assembly Bill A9990

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Permits schools located within the state to purchase certain New York milk

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Apr 29, 2022 referred to education

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A9990 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8999
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §915-a, Ed L

A9990 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits schools located within the state to purchase reduced fat or whole New York milk to provide or sell at such school.

A9990 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9990
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. TAGUE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  permitting  schools
   located within the state to purchase certain New York milk
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section  915-a
 to read as follows:
   § 915-A. MILK OPTIONS. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A)  "NEW  YORK  MILK"  SHALL MEAN RAW MILK PRODUCED BY THE MILKING OF
 COWS PHYSICALLY LOCATED WITHIN THE GEOGRAPHIC BOUNDARIES OF  THE  STATE,
 TRANSPORTED TO A DAIRY PROCESSING FACILITY LOCATED WITHIN THE GEOGRAPHIC
 BOUNDARIES  OF  THE  STATE  AND  PROCESSED AS FLUID MILK INTO CONTAINERS
 INTENDED FOR DISTRIBUTION TO CONSUMERS.
   (B) "REDUCED FAT NEW YORK MILK" SHALL MEAN NEW  YORK  MILK  CONTAINING
 TWO  PERCENT  MILK  FAT.   THE TERM INCLUDES NEW YORK MILK THAT HAS BEEN
 FLAVORED.
   (C) "WHOLE NEW YORK MILK" SHALL MEAN NEW YORK MILK CONTAINING AT LEAST
 THREE PERCENT MILK FAT. THE TERM INCLUDES NEW YORK MILK  THAT  HAS  BEEN
 FLAVORED.
   2.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION OF LAW OR REGULATION TO THE
 CONTRARY, A SCHOOL BOARD OR OTHER GOVERNING ENTITY OF A  SCHOOL  LOCATED
 IN  THE  STATE MAY ELECT TO UTILIZE FUNDS FROM STATE OR LOCAL SOURCES TO
 OBTAIN WHOLE NEW YORK MILK OR REDUCED FAT NEW YORK MILK  TO  PROVIDE  OR
 SELL AT SUCH SCHOOL.
   3.  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF EDUCATION SHALL NOTIFY THE SUPERINTENDENT OR
 CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR OF EACH SCHOOL IN THE STATE  OF  THE  PROVISIONS  OF
 THIS SECTION.
   4.  THE  ATTORNEY  GENERAL SHALL, ON BEHALF OF A SCHOOL LOCATED WITHIN
 THE STATE, BRING A CIVIL ACTION AGAINST THE FEDERAL  GOVERNMENT  OR  ANY
 OTHER  ENTITY  TO  RECOVER  FUNDS  WITHHELD OR REVOKED AS A RESULT OF AN
 ACTION TAKEN BY THE SCHOOL BOARD  OR  OTHER  GOVERNING  ENTITY  OF  SUCH
 SCHOOL PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.