senate Bill S5664B

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes the commissioner of education to establish guidelines providing for donation of excess, unused, edible food from school meals to food assistance programs

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 13, 2017 signed chap.316
Sep 01, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 20, 2017 ordered to third reading rules cal.527
substituted for a2409b
Jun 13, 2017 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 05, 2017 amended on third reading 5664b
May 16, 2017 amended on third reading 5664a
May 15, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 10, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 09, 2017 1st report cal.778
Apr 24, 2017 referred to agriculture

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S5664 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2409
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L; amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6453
2011-2012: S4288, A6330
2013-2014: S2332, A5218
2015-2016: S854, A4833

S5664 - Summary

Authorizes the commissioner of education, in cooperation with the commissioner of agriculture and markets, to establish voluntary guidelines to provide for the donation of excess, unused, edible food from school, university or other educational institutions' meal programs to voluntary food assistance programs.

S5664 - Sponsor Memo

S5664 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5664

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KLEIN, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BOYLE, CARLUCCI, HOYLMAN,
  LATIMER, MARCHIONE, MONTGOMERY, PARKER, RITCHIE,  SAVINO,  SERRANO  --
  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  education  law,
  in relation to authorizing school districts and institutions of higher
  education  to  donate  excess  food to local voluntary food assistance
  programs

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

  Section 1. Section 16 of the agriculture and markets law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 5-c to read as follows:
  5-C.  COOPERATE WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION, PURSUANT TO SUBDI-
VISION THIRTY-TWO OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIVE OF THE EDUCATION LAW, TO
DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR THE VOLUNTARY IMPLEMENTATION BY SCHOOL  DISTRICTS
AND INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION EIGHT OF
SECTION  TWO  OF  THE  EDUCATION  LAW,  OF  PROGRAMS WHICH ENCOURAGE THE
DONATION OF EXCESS, UNUSED, EDIBLE FOOD FROM MEALS SERVED AT SUCH EDUCA-
TIONAL FACILITIES TO LOCAL VOLUNTARY FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.
  § 2. Section 305 of the education law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 32 to read as follows:
  32. THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION AND COOPERATION WITH THE COMMIS-
SIONER OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS, SHALL DEVELOP VOLUNTARY GUIDELINES TO
ENCOURAGE  AND  FACILITATE  THE  ABILITY  OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND INSTI-
TUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO DONATE EXCESS, UNUSED, EDIBLE  FOOD  FROM
MEALS  SERVED  AT  SUCH  EDUCATIONAL  FACILITIES TO LOCAL VOLUNTARY FOOD
ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  COMMUNITY  FOOD
PANTRIES,  SOUP  KITCHENS, AND OTHER COMMUNITY AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGAN-
IZATIONS THAT DISTRIBUTE FOOD TO THE POOR AND DISADVANTAGED.
  SUCH GUIDELINES MAY INCLUDE, BUT NEED NOT BE LIMITED TO:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07734-01-7

Co-Sponsors

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S5664A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2409
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L; amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6453
2011-2012: S4288, A6330
2013-2014: S2332, A5218
2015-2016: S854, A4833

S5664A - Summary

Authorizes the commissioner of education, in cooperation with the commissioner of agriculture and markets, to establish voluntary guidelines to provide for the donation of excess, unused, edible food from school, university or other educational institutions' meal programs to voluntary food assistance programs.

S5664A - Sponsor Memo

S5664A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5664--A
    Cal. No. 778

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KLEIN, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BOYLE, CARLUCCI, HOYLMAN,
  KENNEDY, LATIMER,  MARCHIONE,  MONTGOMERY,  PARKER,  RITCHIE,  SAVINO,
  SERRANO  --  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Agriculture -- reported  favorably  from
  said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third
  reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted, retaining its place in the
  order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the  education  law,
  in relation to authorizing school districts and institutions of higher
  education  to  donate  excess  food to local voluntary food assistance
  programs

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

  Section 1. Section 16 of the agriculture and markets law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 5-c to read as follows:
  5-C.  COOPERATE WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION, PURSUANT TO SUBDI-
VISION THIRTY-TWO OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIVE OF THE EDUCATION LAW, TO
DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR THE VOLUNTARY IMPLEMENTATION BY SCHOOL  DISTRICTS
AND INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION EIGHT OF
SECTION  TWO  OF  THE  EDUCATION  LAW,  OF  PROGRAMS WHICH ENCOURAGE THE
DONATION OF EXCESS, UNUSED, EDIBLE FOOD FROM MEALS SERVED AT SUCH EDUCA-
TIONAL FACILITIES TO LOCAL VOLUNTARY FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.
  § 2. Section 305 of the education law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 32 to read as follows:
  32. THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION AND COOPERATION WITH THE COMMIS-
SIONER  OF  AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS, MAY DEVELOP VOLUNTARY GUIDELINES TO
ENCOURAGE AND FACILITATE THE ABILITY  OF  SCHOOL  DISTRICTS  AND  INSTI-
TUTIONS  OF  HIGHER EDUCATION TO DONATE EXCESS, UNUSED, EDIBLE FOOD FROM
MEALS SERVED AT SUCH EDUCATIONAL  FACILITIES  TO  LOCAL  VOLUNTARY  FOOD
ASSISTANCE  PROGRAMS  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  COMMUNITY FOOD
PANTRIES, SOUP KITCHENS, AND OTHER COMMUNITY AND  NOT-FOR-PROFIT  ORGAN-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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S5664B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2409
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L; amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A6453
2011-2012: S4288, A6330
2013-2014: S2332, A5218
2015-2016: S854, A4833

S5664B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the commissioner of education, in cooperation with the commissioner of agriculture and markets, to establish voluntary guidelines to provide for the donation of excess, unused, edible food from school, university or other educational institutions' meal programs to voluntary food assistance programs.

S5664B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5664B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5664--B
    Cal. No. 778

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KLEIN, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BOYLE, CARLUCCI, GALLIVAN,
  HOYLMAN, KENNEDY, LATIMER,  MARCHIONE,  MONTGOMERY,  PARKER,  RITCHIE,
  SAVINO,  SERRANO,  VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Agriculture  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee,  ordered to first and second report,
  ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining
  its  place  in the order of third reading -- again amended and ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law and the  education  law,
  in relation to authorizing school districts and institutions of higher
  education  to  donate  excess  food to local voluntary food assistance
  programs

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

  Section 1. Section 16 of the agriculture and markets law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 5-c to read as follows:
  5-C.  COOPERATE WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION, PURSUANT TO SUBDI-
VISION FIFTY-SIX OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIVE OF THE EDUCATION LAW,  TO
DEVELOP  GUIDELINES FOR THE VOLUNTARY IMPLEMENTATION BY SCHOOL DISTRICTS
AND INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION OF  PROGRAMS  WHICH  ENCOURAGE  THE
DONATION OF EXCESS, UNUSED, EDIBLE FOOD FROM MEALS SERVED AT SUCH EDUCA-
TIONAL FACILITIES TO LOCAL VOLUNTARY FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.
  §  2.  Section  305  of  the  education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 56 to read as follows:
  56. THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION AND COOPERATION WITH THE COMMIS-
SIONER OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS, MAY DEVELOP GUIDELINES  TO  ENCOURAGE
SCHOOL  DISTRICTS AND INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO DONATE EXCESS,
UNUSED, EDIBLE FOOD FROM MEALS SERVED AT SUCH EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES  TO
LOCAL  VOLUNTARY FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRIES, SOUP KITCHENS, AND OTHER COMMUNITY AND NOT-FOR-
PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS THAT DISTRIBUTE FOOD TO THE POOR AND DISADVANTAGED.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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