senate Bill S4655

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a one-stop farming hotline with the Cornell cooperative extension

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2019 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 20, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 15, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 14, 2019 1st report cal.733
May 06, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Mar 19, 2019 referred to agriculture

Votes

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May 14, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S4655
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 6, 2019 - Agriculture committee Vote

S4655
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: May 6, 2019

aye wr (1)

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S4655 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6490
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7273
2017-2018: S2898, A7393

S4655 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a one-stop farming hotline with the Cornell cooperative extension.

S4655 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4655 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4655

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 19, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. METZGER, RITCHIE -- 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  estab-
  lishing a one-stop farming hotline

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

  Section 1. Section 16 of the agriculture and markets law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 50 to read as follows:
  50. SUBJECT TO AN APPROPRIATION FOR SUCH PURPOSE, ESTABLISH AND ADMIN-
ISTER, TOGETHER WITH THE CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION, A ONE-STOP  TOLL
FREE NUMBER FOR FARMERS, AGRICULTURAL PROFESSIONALS AND OTHERS TO ACCESS
INFORMATION  AND  REFERRAL  SERVICES  REGARDING GOVERNMENTAL AND PRIVATE
PROGRAMS THAT ASSIST IN ESTABLISHING AND EXPANDING FARM AND AGRICULTURAL
RELATED BUSINESSES.  SUCH INFORMATION SHALL INCLUDE GRANT OPPORTUNITIES,
AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, MARKETING POSSIBILITIES  AND  OTHER  AGRICULTURAL
RESOURCES. SUCH ONE-STOP SERVICE SHALL BE PROVIDED AT NO CHARGE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10483-01-9

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