|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 02, 2020||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to agriculture|
|Mar 26, 2019||referred to agriculture|
senate Bill S4798
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4798 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4798 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4798 Revised 3/2/2020 SPONSOR: JORDAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to state assistance payments for implementation of agricultural and farmland protection plans; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE: The purpose of the bill is to encourage more participation in the State's agricultural and farmland protection program by farmers, coun- ties and municipalities, by increasing the State share of the cost of implementing agricultural and farmland protection plans. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends subdivision 1 of section 325 of the Agriculture and Markets Law by increasing the limit on State assistance payments for
S4798 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4798 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 26, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. JORDAN -- 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 state assistance payments for implementation of agricultural and farmland protection plans; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 325 of the agriculture and markets law, as amended by chapter 150 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows: 1. Subject to the availability of funds, a program is hereby estab- lished to finance through state assistance payments the state share of the costs of locally-led agricultural and farmland protection activ- ities. State assistance payments for planning activities shall not exceed fifty thousand dollars to each county agricultural and farmland protection board or one hundred thousand dollars to two such boards applying jointly, and shall not exceed fifty percent of the cost of preparing an agricultural and farmland protection plan. State assistance payments for planning activities shall not exceed twenty-five thousand dollars to each municipality other than a county or fifty thousand dollars to two such municipalities applying jointly, and shall not exceed seventy-five percent of the cost of preparing an agricultural and farmland protection plan. A county which has an approved farmland protection plan may after one hundred twenty months from the date of such approval by the commissioner apply for additional state assistance payments for planning activities related to the updating of their current plan or development of a new farmland protection plan. Such additional state assistance payments shall not exceed fifty thousand dollars to each county agricultural and farmland protection board or one hundred thousand dollars to two such boards applying jointly, and shall EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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