Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 09, 2023||
reported and committed to finance
|Jan 27, 2023||
referred to social services
Senate Bill S3069
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S3069 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S3069 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3069 SPONSOR: PERSAUD TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to establishing the New York healthy incentive program (Part A); to amend the social services law, in relation to automating SNAP and the New York healthy incentive program (Part B); and to amend the social services law, in relation to establishing the New York healthy incentive program outreach program (Part C) PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This legislation establishes a framework to implement a statewide New York Healthy Incentive Program (NYHIP) to incentivize fresh and healthy food purchases using SNAP benefits and increase local investments in farms and farm-to-consumer entities. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Part A, Section 1 adds a new section 95-b to the Social Services Law to
2023-S3069 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3069 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 27, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to establishing the New York healthy incentive program (Part A); to amend the social services law, in relation to automating SNAP and the New York healthy incentive program (Part B); and to amend the social services law, in relation to establishing the New York healthy incentive program outreach program (Part C) THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act enacts into law major components of legislation which are necessary to implement the New York healthy incentive program. Each component is wholly contained within a Part identified as Parts A through C. The effective date for each particular provision contained within such Part is set forth in the last section of such Part. Any provision in any section contained within a Part, including the effec- tive date of the Part, which makes a reference to a section "of this act", when used in connection with that particular component, shall be deemed to mean and refer to the corresponding section of the Part in which it is found. Section three of this act sets forth the general effective date of this act. PART A Section 1. The social services law is amended by adding a new section 95-b to read as follows: § 95-B. NEW YORK HEALTHY INCENTIVE PROGRAM (NYHIP). 1. LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS. THE LEGISLATURE HEREBY FINDS AND DECLARES THAT HEALTHY FOOD INCENTIVE PROGRAMS PROVIDE SIGNIFICANT HEALTH, EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL, AND ECONOMIC BENEFITS TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE INDIVID- UALS WHO HAVE HISTORICALLY BEEN EXCLUDED FROM ACCESS TO FRESH PRODUCE; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05297-02-3
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