|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 28, 2014||reported and committed to finance|
|Mar 11, 2014||referred to corporations, authorities and commissions|
senate Bill S6793
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6793 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- New York State Urban Development Corporation Act
- Laws Affected:
- Add §16-w, UDC Act; add §99-v, St Fin L
S6793 - Summary
Relates to enacting the New York state digital game development and incentive act to enhance opportunities in the gaming industry.
S6793 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6793 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the urban development corporation act and the state finance law, in relation to establishing the New York state digital game development and incentive act PURPOSE: To incentivize rapid growth and job creation in the digital game development industry by providing competitions and events around the state SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 New 16-w in the urban development corporation act, the NYS digital game development and incentive act. Key provisions: Raise NYS profile * NYS digital game summit, regional events, & representation at national events. The summit will be a celebration of New York's industry spon- sored by one or more private groups, and regional support is to include support of regional and local events. The purpose is to create an ecosystem of related gatherings, meetings, and competitions. Represen- tation at events will entail ESDC organizing and/or participating in representation of New York digital game companies, entrepreneurs, academics, and others at major game events and venues.
S6793 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6793 I N S E N A T E March 11, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sens. GOLDEN, GALLIVAN, BALL, GRIFFO, ROBACH, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions AN ACT to amend the urban development corporation act and the state finance law, in relation to establishing the New York state digital game development and incentive act THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1 of chapter 174 of the laws of 1968, constituting the New York state urban development corporation act, is amended by adding a new section 16-w to read as follows: S 16-W. THE NEW YORK STATE DIGITAL GAME DEVELOPMENT AND INCENTIVE ACT. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION: A. "DIGITAL GAME DEVELOPMENT" OR "DIGITAL GAME SOFTWARE" COMPANIES (COLLECTIVELY, "DIGITAL GAME COMPANIES") AND PUBLISHERS ARE COMPANIES ENGAGED IN DEVELOPING, PRODUCING, OR PUBLISHING ENTERTAINMENT SOFTWARE FOR ONE OR MULTIPLE PLATFORMS OR PLAYING DEVICES THAT MAY OR MAY NOT BE DOWNLOADED ELECTRONICALLY, INCLUDING COMPANIES THAT ARE OR WOULD BE CLASSIFIED UNDER NAIC CODE 511210 OR ANY SUCCESSOR THERETO; B. "NEW YORK STATE INCUBATOR" OR "NEW YORK STATE INNOVATION HOT SPOT" HAVE THE SAME MEANINGS AS "NEW YORK STATE INCUBATORS" AND "NEW YORK STATE INNOVATION HOT SPOTS" AS USED IN SECTION SIXTEEN-V OF THIS ACT; C. "ANCHOR TENANT" MEANS ENTITIES OR PERSONS SO DESIGNATED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THAT ARE DIGITAL GAME COMPANIES, OR ARE SUBSIDIARIES OF OR NEW VENTURES OWNED WHOLLY OR IN PART BY DIGITAL GAME COMPANIES. AN ENTITY OR PERSON CANNOT BE AN ANCHOR TENANT UNLESS IT IS RESIDENT IN NEW YORK STATE AND ESTABLISHES OPERATIONS PURSUANT TO THE START-UP NY PROGRAM AUTHORIZED UNDER ARTICLE 21 OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOP- MENT LAW IN AN INDUSTRY CLUSTER OF DIGITAL GAME COMPANIES. 2. THE CORPORATION IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED, WITHIN AMOUNTS MADE AVAILABLE TO IT BY APPROPRIATION THEREFOR AND SUCH OTHER PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FUNDS AS SHALL ADDITIONALLY BE MADE AVAILABLE, TO PROVIDE LOANS AND GRANTS FOR SERVICES AND EXPENSES RELATED TO PLANNING AND IMPLEMENT- ING A NEW YORK STATE DIGITAL GAME SUMMIT, TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE OTHER EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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