred to finance

S2791 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2236
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Amd §605, add §671-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4997, A4590
2009-2010: A5205

S2791 - Summary

Enacts the "New York farmer recruitment and retention act of 2013"; directs the board of regents and the education department to investigate and study undergraduate agricultural programs with the goal of identifying programs which encourage entry into agricultural production; establishes agriculture producer scholarships for students who agree to be agriculture producers in the state for a certain period of time after graduation; establishes the producer's loan foregiveness program  (view more) directs the board of regents and the education department to establish and implement an outreach program to encourage elementary and secondary school students to enter the agricultural field; directs the commissioner of agriculture and markets to report to the governor and the legislature on reducing taxation on land used in agricultural production; appropriates funds therefor.

S2791 - Sponsor Memo

S2791 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2791

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to enact the "New York farmer recruitment and  retention  act  of
  2013";  to  direct  the  board  of regents and education department to
  study agricultural education programs (Part A); to amend the education
  law, in relation to enacting  the  "agriculture  producer  scholarship
  act"  and making appropriations therefor (Part B); to amend the educa-
  tion law, in relation to establishing the producer's loan  forgiveness
  program  (Part  C);  to  direct the board of regents and the education
  department to implement an outreach program  to  encourage  elementary
  and  secondary  students to enter the agricultural field (Part D); and
  to direct the commissioner of agriculture and  markets  to  report  on
  reducing  the  taxation for landowners who use their land for agricul-
  tural production (Part E)

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York farmer recruitment and retention act of 2013".
  S 2. This act enacts into law major components  of  legislation  which
are  necessary to enact this chapter of the laws of 2013. Each component
is wholly contained within a Part identified as Parts A through  E.  The
effective  date for each particular provision contained within such Part
is set forth in the last section of such  Part.  Any  provision  in  any
section  contained  within  a  Part, including the effective date of the
Part, which makes reference to a section "of this  act",  when  used  in
connection  with  that particular component, shall be deemed to mean and
refer to the corresponding section of the Part in  which  it  is  found.
Section  four  of this act sets forth the general effective date of this
act.

                                 PART A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06268-01-3

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