Bill Text: NY S07350 | 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 2-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2020-03-10 - referred to small business [S07350 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S07350-Introduced.html



                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________

                                          7350

                    IN SENATE

                                    January 21, 2020
                                       ___________

        Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- 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 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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