senate Bill S3789A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Creates a task force on improving urban and rural access to locally produced, healthy foods

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 19, 2016 print number 3789a
Jan 19, 2016 amend and recommit to agriculture
Jan 06, 2016 referred to agriculture
Feb 17, 2015 referred to agriculture

S3789 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §28, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7413
2017-2018: S4689
2019-2020: S2467
2021-2022: S1056

S3789 - Summary

Creates a task force on improving urban and rural access to locally produced, healthy foods; provides that such task force should identify strategies, opportunities and methods to expand such access; provides that such task force report to the governor and the legislature within one year after the section takes effect.

S3789 - Sponsor Memo

S3789 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3789

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 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, in relation to the task
  force  on  improving  urban  and  rural  consumer  access  to  locally
  produced,  healthy  foods;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of  such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new
section 28 to read as follows:
  S 28. TASK FORCE ON IMPROVING  URBAN  AND  RURAL  CONSUMER  ACCESS  TO
LOCALLY  PRODUCED,  HEALTHY  FOODS.  1. THERE IS HEREBY CREATED THE TASK
FORCE ON IMPROVING URBAN AND RURAL CONSUMER ACCESS TO LOCALLY  PRODUCED,
HEALTHY FOODS. THE TASK FORCE IS TO BE COMPRISED OF ELEVEN MEMBERS. SUCH
TASK  FORCE  SHALL  HAVE  ONE  EX-OFFICIO  CHAIRPERSON, WHO SHALL BE THE
COMMISSIONER OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE. FOUR MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED  BY
THE  GOVERNOR, TWO MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT
OF THE SENATE, TWO MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED  BY  THE  SPEAKER  OF  THE
ASSEMBLY,  ONE  MEMBER  SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE
SENATE AND ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER  OF  THE
ASSEMBLY.  THE  APPOINTED  MEMBERS OF SUCH TASK FORCE SHALL BE REPRESEN-
TATIVE OF:
  (A) A FARM ENGAGED IN GROWING CROPS, LIVESTOCK OR LIVESTOCK  PRODUCTS,
AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED ONE OF THIS CHAPTER;
  (B)  NOT-FOR-PROFIT  FOOD  ACCESS ORGANIZATIONS DEDICATED TO EXPANDING
ACCESS OF UNDERSERVED, URBAN AND RURAL COMMUNITIES TO  HEALTHY,  LOCALLY
PRODUCED FOOD;
  (C) THE GROCERY INDUSTRY; AND
  (D)  ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES SERVING COUNTY, NEW YORK STATE AND
NEW YORK CITY GOVERNMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06678-01-5

S3789A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §28, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7413
2017-2018: S4689
2019-2020: S2467
2021-2022: S1056

S3789A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a task force on improving urban and rural access to locally produced, healthy foods; provides that such task force should identify strategies, opportunities and methods to expand such access; provides that such task force report to the governor and the legislature within one year after the section takes effect.

S3789A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3789A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3789--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- 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, in relation to the task
  force  on  improving  urban  and  rural  consumer  access  to  locally
  produced,  healthy  foods;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of  such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a  new
section 28 to read as follows:
  S  28.  TASK  FORCE  ON  IMPROVING  URBAN AND RURAL CONSUMER ACCESS TO
LOCALLY PRODUCED, HEALTHY FOODS. 1. THERE IS  HEREBY  CREATED  THE  TASK
FORCE  ON IMPROVING URBAN AND RURAL CONSUMER ACCESS TO LOCALLY PRODUCED,
HEALTHY FOODS. THE TASK FORCE IS TO BE COMPRISED OF ELEVEN MEMBERS. SUCH
TASK FORCE SHALL HAVE ONE  EX-OFFICIO  CHAIRPERSON,  WHO  SHALL  BE  THE
COMMISSIONER  OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE. FOUR MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY
THE GOVERNOR, TWO MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT
OF  THE  SENATE,  TWO  MEMBERS  SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE
ASSEMBLY, ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY  LEADER  OF  THE
SENATE  AND  ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE
ASSEMBLY. THE APPOINTED MEMBERS OF SUCH TASK FORCE  SHALL  BE  REPRESEN-
TATIVE OF:
  (A)  A FARM ENGAGED IN GROWING CROPS, LIVESTOCK OR LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS,
AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED ONE OF THIS CHAPTER;
  (B) NOT-FOR-PROFIT FOOD ACCESS ORGANIZATIONS  DEDICATED  TO  EXPANDING
ACCESS  OF  UNDERSERVED, URBAN AND RURAL COMMUNITIES TO HEALTHY, LOCALLY
PRODUCED FOOD;
  (C) THE GROCERY INDUSTRY; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06678-02-6

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