assembly Bill A846

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the provision of regulatory information to small businesses

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to governmental operations
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A846 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5240
Law Section:
State Administrative Procedure Act
Laws Affected:
Add §102-b, St Ad Proc Act
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7124, S5720
2021-2022: A7969, S28

A846 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the provision of regulatory information to small businesses through the establishment of a small business regulatory nexus by certain agencies.

A846 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   846

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SIMOTAS, ZEBROWSKI, CAHILL, GALEF, GLICK, BLAKE,
  DICKENS, COLTON, SCHIMMINGER, ORTIZ, JAFFEE, LAVINE,  THIELE,  D'URSO,
  JEAN-PIERRE,  CRESPO,  FRIEND  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK,
  DiPIETRO, ENGLEBRIGHT, HYNDMAN, NOLAN, SIMON -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the state administrative procedure act, in  relation  to
  the  provision  of  regulatory information to small businesses through
  the establishment of a small  business  regulatory  nexus  by  certain
  agencies

  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  REGULATORY  NEXUS.  1.  EACH  AGENCY  WITH  A
SUBSTANTIAL  REGULATORY  IMPACT  ON SMALL BUSINESSES SHALL ESTABLISH AND
MAINTAIN A SECTION ON ITS WEBSITE TO BE DESIGNATED THE  "SMALL  BUSINESS
REGULATORY  NEXUS"  OF  SUCH AGENCY. AN AGENCY SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE A
SUBSTANTIAL REGULATORY IMPACT ON SMALL BUSINESSES IF IT: (A) HAS  POSTED
TWO  OR  MORE  SMALL  BUSINESS REGULATION GUIDES PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE
HUNDRED TWO-A OF THIS ARTICLE; (B) HAS ISSUED FIVE  OR  MORE  REGULATORY
FLEXIBILITY  ANALYSES  IN THE PAST THREE CALENDAR YEARS; OR (C) HAS BEEN
ESTABLISHED AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION AND  HAS  ISSUED  A
REGULATORY  FLEXIBILITY ANALYSIS, PROVIDED THAT THE SMALL BUSINESS REGU-
LATORY NEXUS SHALL BE ESTABLISHED WITHIN ONE HUNDRED TWENTY  DAYS  AFTER
THE  DATE  ON  WHICH  SUCH  INITIAL  REGULATORY  FLEXIBILITY ANALYSIS IS
PUBLISHED IN THE STATE REGISTER. AN AGENCY THAT  HAS  ISSUED  REGULATORY
FLEXIBILITY  ANALYSES  SOLELY  TO  ADDRESS ADVERSE IMPACTS OR COMPLIANCE
REQUIREMENTS ON LOCAL GOVERNMENTS SHALL DESIGNATE SUCH  SECTION  OF  ITS
WEBSITE AS A "LOCAL GOVERNMENT REGULATORY NEXUS".
  2. (A) THE SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY NEXUS SHALL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING
INFORMATION OR DIRECT LINKS TO SUCH INFORMATION:

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