senate Bill S5659

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the division for small-business to compile an annual report on the state of small businesses

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7483 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 23, 2013 approval memo.3
signed chap.451
Oct 11, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 13, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1372
substituted for s5659
Jun 13, 2013 substituted by a7483
Jun 12, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1372
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 31, 2013 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

Votes

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Jun 17, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S5659
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 12, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S5659
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5659 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7483
Law Section:
Economic Development Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง134, Ec Dev L

S5659 - Summary

Requires the division for small-business to compile an annual report on the state of small businesses and to submit such report to the governor and legislature and to make the information available and searchable on the division's webpage.

S5659 - Sponsor Memo

S5659 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5659

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- 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 requiring
  the division for small-business to compile an  annual  report  on  the
  state of small businesses

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

  Section 1. Section 134 of the economic development law is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 12 to read as follows:
  12. COMPILE AN ANNUAL REPORT ON THE STATE OF SMALL BUSINESSES, PARTIC-
ULARLY  THOSE WITH TWENTY-FIVE EMPLOYEES OR LESS WHICH SHALL BE KNOWN AS
MICRO-BUSINESSES UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL,  ON  OR
BEFORE  FEBRUARY  FIRST,  TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER,
SUBMIT TO THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE  SENATE  AND  THE
SPEAKER  OF THE ASSEMBLY A REPORT THAT SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED
TO, THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FOR EACH CALENDAR YEAR:
  (A) THE GROWTH AND ECONOMIC TRENDS OF SMALL BUSINESSES  WHICH  MAY  BE
CATEGORIZED BY VARIOUS SMALL BUSINESS SIZES AND/OR SECTORS;
  (B) THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE VARIOUS SMALL BUSINESS SECTORS THROUGH-
OUT  NEW  YORK STATE, WHICH MAY BE CATEGORIZED BY VARIOUS SMALL BUSINESS
SIZES;
  (C) SUGGESTIONS TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY OF EXISTING LOAN PROGRAMS;
  (D) SUGGESTIONS TO IMPROVE SMALL BUSINESS GROWTH;
  (E) STATISTICAL AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE STATE OF SMALL BUSINESSES
BY VARIOUS SMALL BUSINESS SIZES AND/OR SECTORS;
  (F) AN ANALYSIS OF THE LOCAL AND STATE FINES AND PENALTIES THAT  SMALL
BUSINESSES  INCUR  WHICH  MAY  BE  CATEGORIZED BY VARIOUS SMALL BUSINESS
SIZES AND/OR SECTORS; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10635-02-3

S. 5659                             2

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