senate Bill S1333

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to annual awards recognizing certain New York farms, businesses and institutions

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Current Bill Status Via A4051 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 24, 2017 signed chap.92
Jul 12, 2017 delivered to governor
Mar 21, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.444
substituted for s1333
Mar 21, 2017 substituted by a4051
ordered to third reading cal.444
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 09, 2017 referred to agriculture

S1333 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4051
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §309, Ag & Mkts L; amd §100, Ec Dev L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7745, A9756

S1333 - Summary

Provides that the advisory council on agriculture shall advise the commissioner in establishing procedures for making annual awards recognizing New York farms, agricultural and food businesses, and institutions that are successful in producing, processing, marketing, and/or promoting New York farm and food products; makes related provisions.

S1333 - Sponsor Memo

S1333 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1333

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- 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 and the economic  devel-
  opment  law, in relation to annual awards recognizing certain New York
  farms, businesses and institutions

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

  Section  1.  Section 309 of the agriculture and markets law is amended
by adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9. A. THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON AGRICULTURE SHALL ADVISE THE COMMISSION-
ER IN ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR MAKING ANNUAL AWARDS  RECOGNIZING  NEW
YORK  FARMS, AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD BUSINESSES, AND INSTITUTIONS THAT ARE
SUCCESSFUL IN PRODUCING, PROCESSING,  MARKETING,  AND/OR  PROMOTING  NEW
YORK  FARM AND FOOD PRODUCTS. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL COORDINATE WITH THE
COMMISSIONER OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO DETERMINE WHICH DEPARTMENT SHALL
MAKE AWARDS IN CATEGORIES THAT MAY BE SIMILAR TO THOSE LISTED IN  SUBDI-
VISION  EIGHTEEN-C  OF  SECTION  ONE HUNDRED OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
LAW. THESE AWARDS SHALL BE GIVEN IN RECOGNITION OF EXCEPTIONAL  PERFORM-
ANCE  AND  SUPPORT FOR NEW YORK AGRICULTURE BY PERSONS, FIRMS AND ORGAN-
IZATIONS THAT ARE PRINCIPALLY LOCATED WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW  YORK  AND
ENGAGED  IN THE OPERATION OF NEW YORK STATE FARMS, BUSINESSES AND INSTI-
TUTIONS.
  B. THE COUNCIL MAY ANNUALLY NOMINATE AND FORWARD SUCH NOMINATIONS  FOR
AWARDS TO THE COMMISSIONER FOR HIS OR HER CONSIDERATION IN THE FOLLOWING
CATEGORIES:
  (I) INNOVATIVE AND UNIQUE FARM PRODUCTS DEVELOPED FOR FOOD, BEVERAGES,
OR HORTICULTURE;
  (II) AGRI-TOURISM;
  (III)  FOODS OR BEVERAGES PROCESSED OR MANUFACTURED FROM NEW YORK FARM
PRODUCTS;
  (IV) RETAIL FOOD STORES;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00489-01-7

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