|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 28, 2014||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
|May 13, 2013||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
senate Bill S5172
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S5172 - Details
S5172 - Summary
Establishes regional technology development centers in ten economic development regions in the state for the purpose of promoting technology-oriented economic activity.
S5172 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S5172 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the economic development law, in relation to establishing regional technology development centers PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To move and make consistent authorizing language currently in public authorities law to economic development law under the new science and technology division in the department of economic development where these centers are administered. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill moves the program into the appropriate section of law and makes other minor changes to the statutory language, such as changing "foundation" to "department"-where necessary. It also modernizes the statutory language that governs the RTDCs to more accurately reflect their actual duties and activities. This bill also incorporates the activities of the Industrial Technology Extension Service, now 3102-a in Public Authorities Law, as part of the functions of the RTDCs since it has historically been their responsibility to perform these functions. JUSTIFICATION: This bill moves the RTDC program and activities formerly administered by the foundation for science, technology and innovation into Article 18 of the economic development law. New provisions allow for the program to continue seamlessly in the event
S5172 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5172 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 13, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic Devel- opment and Small Business AN ACT to amend the economic development law, in relation to establish- ing regional technology development centers 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 361 to read as follows: S 361. REGIONAL TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTERS. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (A) "REGIONAL TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTERS" OR "CENTERS" SHALL MEAN ANY REGIONAL, NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION OR OTHER NONPROFIT ORGANIZA- TION, ASSOCIATION, OR AGENCY WHICH IS ORGANIZED FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE PROMOTION, ATTRACTION, STIMULATION, DEVELOPMENT AND EXPANSION OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY-ORIENTED ECONOMIC ACTIVITY IN A PARTICULAR REGION OF THE STATE OR IN ONE OR MORE COUNTIES OR CITIES, AND WHICH DOES NOT ENGAGE IN LOBBYING ACTIVITIES AS A SIGNIFICANT PART OF THEIR OVERALL FUNCTIONS. (B) "IN-KIND SERVICES" SHALL MEAN THE DONATION OF QUANTIFIABLE GOODS AND SERVICES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND TIME, EQUIPMENT, MATERIAL AND OFFICE SPACE FOR USE BY A REGIONAL TECH- NOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTER IN FURTHERANCE OF ITS STATED PURPOSES OR PROVIDED ON BEHALF OF THE CENTER TO OTHERS FOR SUCH PURPOSES AND FOR WHICH THERE IS NO MONETARY REMUNERATION. ANY SUCH IN-KIND SERVICES MUST HAVE PRIOR APPROVAL BY THE DEPARTMENT TO SATISFY THE MATCHING REQUIRE- MENT PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. 2. (A) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DESIGNATE REGIONAL TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CENTERS IN EACH OF THE TEN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REGIONS THROUGHOUT THE STATE. CENTERS SHALL BE DESIGNATED FOR A PERIOD NOT GREATER THAN TEN YEARS THROUGH A COMPETITIVE SELECTION PROCESS. (B) COMPETITIVE SELECTION CRITERIA SHALL INCLUDE: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10520-01-3
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