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  • NJ A3732
  • Directs Dept. of Agriculture to authorize and advise food hubs.
Introduced
(5/19/2016)
In Committee
(11/30/2017)
Crossed Over
(6/22/2017)
PassedSignedDead/Failed/Vetoed
2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to: 1) authorize the establishment of food hubs in the State; 2) establish a program to assist and support farms and farmers seeking to belong to food hubs in their area of the State; and 3) adopt regulations to implement the bill. The bill defines "food hub" as a business or organization that actively manages the aggregation, distribution, and marketing of source-identified food products primarily from local or regional producers to strengthen their ability to satisfy wholesale retail, and institutional demand.
2nd Reading in the Assembly, 2nd Reading in the Senate, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Economic Growth, Passed Assembly
Senate Budget and Appropriations Hearing (19:00 12/14/2017 A-3732 (1R), S-3309, S-3416 and S-3459 are all pending referral.)  (on 12/14/2017)
 
 
Date Chamber Action Description
12/14/2017 Senate Budget and Appropriations Hearing (19:00 12/14/2017 A-3732 (1R), S-3309, S-3416 and S-3459 are all pending referral.)
11/30/2017 S Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
11/30/2017 Senate Economic Growth Hearing (19:00 11/30/2017 *Revised 11/28/17 - S-2889, A-3636 (1R), S-3169 and S-3558 added)
11/30/2017 Senate Economic Growth Hearing (19:00 11/30/2017 )
6/22/2017 S Received in the Senate, Referred to Senate Economic Growth Committee
6/22/2017 A Passed by the Assembly (74-0-0)
6/6/2016 A Reported out of Assembly Comm. with Amendments, 2nd Reading
6/6/2016 Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Hearing (14:00 6/6/2016 Committee Room 15, 4th Floor)
5/19/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 11/30/2017 Senate Economic Growth Committee: Reported Favorably 3 0 1
Detail 6/22/2017 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 74 0 6
Detail 6/6/2016 Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee: Reported with Amendments 5 0 0