senate Bill S3209

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes industrial development agencies to provide assistance to agricultural producers for products grown, harvested or produced within the state

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to local government
Feb 04, 2019 referred to local government


S3209 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Local Government
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§852 & 854, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S705
2011-2012: S4240
2013-2014: S947
2015-2016: S2250
2017-2018: S2388
2021-2022: S3673

S3209 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes industrial development agencies to provide technical and financial assistance to agricultural producers for products grown, harvested or produced within the state.

S3209 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3209 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2019

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- 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, in  relation  to  authorizing
  industrial  development agencies to provide assistance to agricultural


  Section  1.  The  first  undesignated  paragraph of section 852 of the
general municipal law, as amended by chapter 747 of the laws of 2005, is
amended to read as follows:
  It is hereby declared to be the policy of this state  to  promote  the
economic  welfare, recreation opportunities and prosperity of its inhab-
itants and to actively promote, attract, encourage  and  develop  recre-
ation,  economically sound commerce [and], industry AND AGRICULTURE, and
economically sound projects identified and called  for  to  implement  a
state heritage area management plan as provided in title G of the parks,
recreation and historic preservation law through governmental action for
the purpose of preventing unemployment and economic deterioration by the
creation of industrial development agencies which are hereby declared to
be  governmental  agencies  and  instrumentalities  and to grant to such
industrial development agencies the rights and powers provided  in  this
  §  2.  Subdivision  4  of section 854 of the general municipal law, as
amended by section 6 of part J of chapter 59 of the  laws  of  2013,  is
amended and a new subdivision 13 is added to read as follows:
  (4)  "Project"  -  shall mean any land, any building or other improve-
ment, and all real and personal properties located within the  state  of
New York and within or outside or partially within and partially outside
the  municipality  for  whose benefit the agency was created, including,
but not limited to, machinery, equipment  and  other  facilities  deemed
necessary  or  desirable in connection therewith, or incidental thereto,

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


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