senate Bill S6706

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to each agency designating a small business liaison

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 02, 2018 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 15, 2018 advanced to third reading
Mar 14, 2018 2nd report cal.
Mar 13, 2018 1st report cal.638
Jan 03, 2018 referred to commerce, economic development and small business
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 21, 2017 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.2141
Jun 14, 2017 referred to rules

Votes

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Mar 13, 2018 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

S6706
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee Vote: Mar 13, 2018

aye wr (1)

Jun 21, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S6706
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6706 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
State Administrative Procedure Act
Laws Affected:
Add §102-b, St Ad Proc Act

S6706 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that each agency shall designate an existing employee to serve as its liaison to small businesses regulated by such agency; further provides the duties of such small business liaison.

S6706 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6706 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6706

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 14, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  AKSHAR -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the state administrative procedure act, in  relation  to
  each agency designating a small business liaison

  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 LIAISON. EACH AGENCY SHALL DESIGNATE AN EXIST-
ING EMPLOYEE TO SERVE AS ITS LIAISON TO SMALL  BUSINESSES  REGULATED  BY
SUCH  AGENCY. THE DIRECT CONTACT INFORMATION OF THE SMALL BUSINESS LIAI-
SON SHALL BE PROMINENTLY POSTED AND  EASILY  ACCESSIBLE  ON  THE  AGENCY
WEBSITE.  THE SMALL BUSINESS LIAISON SHALL:
  (A)  SERVE  AS  AN  INITIAL  PRIMARY  CONTACT  FOR SMALL BUSINESSES TO
CONTACT WITH ANY INQUIRIES;
  (B) BE EQUIPPED TO PROVIDE SMALL BUSINESSES WITH BASIC INFORMATION  ON
THE AGENCY AND ITS REGULATIONS;
  (C)  HELP SMALL BUSINESSES NAVIGATE THE AGENCY BUREAUCRACY TO IDENTIFY
AND CONTACT THE APPROPRIATE STAFF PERSON WITHIN THE  AGENCY,  EITHER  AT
THE STATE OR REGIONAL LEVEL, FOR MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION PERTAINING TO
THE SMALL BUSINESS;
  (D)  HEAR  THE  CONCERNS OF SMALL BUSINESSES, REPORT THOSE CONCERNS TO
APPROPRIATE AGENCY STAFF AND OFFER POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS TO SUCH CONCERNS;
  (E) ADVOCATE WITHIN THE AGENCY ON BEHALF OF SMALL BUSINESSES, AND MAKE
RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE AGENCY HEAD  ON  MATTERS  AFFECTING  SMALL  BUSI-
NESSES;
  (F)  INITIATE  AND  ENCOURAGE  SMALL  BUSINESS  EDUCATION AND OUTREACH
PROGRAMS ON BEHALF OF THE AGENCY, AS APPROPRIATE;
  (G) COLLABORATE WITH THE APPROPRIATE AGENCY STAFF ON ANY  SMALL  BUSI-
NESS  REGULATION  GUIDE  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWO-A AND ANY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13186-01-7

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