|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 07, 2014||referred to ways and means|
delivered to assembly
|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|
senate Bill S1530
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1530 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S1530 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To require that State economic development agencies give preference to the small businesses and entrepreneurs in the award of State economic development assistance. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill would direct the Department of Economic Development, the Job Development Authority, the New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research and the Urban Development Corporation to give preference to small businesses and entrepreneurs seeking State economic development funds. This bill would require that within each statutory economic development program, the State agency or authority actively market the program to small businesses and entrepreneurs, assist small businesses and
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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