senate Bill S2244B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the procurement of locally grown farm and food products

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 23, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 29, 2019 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 13, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 08, 2019 2nd report cal.
amended 2244b
May 07, 2019 1st report cal.601
Mar 22, 2019 print number 2244a
Mar 22, 2019 amend and recommit to finance
Mar 18, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 23, 2019 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Jan 23, 2020 - Agriculture committee Vote

S2244B
6
1
committee
6
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Jan 23, 2020

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

May 7, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S2244A
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 18, 2019 - Agriculture committee Vote

S2244
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 18, 2019

aye wr (3)

Co-Sponsors

S2244 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7049
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L; add §163-c, St Fin L; amd §180-a, Ec Dev L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5410, A8238
2015-2016: S3265, A7090
2017-2018: S3374, A7058
2021-2022: S549, A3954

S2244 - Summary

Enacts the local food, farms, and jobs act; relates to the procurement of locally grown farm and food products; sets goals for levels of procurement by state agencies; creates the New York state council on food policy.

S2244 - Sponsor Memo

S2244 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2244

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SANDERS, BAILEY -- 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, the state finance  law,
  and the economic development law, in relation to procurement of local-
  ly grown farm and food products and codifying the New York state coun-
  cil on food policy

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "local food, farms, and jobs act".
  §  2.  Section  16  of  the  agriculture and markets law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
  6-A. ESTABLISH A NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON FOOD POLICY.   THE  PURPOSE
OF  THE  COUNCIL  SHALL  BE TO FACILITATE THE GROWTH OF A NEW YORK-BASED
LOCAL FARM AND FOOD PRODUCT ECONOMY THAT  REVITALIZES  RURAL  AND  URBAN
COMMUNITIES, PROMOTES HEALTHY EATING WITH ACCESS TO FRESH FOODS, CREATES
JOBS,  ENSURES  A  READILY AVAILABLE SUPPLY OF SAFE FOOD IN AN EMERGENCY
EVENT, AND SUPPORTS ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH MAKING LOCAL  FARM  OR  FOOD
PRODUCTS AVAILABLE TO ALL NEW YORK CITIZENS.
  (A)  THE  RESPONSIBILITIES  OF  THE COUNCIL SHALL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT
LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:
  (I) TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND A FOOD POLICY FOR THE STATE WHICH  RECOG-
NIZES THAT IT IS IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE STATE TO ENSURE THE AVAIL-
ABILITY  OF  AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF AFFORDABLE, FRESH AND NUTRITIOUS FOOD
TO ITS RESIDENTS;
  (II) TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND STATE POLICIES  TO  EXPAND  AGRICULTURAL
PRODUCTION, INCLUDING LOCALLY-GROWN AND ORGANICALLY-GROWN FOOD;
  (III)  TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND A STRATEGIC PLAN FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF
THE STATE FOOD POLICY, INCLUDING BENCHMARKS AND CRITERIA  FOR  MEASURING
PROGRESS IN ACHIEVING STATE FOOD POLICY OBJECTIVES;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05361-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S2244A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7049
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L; add §163-c, St Fin L; amd §180-a, Ec Dev L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5410, A8238
2015-2016: S3265, A7090
2017-2018: S3374, A7058
2021-2022: S549, A3954

S2244A - Summary

Enacts the local food, farms, and jobs act; relates to the procurement of locally grown farm and food products; sets goals for levels of procurement by state agencies; creates the New York state council on food policy.

S2244A - Sponsor Memo

S2244A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2244--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SANDERS, BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Agriculture  --
  reported  favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee
  on Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, the state finance  law,
  and the economic development law, in relation to procurement of local-
  ly grown farm and food products and codifying the New York state coun-
  cil on food policy

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "local food, farms, and jobs act".
  §  2.  Section  16  of  the  agriculture and markets law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
  6-A. ESTABLISH A NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON FOOD POLICY.   THE  PURPOSE
OF  THE  COUNCIL  SHALL  BE TO FACILITATE THE GROWTH OF A NEW YORK-BASED
LOCAL FARM AND FOOD PRODUCT ECONOMY THAT  REVITALIZES  RURAL  AND  URBAN
COMMUNITIES, PROMOTES HEALTHY EATING WITH ACCESS TO FRESH FOODS, CREATES
JOBS,  ENSURES  A  READILY AVAILABLE SUPPLY OF SAFE FOOD IN AN EMERGENCY
EVENT, AND SUPPORTS ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH MAKING LOCAL  FARM  OR  FOOD
PRODUCTS AVAILABLE TO ALL NEW YORK CITIZENS.
  (A)  THE  RESPONSIBILITIES  OF  THE COUNCIL SHALL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT
LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:
  (I) TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND A FOOD POLICY FOR THE STATE WHICH  RECOG-
NIZES THAT IT IS IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE STATE TO ENSURE THE AVAIL-
ABILITY  OF  AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF AFFORDABLE, FRESH AND NUTRITIOUS FOOD
TO ITS RESIDENTS;
  (II) TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND STATE POLICIES  TO  EXPAND  AGRICULTURAL
PRODUCTION, INCLUDING LOCALLY-GROWN AND ORGANICALLY-GROWN FOOD;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05361-02-9

Co-Sponsors

S2244B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7049
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L; add §163-c, St Fin L; amd §180-a, Ec Dev L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5410, A8238
2015-2016: S3265, A7090
2017-2018: S3374, A7058
2021-2022: S549, A3954

S2244B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the local food, farms, and jobs act; relates to the procurement of locally grown farm and food products; sets goals for levels of procurement by state agencies; creates the New York state council on food policy.

S2244B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2244B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2244--B
    Cal. No. 601

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SANDERS, BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Agriculture  --
  reported  favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee
  on Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee -- reported  favorably  from
  said  committee,  ordered  to  first  report, amended on first report,
  ordered to a second report and ordered reprinted, retaining its  place
  in the order of second report

AN  ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, the state finance law,
  and the economic development law, in relation to procurement of local-
  ly grown farm and food products and codifying the New York state coun-
  cil on food policy

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "local food, farms, and jobs act".
  § 2. Section 16 of the agriculture  and  markets  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 6-a to read as follows:
  6-A.  ESTABLISH  A NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL ON FOOD POLICY.  THE PURPOSE
OF THE COUNCIL SHALL BE TO FACILITATE THE GROWTH  OF  A  NEW  YORK-BASED
LOCAL  FARM  AND  FOOD  PRODUCT ECONOMY THAT REVITALIZES RURAL AND URBAN
COMMUNITIES, PROMOTES HEALTHY EATING WITH ACCESS TO FRESH FOODS, CREATES
JOBS, ENSURES A READILY AVAILABLE SUPPLY OF SAFE FOOD  IN  AN  EMERGENCY
EVENT,  AND  SUPPORTS  ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH MAKING LOCAL FARM OR FOOD
PRODUCTS AVAILABLE TO ALL NEW YORK CITIZENS.
  (A) THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COUNCIL SHALL  INCLUDE,  BUT  ARE  NOT
LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING:
  (I)  TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND A FOOD POLICY FOR THE STATE WHICH RECOG-
NIZES THAT IT IS IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE STATE TO ENSURE THE AVAIL-
ABILITY OF AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF AFFORDABLE, FRESH AND  NUTRITIOUS  FOOD
TO ITS RESIDENTS;

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

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