Thursday, June 19, 2008

June 19, 2008

The Second Avenue Business Association (SABA)
released this Media Advisory earlier this evening.

Note: Left-click on the image for a view that is readable.

I've added links, in the right-hand column, to the three
New York State Assembly bills that have been introduced to help small businesses in the current and future Second Avenue Subway construction zones. I've also provided a link to the summary and full text of each bill below:

A10594 / S8154
"AN ACT to amend the New York state urban development corporation act, in relation to establishing a Second Avenue Subway construction economic development grant program; and to amend the economic development law, in relation to the definition of micro business..."
A10594 - Bill Summary (Passed on 06/19/08)
A10594 - Bill Text
S8154 - Bill Summary (Passed on 06/24/08)
Delivered to the governor

on 7/11/2008

A10743 / S8191
"AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to providing a sales and compensating use tax exemption in certain areas of New York city..."
A10743 - Bill Summary
A10743 - Bill Text
S8191 - Bill Summary

A10924 / S8227
"AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to creating tax abatements for certain commercial properties located within the Second Avenue subway project..."
A10924 - Bill Summary (Passed 06/24/08)
A10924 - Bill Text
S8227 - Bill Summary