assembly Bill A5994A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a one-stop farming hotline with the Cornell cooperative extension

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 08, 2021 print number 5994a
Mar 08, 2021 amend and recommit to agriculture
Mar 04, 2021 referred to agriculture

A5994 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4072
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7273
2017-2018: A7393, S2898
2019-2020: A6490, S4655

A5994 - Summary

Establishes a one-stop farming hotline with the Cornell cooperative extension.

A5994 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5994
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Agriculture
 
 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation  to  estab-
   lishing a one-stop farming hotline
 
   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 51 to read as follows:
   51. SUBJECT TO AN APPROPRIATION FOR SUCH PURPOSE, ESTABLISH AND ADMIN-
 ISTER, TOGETHER WITH THE CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION, A ONE-STOP  TOLL
 FREE NUMBER FOR FARMERS, AGRICULTURAL PROFESSIONALS AND OTHERS TO ACCESS
 INFORMATION  AND  REFERRAL  SERVICES  REGARDING GOVERNMENTAL AND PRIVATE
 PROGRAMS THAT ASSIST IN ESTABLISHING AND EXPANDING FARM AND AGRICULTURAL
 RELATED BUSINESSES.  SUCH INFORMATION SHALL INCLUDE GRANT OPPORTUNITIES,
 AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, MARKETING POSSIBILITIES  AND  OTHER  AGRICULTURAL
 RESOURCES. SUCH ONE-STOP SERVICE SHALL BE PROVIDED AT NO CHARGE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02736-01-1


A5994A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4072
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §16, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7273
2017-2018: A7393, S2898
2019-2020: A6490, S4655

A5994A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a one-stop farming hotline with the Cornell cooperative extension.

A5994A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5994--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Agriculture --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to estab-
   lishing a one-stop farming hotline

   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. SUBJECT TO AN APPROPRIATION FOR SUCH PURPOSE, ESTABLISH AND ADMIN-
 ISTER,  TOGETHER WITH THE CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION, A ONE-STOP TOLL
 FREE NUMBER FOR FARMERS, AGRICULTURAL PROFESSIONALS AND OTHERS TO ACCESS
 INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SERVICES  REGARDING  GOVERNMENTAL  AND  PRIVATE
 PROGRAMS THAT ASSIST IN ESTABLISHING AND EXPANDING FARM AND AGRICULTURAL
 RELATED BUSINESSES.  SUCH INFORMATION SHALL INCLUDE GRANT OPPORTUNITIES,
 AGRICULTURAL  RESEARCH,  MARKETING  POSSIBILITIES AND OTHER AGRICULTURAL
 RESOURCES. SUCH ONE-STOP SERVICE SHALL BE PROVIDED AT NO CHARGE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02736-03-1