assembly Bill A10201

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to marketing and expanding export trade

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Mar 24, 2020 referred to economic development

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A10201 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
New York State Urban Development Corporation Act
Laws Affected:
Add §16-bb, UDC Act
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A1177

A10201 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the marketing and expanding export trade - New York act to provide assistance to export trade development projects designed to encourage and assist businesses, industrial firms or industry groups to engage in export trade regionally and globally, and to coordinate other state economic development programs with such projects.

A10201 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10201

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 24, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BUTTENSCHON,  SCHIMMINGER  --  read once and
  referred to the Committee on Economic Development

AN ACT to amend the New York state urban development corporation act, in
  relation to marketing and expanding export trade

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "marketing and expanding export trade - New York  act"  or  "MEET-NY
act".
  §  2.  Legislative  intent.  Participation  in  the  fast-paced    and
intensely competitive  global marketplace by New York  state  businesses
is  critical  for the   long  term  economic  stability  of  the  state.
Several barriers exist, however, for businesses seeking to  expand  into
or  enter  in the export market. Businesses, especially small and medium
businesses are often overlooked as  potential  exporters  of  goods  and
services  thus  information  to  begin and maintain an export program is
therefore not targeted to them.  Businesses need support in the form  of
updated  information,  technical  expertise and to develop working alli-
ances to position themselves to  maximize  trade  potential  with  other
countries, states and regionally within New York state. The state cannot
remain  static  if  it  is  to grow, and it must develop a comprehensive
strategy to encourage and assist all businesses to realize the  promises
of expanded international, inter-state and intra-state trade.
  §  3.  Section 1 of chapter 174 of the laws of 1968,  constituting the
New York state urban development corporation act, is amended by adding a
new section 16-bb to read as follows:
  § 16-BB. MARKETING AND EXPANDING EXPORT TRADE - NEW YORK (MEET-NY). 1.
THE CORPORATION IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED, USING AVAILABLE APPROPRIATIONS, TO
PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO EXPORT  TRADE  DEVELOPMENT  PROJECTS  DESIGNED  TO
ENCOURAGE  AND ASSIST BUSINESSES, INDUSTRIAL FIRMS OR INDUSTRY GROUPS TO
ENGAGE IN EXPORT TRADE REGIONALLY AND GLOBALLY, AND TO COORDINATE  OTHER
STATE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS WITH SUCH PROJECTS.
  2.  THE CORPORATION SHALL DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE EXPORT TRADE PROGRAM
THAT SEEKS TO MARKET AND EXPAND EXPORT TRADE BY NEW  YORK  MANUFACTURING

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets