senate Bill S2767A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides for the expansion of the production of fresh fruits and vegetables by community gardens

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Current Bill Status Via A6019 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 13, 2019 signed chap.272
delivered to governor
Jun 13, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.428
substituted for s2767a
Jun 13, 2019 substituted by a6019a
Jun 04, 2019 amended on third reading (t) 2767a
Jun 04, 2019 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Apr 30, 2019 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
Apr 10, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 09, 2019 1st report cal.428
Mar 18, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 29, 2019 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Apr 9, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S2767
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 18, 2019 - Agriculture committee Vote

S2767
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 18, 2019

Co-Sponsors

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S2767 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6019
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§31-f, 31-h & 31-j, Ag & Mkts
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S7733, A9860

S2767 - Summary

Encourages the expansion of the production of fresh fruits and vegetables by community gardens.

S2767 - Sponsor Memo

S2767 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2767

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- 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, in relation to  expand-
  ing  the  production  of  fresh  fruits  and  vegetables  by community
  gardens; to amend the general city law, the town law, the village law,
  the general municipal law and the highway law, in relation to  direct-
  ing  the state and municipalities to develop more and safer bike lanes
  and multiple use trails so as to encourage more physical activity  and
  to  reduce  carbon  emissions;  and to amend the parks, recreation and
  historic preservation law, in relation  to  directing  the  office  of
  parks,  recreation and historic preservation to develop more and safer
  multiple use trails in state parks in and throughout the state

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

  Section  1.  Section 31-f of the agriculture and markets law, as added
by chapter 528 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  §  31-f.  Legislative  findings.  The  legislature  hereby  finds  and
declares  that community gardens provide significant health, educational
and social benefits to the general  public,  especially  for  those  who
reside in urban and suburban areas of this state. Furthermore, it is the
articulated  public policy of this state to promote and foster growth in
the number of community gardens and the acreage  of  such  gardens.  The
community  garden  movement  continues  to provide low cost food that is
fresh and nutritious for those who may be unable to  readily  afford  OR
HAVE  EASY ACCESS TO fresh fruits and vegetables for themselves or their
families, promotes public health and healthier individual lifestyles  by
encouraging  better  eating  habits  and  increased physical activity by
growing their own food, fosters the  retention  and  expansion  of  open
spaces,  particularly in urban environments, enhances urban and suburban
environmental quality and community beautification, provides inexpensive
community building activities, recreation and physical exercise for  all

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

Co-Sponsors

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S2767A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6019
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§31-f, 31-h & 31-j, Ag & Mkts
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S7733, A9860

S2767A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Encourages the expansion of the production of fresh fruits and vegetables by community gardens.

S2767A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2767A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2767--A
    Cal. No. 428

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. COMRIE, BIAGGI, CARLUCCI, HARCKHAM, HOYLMAN, KAPLAN,
  KENNEDY  --  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 -- reported
  favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  passed by Senate and delivered to the
  Assembly, recalled, vote  reconsidered,  restored  to  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to  expand-
  ing the production of fresh fruits and vegetables by community gardens

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

  Section 1. Section 31-f of the agriculture and markets law,  as  added
by chapter 528 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  §  31-f.  Legislative  findings.  The  legislature  hereby  finds  and
declares that community gardens provide significant health,  educational
and  social  benefits  to  the  general public, especially for those who
reside in urban and suburban areas of this state. Furthermore, it is the
articulated public policy of this state to promote and foster growth  in
the  number  of  community  gardens and the acreage of such gardens. The
community garden movement continues to provide low  cost  food  that  is
fresh  and  nutritious  for those who may be unable to readily afford OR
HAVE EASY ACCESS TO fresh fruits and vegetables for themselves or  their
families,  promotes public health and healthier individual lifestyles by
encouraging better eating habits  and  increased  physical  activity  by
growing  their  own  food,  fosters  the retention and expansion of open
spaces, particularly in urban environments, enhances urban and  suburban
environmental quality and community beautification, provides inexpensive
community  building activities, recreation and physical exercise for all
age groups, establishes a safe place for community involvement and helps

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

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