|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 10, 2020||referred to governmental operations|
delivered to assembly
|Feb 10, 2020||advanced to third reading|
|Feb 05, 2020||2nd report cal.|
|Feb 04, 2020||1st report cal.342|
|Jan 21, 2020||referred to commerce, economic development and small business|
senate Bill S7357
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7357 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7357 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides that the departments of agriculture and markets, environmental conservation, labor, transportation and taxation and finance shall designate an existing employee to serve as its liaison to small businesses regulated by such department; further provides the duties of such small business liaison.
S7357 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7357 SPONSOR: KAPLAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the state administrative procedure act, in relation to designating a small business liaison PURPOSE: This legislation would create a small business liaison with the Depart- ments of Agriculture and Markets, Environmental Conservation, Labor, Transportation, and Taxation and Finance. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new section 102-b to the state administrative procedure act to create a small business liaison with the Departments of Agricul- ture and Markets, Environmental Conservation, Labor, Transportation, and Taxation and Finance by designating an existing employee to serve in this capacity. This individual shall assist small business in a variety
S7357 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7357 I N S E N A T E January 21, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KAPLAN, AKSHAR -- 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 designating a small business liaison 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 LIAISON. THE DEPARTMENTS OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS, ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, LABOR, TRANSPORTATION, AND TAXATION AND FINANCE SHALL DESIGNATE AN EXISTING EMPLOYEE TO SERVE AS THE LIAISON TO SMALL BUSINESSES REGULATED BY SUCH AGENCY. THE DIRECT CONTACT INFOR- MATION OF THE SMALL BUSINESS LIAISON SHALL BE PROMINENTLY POSTED AND EASILY ACCESSIBLE ON THE AGENCY WEBSITE. THE SMALL BUSINESS LIAISON SHALL: (A) SERVE AS AN INITIAL PRIMARY CONTACT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES TO CONTACT WITH ANY INQUIRIES; (B) BE EQUIPPED TO PROVIDE SMALL BUSINESSES WITH BASIC INFORMATION ON THE AGENCY AND ITS REGULATIONS; (C) HELP SMALL BUSINESSES NAVIGATE THE AGENCY BUREAUCRACY TO IDENTIFY AND CONTACT THE APPROPRIATE STAFF PERSON WITHIN THE AGENCY, EITHER AT THE STATE OR REGIONAL LEVEL, FOR MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THE SMALL BUSINESS; (D) HEAR THE CONCERNS OF SMALL BUSINESSES, REPORT THOSE CONCERNS TO APPROPRIATE AGENCY STAFF AND OFFER POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS TO SUCH CONCERNS; (E) ADVOCATE WITHIN THE AGENCY ON BEHALF OF SMALL BUSINESSES, AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE AGENCY HEAD ON MATTERS AFFECTING SMALL BUSI- NESSES; (F) INITIATE AND ENCOURAGE SMALL BUSINESS EDUCATION AND OUTREACH PROGRAMS ON BEHALF OF THE AGENCY, AS APPROPRIATE; (G) COLLABORATE WITH THE APPROPRIATE AGENCY STAFF ON ANY SMALL BUSI- NESS REGULATION GUIDE PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED TWO-A AND ANY EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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