BRONX, NYState Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) honored the Junior Varsity cheerleading squad of St. Catherine Academy today. The students ranked first in the non-tumbling division, making history at the 2016 Universal Cheerleading Association National High School Cheerleading championship. Senator Klein presented the team with a proclamation honoring their achievement and dedication, and the cheerleaders all received congratulatory certificates.

Senator Jesse Hamilton hosts Small Business Advisory Committee Meeting (April 7, 2016)

Thanks to everyone who was able to join me for the Small Business Advisory Committee Meeting I hosted this evening. Really helps to have small businesses from around the community provide their input and help keep me informed as to important neighborhood issues. 

YWCA White Plains & Central Westchester & the Women’s Research and Education Fund In the Company of Women

The 32nd Annual Women’s Hall of Fame award is being presented to Senator Stewart-COusins for her outstanding contribution to Westchester County.  The event, "In the Company of Women," will be held at the Marriott Hotel in Tarrytown, New York.​ For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Tenant Resource Fair

related issues:
Thursday, April 14th join NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD) for their Tenant Resource Fair.

assembly Bill A9775

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to reporting on agency minority and women-owned business development contracts and spending

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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A9775 - Details

Law Section:
State Finance Law
Laws Affected:
Add §8-d, St Fin L

A9775 - Summary

Relates to reporting on agency minority and women-owned business development contracts and spending.

A9775 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  9775

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 7, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BICHOTTE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT to amend the state finance law, in relation to reports on agency
  minority and women-owned business development contracts and spending

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  state finance law is amended by adding a new section
8-d to read as follows:
  S 8-D. REPORT ON AGENCY MINORITY AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS  DEVELOPMENT
CONTRACTS  AND  SPENDING.  THE  COMPTROLLER  IS  HEREBY  AUTHORIZED  AND
DIRECTED TO PUBLISH, AND MAKE  PUBLICLY  AVAILABLE  ON  ITS  WEBSITE,  A
REPORT ON AGENCY MINORITY AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTS
AND  SPENDING.  SUCH  REPORT  SHALL  BE INTERACTIVE FOR ITS USERS, AS AN
ONLINE TRANSPARENCY TOOL, INCLUDING AN INTUITIVE DASHBOARD APPROACH THAT
COMBINES A SERIES OF GRAPHS  AND  USER-FRIENDLY  TABLES,  THAT  PROVIDES
ACCESS TO SUBCONTRACTOR AND MINORITY AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
SPENDING  AND CONTRACT INFORMATION PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. SUCH REPORT
SHALL INCLUDE THE AMOUNT OF MONEY CONTRACTED TO EACH  STATE  AGENCY  AND
SUCH AMOUNT SHALL BE FURTHER BROKEN DOWN INTO THE FOLLOWING FOUR CATEGO-
RIES:  ASIAN  AMERICAN,  BLACK  AMERICAN,  HISPANIC AMERICAN, AND WOMEN.
SUCH REPORT SHALL ALSO INCLUDE THE TOTAL NUMBER OF PRIME CONTRACTORS AND
SUBCONTRACTORS USED AS WELL  AS  THE  AMOUNT  OF  MONEY  SPENT  ON  EACH
CONTRACT  OR  CONTRACTS. ALL REPORTABLE DATA SHALL BE PUBLISHED ANNUALLY
BY FISCAL AND CALENDAR YEAR AND SHALL  PROVIDE  FOR  COMPARISON  BETWEEN
YEARS.    THE WEBSITE SHALL FEATURE THE CURRENT CALENDAR AND FISCAL YEAR
REPORT INFORMATION AND ARCHIVE ALL PREVIOUS  CALENDAR  AND  FISCAL  YEAR
REPORTS,  BEGINNING  WITH THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN, WHICH SHALL BE
EASY FOR USERS TO ACCESS.  THE WEBSITE SHALL BE DEVELOPED  AND  DESIGNED
TO  ALLOW  USERS  TO  SEARCH  VARIOUS COMBINATIONS OF DATA REQUESTS IN A
SINGLE REPORT, WITH THE ABILITY TO DISAGGREGATE  DATA.  THE  COMPTROLLER
SHALL CONSULT WITH THE COMPTROLLER OF NEW YORK CITY REGARDING THE DEVEL-
OPMENT AND DESIGN OF THE WEBSITE AND SHALL PROVIDE COMPARABLE REPORT AND
DATA ORGANIZATION FOR ITS WEBSITE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

assembly Bill A9774

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Eliminates the requirement that certain minority and women-owned business enterprise owners have a personal net worth of less than three million five hundred thousand dollars in order to obtain certification

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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A9774 - Details

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S7865
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §314, Exec L

A9774 - Summary

Eliminates the requirement that certain minority and women-owned business enterprise owners have a personal net worth of less than three million five hundred thousand dollars in order to obtain certification as a certified minority and women-owned business enterprise; clarifies that an individual's net worth is to be considered in determining eligibility for certification under article 15-A of the executive law.

A9774 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  9774

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 7, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BICHOTTE -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  executive  law,  in relation to eliminating the
  requirement that certain minority and women-owned business  enterprise
  owners  have  a  personal  net  worth  of less than three million five
  hundred thousand dollars in order to obtain certification as a  quali-
  fying  minority  and  women-owned  business enterprise; and clarifying
  that an individual's net worth is not to be considered in  determining
  eligibility for certification under Article 15-A of the executive law

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subparagraphs (v), (vi)  and  (vii)  of  paragraph  (a)  of
subdivision 2-a of section 314 of the executive law, as amended by chap-
ter 175 of the laws of 2010, are amended to read as follows:
  (v)  be  subject to a physical site inspection to verify the fifty-one
percent ownership requirement; AND
  (vi)[be owned  by  an  individual  or  individuals,  whose  ownership,
control and operation are relied upon for certification, with a personal
net  worth  that  does  not  exceed  three million five hundred thousand
dollars, as adjusted annually for inflation according  to  the  consumer
price index; and
  (vii)]  be an enterprise that is a small business pursuant to subdivi-
sion twenty of section three hundred ten of this article.
  S 2. Notwithstanding any rule, regulation or  guideline to the contra-
ry, the personal net worth of an individual or individuals, whose owner-
ship, control and operation are relied upon for certification of a busi-
ness  as  a  certified  minority  and  women-owned  business  enterprise
pursuant  to  the  provisions of article 15-A of the executive law shall
not be taken into account in determining certification under such  arti-
cle.
  S  3.  This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that
the amendments to section 314 of the executive law made by  section  one
of this act shall not affect the expiration of such section and shall be
deemed expired therewith.

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