N.Y. Economic Development Law Section 444
Powers and duties of the commissioner


The commissioner shall, in consultation with the commissioner of labor, promulgate regulations consistent with the purposes of this article that, notwithstanding any provisions to the contrary in the state administrative procedure act, may be adopted on an emergency basis. Such regulations shall include, but not be limited to, eligibility criteria for business entities desiring to participate in the employee training incentive program, procedures for the receipt and evaluation of applications from business entities to participate in the program, and such other provisions as the commissioner deems to be appropriate in order to implement the provisions of this article.


The commissioner shall, in consultation with the department of taxation and finance, develop a certificate of tax credit that shall be issued by the commissioner to participating business entities. Participants may be required by the commissioner of taxation and finance to include the certificate of tax credit with their tax return to receive any tax benefits under this article.


The commissioner shall solely determine the eligibility of any applicant applying for entry into the program and shall remove any participant from the program for failing to meet any of the requirements set forth in subdivision one of § 442 (Eligibility criteria)section four hundred forty-two of this article or for making a material misrepresentation with respect to its participation in the employee training incentive program.

Source: Section 444 — Powers and duties of the commissioner, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/COM/444 (updated Apr. 24, 2015; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

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