senate Bill S6808A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes procurement goals for New York state food products purchased by state agencies

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 09, 2022 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 07, 2022 advanced to third reading
Mar 03, 2022 2nd report cal.
Mar 02, 2022 1st report cal.602
Jan 20, 2022 print number 6808a
Jan 20, 2022 amend and recommit to procurement and contracts
Jan 05, 2022 referred to procurement and contracts
May 18, 2021 referred to procurement and contracts

S6808 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8665
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §163-c, amd §165, St Fin L

S6808 - Summary

Establishes a procurement goal that at least fifteen percent of all food and food products purchased by state agencies shall be New York state food products in the first and second year after such law takes effect, at least twenty percent in the third year and twenty-five percent thereafter.

S6808 - Sponsor Memo

S6808 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6808
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 18, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HINCHEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Procurement and Contracts
 
 AN ACT to amend the state  finance  law,  in  relation  to  establishing
   procurement  goals for the purchase of New York state food products by
   state agencies

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  state finance law is amended by adding a new section
 163-c to read as follows:
   § 163-C. PROCUREMENT GOALS FOR NEW YORK STATE FOOD PRODUCTS. 1.    FOR
 THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION, THE TERM "NEW YORK STATE FOOD PRODUCT"
 SHALL MEAN A FOOD ITEM THAT IS:
   (A) GROWN, HARVESTED, OR PRODUCED IN THIS STATE; OR
   (B) PROCESSED INSIDE OR OUTSIDE THIS STATE COMPRISING  OVER  FIFTY-ONE
 PERCENT AGRICULTURAL RAW MATERIALS GROWN, HARVESTED, OR PRODUCED IN THIS
 STATE, BY WEIGHT OR VOLUME.
   2.  (A) IN ORDER TO CREATE, STRENGTHEN, AND EXPAND LOCAL FARM AND FOOD
 ECONOMIES THROUGHOUT NEW YORK, ALL STATE AGENCIES SHALL  SET  PERCENTAGE
 GOALS  FOR  LOCAL  FOOD PURCHASED YEARLY AND IF A STATE AGENCY SPENDS AN
 AMOUNT GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO TWO MILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY ON FOOD  OR
 FOOD  PRODUCTS  THEN:   IN THE FIRST AND SECOND YEAR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE
 DATE OF THIS SECTION, AT LEAST FIFTEEN PERCENT  OF  ALL  FOOD  AND  FOOD
 PRODUCTS  PURCHASED  BY  SUCH  STATE AGENCY SHALL BE NEW YORK STATE FOOD
 PRODUCTS; IN THE THIRD YEAR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, AT
 LEAST TWENTY PERCENT OF ALL FOOD AND FOOD  PRODUCTS  PURCHASED  BY  SUCH
 STATE  AGENCY  SHALL BE NEW YORK STATE FOOD PRODUCTS; AND  IN THE FOURTH
 YEAR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION AND THEREAFTER,  AT  LEAST
 TWENTY-FIVE  PERCENT  OF  ALL  FOOD  AND FOOD PRODUCTS PURCHASED BY SUCH
 STATE AGENCY SHALL BE NEW YORK STATE FOOD PRODUCTS.
   (B) TO MEET THE GOAL SET FORTH IN THIS SUBDIVISION, WHEN A STATE AGEN-
 CY'S CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE OF FOOD OR FOOD PRODUCTS IS TO BE AWARDED
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S6808A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8665
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §163-c, amd §165, St Fin L

S6808A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a procurement goal that at least fifteen percent of all food and food products purchased by state agencies shall be New York state food products in the first and second year after such law takes effect, at least twenty percent in the third year and twenty-five percent thereafter.

S6808A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6808A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6808--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 18, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HINCHEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Procurement and  Contracts
   --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Procurement  and Contracts in
   accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to amend the state  finance  law,  in  relation  to  establishing
   procurement  goals for the purchase of New York state food products by
   state agencies
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  state finance law is amended by adding a new section
 163-c to read as follows:
   § 163-C. PROCUREMENT GOALS FOR NEW YORK STATE FOOD PRODUCTS. 1.  DEFI-
 NITION.  FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "NEW YORK STATE FOOD
 PRODUCT" SHALL MEAN A FOOD ITEM THAT IS:
   (A) GROWN, HARVESTED, OR PRODUCED IN THIS STATE; OR
   (B) PROCESSED INSIDE OR OUTSIDE THIS STATE COMPRISING  OVER  FIFTY-ONE
 PERCENT AGRICULTURAL RAW MATERIALS GROWN, HARVESTED, OR PRODUCED IN THIS
 STATE, BY WEIGHT OR VOLUME.
   2.  (A) IN ORDER TO CREATE, STRENGTHEN, AND EXPAND LOCAL FARM AND FOOD
 ECONOMIES THROUGHOUT NEW YORK, ALL STATE AGENCIES ANNUALLY  SPENDING  AN
 AMOUNT  EXCEEDING  FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ON FOOD OR FOOD PRODUCTS SHALL
 SET PERCENTAGE GOALS FOR NEW YORK STATE FOOD PRODUCTS  PURCHASED  YEARLY
 AND  IF  A  STATE  AGENCY  SPENDS AN AMOUNT GREATER THAN OR EQUAL TO TWO
 MILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY ON FOOD OR FOOD PRODUCTS THEN:   IN  THE  FIRST
 AND  SECOND  YEAR  AFTER  THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE OF THIS SECTION, AT LEAST
 FIFTEEN PERCENT OF ALL FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS PURCHASED  BY  SUCH  STATE
 AGENCY  SHALL  BE  NEW YORK STATE FOOD PRODUCTS; IN THE THIRD YEAR AFTER
 THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, AT LEAST TWENTY PERCENT OF ALL  FOOD
 AND FOOD PRODUCTS PURCHASED BY SUCH STATE AGENCY SHALL BE NEW YORK STATE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11264-04-2

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