senate Bill S1430A

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
Feb 23, 2018 print number 1430a
Feb 23, 2018 amend and recommit to local government
Jan 03, 2018 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 22, 2017 referred to local governments
Mar 21, 2017 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.445
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 09, 2017 referred to local government

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S1430 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7011
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S252, A6733

S1430 - Summary

Permits school districts to favor locally sourced goods.

S1430 - Sponsor Memo

S1430 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1430

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 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.

Co-Sponsors

S1430A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7011
Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S252, A6733

S1430A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits school districts to favor locally sourced goods.

S1430A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1430A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1430--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RITCHIE, KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local  Government
  -- recommitted to the Committee on Local Government 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 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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