assembly Bill A4613

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creates a task force on improving urban and rural access to locally produced, healthy foods

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 12, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.716
substituted for s1056
Mar 08, 2021 referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 25, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.131
Feb 23, 2021 reported
Feb 04, 2021 referred to agriculture

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A4613 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1056
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §28, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7413
2015-2016: S3789
2017-2018: S4689
2019-2020: S2467

A4613 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a task force on improving urban and rural access to locally produced, healthy foods; provides that such task force should identify strategies, opportunities and methods to expand such access; provides that such task force report to the governor and the legislature within one year after the section takes effect.

A4613 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4613
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. LUPARDO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Agriculture
 
 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to the task
   force  on  improving  urban  and  rural  consumer  access  to  locally
   produced,  healthy  foods;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of  such
   provisions upon expiration thereof

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The agriculture and markets law is amended by adding a new
 section 28 to read as follows:
   § 28. TASK FORCE ON IMPROVING  URBAN  AND  RURAL  CONSUMER  ACCESS  TO
 LOCALLY  PRODUCED,  HEALTHY  FOODS.  1. THERE IS HEREBY CREATED THE TASK
 FORCE ON IMPROVING URBAN AND RURAL CONSUMER ACCESS TO LOCALLY  PRODUCED,
 HEALTHY FOODS. THE TASK FORCE IS TO BE COMPRISED OF ELEVEN MEMBERS. SUCH
 TASK  FORCE  SHALL  HAVE  ONE  EX-OFFICIO  CHAIRPERSON, WHO SHALL BE THE
 COMMISSIONER OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE. FOUR MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED  BY
 THE  GOVERNOR, TWO MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT
 OF THE SENATE, TWO MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED  BY  THE  SPEAKER  OF  THE
 ASSEMBLY,  ONE  MEMBER  SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE
 SENATE AND ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER  OF  THE
 ASSEMBLY.  THE  APPOINTED  MEMBERS OF SUCH TASK FORCE SHALL BE REPRESEN-
 TATIVE OF:
   (A) A FARM ENGAGED IN GROWING CROPS, LIVESTOCK OR LIVESTOCK  PRODUCTS,
 AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED ONE OF THIS CHAPTER;
   (B)  NOT-FOR-PROFIT  FOOD  ACCESS ORGANIZATIONS DEDICATED TO EXPANDING
 ACCESS OF UNDERSERVED, URBAN AND RURAL COMMUNITIES TO  HEALTHY,  LOCALLY
 PRODUCED FOOD;
   (C) THE GROCERY INDUSTRY; AND
   (D)  ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT AGENCIES SERVING COUNTY, NEW YORK STATE AND
 NEW YORK CITY GOVERNMENT.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05096-01-1