senate Bill S3453

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides a mechanism for the awarding of grants by state agencies to not-for-profit corporations

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Jan 29, 2021 referred to finance

S3453 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §163-b, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5709
2015-2016: S3210
2017-2018: S3680
2019-2020: S3081

S3453 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides a mechanism for the awarding of grants by state agencies to not-for-profit corporations.

S3453 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3453 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3453
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 29, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to the awarding of grants
   to not-for-profit corporations by state agencies
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 163-b
 to read as follows:
   § 163-B. STATE AGENCY GRANTS. 1. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS
 SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A) "APPLICANT" SHALL MEAN ANY NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION OR ANY OTHER
 NOT-FOR-PROFIT ENTITY LOCATED AND OPERATED WITHIN THE STATE.
   (B) "GRANT" SHALL MEAN FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDED BY A STATE AGENCY
 TO CARRY OUT A PUBLIC PURPOSE.
   (C) "STATE AGENCY" SHALL MEAN ANY DEPARTMENT, BOARD,  BUREAU,  COMMIS-
 SION,  DIVISION,  OFFICE, COUNCIL OR AGENCY OF THE STATE, PUBLIC BENEFIT
 CORPORATION OR  PUBLIC  AUTHORITY  AT  LEAST  ONE  MEMBER  OF  WHICH  IS
 APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR.
   2.  THE  EXECUTIVE  CHAMBER,  IN CONSULTATION AND COOPERATION WITH THE
 COMPTROLLER, SHALL ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT AN APPLICATION PROCESS WHERE-
 BY AN APPLICANT MAY APPLY TO A STATE AGENCY FOR A GRANT.  SUCH  APPLICA-
 TION PROCESS SHALL BE AS STANDARD AS IS PRACTICABLE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR
 GRANTS  MADE TO ALL STATE AGENCIES BUT SHALL ALLOW STATE AGENCIES FLEXI-
 BILITY IN THE AWARDING OF GRANTS. STATE AGENCIES TO WHICH AN APPLICATION
 IS MADE SHALL REVIEW AND EVALUATE AN APPLICATION BEFORE A GRANT IS  MADE
 TO  ASCERTAIN  WHETHER  OR  NOT  THE GRANT, ONCE MADE, SHALL CARRY OUT A
 PUBLIC PURPOSE OF THE STATE. NO GRANT OF FUNDS TO ANY APPLICANT SHALL BE
 LESS THAN FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS NOR MORE THAN FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS AND
 NO GRANT FOR A CAPITAL PROJECT SHALL BE LESS THAN ONE  HUNDRED  THOUSAND
 DOLLARS  NOR  MORE  THAN ONE MILLION DOLLARS. NO GRANT OF FUNDS OR GRANT
 FOR A CAPITAL PROJECT SHALL BE MADE UNLESS APPROPRIATION  OF  SUFFICIENT
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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