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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to higher education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S1722
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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- Delivered to Governor
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S1722 - Details
S1722 - Summary
Establishes the strategic partnership for industrial resurgence program; provides New York state companies with technical assistance with research projects and with the application for federal funding and other sources of funding for which they are eligible.
S1722 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1722 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to establishing the strategic partnership for industrial resurgence program PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To codify in statute the Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence (SPIR), an engineering technical outreach and service program providing assistance to small businesses. The non-statutory program was established in 1994 and is funded and administered through the State University of New York. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The State University of New York Chancellor would allocate available funds for a SPIR program at the engineering schools at Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo and Stony Brook State Universities. Funding will allow the schools to provide technical assistance to small and medium sized companies in New York. Projects must have well-defined deliverables, timeframes and support the goals of student education and professional development as determined by the Dean of the Engineering School or an equivalent faculty member.
S1722 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1722 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. ESPAILLAT, DILAN, SAMPSON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing the stra- tegic partnership for industrial resurgence program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 239-b to read as follows: S 239-B. STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP FOR INDUSTRIAL RESURGENCE PROGRAM. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP FOR INDUSTRIAL RESURGENCE PROGRAM, HEREAFTER REFERRED TO AS "THE PROGRAM." SUCH PROGRAM IS CREATED FOR THE PURPOSES OF STRENGTHENING THE STATE'S SMALL AND MID-SIZED BUSINESSES BY HELPING THEM TO ADDRESS ENGINEERING PROBLEMS AND PROCESSES IN ORDER TO IMPROVE INDUSTRIAL COMPETITIVENESS. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL PROVIDE NEW YORK STATE COMPANIES WITH TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE WITH RESEARCH PROJECTS AND WITH THE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL FUNDING AND OTHER SOURCES OF FUNDING FOR WHICH THEY ARE ELIGIBLE. 2. THE CHANCELLOR OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK SHALL DETERMINE THE ALLOCATION OF FUNDS FOR THE ENGINEERING SCHOOLS OF THE STATE UNIVER- SITY OF NEW YORK AT ALBANY, BINGHAMTON, BUFFALO AND STONY BROOK. ADDI- TIONAL ENGINEERING SCHOOLS IN THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK CAN BE ADDED IF ADDITIONAL FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE. THE EXISTING RELATIVE FUNDING ALLOCATIONS TO THE INDIVIDUAL UNIVERSITIES WILL BE MAINTAINED. 3. ELIGIBLE PROJECTS MAY INVOLVE ANY DEPARTMENT IN THE SCHOOL/COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AT THE PARTICIPATING UNIVERSITIES. 4. ELIGIBLE PROJECTS SHALL INCLUDE ONLY PROJECTS THAT SUPPORT THE GOALS OF STUDENT EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AS DETERMINED BY THE DEAN OF THE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT OR AN EQUIVALENT FACULTY MEMBER EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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