|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 07, 2018||reported and committed to rules|
|May 10, 2018||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
senate Bill S8551
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8551 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Rules
- Law Section:
- Economic Development Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add Art 9-B §§216 - 219, Ec Dev L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S5639, S7968, A10471, A3193
2011-2012: S1876, S2825, A6669
2013-2014: S4574, A4358
2015-2016: S3443, A3559, A7796
S8551 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Creates the micro business outreach center assistance program within the department of economic development, and provides for its functions, powers and duties; further creates the micro business outreach center network; establishes a reporting requirement by the commissioner of economic development.
S8551 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8551 SPONSOR: BOYLE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the economic development law, in relation to creating the micro business outreach center assistance program PURPOSE: To create a means of supporting existing business outreach centers and creating additional centers that are serving micro enterprises as well as providing them with the opportunity to facilitate individuals of communities that are geographically and socially isolated from the main- stream economy with access to economic development counseling services and funds. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Adds a new Article 9-B to the economic development law thereby creating the micro business outreach center assistance program.
S8551 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8551 I N S E N A T E May 10, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BOYLE -- 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 economic development law, in relation to creating the micro business outreach center assistance program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The economic development law is amended by adding a new article 9-B to read as follows: ARTICLE 9-B MICRO BUSINESS OUTREACH CENTER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SECTION 216. DEFINITIONS. 217. MICRO BUSINESS OUTREACH CENTERS. 218. MICRO BUSINESS OUTREACH CENTER NETWORK. 219. REPORTING REQUIREMENT. § 216. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: 1. "MICRO BUSINESS" SHALL MEAN A SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP, PARTNERSHIP OR FAMILY BUSINESS THAT HAS FEWER THAN FIVE EMPLOYEES. 2. "MICRO BUSINESS OUTREACH CENTERS" SHALL MEAN A BUSINESS OUTREACH CENTER THAT SERVES THE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT NEEDS OF SPECIFIC COMMUNI- TIES. 3. "MICRO BUSINESS OUTREACH CENTER NETWORK" SHALL MEAN A NETWORK OF BUSINESS OUTREACH CENTERS THAT PROVIDES SERVICES THROUGHOUT A REGION AND HELPS DEVELOP AND ASSIST INDIVIDUAL MICRO-ENTERPRISE/SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS IN THE DELIVERY OF CUSTOMIZED BUSINESS SERVICES TO ENTREPRENEURS, AS WELL AS CAPACITY-BUILDING SERVICES TO ORGANIZATIONS ESTABLISHING AND OPERATING COMMUNITY AND MICRO-ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS. § 217. MICRO BUSINESS OUTREACH CENTERS. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT A MICRO BUSINESS OUTREACH CENTER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM. THE DEPARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED, WITHIN AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED, TO PROVIDE DIRECT TECHNICAL AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO THE MICRO BUSINESS EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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