senate Bill S8551

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Creates the micro business outreach center assistance program and micro business outreach center

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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

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Jun 7, 2018 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

S8551
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Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee Vote: Jun 7, 2018

S8551 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4124
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

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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