assembly Bill A8007

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to awards of grants from the beginning farmers NY fund

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S5716 - Vetoed by Governor


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 13, 2019 vetoed memo.226
Dec 06, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.415
substituted for a8007
Jun 18, 2019 substituted by s5716
Jun 17, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.415
rules report cal.415
reported
Jun 11, 2019 reported referred to rules
Jun 04, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
May 30, 2019 referred to economic development

Votes

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Jun 14, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S5716
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 20, 2019 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S5716
7
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committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 20, 2019

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A8007 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5716
Law Section:
New York State Urban Development Corporation Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §16-w, UDC Act
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S3583

A8007 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to eligibility and criteria for awards of grants from the beginning farmers NY fund.

A8007 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8007

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. LUPARDO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Economic Development

AN ACT to amend the urban development corporation act,  in  relation  to
  the beginning farmers NY fund

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 2, 3 and 5 of section 16-w  of  section  1  of
chapter  174  of  the  laws  of  1968 constituting the urban development
corporation act, subdivision 2 as amended by section  1  of  part  W  of
chapter  58  of  the laws of 2016 and subdivisions 3 and 5 as amended by
section 1 of part FF of chapter 58 of the laws of 2015, are  amended  to
read as follows:
  2.  The  corporation  shall consult with the department of agriculture
and markets in order to establish such criteria governing the  award  of
grants as authorized herein, as the corporation and such department deem
necessary.  Such  criteria shall include, but not be limited to, farmers
who have not produced an "agricultural product" as  defined  by  section
three  hundred twenty-eight of the agriculture and markets law, for more
than ten consecutive years, and who will  materially  and  substantially
participate in the production of an agricultural product within a region
of  the  state.  SUCH  CRITERIA SHALL ALSO CONSIDER FARM INCOME AND FARM
INVESTMENTS AS NECESSARY TO ACCOMMODATE BEGINNING FARMERS REPORTING LESS
THAN TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS OF ANNUAL FARM INCOME.
  3. Appropriations to the beginning farmers NY fund may be used for the
following purposes:
  (a) to assist farmers in demonstrating innovative  agricultural  tech-
niques  including,  but  not  limited  to, organic farming and specialty
crops.
  (b) capital grants in accordance with a business plan to improve  farm
profitability.  Upon  completion of such business plan, recipients shall
be eligible for capital grants to enhance the profitability  of  farming

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