assembly Bill A5689

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Increases the purchasing limit for school districts to order from certain farmers without a waiver

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
Feb 14, 2017 referred to education


A5689 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Gen Muni L

A5689 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the purchasing limit from $25,000 to $150,000 for school districts to order from certain farmers without a waiver.

A5689 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 14, 2017

Introduced  by M. of A. JENNE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Education

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law, in relation to increasing the
  purchasing limit for school districts to order  from  certain  farmers
  without a waiver


  Section 1. Subparagraph (ii) of paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  9  of
section  103  of  the general municipal law, as amended by chapter 62 of
the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  (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] ONE
HUNDRED FIFTY thousand dollars or less as  herein  authorized,  provided
however,  that a school district may apply to the commissioner of educa-
tion for permission to purchase orders of more  than  [twenty-five]  ONE
HUNDRED  FIFTY  thousand  dollars  from an association of owners of such
farms when no other producers or growers have offered to  sell  to  such
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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


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