senate Bill S7357

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to designating a small business liaison

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (7)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2020 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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

Votes

view votes

Feb 4, 2020 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

S7357
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee vote details

Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee Vote: Feb 4, 2020

Co-Sponsors

S7357 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10187
Law Section:
State Administrative Procedure Act
Laws Affected:
Add §102-b, St Ad Proc Act

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

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.

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.

 

Related Recent Legislation