senate Bill S5552A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to local product procurement and a procurement training program for agricultural business

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 23, 2014 signed chap.381
Sep 11, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.544
substituted for a7572a
Jun 17, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 09, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2014 1st report cal.1078
May 28, 2014 print number 5552b
amend (t) and recommit to finance
May 20, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2013 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 12, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1366
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 24, 2013 print number 5552a
amend and recommit to agriculture
May 17, 2013 referred to agriculture

Votes

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May 20, 2014 - Agriculture committee Vote

S5552A
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: May 20, 2014

Jun 17, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S5552A
23
1
committee
23
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 12, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S5552A
23
1
committee
23
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5552 - Details

Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, Ag & Mkts L; amd §§165 & 163, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A7572

S5552 - Summary

Relates to local product procurement and a procurement training program for agricultural business.

S5552 - Sponsor Memo

S5552 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5552

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- 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  state  finance
  law,  in  relation  to local product procurement; and in relation to a
  procurement training program for agricultural business

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

  Section  1. Section 2 of the agriculture and markets law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. "LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTS" MEANS  ANY  FOOD  PRODUCTS  THAT  ARE  GROWN,
PRODUCED, HARVESTED, AND/OR PROCESSED BY NEW YORK CITIZENS OR BUSINESSES
LOCATED WITHIN THE BORDERS OF NEW YORK STATE, AND PREDOMINANTLY CONTAINS
NEW YORK-GROWN INGREDIENTS.
  S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 165 of the state finance law, as amended
by chapter 137 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  4.  Special  provisions  for  purchase  of  available  New  York  food
products.
  a. Except as otherwise provided  in  this  subdivision,  when  letting
contracts  for the purchase of food products on behalf of facilities and
institutions of the state, solicitation specifications of the office  of
general  services  and  any  other  agency, department, office, board or
commission may require provisions that mandate that all or some  of  the
required  food  products  are  [grown, produced or harvested in New York
state, or that any processing of such food products take place in facil-
ities located within New York state] LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTS, AS  SUCH  TERM
IS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  SIX  OF SECTION TWO OF THE AGRICULTURE AND
MARKETS LAW.
  b. The commissioner of agriculture and markets shall determine,  using
uniform  criteria, those LOCAL food products, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN
SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION TWO OF THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS  LAW,  for
which  the  requirements  of  this subdivision are deemed beneficial and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11055-02-3

Co-Sponsors

S5552A - Details

Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, Ag & Mkts L; amd §§165 & 163, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A7572

S5552A - Summary

Relates to local product procurement and a procurement training program for agricultural business.

S5552A - Sponsor Memo

S5552A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5552--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the agriculture and markets law and the state finance
  law, in relation to local product procurement; and in  relation  to  a
  procurement training program for agricultural business

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

  Section 1. Section 2 of the agriculture and markets law is amended  by
adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6.  "LOCAL  FOOD  PRODUCTS"  MEANS  ANY  FOOD PRODUCTS THAT ARE GROWN,
PRODUCED, HARVESTED, AND/OR PROCESSED BY NEW YORK CITIZENS OR BUSINESSES
LOCATED WITHIN THE BORDERS OF NEW YORK STATE, OR  PREDOMINANTLY  CONTAIN
NEW YORK-GROWN INGREDIENTS.
  S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 165 of the state finance law, as amended
by chapter 137 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  4.  Special  provisions  for  purchase  of  available  New  York  food
products.
  a. Except as otherwise provided  in  this  subdivision,  when  letting
contracts  for the purchase of food products on behalf of facilities and
institutions of the state, solicitation specifications of the office  of
general  services  and  any  other  agency, department, office, board or
commission may require provisions that mandate that all or some  of  the
required  food  products  are  [grown, produced or harvested in New York
state, or that any processing of such food products take place in facil-
ities located within New York state] LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTS, AS  SUCH  TERM
IS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  SIX  OF SECTION TWO OF THE AGRICULTURE AND
MARKETS LAW.
  b. The commissioner of agriculture and markets shall determine,  using
uniform  criteria, those LOCAL food products, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11055-03-3

Co-Sponsors

S5552B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2, Ag & Mkts L; amd §§165 & 163, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A7572

S5552B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to local product procurement and a procurement training program for agricultural business.

S5552B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5552B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5552--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. VALESKY, RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Agriculture  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Agri-
  culture in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably
  from said committee and committed  to  the  Committee  on  Finance  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, the  economic  develop-
  ment  law  and  the  state  finance  law, in relation to local product
  procurement; and in relation to a  procurement  training  program  for
  agricultural business

  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. COORDINATE WITH THE OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT
OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO PROVIDE A TRAINING PROGRAM ONCE PER YEAR,  IN
EACH  ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT REGION, ESTABLISHED IN ARTICLE ELEVEN OF THE
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LAW, TO ENCOURAGE AND INCREASE PARTICIPATION IN THE
PROCUREMENT PROCESS, PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ELEVEN  OF  THE  STATE  FINANCE
LAW,  BY  SMALL BUSINESSES, AS DEFINED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-ONE
OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LAW, INCLUDING FARMS, SELLING FOOD  OR  FOOD
PRODUCTS  GROWN, PRODUCED, HARVESTED, OR PROCESSED IN NEW YORK STATE AND
ASSIST SUCH BUSINESSES IN IDENTIFYING SUCH FOOD OR FOOD PRODUCTS,  WHICH
MAY  HELP TO MEET STATE AGENCIES' NEEDS.  THE DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICE MAY
ALSO INVITE TO THE REGIONAL TRAINING PROGRAMS REPRESENTATIVES  OF  LOCAL
GOVERNMENTS,  INCLUDING  SCHOOL  DISTRICTS,  THAT  MAY  BE INTERESTED IN
PURCHASING NEW YORK STATE FOOD PRODUCTS.
  S 2. Section 100 of the economic development law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 18-i to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11055-08-4

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