senate Bill S3974

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to permitting school districts to favor locally sourced goods

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 09, 2022 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 20, 2022 advanced to third reading
Jan 19, 2022 2nd report cal.
Jan 18, 2022 1st report cal.223
Jan 05, 2022 referred to local government
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 22, 2021 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2021 1st report cal.445
Feb 01, 2021 referred to local government

Votes

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Jan 18, 2022 - Local Government committee Vote

S3974
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Jan 18, 2022

Mar 1, 2021 - Local Government committee Vote

S3974
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Local Government Committee Vote: Mar 1, 2021

Co-Sponsors

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S3974 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7482
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
General Municipal Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §103, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S1430, A7011
2019-2020: S252, A6733

S3974 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits school districts to favor locally sourced goods.

S3974 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3974 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3974
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KENNEDY,  HELMING, MAY, RITCHIE -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Local Government
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the general municipal law, in relation to facilitating
   school districts in purchasing local agricultural products

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraphs (b), (b-1) and (c) of subdivision 9 of section
 103 of the general municipal law, paragraphs (b) and (c) as amended  and
 paragraph  (b-1) as added by chapter 90 of the laws of 2017, are amended
 to read as follows:
   (b) [the amount that may be expended  by  a  school  district  in  any
 fiscal year for such purchases shall not exceed an amount equal to twen-
 ty  cents  multiplied  by  the  total  number of days in the school year
 multiplied by the total enrollment of such school district;
   (b-1) the amount that may be expended by a board of cooperative educa-
 tional services in any fiscal year for such purchases shall  not  exceed
 an  amount  equal to twenty cents multiplied by the total number of days
 in the school year  multiplied  by  the  number  of  students  receiving
 services by such board of cooperative educational services at facilities
 operated by a board of cooperative educational services;
   (c)]  all such purchases shall be administered pursuant to regulations
 promulgated by the commissioner of education. Such regulations shall: be
 developed in consultation  with  the  commissioner  of  agriculture  and
 markets  to accommodate and promote the provisions of the farm-to-school
 program established pursuant to subdivision five-b of section sixteen of
 the agriculture and markets law and subdivision  thirty-one  of  section
 three  hundred  five of the education law as added by chapter two of the
 laws of two thousand [two]  ONE;  ensure  that  the  prices  paid  by  a
 district  or  board of cooperative educational services for any items so
 purchased do not exceed the prices of  comparable  local  farm  products
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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