|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 23, 2021||reported and committed to finance|
|Feb 02, 2021||referred to agriculture|
senate Bill S4072
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4072 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4072 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4072 SPONSOR: HINCHEY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to estab- lishing a one-stop farming hotline PURPOSE: To provide farmers with access to essential and valuable information on all aspects of farming, namely, tax credit programs, beginning farmer loans, and sustainable practices. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new provision at section 216 of the Agriculture and Markets law to establish and administer, with the assistance of the Cornell cooperative extension, a toll free number for the purpose of addressing issues and questions pertaining to farming.
S4072 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4072 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 2, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HINCHEY -- 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 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. LBD02736-02-1
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