senate Bill S1056

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status Via A4613 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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    • Passed Assembly
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 12, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.716
substituted for s1056
May 12, 2021 substituted by a4613
Apr 27, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 26, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 21, 2021 1st report cal.716
Jan 25, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2021 referred to agriculture

Votes

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Apr 20, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S1056
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 25, 2021 - Agriculture committee Vote

S1056
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: Jan 25, 2021

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S1056 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4613
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

S1056 (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.

S1056 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1056 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1056
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. SANDERS -- 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 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

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