senate Bill S4660

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the creation of the Future Agriculture Readiness Marketing Camp

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Agriculture Committee


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 22, 2017 referred to agriculture
Mar 21, 2017 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.449
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 23, 2017 referred to agriculture

S4660 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7369
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets

S4660 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of the department of agriculture and markets to establish the Future Agriculture Readiness Marketing Camp to provide farmers with training in marketing and product development.

S4660 - Sponsor Memo

S4660 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4660

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture

AN ACT authorizing the commissioner of the department of agriculture and
  markets to develop the future agriculture readiness marketing camp

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

  Section  1.  The  commissioner  of  agriculture  and markets is hereby
authorized and directed to develop an agricultural marketing "boot camp"
program in accordance with the requirements prescribed in this act.
  S 2. (a) The commissioner of agriculture and markets  is  directed  to
develop  the program in cooperation with an advisory board consisting of
the presidents of: SUNY Morrisville; SUNY Canton; SUNY Cobleskill;  SUNY
Oswego,  and the dean of the college of agriculture and life sciences at
Cornell University.  Though the resources of each institution  shall  be
utilized, the program shall be coordinated by the Small Farms program of
Cornell  University.    Two  representatives, one selected by the senate
majority, and the second by the assembly majority, shall also  serve  on
the program's advisory board.
  (b) Members of the advisory board described in subdivision (a) of this
section  shall  not  receive  compensation,  but  shall  be  entitled to
reimbursement for expenses under any  applicable  state  law,  rule,  or
regulation.
  S 3. The program shall be no less than one week in length, but no more
than  two  weeks,  and  shall  be at least as academically rigorous as a
200-level-class at any of the institutions in subdivision (a) of section
two of this act. Participants shall have the same access to information,
faculty, staff, and resources as a matriculated student  would  have  at
any  of the institutions named in subdivision (a) of section two of this
act. The program shall consist of one cohort each year, of not more than
thirty students, but not fewer than five students.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09433-04-7

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