Bill Status of HB4943 96th General Assembly
Short Description: FINANCE-SMALL BUSINESS FUND
Rep. Suzanne Bassi, Rich Brauer, Sandra M. Pihos, Patricia R. Bellock, Roger L. Eddy, Sandy Cole, JoAnn D. Osmond, Sidney H. Mathias, Mark H. Beaubien, Jr., Renée Kosel, Bob Biggins, Mike Fortner and Michael P. McAuliffe
| 1/11/2011||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Small Business Development Grant Fund. Provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used, subject to appropriation, by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to make grants (i) to small businesses in the State that commit to using the grant moneys to create additional jobs, (ii) to small businesses from outside of the State that commit to relocate within the State, and (iii) for individual projects that create 100 or fewer additional jobs. Provides that the Department must give priority to (i) minority owned businesses, (ii) female owned businesses, (iii) businesses owned by a person with a disability, (iv) businesses that pledge not to use the grant moneys as additional compensation for an executive, and (v) businesses that have as their primary purpose the provision of energy derived from renewable energy technology. Effective immediately.