senate Bill S878

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to working with the USDA to receive approvals and develop online fresh food purchasing options throughout the state, and adds a repeal date

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 28, 2021 signed chap.15
Jan 27, 2021 delivered to governor
Jan 25, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.28
substituted for a1262
referred to social services
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 11, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.31
Jan 06, 2021 referred to rules

S878 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1262
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §95, Soc Serv L; amd §4, Chap of 2020 (as proposed in S.8247-A & A.10673)

S878 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to working with the USDA to receive approvals and develop online fresh food purchasing options throughout the state; adds a repeal date.

S878 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S878 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    878
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. KAMINSKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to working with the
   USDA to receive approvals and develop  online  fresh  food  purchasing
   options  throughout  the  state; and to amend a chapter of the laws of
   2020 amending the social services law relating to  using  supplemental
   nutrition assistance program benefits to purchase online groceries and
   to  the  state  supplemental  nutrition  assistance  program  outreach
   program, as proposed in legislative bills numbers  S.  8247-A  and  A.
   10673, in relation to the effectiveness thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 95 of the  social
 services  law,  as  added  by a chapter of the laws of 2020 amending the
 social services law relating to using supplemental nutrition  assistance
 program  benefits  to purchase online groceries and to the state supple-
 mental nutrition assistance program outreach  program,  as  proposed  in
 legislative  bills numbers S. 8247-A and A. 10673, is amended to read as
 follows:
   (b) [The] SUBJECT TO AN ONLINE FOOD PURCHASING PROGRAM OPERATED BY THE
 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF  AGRICULTURE,  FOOD  AND  NUTRITION  SERVICE
 (USDA),  THE  office shall promptly seek ANY necessary [federal approval
 needed to enter into an agreement with all grocery retailers prepared to
 offer  SNAP  online  purchasing  or  subsequently  available   programs]
 APPROVALS  FROM  THE  USDA  in  order to maximize availability of online
 fresh food purchasing options throughout the state. Within  one  hundred
 eighty days after the effective date of this paragraph, the office shall
 WORK  WITH  THE  USDA  TO  develop  a  plan SEEKING to maximize RETAILER
 PARTICIPATION IN THE USDA'S SNAP online purchasing [options] PROGRAM  in
 the  state. The office shall periodically review THE PLAN and revise the
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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