|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 07, 2018||reported and committed to rules|
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
|Apr 26, 2017||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
senate Bill S5720
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S5720 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5720 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5720 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the state administrative procedure act, in relation to the provision of regulatory information to small businesses through the establishment of a small business regulatory nexus by certain agencies PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : This bill requires those state agencies that regulate small businesses to maintain a section on their websites where small businesses can get easy access to the information they need, provide feedback to the agency and seek assistance in complying with regulations. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Bill § 1 adds a new § 102-b to the State Administrative Procedure Act to require each state agency with a substantial regulatory impact on small businesses to establish and maintain a section on its website to be designated the "small business regulatory nexus" of the agency. An agency must maintain a nexus if it has posted two or more small business regulation guides on its website, issued five or more regulatory flexibility analyses (RFAs) in the past three calendar years, or is a newly-created agency that issues an RFA (in which case the nexus shall be established within 120 days after the initial RFA is published in the State Register). An agency that issues RFAs solely
S5720 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5720 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 26, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. JACOBS -- 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 state administrative procedure act, in relation to the provision of regulatory information to small businesses through the establishment of a small business regulatory nexus by certain agencies THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The state administrative procedure act is amended by adding a new section 102-b to read as follows: § 102-B. SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY NEXUS. 1. EACH AGENCY WITH A SUBSTANTIAL REGULATORY IMPACT ON SMALL BUSINESSES SHALL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A SECTION ON ITS WEBSITE TO BE DESIGNATED THE "SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY NEXUS" OF SUCH AGENCY. AN AGENCY SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE A SUBSTANTIAL REGULATORY IMPACT ON SMALL BUSINESSES IF IT: (A) HAS POSTED TWO OR MORE SMALL BUSINESS REGULATION GUIDES PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWO-A OF THIS ARTICLE; (B) HAS ISSUED FIVE OR MORE REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ANALYSES IN THE PAST THREE CALENDAR YEARS; OR (C) HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION AND HAS ISSUED A REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ANALYSIS, PROVIDED THAT THE SMALL BUSINESS REGU- LATORY NEXUS SHALL BE ESTABLISHED WITHIN ONE HUNDRED TWENTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE ON WHICH SUCH INITIAL REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ANALYSIS IS PUBLISHED IN THE STATE REGISTER. AN AGENCY THAT HAS ISSUED REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ANALYSES SOLELY TO ADDRESS ADVERSE IMPACTS OR COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS ON LOCAL GOVERNMENTS SHALL DESIGNATE SUCH SECTION OF ITS WEBSITE AS A "LOCAL GOVERNMENT REGULATORY NEXUS". 2. (A) THE SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY NEXUS SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION OR DIRECT LINKS TO SUCH INFORMATION: (I) THE RULES OF THE AGENCY, IDENTIFYING THE APPLICABILITY OF ANY SUCH RULES TO SPECIFIC CATEGORIES OF SMALL BUSINESSES OR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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