|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
|Jan 28, 2011||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
senate Bill S2700
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S2700 - Details
S2700 - Summary
Authorizes the commissioner of economic development together with the commissioner of agriculture and markets to devise a program to promote and distribute statewide and regional guides to farms, farmers markets and other agriculturally significant tourist destinations.
S2700 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2700 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the economic development law, in relation to authorizing the commissioner of economic development to develop certain regulations regarding the state travel guide PURPOSE: To promote New York farms and farmers' markets as part of the "I Love New York" tourism campaign: SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Adds a paragraph (c) to subdivision 15 of section 100 of the Economic Development Law. This law would authorize the Commissioner of Economic Development in cooperation with the Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets to develop a program to promote and distribute statewide and regional guides to farms, farmers markets and other agriculturally significant tourist destinations. These guides could be those already developed by Agriculture and Markets as part of travel guides created by the contractor. JUSTIFICATION: Farmers' markets, farm stands, farm tours, hay rides, harvest festivals and other agricultural enterprises are crucial to the
S2700 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2700 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 28, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SERRANO, ADAMS, BONACIC, DIAZ, PERKINS, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business AN ACT to amend the economic development law, in relation to authorizing the commissioner of economic development to develop certain regu- lations regarding the state travel guide THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 15 of section 100 of the economic development law, as amended by chapter 446 of the laws of 1990, is amended and a new paragraph (c) is added to read as follows: (b) in the discharge of this power, the commissioner may enter into a contract for publication of a state travel guide to promote tourism. Such contract may provide for the sale of advertising by the contractor. A contract for publication of a state travel guide shall be awarded following consideration of factors which shall include, but not be limited to, the most favorable financial advantage for the state, the best representation of the state of New York and its services, and the greatest utility to the traveller. The commissioner shall promulgate regulations by the first day of November next succeeding the effective date of this paragraph to guide the preparation of bids and the dead- lines for selection of a competent contractor and publication of the state travel guide. The regulations shall, at a minimum, limit advertis- ing content to no more than thirty percent of the space available and establish responsibility for preparation and placement of appropriate editorial content and an equitable listing without charge or other consideration of attractions and activities available to the tourist in New York state. Such regulations shall provide for approval of the commissioner at critical stages of state travel guide development and advertising standards and rates. Furthermore, such regulations shall provide minimum financial terms and responsibilities of the state and EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00247-01-1
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