senate Bill S33

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to designating a small business liaison

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 09, 2021 referred to governmental operations
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 02, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 01, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 24, 2021 1st report cal.429
Jan 06, 2021 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

Votes

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Feb 24, 2021 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

S33
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business Committee Vote: Feb 24, 2021

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S33 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3456
Law Section:
State Administrative Procedure Act
Laws Affected:
Add §102-b, St Ad Proc Act
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7357, A10187

S33 (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 agency; further provides the duties of such small business liaison.

S33 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S33 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    33
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 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;

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

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