senate Bill S6423

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the Great Lakes flood recovery grant program to provide grants to small businesses, farms, multiple dwelling owners, homeowners, nonprofits and municipalities

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to finance
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 22, 2017 referred to local governments
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1077
May 17, 2017 referred to rules

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S6423 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Municipalities

S6423 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the Great Lakes flood recovery grant program to provide grants to small businesses, farms, multiple dwelling owners, homeowners, nonprofits and municipalities for flood damage resulting from the raised level of Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Champlain and/or the St. Lawrence river; such program shall be administered by the empire state development corporation.

S6423 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6423 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6423

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HELMING, RITCHIE, ORTT, FUNKE, ROBACH, DeFRANCISCO,
  YOUNG, JACOBS, GRIFFO, LITTLE -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to establish the Great Lakes flood recovery grant program

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. There is hereby created  the  Great  Lakes  flood  recovery
grant program.
  1.  (a)  Small businesses, farms, owners of multiple dwellings, owners
of residences, and not-for-profit organizations  that  sustained  direct
physical  flood-related  damage  as  a  result of flooding caused by the
raised level of Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Champlain and/or  the  St.
Lawrence river, that occurred between January 1, 2017 and June 30, 2017,
shall be eligible to apply for a grant under this subdivision.
  (b)  Such  grant  shall  be  in an amount of not more than $15,500 for
owners of residences, not more  than  $30,000  for  owners  of  multiple
dwellings, not more than $50,000 for small businesses and farms, and not
more  than $100,000 for not-for-profit corporations. Such grant shall be
used for storm-related repairs and restoration to structures, equipment,
and for other storm-related costs, all of which were not covered by  any
other  federal,  state  or  local  recovery  program  or any third-party
payors.
  (c) The empire state development  corporation  shall  administer  this
grant program, which shall not exceed in the aggregate $20,000,000. Such
corporation  is hereby empowered to establish grant guidelines and addi-
tional eligibility  criteria,  based  on  available  flood  damage  data
provided by applicable state and/or federal agencies, as it deems neces-
sary  to  effectuate  the  administration  of this program. In providing
assistance pursuant to this subdivision, the  empire  state  development
corporation  shall  give  preference  to applicants that demonstrate the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11812-03-7

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