|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 17, 2016||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
|May 14, 2015||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
senate Bill S5433
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
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S5433 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5433 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S5433 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the economic development law, in relation to a New York state community solutions matching grant program PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To create a community solutions matching grant program for SUNY, CUNY and private, nonprofit colleges in New York state for new and innovative programs to address problems within a college or university's community. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one sets forth the legislative intent. New York state has a diverse array of colleges and universities that enhance community life, promote economic opportunity, improve health and safety and ensure quality education. Our institutions already work to address challenges faced within each of their communities, but having a matching grant program will allow for more partnerships, research and provide critical services and programs for New York state communities. Section two amends the economic development law to add Article 23 creating the New York state Community Solutions Matching Grant Program. Section three sets forth the effective date
S5433 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5433 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 14, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. FUNKE -- 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 a New York state community solutions matching grant program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Legislative findings and intent. (a) New York state boasts a diverse array of colleges and universities that enhance community life, promote economic opportunity, improve health and safety and ensure quality education. The New York state community solutions matching grant program will serve as a catalyst for partnerships between institutions of higher education and communities to solve community problems through research, outreach activities and the exchange of information. These institutions of higher education will help to address the challenges facing New York state communities and provide critical services and programs to assist the broad needs of New Yorkers. (b) Research and outreach activities assisted under this program shall focus on problems associated with, but not limited to, housing, economic development, neighborhood revitalization, infrastructure, health care, job training, education, planning, community organizing and other areas deemed appropriate by the empire state development corporation. Funds received under this program shall be used for new and innovative programs that will address the problems identified in the eligible applicant's application or to expand and grow existing programs run by the applicant that are already addressing challenges and needs in their community. S 2. The economic development law is amended by adding a new article 23 to read as follows: ARTICLE 23 NEW YORK STATE COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM SECTION 447. DEFINITIONS. S 448. FUND ALLOCATION AND GRANT AWARDS. S 449. FUNDING CRITERIA.
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