|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 14, 2019||referred to finance|
senate Bill S3804
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3804 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S3804 SPONSOR: MAY TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To create the New York Farm to School and School Garden Fund. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends the state finance law by adding a new section creat- ing the "New York Farm to School and School Garden Fund," for the purpose of establishing school gardens and purchasing equipment and educational materials to promote students' consumption of local products. Section two amends the tax law by adding a new section creating the
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
Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.
By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.