NY ECON DEV § 132. Division for small-business;  commissioner;  employees

There is hereby created within the department of economic development a division for small-business.  The head of such office shall be a deputy commissioner, who shall be appointed by the commissioner, and shall hold office during the pleasure of the commissioner.  The commissioner may appoint such officers, employees, agents, consultants and special committees as he may deem necessary to carry out the provisions of this article and prescribe their duties.