senate Bill S6199

Relates to directing the minority and women-owned business enterprise statewide advocate to act as a liaison for the blind, disabled and veterans

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  • Introduced
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  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE

Summary

Directs the minority and women-owned business enterprise statewide advocate to act as a liaison for organizations for the blind or disabled and veterans workshops in order to assist such organizations and workshops with creating and sustaining employment opportunities.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8645
Versions:
S6199
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง311-a, Exec L
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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6199

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to directing the minority
  and women-owned business enterprise statewide advocate  to  act  as  a
  liaison for the blind, disabled and veterans

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 311-a of the executive law is amended by  adding  a
new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
  2-A.  THE  STATEWIDE ADVOCATE SHALL ACT AS A LIAISON FOR ANY ORGANIZA-
TION FOR THE BLIND OR DISABLED OR A VETERANS' WORKSHOP,  THAT  HAS  BEEN
DESIGNATED  AS A PREFERRED SOURCE PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-
TWO OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW, IN ORDER TO ASSIST SUCH ORGANIZATIONS  AND
WORKSHOPS  WITH CREATING AND SUSTAINING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE
BLIND, VISUALLY IMPAIRED, DISABLED AND VETERANS. FURTHER, THE  STATEWIDE
ADVOCATE  SHALL  INFORM,  ON  A REGULAR BASIS BUT NOT LESS THAN ONCE PER
CALENDAR YEAR, STATE AGENCIES, POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, AND PUBLIC  BENE-
FIT  CORPORATIONS  OF  THE  REQUIREMENTS  OF ARTICLE ELEVEN OF THE STATE
FINANCE LAW AS IT RELATES TO THE PURCHASE OF  SERVICES  AND  COMMODITIES
FROM SUCH ORGANIZATIONS.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately provided that the amend-
ments to section 311-a of the executive law made by section one of  this
act  shall not affect the expiration of such section and shall be deemed
to expire therewith.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13165-02-3

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