senate Bill S847

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to a natural fiber textile development workgroup

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Current Bill Status Via A617 - Passed Senate & Assembly

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 23, 2023 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.56
substituted for s847
Jan 23, 2023 substituted by a617
Jan 09, 2023 ordered to third reading cal.56
Jan 06, 2023 referred to rules

S847 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §226, Ag & Mkts L (as proposed in S.8741-A & A.9649-A)

S847 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates a natural fiber textile development workgroup to study and identify methods of advancing the animal and plant based textile industry in this state.

S847 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S847 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                              January 6, 2023
 Introduced  by  Sen. HINCHEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to  natural
   fiber textile development

   Section 1. Section 226 of the agriculture and markets law, as added by
 a chapter of the laws of 2022 amending the economic development law, the
 state finance law and the agriculture and markets law relating to enact-
 ing the New York textile act, as proposed in legislative  bills  numbers
 S. 8741-A and A. 9649-A, is amended to read as follows:
   §  226.  Natural  fiber  textile development [council] WORKGROUP.   1.
 There is hereby  established  within  the  department  a  natural  fiber
 textile development [council.  Such council shall consist of the commis-
 sioner,  the  commissioner  of economic development, or their designees,
 and ten other persons to be appointed by  the  governor,  including  two
 members  on the recommendation of the temporary president of the senate;
 two members on the recommendation of the speaker of  the  assembly;  one
 member  on  the recommendation of the minority leader of the senate; and
 one member on the recommendation of the minority leader of the assembly.
 Of the members so appointed, at least one member shall be a producer  of
 animal-based  fibers, one shall be a producer of plant-based fibers, one
 shall be a representative of a statewide agricultural organization,  one
 shall  be  a  representative  of a regional or statewide organization of
 animal or plant fiber producers, two shall be representatives  of  fiber
 and textile manufacturers which is defined as a fiber processor or spin-
 ning  mill, a knitting mill, a weaving studio, or wet finishing (dyeing,
 printing or fabric finishing), two  shall  be  from  designers/producers
 which is defined as including apparel, home textile products, industrial
 textiles  and  healthcare  products, one shall be a representative of an
 academic institution offering textile or design education, and one shall

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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