senate Bill S3804

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the creation of the New York farm to school and school garden fund

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Feb 14, 2019 referred to finance

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S3804 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1209
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §97-ff, St Fin L; add §625-a, Tax L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7706, A10479
2017-2018: S2768, A1081

S3804 - Summary

Relates to the creation of the New York farm to school and school garden fund; allows individuals to make a gift on their personal tax form for such fund; such fund will be used to establish school gardens and purchase equipment and educational materials to promote students' consumption of local products conducted in cooperation with the department of agriculture and markets.

S3804 - Sponsor Memo

S3804 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3804

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MAY, RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the state finance law and the tax law,  in  relation  to
  establishing the New York farm to school and school garden fund

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

  Section 1. The state finance law is amended by adding  a  new  section
97-ff to read as follows:
  §  97-FF.  NEW YORK FARM TO SCHOOL AND SCHOOL GARDEN FUND. 1. THERE IS
HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER AND THE
COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE A FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE "NEW YORK
FARM TO SCHOOL AND SCHOOL GARDEN FUND".
  2. SUCH FUND SHALL CONSIST OF ALL REVENUES RECEIVED BY THE  DEPARTMENT
OF  TAXATION  AND  FINANCE,  PURSUANT  TO  THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION SIX
HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE-A OF THE TAX LAW, AND ALL OTHER MONEYS APPROPRIATED,
CREDITED, OR TRANSFERRED THERETO FROM ANY OTHER FUND OR SOURCE  PURSUANT
TO  LAW. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL PREVENT THE STATE FROM SOLICITING
AND RECEIVING GRANTS, GIFTS OR BEQUESTS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE FUND  AS
DEFINED  IN  THIS SECTION AND DEPOSITING THEM INTO THE FUND ACCORDING TO
LAW.
  3. MONEYS OF THE FUND SHALL BE EXPENDED FOR THE PURPOSES OF ESTABLISH-
ING SCHOOL GARDENS AND PURCHASING EQUIPMENT AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS TO
PROMOTE STUDENTS' CONSUMPTION OF LOCAL PRODUCTS CONDUCTED IN COOPERATION
WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS. SUCH DEPARTMENT SHALL BE
AUTHORIZED TO CREATE FURTHER CRITERIA AND  LIMITS  ON  SUCH  FUNDING  IF
NECESSARY. MONEYS SHALL BE PAID OUT OF THE FUND ON THE AUDIT AND WARRANT
OF  THE  STATE  COMPTROLLER  ON VOUCHERS APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF
AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS. ANY INTEREST RECEIVED  BY  THE  COMPTROLLER  ON
MONEYS  ON DEPOSIT IN THE NEW YORK FARM TO SCHOOL AND SCHOOL GARDEN FUND
SHALL BE RETAINED IN AND BECOME PART OF SUCH FUND.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04048-01-9

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