assembly Bill A9262

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state youth in agriculture and entrepreneurship summer employment program

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Feb 09, 2022 referred to agriculture

A9262 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7678
Current Committee:
Assembly Agriculture
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 29-A §§525 - 528, Ag & Mkts L

A9262 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the New York state youth in agriculture and entrepreneurship summer employment program to provide students with the opportunity to be educated on the agricultural industry and alternative career paths and to provide agricultural work experience and entrepreneurship work experience.

A9262 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9262
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 9, 2022
                                ___________
 
 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  estab-
   lishing  the  New York state youth in agriculture and entrepreneurship
   summer employment program
 
   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
 article 29-A to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 29-A
      NEW YORK STATE YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMER
                            EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
 SECTION 525. LEGISLATIVE INTENT AND FINDINGS.
         526. DEFINITIONS.
         527. NEW YORK STATE YOUTH IN  AGRICULTURE  AND  ENTREPRENEURSHIP
                SUMMER EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM.
         528. COMMISSIONER'S POWER AND DUTIES.
   §  525.  LEGISLATIVE INTENT AND FINDINGS. THE LEGISLATURE HEREBY FINDS
 THAT DIVERSIFYING THE AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY  ADDRESSES  ISSUES  OF  FOOD
 INSECURITY  AND  FOOD ACCESS IN THE STATE. THE LEGISLATURE FURTHER FINDS
 THAT THERE ARE CERTAIN CULTURALLY SIGNIFICANT FOODS  IN  THE  STATE  AND
 SEEKS  TO  ENCOURAGE  THE CONTINUANCE OF PRODUCTION OF SUCH FOODS AND TO
 GENERATE AN INTEREST IN THE PRODUCTION OF SUCH FOODS  BY  FUTURE  GENER-
 ATIONS  OF PERSONS WORKING IN AGRICULTURE. THE LEGISLATURE HEREBY ESTAB-
 LISHES THE NEW YORK STATE  YOUTH  IN  AGRICULTURE  AND  ENTREPRENEURSHIP
 SUMMER  EMPLOYMENT  PROGRAM  TO  ALLOW  STUDENTS  THE  OPPORTUNITY TO BE
 EDUCATED ON THE AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY AND ALTERNATIVE CAREER  PATHS  AND
 TO  ATTAIN  ENTREPRENEURIAL EXPERIENCE. THE LEGISLATURE ALSO ESTABLISHES
 THIS PROGRAM TO  SUBSIDIZE  YOUTH  EMPLOYMENT  FOR  FARMS  AND  FARMERS'
 MARKETS  THAT  COULD  OTHERWISE  PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM IF THE WAGES
 WERE NOT A HARDSHIP.  IT IS THE INTENTION OF THE  LEGISLATION  THAT  THE
 NEW  YORK STATE YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMER EMPLOY-
 MENT PROGRAM SERVES AS A STEPPING STONE FOR SUCH  YOUTH  IN  CAREERS  IN
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13495-04-2