|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 01, 2010||referred to rules|
delivered to senate
ordered to third reading rules cal.545
rules report cal.545
|Jun 30, 2010||reported referred to rules|
|Jun 08, 2010||reported referred to ways and means|
|May 12, 2010||referred to small business|
assembly Bill A11053
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Ellen C. Jaffee
Keith L.T. Wright
A11053 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Senate Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Rules
- Law Section:
- Economic Development Law
- Laws Affected:
- Rpld & add Art 9 §§210 - 212, amd §100, Ec Dev L; amd §591-a, Lab L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A4246, A7798
A11053 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to entrepreneurship assistance centers to provide assistance to primarily minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and dislocated workers; requires the department of economic development to establish criteria and designation of such centers; sets forth requirements for each center.
A11053 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:A11053 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the economic development law, in relation to establishing entrepreneurship assistance centers; to amend the economic development law and the labor law, in relation to making technical corrections relating thereto; and to repeal article 9 of the economic development law relating thereto PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To repeal article nine of the economic development law to add a new article nine that would create 'Entrepren- eurship Assistance Centers'. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Combine section 211 and 212 of the economic development law into a new section 211 establishing entrepren- eurship assistance centers, which will support local development corpo- rations, chambers of commerce, community based business outreach centers and other community-based organizations. The purpose of these centers will be for training minority group members; women, individuals with a disability and dislocated workers in the principles and practice of entrepreneurship in order to prepare such person to pursue self-employ- ment opportunities and to pursue a minority business enterprise or a women-owned business enterprise. Establish a selection criteria and designation of such centers for providing technical and financial assistance.
A11053 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 11053 I N A S S E M B L Y May 12, 2010 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ESPAILLAT, DESTITO, ZEBROWSKI, SCARBOROUGH, JAFFEE, CHRISTENSEN, COLTON, MILLMAN, KOON, CRESPO, FINCH, MENG, GIBSON, AUBRY, CASTRO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. DelMONTE, HYER-SPENCER, WRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Small Business AN ACT to amend the economic development law, in relation to establish- ing entrepreneurship assistance centers; to amend the economic devel- opment law and the labor law, in relation to making technical corrections relating thereto; and to repeal article 9 of the economic development law relating thereto THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 9 of the economic development law is REPEALED and a new article 9 is added to read as follows: ARTICLE 9 ENTREPRENEURSHIP ASSISTANCE CENTERS SECTION 210. DEFINITIONS. 211. ENTREPRENEURSHIP ASSISTANCE CENTERS. 212. REPORTING. S 210. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE THE FOLLOWING TERMS, UNLESS THE CONTEXT INDICATES OTHERWISE, SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEAN- INGS: 1. "ENTREPRENEURSHIP ASSISTANCE CENTERS" SHALL MEAN THE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTERS WHICH PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO PRIMARILY MINORITY GROUP MEMBERS, WOMEN, INDIVIDUALS WITH A DISABILITY AND DISLOCATED WORKERS AS ESTABLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION TWO HUNDRED ELEVEN OF THIS ARTICLE. 2. "DISABILITY" SHALL MEAN, WITH RESPECT TO AN INDIVIDUAL: (A) A PHYSICAL OR MENTAL IMPAIRMENT THAT SUBSTANTIALLY LIMITS ONE OR MORE OF THE MAJOR LIFE ACTIVITIES OF SUCH INDIVIDUAL; (B) A RECORD OF SUCH AN IMPAIRMENT; OR (C) BEING REGARDED AS HAVING AN IMPAIRMENT. 3. "MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE" SHALL MEAN ANY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE WHICH IS AT LEAST FIFTY-ONE PER CENTUM OWNED BY, OR IN THE CASE OF A EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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