Bill Text: NY S07775 | 2021-2022 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Directs the commissioner of agriculture and markets in conjunction with the state soil and water conservation committee to promulgate rules and regulations to further the climate resilient farming initiative.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2022-02-24 - SIGNED CHAP.102 [S07775 Detail]

Download: New_York-2021-S07775-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
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                                          7775

                    IN SENATE

                                    January 11, 2022
                                       ___________

        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  the
          climate  resilient  farming  initiative; and to amend a chapter of the
          laws of 2021 amending the agriculture and markets law and the soil and
          water conservation districts law relating  to  establishing  the  soil
          health  and  climate  resiliency act, as proposed in legislative bills
          numbers S.  4722-A and A. 5386-A, in  relation  to  the  effectiveness
          thereof

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 151-n of the agriculture and markets law, as  added
     2  by  a  chapter  of the laws of 2021 amending the agriculture and markets
     3  law and the soil and water conservation districts law relating to estab-
     4  lishing the soil health and  climate  resiliency  act,  as  proposed  in
     5  legislative  bills numbers S. 4722-A and A. 5386-A, is amended by adding
     6  a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
     7    4. The commissioner and the state soil and water conservation  commit-
     8  tee  are  each empowered to promulgate such rules and regulations and to
     9  prescribe such forms as each shall  deem  necessary  to  effectuate  the
    10  purpose of this section.
    11    §  2. Section 5 of a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending the agricul-
    12  ture and markets law and the soil and water conservation  districts  law
    13  relating  to establishing the soil health and climate resiliency act, as
    14  proposed in legislative bills  numbers  S.  4722-A  and  A.  5386-A,  is
    15  amended to read as follows:
    16    §  5.  This  act  shall  take effect [July 1, 2021] on the one hundred
    17  eightieth day after it shall have become a law.
    18    § 3. This act shall take effect  immediately,  provided  however  that
    19  section  one  of  this act shall take effect on the same date and in the
    20  same manner as a chapter of the laws of 2021  amending  the  agriculture
    21  and markets law and the soil and water conservation districts law relat-
    22  ing  to  establishing  the  soil  health  and climate resiliency act, as
    23  proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 4722-A  and  A.  5386-A,  takes
    24  effect.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD05460-09-2
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