Assembly Bill A6182

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes school districts to order from certain farmers without requiring a waiver

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

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2015-A6182 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6731
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9946

2015-A6182 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes school districts to order from certain farmers without requiring a waiver.

2015-A6182 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6182

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. RUSSELL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Local Governments

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in  relation  to  authorizing
  school  districts  to  order  from certain farmers without requiring a
  waiver

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 9 of section 103 of the gener-
al  municipal  law,  as  amended  by chapter 269 of the laws of 2004, is
amended to read as follows:
  (a) (I) such association of producers or growers is comprised  of  ten
or  fewer  owners  of  farms  who  also  operate such farms and who have
combined to fill the order of a school district  as  herein  authorized,
provided  however,  that a school district may apply to the commissioner
of education for permission to purchase from an association of more than
ten owners of such farms when no other producers or growers have offered
to sell to such school; OR
  (II) SUCH ASSOCIATION OF PRODUCERS OR GROWERS IS COMPRISED  OF  OWNERS
OF FARMS WHO ALSO OPERATE SUCH FARMS AND HAVE COMBINED TO FILL THE ORDER
OF  A  SCHOOL DISTRICT, AND WHERE SUCH ORDER IS FOR TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND
DOLLARS OR LESS AS HEREIN AUTHORIZED, PROVIDED HOWEVER,  THAT  A  SCHOOL
DISTRICT  MAY  APPLY  TO THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION FOR PERMISSION TO
PURCHASE ORDERS OF MORE THAN TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FROM AN  ASSO-
CIATION  OF OWNERS OF SUCH FARMS WHEN NO OTHER PRODUCERS OR GROWERS HAVE
OFFERED TO SELL TO SUCH SCHOOL;
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09853-01-5


              

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