senate Bill S8561A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a New York food supply working group

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Current Bill Status Via A10607 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.923
substituted for s8561a
Jul 22, 2020 substituted by a10607a
ordered to third reading cal.923
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Jul 13, 2020 print number 8561a
Jul 13, 2020 amend and recommit to agriculture
committee discharged and committed to agriculture
Jun 16, 2020 referred to rules

Votes

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Jul 22, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8561A
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Agriculture committee Vote

S8561A
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

Co-Sponsors

S8561 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10607
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L

S8561 - Summary

Establishes a New York food supply working group to provide advice, guidance, and recommendations on New York's food supply and related supply chain logistics in the wake of COVID-19.

S8561 - Sponsor Memo

S8561 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8561

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 16, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. METZGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation  to  estab-
  lishing a New York food supply working group

  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 51 to read as follows:
  51. (A) ESTABLISH, IN COORDINATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER  OF  ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT,  A  NEW  YORK  FOOD SUPPLY WORKING GROUP TO PROVIDE ADVICE,
GUIDANCE, AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON IMPROVING THE RESILIENCY AND SELF-RELI-
ANCE OF THE STATE'S FARM AND FOOD SUPPLY AND THE  RELATED  SUPPLY  CHAIN
LOGISTICS  TO  ADDRESS  FOOD SHORTAGES, FOOD WASTE, AND THE INABILITY TO
GET NEW YORK FARM GOODS TO MARKETS THAT OCCURRED  AS  A  RESULT  OF  THE
COVID-19  PANDEMIC, WITH THE GOAL OF CREATING PERMANENT SOLUTIONS BEYOND
THE STATE OF EMERGENCY TO REFLECT THE  CHANGING  WHOLESALE,  RETAIL  AND
CONSUMER MARKETPLACE.
  (B)  THE  COMMISSIONERS  SHALL  WORK  WITH RELEVANT STAKEHOLDERS WHICH
SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, REPRESENTATIVES,  INCLUDING  SMALL
AND FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESSES, OF:
  (I) FARMERS;
  (II)  FOOD  PROCESSORS  INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAIRY, PRODUCE,
MEAT, AND BEVERAGE PROCESSORS;
  (III) RETAIL FOOD BUSINESSES INCLUDING, BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  RETAIL
FOOD STORES AND DIRECT FARM-TO-CONSUMER BUSINESSES;
  (IV)  THE FOOD SERVICE INDUSTRY INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, RESTAU-
RANTS AND INSTITUTIONAL FOODSERVICE;
  (V) FOOD WHOLESALERS AND DISTRIBUTORS;
  (VI) FOOD TRANSPORTERS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED  TO,  DIRECT-TO-CON-
SUMER TRANSPORTERS SERVING RETAIL FOOD STORES, FOODSERVICE, AND FARMERS;
  (VII) LABOR ORGANIZATIONS AND WORKERS FROM THE FARM AND FOOD INDUSTRY;
  (VIII)  EMERGENCY  FOOD PROVIDERS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FOOD-
BANKS;

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

Co-Sponsors

S8561A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10607
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L

S8561A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a New York food supply working group to provide advice, guidance, and recommendations on New York's food supply and related supply chain logistics in the wake of COVID-19.

S8561A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8561A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8561--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 16, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  METZGER,  HOYLMAN,  MAY -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules --
  committee discharged and said bill committed to the Committee on Agri-
  culture -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to estab-
  lishing a New York food supply working group

  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 51 to read as follows:
  51.  (A)  ESTABLISH, IN COORDINATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT, A NEW YORK FOOD SUPPLY WORKING  GROUP  TO  PROVIDE  ADVICE,
GUIDANCE, AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON IMPROVING THE RESILIENCY AND SELF-RELI-
ANCE  OF  THE  STATE'S FARM AND FOOD SUPPLY AND THE RELATED SUPPLY CHAIN
LOGISTICS TO ADDRESS FOOD SHORTAGES, FOOD WASTE, AND  THE  INABILITY  TO
GET  NEW  YORK  FARM  GOODS  TO MARKETS THAT OCCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE
COVID-19 PANDEMIC, WITH THE GOAL OF CREATING PERMANENT SOLUTIONS  BEYOND
THE  STATE  OF  EMERGENCY  TO REFLECT THE CHANGING WHOLESALE, RETAIL AND
CONSUMER MARKETPLACE.
  (B) THE COMMISSIONERS SHALL WORK WITH THE FOOD  SUPPLY  WORKING  GROUP
WHICH  SHALL  INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, REPRESENTATIVES, INCLUDING
SMALL AND FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESSES, OF:
  (I) FARMERS;
  (II) FOOD PROCESSORS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED  TO,  DAIRY,  PRODUCE,
MEAT, AND BEVERAGE PROCESSORS;
  (III)  RETAIL  FOOD  BUSINESSES  INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, RETAIL
FOOD STORES AND DIRECT FARM-TO-CONSUMER BUSINESSES;
  (IV) THE FOOD SERVICE INDUSTRY INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,  RESTAU-
RANTS AND INSTITUTIONAL FOODSERVICE;
  (V) FOOD WHOLESALERS AND DISTRIBUTORS;
  (VI)  FOOD  TRANSPORTERS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT-TO-CON-
SUMER TRANSPORTERS SERVING RETAIL FOOD STORES, FOODSERVICE, AND FARMERS;
  (VII) LABOR ORGANIZATIONS AND WORKERS FROM THE FARM AND FOOD INDUSTRY;

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

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