senate Bill S6441

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the task force on social innovation, entrepreneurship and enterprise to study and report on developing and sustaining socially innovative programs and businesses

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Jan 24, 2014 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

S6441 - Details

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S6441 - Summary

Establishes the task force on social innovation, entrepreneurship and enterprise to study and report on developing and sustaining socially innovative programs and businesses.

S6441 - Sponsor Memo

S6441 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 2014

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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 establish the task force on social innovation, entrepreneur-
  ship and enterprise, and providing for  its  duties  and  responsibil-
  ities; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration


  Section 1. (a) A task force on social innovation, entrepreneurship and
enterprise is hereby established to examine, evaluate and make recommen-
dations concerning the means and methods to strengthen the  capacity  of
the state to (i) work cooperatively to create, scale and sustain innova-
tive  social  programs;  (ii)  work  cooperatively  to  support emerging
socially responsible businesses, advance existing  socially  responsible
businesses  and  sustain  innovative  social  programs;  (iii) build the
capacity of not-for-profit entities and governments to pursue  entrepre-
neurial  ventures;  (iv) provide greater opportunities for social enter-
prise ventures; and (v) attract funding to the state for the support  of
such ventures.
  (b) In addition, the task force shall have the following duties:
  (i)  to  gather information on social innovation, entrepreneurship and
social enterprise;
  (ii) to receive and consider reports and testimony  from  individuals,
public  officials,  community-based organizations, not-for-profit organ-
izations, faith-based organizations and other public and  private  enti-
ties relating to how social innovation and entrepreneurship may acceler-
ate  progress  on social issues, work across social sectors, and advance
social and economic development goals;
  (iii) to identify promising strategies that have been  implemented  in
other  communities and states to encourage cross-sector collaboration on
social issues;

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


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