senate Bill S6444

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires agencies to consider the impact of proposed rules on existing and potential future jobs and employment opportunities

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Commerce, Economic Development And Small Business Committee

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Feb 09, 2012 referred to commerce, economic development and small business


S6444 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Commerce, Economic Development And Small Business
Law Section:
State Administrative Procedure Act
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง201-a & 202, St Ad Proc Act
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:

S6444 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires agencies to consider the impact of proposed rules on existing and potential future jobs and employment opportunities.

S6444 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6444 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2012

Introduced  by  Sens. VALESKY, CARLUCCI, KLEIN, SAVINO -- 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 state administrative procedure act, in relation to
  the impact of proposed rules on jobs and employment opportunities


  Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 201-a of the state administrative
procedure act, as added by chapter 189 of the laws of 1996,  is  amended
to read as follows:
TION OF a rule, an agency shall strive to accomplish the  objectives  of
applicable  statutes in a manner which minimizes any unnecessary adverse
impacts on existing jobs and promotes the development of new  employment
opportunities,  including  opportunities  for  self-employment,  for the
residents of the state.
  S 2. The opening paragraph, and paragraphs (c), (d) and (e) of  subdi-
vision  2 of section 201-a of the state administrative procedure act, as
added by chapter 189 of the  laws  of  1996,  are  amended  to  read  as
  Before proposing a rule for adoption or adopting a rule on an emergen-
cy  basis,  an agency shall evaluate the potential impact of the rule on
EXISTING AND POTENTIAL FUTURE jobs and employment opportunities.
  (c) When the information available to an  agency  is  insufficient  to
enable  it  to  determine whether a rule will have a substantial adverse
impact on jobs or employment opportunities, or to prepare a  job  impact
statement  pursuant  to  paragraph  (b)  of this subdivision, the agency
shall issue a statement indicating the information  which  it  needs  to
complete  a  job impact statement and requesting the assistance of other
state agencies, REGULATED PERSONS  and  the  public  in  obtaining  such
  (d) An agency shall issue a revised job impact statement when:
  (i) the information presented in the statement is inadequate, MISLEAD-
ING or incomplete;

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


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