senate Bill S479A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the task force on social innovation, entrepreneurship and enterprise to study and report on developing and sustaining socially innovative programs and businesses

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 08, 2019 print number 479a
Mar 08, 2019 amend and recommit to finance
Jan 28, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2019 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

Votes

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Jan 28, 2019 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

S479
7
2
committee
7
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 28, 2019

nay (2)

S479 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2048
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Economic Development
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6441
2015-2016: S1426, A7477
2017-2018: S170, A6169

S479 - Summary

Establishes the task force on social innovation, entrepreneurship and enterprise to study and report on developing and sustaining socially innovative programs and businesses.

S479 - Sponsor Memo

S479 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   479

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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 establish the task force on social innovation, entrepreneur-
  ship and enterprise, and providing for  its  duties  and  responsibil-
  ities; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration
  thereof

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

  Section 1. (a) A task force on social innovation, entrepreneurship and
enterprise is hereby established to examine, evaluate and make recommen-
dations concerning the means and methods to strengthen the  capacity  of
the state to (i) work cooperatively to create, scale and sustain innova-
tive  social  programs;  (ii)  work  cooperatively  to  support emerging
socially responsible businesses, advance existing  socially  responsible
businesses  and  sustain  innovative  social  programs;  (iii) build the
capacity of not-for-profit entities and governments to pursue  entrepre-
neurial  ventures;  (iv) provide greater opportunities for social enter-
prise ventures; and (v) attract funding to the state for the support  of
such ventures.
  (b) In addition, the task force shall have the following duties:
  (i)  to  gather information on social innovation, entrepreneurship and
social enterprise;
  (ii) to receive and consider reports and testimony  from  individuals,
public  officials,  community-based organizations, not-for-profit organ-
izations, faith-based organizations and other public and  private  enti-
ties relating to how social innovation and entrepreneurship may acceler-
ate  progress  on social issues, work across social sectors, and advance
social and economic development goals;

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

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S479A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2048
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Economic Development
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6441
2015-2016: S1426, A7477
2017-2018: S170, A6169

S479A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the task force on social innovation, entrepreneurship and enterprise to study and report on developing and sustaining socially innovative programs and businesses.

S479A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S479A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 479--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic  Devel-
  opment  and  Small  Business -- reported favorably from said committee
  and committed to the Committee on  Finance  --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to establish the task force on social  innovation,  entrepreneur-
  ship  and  enterprise,  and  providing for its duties and responsibil-
  ities; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration
  thereof

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

  Section 1. (a) A task force on social innovation, entrepreneurship and
enterprise is hereby established to examine, evaluate and make recommen-
dations  concerning  the means and methods to strengthen the capacity of
the state to (i) work cooperatively to create, scale and sustain innova-
tive social  programs;  (ii)  work  cooperatively  to  support  emerging
socially  responsible  businesses, advance existing socially responsible
businesses and sustain  innovative  social  programs;  (iii)  build  the
capacity  of not-for-profit entities and governments to pursue entrepre-
neurial ventures; (iv) provide greater opportunities for  social  enter-
prise  ventures; and (v) attract funding to the state for the support of
such ventures.
  (a-1) For purposes of this act social innovation means the process  of
developing  and  deploying  effective solutions to challenging and often
systemic social and environmental issues in support of social progress.
  (b) In addition, the task force shall have the following duties:
  (i) to gather information on social innovation,  entrepreneurship  and
social enterprise;

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

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