Bill Text: NY S00681 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Enacts the "red tape reduction act".

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-03 - NOTICE OF COMMITTEE CONSIDERATION - REQUESTED [S00681 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S00681-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     January 9, 2019
        Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Commerce, Economic  Devel-
          opment and Small Business
        AN  ACT  to amend the state administrative procedure act, in relation to
          enacting the "red tape reduction act"
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "red tape
     2  reduction act".
     3    § 2. Section 202 of the state administrative procedure act is  amended
     4  by adding a new subdivision 1-a to read as follows:
     5    1-a.  Business  burden offset. (a) If a rule is adopted that imposes a
     6  new administrative burden on a business, one or more existing rules must
     7  be amended or repealed to offset the cost  of  such  new  administrative
     8  burden  against the cost of an existing administrative burden on a busi-
     9  ness.
    10    (b) Every notice of proposed rulemaking, except those submitted solely
    11  for the purpose of proposing a consensus rule, shall,  if  the  proposed
    12  rule would impose a new administrative burden on a business, include the
    13  existing  rule  or rules to be amended or repealed to offset the cost of
    14  such new administrative burden.
    15    (c) The amendment or repeal of a rule under this subdivision shall not
    16  compromise or endanger the public health, safety or economy of the state
    17  or its citizens.
    18    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to notices
    19  of proposed rulemaking submitted on or after such date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.