assembly Bill A7011A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to permitting school districts to favor locally sourced goods

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 19, 2018 print number 7011a
Mar 19, 2018 amend and recommit to education
Jan 03, 2018 referred to education
May 24, 2017 reference changed to education
Mar 29, 2017 referred to local governments

A7011 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1430
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A6733, S252

A7011 - Summary

Permits school districts to favor locally sourced goods.

A7011 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7011

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 29, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law to facilitate school districts
  in purchasing local agricultural products

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

  Section  1.  Paragraphs (b) and (c) of subdivision 9 of section 103 of
the general municipal law, as amended by chapter  269  of  the  laws  of
2004, are amended to read as follows:
  (b)  [the  amount  that  may  be  expended by a school district in any
fiscal year for such purchases shall not exceed an amount equal to twen-
ty cents multiplied by the total number  of  days  in  the  school  year
multiplied by the total enrollment of such school district;
  (c)]  all such purchases shall be administered pursuant to regulations
promulgated by the commissioner of education. Such regulations shall: be
developed in consultation  with  the  commissioner  of  agriculture  and
markets  to accommodate and promote the provisions of the farm-to-school
program established  pursuant  to  subdivision  five-b  of  the  section
sixteen of the agriculture and markets law and subdivision thirty-one of
section  three hundred five of the education law as added by chapter two
of the laws of two thousand [two] ONE; ensure that the prices paid by  a
district for any items so purchased do not exceed the prices of compara-
ble  local  farm  products that are available to districts through their
usual purchases of such items; ensure that all producers and growers who
desire to sell to school districts can  readily  access  information  in
accordance  with  the  farm-to-school  law; include provisions for situ-
ations when more than one producer or grower  seeks  to  sell  the  same
product  to a district to ensure that all such producers or growers have
an equitable opportunity to do so in  a  manner  similar  to  the  usual
purchasing  practices of such districts; develop guidelines for approval
of purchases of items from associations of more  than  ten  growers  and

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

A7011A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1430
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A6733, S252

A7011A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits school districts to favor locally sourced goods.

A7011A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7011--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 29, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. WOERNER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Local Governments -- reference  changed  to  the  Committee  on
  Education  --  recommitted to the Committee on Education in accordance
  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general municipal law to facilitate school districts
  in purchasing local agricultural products

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

  Section 1. Paragraphs (b), (b-1) and (c) of subdivision 9  of  section
103  of the general municipal law, paragraphs (b) and (c) as amended and
paragraph (b-1) as added by chapter 90 of the laws of 2017, are  amended
to read as follows:
  (b)  [the  amount  that  may  be  expended by a school district in any
fiscal year for such purchases shall not exceed an amount equal to twen-
ty cents multiplied by the total number  of  days  in  the  school  year
multiplied by the total enrollment of such school district;
  (b-1) the amount that may be expended by a board of cooperative educa-
tional  services  in any fiscal year for such purchases shall not exceed
an amount equal to twenty cents multiplied by the total number  of  days
in  the  school  year  multiplied  by  the  number of students receiving
services by such board of cooperative educational services at facilities
operated by a board of cooperative educational services;
  (c)] all such purchases shall be administered pursuant to  regulations
promulgated by the commissioner of education. Such regulations shall: be
developed  in  consultation  with  the  commissioner  of agriculture and
markets to accommodate and promote the provisions of the  farm-to-school
program established pursuant to subdivision five-b of section sixteen of
the  agriculture  and  markets law and subdivision thirty-one of section
three hundred five of the education law as added by chapter two  of  the
laws  of  two  thousand  [two]  ONE;  ensure  that  the prices paid by a

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

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