senate Bill S3265A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the procurement of locally grown farm and food products

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2016 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 07, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1484
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 15, 2016 print number 3265a
Jan 15, 2016 amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 06, 2016 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 17, 2015 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1705
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 22, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Feb 04, 2015 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Jun 7, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S3265A
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 17, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S3265
23
1
committee
23
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 22, 2015 - Agriculture committee Vote

S3265
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S3265 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7090
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L; add §163-c, St Fin L; amd §180-a, Ec Dev L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5410, A8238
2017-2018: S3374, A7058
2019-2020: S2244, A7049
2021-2022: S549, A3954

S3265 - Summary

Enacts the local food, farms, and jobs act; relates to the procurement of locally grown farm and food products; sets goals for levels of procurement by state agencies; creates the New York state council on food policy.

S3265 - Sponsor Memo

S3265 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3265

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- 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, the state finance  law,
  and the economic development law, in relation to procurement of local-
  ly grown farm and food products and codifying the New York state coun-
  cil on food policy

  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 "local food, farms, and jobs act".
  S  2.  Section  16  of  the  agriculture and markets law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
  6-A. ESTABLISH A NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON FOOD POLICY.   THE  PURPOSE
OF  THE  COUNCIL  SHALL  BE TO FACILITATE THE GROWTH OF A NEW YORK-BASED
LOCAL FARM AND FOOD PRODUCT ECONOMY THAT  REVITALIZES  RURAL  AND  URBAN
COMMUNITIES, PROMOTES HEALTHY EATING WITH ACCESS TO FRESH FOODS, CREATES
JOBS,  ENSURES  A  READILY AVAILABLE SUPPLY OF SAFE FOOD IN AN EMERGENCY
EVENT, AND SUPPORTS ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH MAKING LOCAL  FARM  OR  FOOD
PRODUCTS AVAILABLE TO ALL NEW YORK CITIZENS.
  (A)  THE  RESPONSIBILITIES  OF  THE COUNCIL SHALL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT
LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:
  (I) TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND A FOOD POLICY FOR THE STATE WHICH  RECOG-
NIZES THAT IT IS IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE STATE TO ENSURE THE AVAIL-
ABILITY  OF  AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF AFFORDABLE, FRESH AND NUTRITIOUS FOOD
TO ITS RESIDENTS;
  (II) TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND STATE POLICIES  TO  EXPAND  AGRICULTURAL
PRODUCTION, INCLUDING LOCALLY-GROWN AND ORGANICALLY-GROWN FOOD;
  (III)  TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND A STRATEGIC PLAN FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF
THE STATE FOOD POLICY, INCLUDING BENCHMARKS AND CRITERIA  FOR  MEASURING
PROGRESS IN ACHIEVING STATE FOOD POLICY OBJECTIVES;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00942-02-5

Co-Sponsors

S3265A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7090
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L; add §163-c, St Fin L; amd §180-a, Ec Dev L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5410, A8238
2017-2018: S3374, A7058
2019-2020: S2244, A7049
2021-2022: S549, A3954

S3265A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the local food, farms, and jobs act; relates to the procurement of locally grown farm and food products; sets goals for levels of procurement by state agencies; creates the New York state council on food policy.

S3265A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3265A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3265--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SANDERS, COMRIE, PANEPINTO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Agricul-
  ture -- 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, the state finance  law,
  and the economic development law, in relation to procurement of local-
  ly grown farm and food products and codifying the New York state coun-
  cil on food policy

  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 "local food, farms, and jobs act".
  S  2.  Section  16  of  the  agriculture and markets law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
  6-A. ESTABLISH A NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON FOOD POLICY.   THE  PURPOSE
OF  THE  COUNCIL  SHALL  BE TO FACILITATE THE GROWTH OF A NEW YORK-BASED
LOCAL FARM AND FOOD PRODUCT ECONOMY THAT  REVITALIZES  RURAL  AND  URBAN
COMMUNITIES, PROMOTES HEALTHY EATING WITH ACCESS TO FRESH FOODS, CREATES
JOBS,  ENSURES  A  READILY AVAILABLE SUPPLY OF SAFE FOOD IN AN EMERGENCY
EVENT, AND SUPPORTS ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH MAKING LOCAL  FARM  OR  FOOD
PRODUCTS AVAILABLE TO ALL NEW YORK CITIZENS.
  (A)  THE  RESPONSIBILITIES  OF  THE COUNCIL SHALL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT
LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:
  (I) TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND A FOOD POLICY FOR THE STATE WHICH  RECOG-
NIZES THAT IT IS IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE STATE TO ENSURE THE AVAIL-
ABILITY  OF  AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF AFFORDABLE, FRESH AND NUTRITIOUS FOOD
TO ITS RESIDENTS;
  (II) TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND STATE POLICIES  TO  EXPAND  AGRICULTURAL
PRODUCTION, INCLUDING LOCALLY-GROWN AND ORGANICALLY-GROWN FOOD;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00942-04-6

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