senate Bill S5223A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the establishment of centers of excellence program

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Jul 20, 2011 signed chap.162
Jul 08, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1196
substituted for s5223b
Jun 20, 2011 substituted by a6320c
Jun 13, 2011 ordered to third reading cal.1196
reported and committed to rules
Jun 10, 2011 print number 5223b
amend and recommit to finance
May 25, 2011 reported and committed to finance
May 13, 2011 print number 5223a
amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
May 03, 2011 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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Jun 14, 2011 - Finance committee Vote

S5223A
30
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committee
30
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 14, 2011 - Rules committee Vote

S5223B
21
1
committee
21
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
1
Abstained
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May 25, 2011 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S5223A
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committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Committee Vote: May 25, 2011

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Bill Amendments

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S5223 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6320B
Law Section:
Economic Development Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19 §410, Ec Dev L

S5223 - Bill Texts

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Relates to the establishment of centers of excellence program.

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BILL NUMBER:S5223

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
in relation to the designation of technology development centers and to
provide funding for such centers

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To codify the
centers of excellence
program and its reporting requirements.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The legislation
codifies the Centers
of Excellence program that has been operating since 2002 and requires
centers to annually submit a plan for commercializing products or
processes based on innovations developed at center facilities and
their strategies for commercializing such products or processes
within New York state. The legislation also requires the executive
director of the Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation to
submit annual reports on each Center on such items as funds received
from all sources; operating budgets; staffing; partnerships;
governance; commercialization; jobs created; relationships
established with venture groups; collaborations with secondary,
postsecondary Institutions- and companies; intellectual property
agreements; patents; anti awards. The legislation also requires the
executive director to submit annual strategic plans that Include the
broad mission and focus of each center as well as the metrics that
will be used to measure achievement of the centers goals.

JUSTIFICATION: The Center of Excellence program was
authorized In the
State budget for FY 2002-03. This bill would codify the program to
maintain its purposes, goals and enhance accountability.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5223

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN  ACT in relation to the designation of technology development centers
  and to provide funding for such centers

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

  Section  1.  Notwithstanding any other provisions of section 3102-d of
the public authorities law, entities designated as  regional  technology
development  centers as provided in NYCRR section 5901.6 as of the first
of April 2011 shall remain so designated for  not  less  than  one  year
through the thirty-first of March 2012.
  Notwithstanding  any  other provisions of section 3102-d of the public
authorities law, contracts in effect as of the first of April 2011 shall
be deemed so designated through  the  thirty-first  of  March  2012  and
regional  high technology development organizations, designated pursuant
to section 5901.6 of NYCRR shall continue to receive funding  as  appro-
priated in chapter 53 of the laws of 2011.
  Such  funding shall not be less than the amount received in the previ-
ous state fiscal year of 2010-2011.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11198-01-1

S5223A - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6320B
Law Section:
Economic Development Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19 §410, Ec Dev L

S5223A - Bill Texts

view summary

Relates to the establishment of centers of excellence program.

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BILL NUMBER:S5223A

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend
the economic development law,
in relation to the establishment of
the centers of excellence program

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
To codify the centers of excellence
program and its reporting requirements.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
The legislation codifies the Centers
of Excellence program that has been operating since 2002 and requires
centers to annually submit a plan for commercializing products or
processes based on innovations developed at center facilities and
their strategies for commercializing such products or processes
within New York state. The legislation also requires the executive
director of the Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation to
submit annual reports on each Center on such items as funds received
from all sources;
operating budgets; staffing; partnerships; governance;
commercialization; jobs created; relationships established with
venture groups;
collaborations with secondary, postsecondary institutions and
companies; intellectual property agreements; patents; anti awards.
The legislation also requires the executive director to submit annual
strategic plans that Include the broad mission and focus of each
center as well as the metrics that will be used to measure
achievement of the centers goals.

JUSTIFICATION:
The Center of Excellence program was authorized In the
State budget for FY 2002-03. This bill would codify the program to
maintain its purposes, goals and enhance accountability.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5223--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and   Commissions  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the economic development law, in relation to the  estab-
  lishment of the centers of excellence program

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

  Section 1. The economic development law is amended  by  adding  a  new
article 19 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 19
                      CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAM
SECTION 410. CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAM.
  S  410.  CENTERS  OF  EXCELLENCE  PROGRAM.  THE  CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE
PROGRAM IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED FOR THE PURPOSE OF FOSTERING COLLABORATION
BETWEEN THE ACADEMIC RESEARCH  COMMUNITY  AND  THE  BUSINESS  SECTOR  TO
DEVELOP  AND  COMMERCIALIZE  NEW  PRODUCTS  AND TECHNOLOGIES, TO PROMOTE
CRITICAL PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT IN EMERGING HIGH TECHNOLOGY FIELDS IN
NEW YORK STATE, AND TO CREATE AND EXPAND  TECHNOLOGY-RELATED  BUSINESSES
AND EMPLOYMENT.
  1. SUCH CENTERS ARE DESIGNATED TO OPERATE PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE OF
PART  T  OF CHAPTER EIGHTY-FOUR OF THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND TWO IN AREAS
IDENTIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT AS HAVING SIGNIFICANT POTENTIAL FOR ECONOM-
IC GROWTH IN NEW YORK, OR IN WHICH THE APPLICATION OF  NEW  TECHNOLOGIES
COULD  SIGNIFICANTLY  ENHANCE THE PRODUCTIVITY AND STABILITY OF NEW YORK
BUSINESSES.
  2. AS A CONDITION OF RECEIPT OF SUPPORT AUTHORIZED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
SECTION,  EACH CENTER SHALL ANNUALLY SUBMIT TO THE DEPARTMENT A PLAN FOR
COMMERCIALIZING PRODUCTS OR PROCESSES BASED ON INNOVATIONS DEVELOPED  AT
CENTER  FACILITIES,  AND SPECIFICALLY SUCH CENTER'S STRATEGY FOR COMMER-
CIALIZING SUCH PRODUCTS OR PROCESSES WITHIN NEW YORK STATE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11198-02-1

S. 5223--A                          2

  3. (A) FROM SUCH FUNDS AS MAY BE APPROPRIATED FOR THIS PURPOSE BY  THE
LEGISLATURE,  THE  DEPARTMENT  MAY  PROVIDE  FINANCIAL  SUPPORT, THROUGH
CONTRACTS OR OTHER MEANS, IN ORDER  TO  ENHANCE  AND  ACCELERATE  CENTER
OPERATIONS  IN JOINT UNIVERSITY/INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, PROD-
UCT  COMMERCIALIZATION,  AND WORKFORCE TRAINING. FUNDS RECEIVED PURSUANT
TO THIS SUBDIVISION MAY BE USED FOR THE EMPLOYMENT OF FACULTY AND STAFF,
PROVISION OF GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS, OR OTHER OPERATING EXPENSES THAT  ARE
ALIGNED WITH THE CENTER'S COMMERCIALIZATION STRATEGY AND APPROVED BY THE
DEPARTMENT.
  (B)  FUNDS  SHALL  BE MATCHED ON A ONE TO ONE BASIS BY THE INSTITUTION
RECEIVING THE FUNDS AND COLLABORATIVE PARTNERS IN THE FORM  OF  CASH  OR
IN-KIND PERSONNEL, EQUIPMENT, MATERIAL DONATIONS, AND OTHER FACILITY AND
OPERATIONS EXPENDITURES.
  4.  (A) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, ON OR BEFORE FEBRUARY FIRST, TWO THOU-
SAND TWELVE AND EVERY YEAR  THEREAFTER,  SUBMIT  TO  THE  GOVERNOR,  THE
MAJORITY  LEADER  OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY A REPORT
ON THE OPERATIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE.
  (B) THE ANNUAL REPORT SHALL  PROVIDE,  BUT  NOT  BE  LIMITED  TO,  THE
FOLLOWING INFORMATION FOR EACH CALENDAR YEAR:
  (I) THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH CENTER FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT, AND PERSONNEL
WERE UTILIZED;
  (II)  A DETAILED OPERATING BUDGET, INCLUDING THE AMOUNT OF STATE FUNDS
RECEIVED, AS WELL AS IDENTIFICATION OF EACH SOURCE  OF  FEDERAL,  STATE,
LOCAL OR PRIVATE FUNDS, INCLUDING IN-KIND CONTRIBUTIONS;
  (III) AN ACCOUNTING OF CAPITAL EXPENDITURES, IDENTIFYING THE AMOUNT OF
STATE  FUNDS  UTILIZED, AS WELL AS EACH SOURCE OF FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL,
OR PRIVATE FUNDS, INCLUDING IN-KIND CONTRIBUTIONS;
  (IV) A DESCRIPTION OF THE GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE OF THE CENTER INCLUDING
THE RESPECTIVE ROLES OF COLLABORATING PARTNERS;
  (V) THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE ACTIVITIES UNDERTAKEN WITH STATE FUNDS,
INCLUDING SUCH FACTORS AS JOBS CREATED AND  MAINTAINED;  THE  NUMBER  OF
PATENTS  AWARDED  TO THE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY OR ANY PRIVATE ENTITY AND
ASSOCIATED LICENSING REVENUES; AND AWARDS, DESIGNATIONS AND OTHER TANGI-
BLE EVIDENCE OF RECOGNITION; AND THE METHODOLOGY UTILIZED  TO  DETERMINE
SUCH IMPACT;
  (VI) THE ACTUAL OR ANTICIPATED NEW PRODUCTS AND PROCESSES WITH COMMER-
CIAL APPLICATION OF IMPORTANCE TO THE INDUSTRIES IN THE STATE;
  (VII)  A  DESCRIPTION  OF ANY RELATIONSHIPS WITH SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND
COMMUNITY COLLEGES DESIGNED TO FOSTER STUDENT INTEREST IN SCIENTIFIC AND
TECHNICAL CAREERS; AND
  (VIII) A DESCRIPTION OF EACH RESEARCH SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT, INTELLEC-
TUAL PROPERTY OWNERSHIP AGREEMENT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LICENSE  AGREE-
MENT,  OR  ANY  OTHER  AGREEMENTS  ENTERED INTO BETWEEN THE STATE FUNDED
RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS AND EACH RESEARCH PARTNER.
  5. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, ON OR BEFORE FEBRUARY FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND
TWELVE  AND  EVERY YEAR THEREAFTER, SUBMIT TO THE GOVERNOR, THE MAJORITY
LEADER OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AN OVERALL  STRATE-
GIC PLAN FOR THE CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAM.
  (A)  THE  PLAN SHALL INCLUDE THE BROAD FOCUS AND MISSION OF THE CENTER
AND THE STRATEGIES USED TO DETERMINE THAT FOCUS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMIT-
ED TO COLLABORATION WITH LOCAL AND REGIONAL ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT  ENTI-
TIES TO DETERMINE CURRENT AND EMERGING HIGH-TECH INDUSTRY CLUSTERS.
  (B)  SUCH  PLAN  SHALL  ALSO  INCLUDE THE METRICS THAT WILL BE USED TO
DETERMINE WHETHER AND TO WHAT DEGREE  EACH  CENTER  IS  MAINTAINING  ITS
FOCUS AND FULFILLING ITS MISSION.

S. 5223--A                          3

  (C)  THE  PLAN  SHALL BE ASSESSED BY THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE CENTER
AND REVISED ANNUALLY AS APPROPRIATE. ANY REVISIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO
THE DEPARTMENT FOR APPROVAL.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

S5223B (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6320B
Law Section:
Economic Development Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 19 §410, Ec Dev L

S5223B (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

view summary

Relates to the establishment of centers of excellence program.

view sponsor memo
BILL NUMBER:S5223B

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend
the economic development law,
in relation to the establishment of
the centers of excellence program

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
To codify the centers of excellence program and its reporting require-
ments.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
The legislation codifies the Centers of Excellence program that has
been operating since 2002 and requires centers to annually submit a
plan for commercializing products or processes based on innovations
developed at center facilities and their strategies for
commercializing such products or processes within New York state. The
legislation also requires the executive director of the Foundation
for Science, Technology and Innovation to submit annual reports on
each Center on such items as funds received from all sources;
operating budgets; staffing; partnerships; governance;
commercialization; jobs created; relationships established with
venture groups; collaborations with secondary, postsecondary
institutions and companies; intellectual property agreements;
patents; anti awards. The legislation also requires the executive
director to submit annual strategic plans that Include the broad
mission and focus of each center as well as the metrics that will be
used to measure achievement of the centers goals.

JUSTIFICATION:
The Center of Excellence program was authorized In the State budget
for FY 2002-03. This bill would codify the program to maintain its
purposes, goals and enhance accountability.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5223--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and   Commissions  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said  committee  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee  and  committed  to  the Committee on
  Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the economic development law, in relation to the estab-
  lishment of the centers of excellence program

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

  Section  1.  The  economic  development law is amended by adding a new
article 19 to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 19
                      CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAM
SECTION 410. CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAM.
  S 410. CENTERS  OF  EXCELLENCE  PROGRAM.  THE  CENTERS  OF  EXCELLENCE
PROGRAM IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED FOR THE PURPOSE OF FOSTERING COLLABORATION
BETWEEN  THE  ACADEMIC  RESEARCH  COMMUNITY  AND  THE BUSINESS SECTOR TO
DEVELOP AND COMMERCIALIZE NEW  PRODUCTS  AND  TECHNOLOGIES,  TO  PROMOTE
CRITICAL PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT IN EMERGING HIGH TECHNOLOGY FIELDS IN
NEW  YORK  STATE, AND TO CREATE AND EXPAND TECHNOLOGY-RELATED BUSINESSES
AND EMPLOYMENT.
  1. SUCH CENTERS ARE DESIGNATED TO OPERATE PURSUANT TO SECTION THREE OF
PART T OF CHAPTER EIGHTY-FOUR OF THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND TWO  IN  AREAS
IDENTIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT AS HAVING SIGNIFICANT POTENTIAL FOR ECONOM-
IC  GROWTH  IN NEW YORK, OR IN WHICH THE APPLICATION OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES
COULD SIGNIFICANTLY ENHANCE THE PRODUCTIVITY AND STABILITY OF  NEW  YORK
BUSINESSES.
  2.  AS  A  CONDITION OF RECEIPT OF SUPPORT AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO THIS
SECTION, EACH CENTER SHALL ANNUALLY SUBMIT TO THE DEPARTMENT A PLAN  FOR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11198-05-1

S. 5223--B                          2

COMMERCIALIZING  PRODUCTS OR PROCESSES BASED ON INNOVATIONS DEVELOPED AT
CENTER FACILITIES, AND SPECIFICALLY SUCH CENTER'S STRATEGY  FOR  COMMER-
CIALIZING SUCH PRODUCTS OR PROCESSES WITHIN NEW YORK STATE.
  3.  (A) FROM SUCH FUNDS AS MAY BE APPROPRIATED FOR THIS PURPOSE BY THE
LEGISLATURE, THE  DEPARTMENT  MAY  PROVIDE  FINANCIAL  SUPPORT,  THROUGH
CONTRACTS  OR  OTHER  MEANS,  IN  ORDER TO ENHANCE AND ACCELERATE CENTER
OPERATIONS IN JOINT UNIVERSITY/INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT,  PROD-
UCT  COMMERCIALIZATION,  AND WORKFORCE TRAINING. FUNDS RECEIVED PURSUANT
TO THIS SUBDIVISION MAY BE USED FOR THE EMPLOYMENT OF FACULTY AND STAFF,
PROVISION OF GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS, OR OTHER OPERATING EXPENSES THAT  ARE
ALIGNED WITH THE CENTER'S COMMERCIALIZATION STRATEGY AND APPROVED BY THE
DEPARTMENT.
  (B)  FUNDS  SHALL  BE MATCHED ON A ONE TO ONE BASIS BY THE INSTITUTION
RECEIVING THE FUNDS AND COLLABORATIVE PARTNERS IN THE FORM  OF  CASH  OR
IN-KIND PERSONNEL, EQUIPMENT, MATERIAL DONATIONS, AND OTHER FACILITY AND
OPERATIONS EXPENDITURES.
  4.  (A) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, ON OR BEFORE FEBRUARY FIRST, TWO THOU-
SAND TWELVE AND EVERY YEAR  THEREAFTER,  SUBMIT  TO  THE  GOVERNOR,  THE
TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF  THE  SENATE  AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY A
REPORT ON THE OPERATIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE  CENTERS  OF  EXCEL-
LENCE.
  (B)  THE  ANNUAL  REPORT  SHALL  PROVIDE,  BUT  NOT BE LIMITED TO, THE
FOLLOWING INFORMATION FOR EACH CALENDAR YEAR:
  (I) THE PURPOSES FOR WHICH CENTER FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT, AND PERSONNEL
WERE UTILIZED;
  (II) A DETAILED OPERATING BUDGET, INCLUDING THE AMOUNT OF STATE  FUNDS
RECEIVED,  AS  WELL  AS IDENTIFICATION OF EACH SOURCE OF FEDERAL, STATE,
LOCAL OR PRIVATE FUNDS, INCLUDING IN-KIND CONTRIBUTIONS;
  (III) AN ACCOUNTING OF CAPITAL EXPENDITURES, IDENTIFYING THE AMOUNT OF
STATE FUNDS UTILIZED, AS WELL AS EACH SOURCE OF FEDERAL,  STATE,  LOCAL,
OR PRIVATE FUNDS, INCLUDING IN-KIND CONTRIBUTIONS;
  (IV) A DESCRIPTION OF THE GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE OF THE CENTER INCLUDING
THE RESPECTIVE ROLES OF COLLABORATING PARTNERS;
  (V) THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE ACTIVITIES UNDERTAKEN WITH STATE FUNDS,
INCLUDING  SUCH  FACTORS  AS  JOBS CREATED AND MAINTAINED; THE NUMBER OF
PATENTS AWARDED TO THE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY OR ANY PRIVATE  ENTITY  AND
ASSOCIATED LICENSING REVENUES; AND AWARDS, DESIGNATIONS AND OTHER TANGI-
BLE  EVIDENCE  OF RECOGNITION; AND THE METHODOLOGY UTILIZED TO DETERMINE
SUCH IMPACT;
  (VI) THE ACTUAL OR ANTICIPATED NEW PRODUCTS AND PROCESSES WITH COMMER-
CIAL APPLICATION OF IMPORTANCE TO THE INDUSTRIES IN THE STATE;
  (VII) A DESCRIPTION OF ANY RELATIONSHIPS WITH  SECONDARY  SCHOOLS  AND
COMMUNITY COLLEGES DESIGNED TO FOSTER STUDENT INTEREST IN SCIENTIFIC AND
TECHNICAL CAREERS; AND
  (VIII) A DESCRIPTION OF EACH RESEARCH SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT, INTELLEC-
TUAL  PROPERTY OWNERSHIP AGREEMENT, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LICENSE AGREE-
MENT, OR ANY OTHER AGREEMENTS ENTERED  INTO  BETWEEN  THE  STATE  FUNDED
RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS AND EACH RESEARCH PARTNER.
  5.  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL, ON OR BEFORE FEBRUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND
TWELVE AND EVERY YEAR THEREAFTER, SUBMIT TO THE GOVERNOR, THE  TEMPORARY
PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY AN OVERALL STRA-
TEGIC PLAN FOR THE CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE PROGRAM.
  (A)  THE  PLAN SHALL INCLUDE THE BROAD FOCUS AND MISSION OF THE CENTER
AND THE STRATEGIES USED TO DETERMINE THAT FOCUS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMIT-
ED TO COLLABORATION WITH LOCAL AND REGIONAL ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT  ENTI-
TIES TO DETERMINE CURRENT AND EMERGING HIGH-TECH INDUSTRY CLUSTERS.

S. 5223--B                          3

  (B)  SUCH  PLAN  SHALL  ALSO  INCLUDE THE METRICS THAT WILL BE USED TO
DETERMINE WHETHER AND TO WHAT DEGREE  EACH  CENTER  IS  MAINTAINING  ITS
FOCUS AND FULFILLING ITS MISSION.
  (C)  THE  PLAN  SHALL BE ASSESSED BY THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE CENTER
AND REVISED ANNUALLY AS APPROPRIATE. ANY REVISIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO
THE DEPARTMENT FOR APPROVAL.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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