assembly Bill A1998

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to an initiative to provide surplus New York agricultural products to populations in need

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Jan 14, 2021 referred to agriculture

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A1998 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1748
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11065, S9032

A1998 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to an initiative to provide surplus New York agricultural products to populations in need; includes in the powers of the department of agriculture and markets an initiative to provide surplus New York agricultural products to populations in need through a network of food banks and other emergency food providers.

A1998 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1998
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. CRUZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Agriculture
 
 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and  markets  law,  in  relation  to  an
   initiative  to provide surplus New York agricultural products to popu-
   lations in need
 
   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 52 to read as follows:
   52.  FACILITATE  AND  EXPAND, WITH FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT, AN
 INITIATIVE TO PROVIDE SURPLUS NEW YORK AGRICULTURAL  PRODUCTS  TO  POPU-
 LATIONS IN NEED THROUGH A NETWORK OF FOOD BANKS AND OTHER EMERGENCY FOOD
 PROVIDERS.  A  REPORT SHALL BE PROVIDED ANNUALLY TO THE GOVERNOR AND THE
 LEGISLATURE DETAILING INFORMATION INCLUDING, BUT LIMITED TO, THE TYPE OF
 INITIATIVES UNDERTAKEN, THE FUNDING DISTRIBUTED BY REGION, AND THE VARI-
 OUS PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTED TO AND FROM EACH REGION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04819-01-1