|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 03, 2016||referred to economic development|
delivered to assembly
|Mar 28, 2016||advanced to third reading|
|Mar 23, 2016||2nd report cal.|
|Mar 22, 2016||1st report cal.419|
|Feb 03, 2016||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
senate Bill S6668
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6668 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6668 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6668 TITLE OF BILL : An act authorizing the empire state development corporation to develop a public awareness campaign promoting businesses located in New York state PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : This legislation would establish and implement a public awareness campaign including a business website promoting businesses located in New York state and encouraging individuals and businesses to purchase products and services from such businesses. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section 1-3. Establishes a public awareness campaign by the Empire State Development Corporation to include the promotion of businesses located in New York state and the creation of an Internet website directory for the purposes of business networking. Section 4. Sets the date for the campaign to begin no later than January 1, 2017, and directs the Empire State Development Corporation to prepare an annual report to the governor and the legislature regarding actions taken to carry out the public awareness campaign and an assessment of the necessary appropriations.
S6668 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6668 I N S E N A T E February 3, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BOYLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic Devel- opment and Small Business AN ACT authorizing the empire state development corporation to develop a public awareness campaign promoting businesses located in New York state THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. 1. The empire state development corporation shall develop, establish and implement a public awareness campaign promoting businesses located in New York state and encouraging individuals and businesses to purchase products and services from such businesses. 2. The campaign shall include an internet website providing informa- tion on businesses located in New York state and their available products and services including a Buy New York Online Networking Direc- tory. The owner of any business located and operated in this state may apply to the empire state development corporation to have his or her business included on such directory. The directory shall include, but not be limited to, participating businesses' names, addresses, contact information, including telephone number, fax, e-mail and website address, products or services offered with a brief description, and any additional information, including history, hours and dates of operation, and number of employees. Such directory shall also include a search capability to allow for participating businesses to be searched by the products or services they offer. 3. The public awareness campaign shall be made available to the public by any means deemed appropriate by the empire state development corpo- ration including, but not limited to, internet, radio, and print adver- tising such as brochures, billboards and posters. The campaign may also identify and recruit individuals to serve as visible, public ambassadors to promote this message. 4. The campaign shall begin no later than January 1, 2017. The empire state development corporation shall prepare an annual report to the governor and the legislature on or before December first of each year on EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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