senate Bill S1530

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires state economic development agencies to provide preferences to small businesses and entrepreneurs in the programs that they administer

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May 07, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2014 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2014 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2014 1st report cal.400
Jan 08, 2014 referred to commerce, economic development and small business
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
May 20, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 08, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 07, 2013 1st report cal.581
Jan 09, 2013 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

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Apr 29, 2014 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

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Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee Vote: Apr 29, 2014

May 7, 2013 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

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Absent
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Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee Vote: May 7, 2013

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S1530 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4738
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Economic Development Law
Laws Affected:
Add §101-a, Ec Dev L; amd §1823, Pub Auth L; add §4-a, UDC Act
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4410
2009-2010: S3802

S1530 - Summary

Requires the department of economic development, job development authority, and urban development corporation to provide preferences to small businesses and entrepreneurs in the administration of their economic development assistance programs; requires annual reports thereon.

S1530 - Sponsor Memo

S1530 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1530

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. FLANAGAN, DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN, MARTINS -- 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, the public authorities law
  and  the New York state urban development corporation act, in relation
  to providing a preference to small businesses and entrepreneurs in the
  award of state economic development assistance

  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
section 101-a to read as follows:
  S 101-A. PREFERENCES TO SMALL BUSINESSES AND  ENTREPRENEURS.  IN  EACH
PROGRAM  ADMINISTERED  BY  OR ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT PURSUANT TO AN
APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS, AND CONSISTENT WITH ANY STATUTE  GOVERNING  SUCH
PROGRAM,  PREFERENCE  SHALL BE GIVEN TO THE AWARD OF SUCH FUNDS TO SMALL
BUSINESSES AND ENTREPRENEURS. SUCH PREFERENCE SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT  BE
LIMITED  TO, ACTIVE MARKETING OF THE PROGRAM SPECIFICALLY TO SMALL BUSI-
NESSES AND ENTREPRENEURS, PROVIDING ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUAL SMALL BUSI-
NESSES AND ENTREPRENEURS IN ACCESSING AVAILABLE FUNDS UNDER THE PROGRAM,
AND ESTABLISHING AND WORKING TO MEET THE GOAL OF AWARDING TWENTY PERCENT
OF AVAILABLE FUNDS UNDER THE PROGRAM TO SMALL BUSINESSES  AND  ENTREPRE-
NEURS.  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "ENTREPRENEUR" SHALL MEAN
A PERSON WHO ORGANIZES, OPERATES, AND ASSUMES THE  RISK  OF  A  START-UP
BUSINESS  VENTURE.  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL  INCLUDE IN THE ANNUAL REPORT
REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THIRTY-SEVEN-A OF SECTION  ONE  HUNDRED
OF  THIS  ARTICLE  A  DESCRIPTION  OF ACTIVITIES, A LISTING OF PROPOSALS
RECEIVING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PURSUANT TO  THIS  SECTION  AND  IDENTIFY
WHETHER THE TWENTY PERCENT GOAL WAS MET FOR EACH PROGRAM.
  S 2. Section 1823 of the public authorities law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 8 to read as follows:

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

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