Bill S6199-2013

Relates to directing the minority and women-owned business enterprise statewide advocate to act as a liaison for the blind, disabled and veterans

Directs the minority and women-owned business enterprise statewide advocate to act as a liaison for organizations for the blind or disabled and veterans workshops in order to assist such organizations and workshops with creating and sustaining employment opportunities.

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  • Jan 8, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6199 IN SENATE (PREFILED) January 8, 2014 ___________
Introduced by Sen. MAZIARZ -- 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 the minority and women-owned business enterprise statewide advocate to act as a liaison for the blind, disabled and veterans THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 311-a of the executive law is amended by adding a new subdivision 2-a to read as follows: 2-A. THE STATEWIDE ADVOCATE SHALL ACT AS A LIAISON FOR ANY ORGANIZA- TION FOR THE BLIND OR DISABLED OR A VETERANS' WORKSHOP, THAT HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS A PREFERRED SOURCE PURSUANT TO SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY- TWO OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW, IN ORDER TO ASSIST SUCH ORGANIZATIONS AND WORKSHOPS WITH CREATING AND SUSTAINING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE BLIND, VISUALLY IMPAIRED, DISABLED AND VETERANS. FURTHER, THE STATEWIDE ADVOCATE SHALL INFORM, ON A REGULAR BASIS BUT NOT LESS THAN ONCE PER CALENDAR YEAR, STATE AGENCIES, POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS, AND PUBLIC BENE- FIT CORPORATIONS OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF ARTICLE ELEVEN OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW AS IT RELATES TO THE PURCHASE OF SERVICES AND COMMODITIES FROM SUCH ORGANIZATIONS. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately provided that the amend- ments to section 311-a of the executive law made by section one of this act shall not affect the expiration of such section and shall be deemed to expire therewith.

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