senate Bill S6731

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A6182 - Signed by Governor


  • 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
Jun 08, 2016 approval memo.2
signed chap.62
May 27, 2016 delivered to governor
May 24, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.824
substituted for s6731
May 24, 2016 substituted by a6182
May 18, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 17, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 16, 2016 1st report cal.824
Feb 11, 2016 referred to local government

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S6731 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6182
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง103, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9946

S6731 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S6731 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6731 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6731

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 11, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

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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