|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 14, 2016||reported and committed to finance|
|Feb 17, 2016||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S6759
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6759 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Executive Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add Art 17-C §§369-m - 369-p, Exec L
S6759 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6759 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the executive law, in relation to expanding opportunities for veteran-owned business enterprises; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE : To expand the availability of state contracts to all veteran-owned business enterprises in New York State. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 - amends the executive law by adding a new article 17-C; Participation by Veterans with Respect to State Contracts. Section 2 - requires the commissioner of the office of general services to conduct a study to determine the percentage of contracts to be set aside under this act for veteran-owned businesses. Section 3 - requires the commissioner to complete the study pursuant to section two no later than ninety days after this act shall become law.
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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