senate Bill S6759

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding opportunities for veteran-owned business enterprises

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Mar 14, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Feb 17, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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Mar 14, 2016 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S6759
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
1
Excused
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Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Mar 14, 2016

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S6759 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9326
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 17-C ยงยง369-m - 369-p, Exec L

S6759 - Summary

Expands opportunities for veteran-owned business enterprises.

S6759 - Sponsor Memo

S6759 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6759

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN  ACT  to  amend  the executive law, in relation to expanding opportu-
  nities for veteran-owned business enterprises; and providing  for  the
  repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

  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  article  17-C
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 17-C
                        PARTICIPATION BY VETERANS
                     WITH RESPECT TO STATE CONTRACTS
SECTION 369-M. DEFINITIONS.
        369-N. DIVISION OF VETERANS' BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT.
        369-O. OPPORTUNITIES FOR CERTIFIED VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS ENTER-
                 PRISES.
        369-P. SEVERABILITY.
  S  369-M.  DEFINITIONS.  AS  USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1. "CERTIFIED VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE" SHALL MEAN A BUSINESS
ENTERPRISE,  INCLUDING  A  SOLE  PROPRIETORSHIP,  PARTNERSHIP,   LIMITED
LIABILITY COMPANY OR CORPORATION THAT IS:
  (A) AT LEAST FIFTY-ONE PERCENT OWNED BY ONE OR MORE VETERANS;
  (B)  AN  ENTERPRISE  IN WHICH SUCH VETERAN OWNERSHIP IS REAL, SUBSTAN-
TIAL, AND CONTINUING;
  (C) AN ENTERPRISE IN WHICH SUCH VETERAN OWNERSHIP  HAS  AND  EXERCISES
THE AUTHORITY TO CONTROL INDEPENDENTLY THE DAY-TO-DAY BUSINESS DECISIONS
OF THE ENTERPRISE;
  (D) AN ENTERPRISE AUTHORIZED TO DO BUSINESS IN THIS STATE AND IS INDE-
PENDENTLY-OWNED AND OPERATED;
  (E)  AN  ENTERPRISE  THAT  IS A SMALL BUSINESS WHICH HAS A SIGNIFICANT
BUSINESS PRESENCE IN THE STATE, NOT DOMINANT IN ITS FIELD  AND  EMPLOYS,
BASED  ON ITS INDUSTRY, A CERTAIN NUMBER OF PERSONS AS DETERMINED BY THE

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

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