senate Bill S2156

Relates to the determination of employer contribution rates to the unemployment insurance fund

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 18 / Jan / 2011
    • REFERRED TO LABOR
  • 04 / Jan / 2012
    • REFERRED TO LABOR

Summary

Prohibits the increase of an employer's rate of contribution to the unemployment insurance fund due to the deployment of an employee into active service in the national guard or armed forces reserves.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1250
Versions:
S2156
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง581, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2009-2010: S5132, A4011
2007-2008: A6028

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S2156

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the labor law, in relation to employer rates of contribution to
the unemployment insurance fund

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
Waive business unemployment insurance
increases due to members of the National Guard and Reserves who are
ordered to federal or state active duty for more than thirty days.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
This legislation waives unemployment
insurance increases due to members of the National Guard and Reserves
who are ordered to federal or state active duty for more than thirty
days.

JUSTIFICATION:
To encourage employers to employ and retain National
Guard and .Reservists without fear of having to pay unemployment
insurance increases, if the members of the Guard or Reserve are
activated.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New Bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2156

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to employer rates of contrib-
  ution to the unemployment insurance fund

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 581 of the labor law is amended by
adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows:
  (E)  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY PROVISION OF THIS SECTION TO THE CONTRARY, A
QUALIFIED EMPLOYER'S RATE  OF  CONTRIBUTION  AS  DETERMINED  UNDER  THIS
SECTION  SHALL  NOT  BE  INCREASED  AS A RESULT OF THE DEPLOYMENT OF ANY
EMPLOYEE INTO THE ACTIVE SERVICE OF THE NATIONAL GUARD OR  ARMED  FORCES
RESERVES FOR A PERIOD IN EXCESS OF THIRTY DAYS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01510-01-1

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