senate Bill S2199

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for the expansion of regional farmers' markets

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 04, 2021 referred to agriculture
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 01, 2021 advanced to third reading
Jan 26, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2021 1st report cal.179
Jan 20, 2021 referred to agriculture

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S2199 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §284, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S7674
2019-2020: S251

S2199 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of agriculture and markets to increase the number of regional farmers' markets for the direct marketing of foods and produce produced in the state.

S2199 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2199 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2199
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. KENNEDY, HELMING, JORDAN, MAY, 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 the
   expansion of regional farmers' markets

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Section 284 of the agriculture and markets law is amended
 by adding a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
   10. DEVELOPMENT AND FACILITATION  OF  THE  ESTABLISHMENT  OF  REGIONAL
 FARMERS'  MARKETS  TO  PROMOTE  THE  DIRECT  MARKETING  OF FARM AND FOOD
 PRODUCTS ON A WHOLESALE OR BULK SALES BASIS TO LARGE  VOLUME  PURCHASERS
 OF  FARM  AND  FOOD  PRODUCTS. SUCH REGIONAL FARMERS' MARKETS SHOULD BE,
 WHENEVER POSSIBLE, LOCATED IN AREAS THAT HAVE POOR  CONSUMER  ACCESS  TO
 HIGH  QUALITY  AND  REASONABLY  PRICED  FOOD  AND  FARM PRODUCTS OR FOOD
 DESERTS; OR WHICH WOULD SELL TO OR CATER TO THE NEEDS  OF  RETAILERS  OR
 BULK PURCHASERS OF FOOD AND FARM PRODUCTS THAT ARE LOCATED IN AREAS THAT
 HAVE POOR CONSUMER ACCESS TO HIGH QUALITY AND REASONABLY PRICED FOOD AND
 FARM  PRODUCTS  OR FOOD DESERTS. THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN
 COOPERATION WITH THE NEW YORK STATE URBAN  DEVELOPMENT  CORPORATION  AND
 THE EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDI-
 VISION, SECTION SIXTEEN-M OF THE NEW YORK STATE URBAN DEVELOPMENT CORPO-
 RATION ACT AND ARTICLE FIVE-D OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LAW.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06907-01-1


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