Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 14, 2023||
reported and committed to finance
|Jan 06, 2023||
referred to aging
Senate Bill S884
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S884 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S884 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S884 SPONSOR: MAY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the elder law and the economic development law, in relation to encore entrepreneurship PURPOSE: This bill directs the Office for the Aging and the Department of Econom- ic Development to expand encore entrepreneurship in the State to empower individuals 50 years of age or older to establish first-time small busi- nesses. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new subdivision 18 to section 202 of the elder law to ask the Office for the Aging, in coordination with the Department of Economic Development, to establish a task force to make recommendations to the Governor and the legislature to empower individuals 50 years of age and older in establishing small businesses. Establishes a definition
2023-S884 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 884 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 6, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MAY, COONEY, GOUNARDES, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging AN ACT to amend the elder law and the economic development law, in relation to encore entrepreneurship THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 16 and 17 of section 202 of the elder law, subdivision 16 as amended by chapter 63 of the laws of 2022 and subdivi- sion 17 as added by section 1 of subpart J of part XX of chapter 55 of the laws of 2020, are amended and a new subdivision 18 is added to read as follows: 16. to the extent appropriations are available, and in consultation with the office of children and family services, conduct a public educa- tion campaign that emphasizes zero-tolerance for elder abuse. Such campaign shall include information about the signs and symptoms of elder abuse, identification of potential causes of elder abuse, which includes identity theft, resources available to assist in the prevention of elder abuse, where suspected elder abuse can be reported, contact information for programs offering services to victims of elder abuse such as coun- seling, and assistance with arranging personal care and shelter. Such campaign may include, but not be limited to: printed educational and informational materials; audio, video, electronic, other media; and public service announcements or advertisements; [and] 17. subject to an appropriation, make available to designated agencies as defined in paragraph (a) of subdivision one of section two hundred fourteen of this title, a training program for the purpose of raising awareness, removing barriers and improving services for older adults based on their sexual orientation and gender identity or expression as defined in section two hundred ninety-two of the executive law. Such training program may include: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00355-01-3
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