senate Bill S5968

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides veterans with access to certain economic programs and incentives, and expands the population served by the division of minority and women's business development

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
Oct 25, 2013 referred to rules

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S5968 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8230
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Various Laws, generally

S5968 - Summary

Provides veterans with access to certain economic programs and incentives; expands the population served by the division of minority and women's business development to include veterans; makes conforming changes to various provisions of law to reflect the inclusion of veterans.

S5968 - Sponsor Memo

S5968 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5968

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 25, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the executive law, the economic development law, the New
  York  state urban development corporation act, the facilities develop-
  ment corporation act and the New York state  medical  care  facilities
  finance  agency  act, in relation to providing veterans with access to
  certain economic programs and incentives, and to expanding  the  popu-
  lation  served by the division of minority and women's business devel-
  opment; to amend the state finance  law,  the  retirement  and  social
  security  law,  the  public  authorities  law,  the  arts and cultural
  affairs law, the banking law, the environmental conservation  law  and
  the  general  municipal law, in relation to making conforming changes;
  and to amend the administrative code of  the  city  of  New  York,  in
  relation  to  providing  veterans  with  access  to  certain  economic
  programs and incentives

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

  Section  1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "OORAH! An ACT
Opening Opportunities, Resources and Access for Heroes".
  S 1-a. The article heading of article 15-A of the  executive  law,  as
added by chapter 261 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
             PARTICIPATION BY MINORITY GROUP MEMBERS [AND],
           WOMEN AND VETERANS WITH RESPECT TO STATE CONTRACTS
  S  2. Subdivisions 1, 4, 9, 10, 19 and 22 of section 310 of the execu-
tive law, subdivisions 1 and 9 as added by chapter 261 of  the  laws  of
1988, subdivisions 4 and 10 as amended by chapter 55 of the laws of 1992
and  subdivisions 19 and 22 as added by chapter 175 of the laws of 2010,
are amended and a new subdivision 15-a is added to read as follows:
  1. "Certified business" shall mean a business verified as  a  minority
[or women-owned], WOMEN OR VETERAN-OWNED business enterprise pursuant to
section three hundred fourteen of this article.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11675-05-3

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