senate Bill S5377A

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to access to viable agricultural land for new and beginning farmers

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2014 tabled
vetoed memo.537
Dec 05, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 12, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.949
substituted for s5377a
Jun 12, 2014 substituted by a7002b
Jun 02, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 29, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2014 1st report cal.949
May 06, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Mar 03, 2014 print number 5377a
amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 08, 2014 referred to agriculture
May 16, 2013 referred to agriculture

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S5377 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7002B
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§16, 309 & 323, add §329-a, Ag & Mkts L; amd §2, Pub Lds L

S5377 - Summary

Relates to access to viable agricultural land for new and beginning farmers.

S5377 - Sponsor Memo

S5377 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5377

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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  public  lands
  law,  in  relation  to  access to viable agricultural land for new and
  beginning farmers

  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 2-d to read as follows:
  2-D. AID IN EFFORTS SUPPORTING THE SUCCESSFUL TRANSFER OF VIABLE AGRI-
CULTURAL  LAND  FROM  EXISTING OWNERS TO NEW OWNERS AND OPERATORS, ESPE-
CIALLY BEGINNING FARMERS.
  S 2. Subdivision 5 of section 309 of the agriculture and markets  law,
as  added  by  chapter  79  of  the  laws of 1980, is amended to read as
follows:
  5. The advisory council on agriculture shall advise  the  commissioner
and  other  state  agency  heads on state government plans, policies and
programs affecting farming and the agricultural industry of  this  state
INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT LIMITED TO, ADVICE REGARDING TAX, FINANCIAL ASSIST-
ANCE AND OTHER POLICIES AND PROGRAMS THAT COULD  ADDRESS  THE  NEEDS  OF
BEGINNING  FARMERS AND ISSUES RELATED TO TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP OF FARMS.
Concerned state agencies shall be  encouraged  to  establish  a  working
relationship with the council and shall fully cooperate with the council
in any requests it shall make.
  S  3. Subdivision 6 of section 323 of the agriculture and markets law,
as amended by chapter 268 of the laws of 2008, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  6.  reporting biennially to the governor and the legislature regarding
the activities of the commissioner, INCLUDING EFFORTS TO ENHANCE  ACCESS
TO  VIABLE AGRICULTURAL LAND FOR NEW AND BEGINNING FARMERS, the types of
technical  assistance  rendered  to  county  agricultural  and  farmland
protection boards, municipalities and not-for-profit conservation organ-
izations,  and  the need to protect the state's agricultural economy and
land resources.

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S5377A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7002B
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§16, 309 & 323, add §329-a, Ag & Mkts L; amd §2, Pub Lds L

S5377A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to access to viable agricultural land for new and beginning farmers.

S5377A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5377A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5377--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Agriculture in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec.
  8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the agriculture and markets law and the public lands
  law, in relation to access to viable agricultural  land  for  new  and
  beginning farmers

  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 2-d to read as follows:
  2-D. AID IN EFFORTS SUPPORTING THE SUCCESSFUL TRANSFER OF VIABLE AGRI-
CULTURAL LAND FROM EXISTING OWNERS TO NEW OWNERS  AND  OPERATORS,  ESPE-
CIALLY BEGINNING FARMERS.
  S  2. Subdivision 5 of section 309 of the agriculture and markets law,
as added by chapter 79 of the laws  of  1980,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  5.  The  advisory council on agriculture shall advise the commissioner
and other state agency heads on state  government  plans,  policies  and
programs  affecting  farming and the agricultural industry of this state
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ADVICE REGARDING TAX,  FINANCIAL  ASSIST-
ANCE  AND  OTHER  POLICIES  AND PROGRAMS THAT COULD ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF
BEGINNING FARMERS AND ISSUES RELATED TO TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP OF  FARMS.
Concerned  state  agencies  shall  be  encouraged to establish a working
relationship with the council and shall fully cooperate with the council
in any requests it shall make.
  S 3. Subdivision 6 of section 323 of the agriculture and markets  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  150 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10980-02-4

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