senate Bill S4299A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to soil and water conservation district program improvements

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 12, 2013 signed chap.150
Jul 02, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.268
substituted for a7555
Jun 03, 2013 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 29, 2013 amended on third reading 4299a
Apr 29, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 24, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 23, 2013 1st report cal.406
Mar 20, 2013 referred to agriculture

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S4299 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7555
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§322, 323 & 325, Ag & Mkts L; amd §119-o, Gen Muni L

S4299 - Summary

Relates to soil and water conservation district program improvements; includes soil and water conservation districts in the state agricultural and farmland protection program.

S4299 - Sponsor Memo

S4299 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4299

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. RITCHIE -- (at request of the Department of Agricul-
  ture and Markets) -- 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 general munici-
  pal law, in relation to soil and water conservation  district  program
  improvements

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

  Section 1. Section 322 of the agriculture and markets law  is  amended
by adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5.  "SOIL  AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT" MEANS AN ENTITY AS DEFINED
IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION THREE OF THE SOIL AND  WATER  CONSERVATION
DISTRICTS LAW.
  S  2.  Section  323  of the agriculture and markets law, as amended by
chapter 268 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  S 323. State agricultural and farmland protection program. The commis-
sioner shall initiate and maintain a  state  agricultural  and  farmland
protection program to provide financial and technical assistance, within
funds  available,  to counties, municipalities, SOIL AND WATER CONSERVA-
TION DISTRICTS, and not-for-profit conservation organizations for  their
agricultural and farmland protection efforts. Activities to be conducted
by the commissioner shall include, but not be limited to:
  1.  developing  guidelines  for  the  creation by counties and munici-
palities of agricultural and farmland protection plans;
  2. providing technical assistance to county agricultural and  farmland
protection  boards,  as  established  in  article twenty-five-AA of this
chapter, and municipalities;
  3. administering state assistance payments to county agricultural  and
farmland  protection  boards  [and],  municipalities  AND SOIL AND WATER
CONSERVATION DISTRICTS;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08970-01-3

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S4299A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7555
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§322, 323 & 325, Ag & Mkts L; amd §119-o, Gen Muni L

S4299A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to soil and water conservation district program improvements; includes soil and water conservation districts in the state agricultural and farmland protection program.

S4299A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4299A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4299--A
    Cal. No. 406

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RITCHIE, GIPSON -- (at request of the Department of
  Agriculture and Markets) -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when
  printed  to  be  committed to the Committee on Agriculture -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the general  munici-
  pal  law,  in relation to soil and water conservation district program
  improvements

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

  Section  1.  Section 322 of the agriculture and markets law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. "SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT" MEANS AN ENTITY  AS  DEFINED
IN  SUBDIVISION  ONE OF SECTION THREE OF THE SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION
DISTRICTS LAW.
  S 2. Section 323 of the agriculture and markets  law,  as  amended  by
chapter 268 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  S 323. State agricultural and farmland protection program. The commis-
sioner  shall  initiate  and  maintain a state agricultural and farmland
protection program to provide financial and technical assistance, within
funds available, to counties, municipalities, SOIL AND  WATER  CONSERVA-
TION  DISTRICTS, and not-for-profit conservation organizations for their
agricultural and farmland protection efforts. Activities to be conducted
by the commissioner shall include, but not be limited to:
  1. developing guidelines for the  creation  by  counties  and  munici-
palities of agricultural and farmland protection plans;
  2.  providing technical assistance to county agricultural and farmland
protection boards, as established  in  article  twenty-five-AA  of  this
chapter, and municipalities;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08970-02-3

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