senate Bill S5240

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the provision of regulatory information to small businesses

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2019 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 30, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 29, 2019 1st report cal.956
Apr 18, 2019 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

Votes

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May 29, 2019 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

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Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee Vote: May 29, 2019

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S5240 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A846
Law Section:
State Administrative Procedure Act
Laws Affected:
Add §102-b, St Ad Proc Act
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5720, A7124

S5240 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5240 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5240 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5240

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  KAPLAN, JACOBS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Econom-
  ic Development and Small Business

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:
  (I) THE RULES OF THE AGENCY, IDENTIFYING THE APPLICABILITY OF ANY SUCH
RULES TO SPECIFIC CATEGORIES OF SMALL BUSINESSES OR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS;

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

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