senate Bill S6668

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes the empire state development corporation to develop a public awareness campaign promoting businesses located in New York state

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 03, 2016 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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

Votes

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Mar 22, 2016 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

S6668
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee Vote: Mar 22, 2016

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S6668 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9444
Law Section:
Economic Development
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S622, A6175
2019-2020: S5239, A7312
2021-2022: S704

S6668 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the empire state development corporation to develop a public awareness campaign promoting businesses located in New York state; requires the creation of the Buy New York Online Networking Directory to connect purchasers with businesses located in New York.

S6668 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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