senate Bill S8169

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of education to conduct a study on food insecurity at public and private higher education institutions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 committed to rules
Mar 21, 2022 advanced to third reading
Mar 15, 2022 2nd report cal.
Mar 14, 2022 1st report cal.702
Jan 27, 2022 referred to higher education

Votes

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Mar 14, 2022 - Higher Education committee Vote

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Higher Education Committee Vote: Mar 14, 2022

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S8169 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8208
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education

S8169 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of education to conduct a study on food insecurity at public and private higher education institutions.

S8169 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8169 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8169
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 27, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. GOUNARDES -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education
 
 AN  ACT to authorize and direct the commissioner of education to conduct
   a study on food insecurity at  public  and  private  higher  education
   institutions
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. 1. The commissioner of education is hereby  authorized  and
 directed  to conduct a study on reducing and eliminating food insecurity
 at public and private higher education institutions.  Such  study  shall
 include, but not be limited to:
   (a) evaluating sustainable solutions to address basic food needs;
   (b)  increasing  awareness of services currently offered which address
 basic food needs; and
   (c) partnering with businesses or farms  which  could  provide  excess
 food.
   2. Within one year of the effective date of this act, the commissioner
 of  education  shall  post  a  report  on  the department of education's
 website and deliver such report to the governor, the temporary president
 of the senate, the speaker of the assembly, the minority leader  of  the
 senate and the minority leader of the assembly. The report shall include
 recommendations  for  legislation and administrative actions that can be
 undertaken to reduce and eliminate food insecurity at public and private
 higher education institutions.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11915-01-1


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