senate Bill S3210

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides a mechanism for the awarding of grants by state agencies to not-for-profit corporations

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to finance
Feb 03, 2015 referred to finance

S3210 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง163-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5709
2017-2018: S3680
2019-2020: S3081
2021-2022: S3453

S3210 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides a mechanism for the awarding of grants by state agencies to not-for-profit corporations.

S3210 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3210 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3210

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the awarding of grants
  to not-for-profit corporations by state agencies

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

  Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 163-b
to read as follows:
  S 163-B. STATE AGENCY GRANTS. 1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (A) "APPLICANT" SHALL MEAN ANY NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION OR ANY OTHER
NOT-FOR-PROFIT ENTITY LOCATED AND OPERATED WITHIN THE STATE.
  (B) "GRANT" SHALL MEAN FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDED BY A STATE AGENCY
TO CARRY OUT A PUBLIC PURPOSE.
  (C) "STATE AGENCY" SHALL MEAN ANY DEPARTMENT, BOARD,  BUREAU,  COMMIS-
SION,  DIVISION,  OFFICE, COUNCIL OR AGENCY OF THE STATE, PUBLIC BENEFIT
CORPORATION OR  PUBLIC  AUTHORITY  AT  LEAST  ONE  MEMBER  OF  WHICH  IS
APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR.
  2.  THE  EXECUTIVE  CHAMBER,  IN CONSULTATION AND COOPERATION WITH THE
COMPTROLLER, SHALL ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT AN APPLICATION PROCESS WHERE-
BY AN APPLICANT MAY APPLY TO A STATE AGENCY FOR A GRANT.  SUCH  APPLICA-
TION PROCESS SHALL BE AS STANDARD AS IS PRACTICABLE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR
GRANTS  MADE TO ALL STATE AGENCIES BUT SHALL ALLOW STATE AGENCIES FLEXI-
BILITY IN THE AWARDING OF GRANTS. STATE AGENCIES TO WHICH AN APPLICATION
IS MADE SHALL REVIEW AND EVALUATE AN APPLICATION BEFORE A GRANT IS  MADE
TO  ASCERTAIN  WHETHER  OR  NOT  THE GRANT, ONCE MADE, SHALL CARRY OUT A
PUBLIC PURPOSE OF THE STATE. NO GRANT OF FUNDS TO ANY APPLICANT SHALL BE
LESS THAN FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS NOR MORE THAN FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS AND
NO GRANT FOR A CAPITAL PROJECT SHALL BE LESS THAN ONE  HUNDRED  THOUSAND
DOLLARS  NOR  MORE  THAN ONE MILLION DOLLARS. NO GRANT OF FUNDS OR GRANT
FOR A CAPITAL PROJECT SHALL BE MADE UNLESS APPROPRIATION  OF  SUFFICIENT

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07878-01-5

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