senate Bill S704

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
May 04, 2021 referred to economic development
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 25, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 24, 2021 2nd report cal.
amended 704a
Mar 23, 2021 1st report cal.615
Jan 06, 2021 referred to commerce, economic development and small business

Votes

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Mar 23, 2021 - Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business committee Vote

S704
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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: Mar 23, 2021

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S704 - Details

Law Section:
Economic Development
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6668
2017-2018: S622
2019-2020: S5239

S704 - 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.

S704 - Sponsor Memo

S704 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    704
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic  Devel-
   opment and Small Business
 
 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.
   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.    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

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S704A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Economic Development
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6668
2017-2018: S622
2019-2020: S5239

S704A (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.

S704A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S704A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  704--A
     Cal. No. 615
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. KAPLAN, HELMING, HINCHEY, MARTUCCI -- read twice and
   ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
   Commerce, Economic Development and Small Business -- reported  favora-
   bly  from  said  committee,  ordered to first report, amended on first
   report, ordered to a second report and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining
   its place in the order of second report
 
 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
 

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