Bill Text: NY A10119 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Directs empire state development to publish and maintain a list of available programs to assist small businesses.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-03-12 - referred to small business [A10119 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A10119-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                          10119

                   IN ASSEMBLY

                                     March 12, 2020
                                       ___________

        Introduced by M. of A. STIRPE -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Small Business

        AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to directing empire state
          development  to  publish  and maintain a list of available programs to
          assist small businesses

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 170-d
     2  to read as follows:
     3    § 170-d. Programs to assist small businesses; publication of list.  1.
     4  Empire  state  development,  in  cooperation with every state agency and
     5  public authority in this state, shall develop and  maintain  a  list  of
     6  programs offered by such state agencies and public authorities to assist
     7  small  businesses doing business within this state. For purposes of this
     8  section, the term "small businesses" shall mean businesses with fifty or
     9  fewer employees.
    10    2. On or before the one hundred eightieth day after the effective date
    11  of this section and on or before such date annually, every state  agency
    12  and  public authority in this state shall provide to empire state devel-
    13  opment a list of programs, including a brief description of each of such
    14  programs, offered by such state agency or  public  authority  to  assist
    15  small businesses doing business within this state and the contact infor-
    16  mation for such program.
    17    3.  On  or  before  the two hundred seventieth day after the effective
    18  date of this section and on or before such date annually,  empire  state
    19  development  shall  compile  a  list  of all programs, including a brief
    20  description of each of such programs, provided to it by  state  agencies
    21  and public authorities in this state pursuant to this section. Such list
    22  shall  be  made  available  on the empire state development website in a
    23  clear and conspicuous location.
    24    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD14534-03-0
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