assembly Bill A8932

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes the empire state development corporation to develop a public awareness campaign promoting businesses located in New York state

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 30, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.585
substituted for s704b
Mar 21, 2022 referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Mar 17, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.493
Mar 15, 2022 reported
Jan 19, 2022 referred to economic development

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A8932 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S704
Law Section:
Economic Development
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6668
2017-2018: S622
2019-2020: S5239

A8932 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the empire state development corporation to develop a public awareness campaign promoting businesses located in New York state with an emphasis on small businesses and the need to shop in downtown local areas; requires the creation of the Buy New York Online Networking Directory to connect purchasers with businesses located in New York.

A8932 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8932
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. STIRPE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Economic Development
 
 AN ACT authorizing the empire state development corporation to develop a
   public  awareness  campaign  promoting  businesses located in New York
   state
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1. 1. The empire state development corporation shall develop,
 establish and implement a public awareness campaign promoting businesses
 located in New York state and encouraging individuals and businesses  to
 purchase products and services from such businesses, with an emphasis on
 the need to shop at and support local small businesses as defined pursu-
 ant  to section 131 of the economic development law, as well as the need
 to shop at and support local downtown areas.
   2. The campaign shall include an internet website  providing  informa-
 tion  on  businesses  located  in  New  York  state  and their available
 products and services including a Buy New York Online Networking  Direc-
 tory.  The  owner of any business located and operated in this state may
 apply to the empire state development corporation to  have  his  or  her
 business  included  on  such directory. The directory shall include, but
 not be limited to, participating businesses' names,  addresses,  contact
 information,   including  telephone  number,  fax,  e-mail  and  website
 address, products or services offered with a brief description, and  any
 additional information, including history, hours and dates of operation,
 and  number  of employees. The names of businesses participating in such
 directory shall be organized by specific categories based on the various
 goods or services that such business provides. Such directory  shall  be
 searchable  by  such  specific categories including, but not limited to,
 small businesses as defined pursuant to  section  131  of  the  economic
 development  law.  Such directory shall also include a search capability
 to allow for participating businesses to be searched by the products  or
 services they offer.
   3. The public awareness campaign shall be made available to the public
 by  any  means deemed appropriate by the empire state development corpo-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.