senate Bill S4053A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides grants to owners of small businesses to rebuild storefronts severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy

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Feb 21, 2014 print number 4053a
amend and recommit to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
Mar 06, 2013 referred to finance

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S4053 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6072A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §99-v, St Fin L

S4053 - Summary

Provides grants to owners of small businesses to rebuild storefronts severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

S4053 - Sponsor Memo

S4053 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4053

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to  providing  grants
  to rebuild storefronts damaged by Hurricane Sandy

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

  Section 1. Definitions. For the purposes of this  act,  the  following
terms shall have the following meanings:
  1. "Severely damaged storefront" shall mean a storefront of a property
which  was  damaged  as  a  result  of  Hurricane Sandy and the costs of
repairs to rebuild such storefront total ten thousand dollars or more.
  2. "Hurricane Sandy" shall mean the storms,  rains,  or  floods  which
occurred  during  the  period  beginning  on October 29, 2012 and ending
November 3, 2012.
  3. "Small business" shall mean any business which  is  located  within
this  state,  independently  owned  and  operated, and employes fifty or
fewer individuals.
  S 2. Storefront repair program. 1. Notwithstanding any other provision
of law, an owner of a small business  who,  as  a  result  of  Hurricane
Sandy,  sustained  a severely damaged storefront shall be eligible for a
grant of ten thousand dollars to repair, rehabilitate, or  replace  such
storefront.
  2.  Application  by  a  small  business  owner for a grant pursuant to
subdivision one of this section shall be made to the division  of  home-
land  security  and emergency services in a manner and form to be deter-
mined by such division. Such  application  shall  include,  but  not  be
limited to:
  a. proof that the business operated by the owner is a small business;
  b. proof that the business was operated prior to Hurricane Sandy;
  c.  proof  that  the  damage sustained to the storefront was caused by
Hurricane Sandy;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09341-01-3

S4053A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6072A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §99-v, St Fin L

S4053A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides grants to owners of small businesses to rebuild storefronts severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

S4053A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4053A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4053--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance -- recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on Finance in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the state finance law, in relation to providing grants
  to rebuild storefronts damaged by Hurricane Sandy

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

  Section  1.  Definitions.  For the purposes of this act, the following
terms shall have the following meanings:
  1. "Severely damaged storefront" shall mean a storefront of a property
which was damaged as a result  of  Hurricane  Sandy  and  the  costs  of
repairs to rebuild such storefront total ten thousand dollars or more.
  2.  "Hurricane  Sandy"  shall  mean the storms, rains, or floods which
occurred during the period beginning on  October  29,  2012  and  ending
November 3, 2012.
  3.  "Small  business"  shall mean any business which is located within
this state, independently owned and operated, and employs fifty or fewer
individuals.
  S 2. Storefront repair program. 1. Notwithstanding any other provision
of law, an owner of a small business  who,  as  a  result  of  Hurricane
Sandy,  sustained  a severely damaged storefront shall be eligible for a
grant of ten thousand dollars to repair, rehabilitate, or  replace  such
storefront.
  2.  Application  by  a  small  business  owner for a grant pursuant to
subdivision one of this section shall be made to the division  of  home-
land  security  and emergency services in a manner and form to be deter-
mined by such division. Such  application  shall  include,  but  not  be
limited to:
  a. proof that the business operated by the owner is a small business;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09341-02-4

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