senate Bill S50001

Signed by Governor

Makes appropriations for the support of state government

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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Summary

Makes appropriations for the support of state government, including programs for summer youth employment, ATTAIN lab, child care demonstration, career pathways, displaced homemaker services, foreclosure prevention, crime prevention and flood recovery grants.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A40001
Versions:
S50001
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Amd §1, Chap 50 of 2011; amd §1, Chap 53 of 2011

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BILL NUMBER:S50001

TITLE OF BILL:

An act
to amend chapter 50 of the laws of 2011, enacting the state operations
budget; and to amend chapter 53 of the laws of 2011, enacting the aid to
localities budget, in relation to making appropriations for the support
of government

PURPOSE:

This bill would provide appropriations to promote economic recovery
and opportunity in various regions throughout the State.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

The bill provides:

o $50 million for the implementation of the Hurricane Irene - Tropical
Storm Lee Flood Recovery Grant Program.

o $33 million for Youth Employment Programs that will provide short
term employment opportunities and support services to enable long
term employment placements for disadvantaged youth.

o $9 million for Higher Education Opportunity Programs.

o $7 million for Facilitated Enrollment Child Care Demonstration
Projects that assist working families who earn up to 275 percent of
the poverty level enroll for child care subsidies.

o $2.5 million for the Career Pathways Program that provides
educational services such as GED preparation, adult basic education,
and English language instruction in conjunction with hands on job
training in order to enhance employability.

o $2 million for the Advanced Technology Training and Information
Networking (ATTAIN) Program that develops educational, occupational,
and life skills through interactive computer training offered
through Education Opportunity Centers.

o $2.5 million for the Displaced Homemakers Program that provides
displaced homemakers with job readiness and vocational training, job
placement, crisis intervention, counseling, and referral to
legal/health/financial services.

o $1 million for the Center for Employment Opportunities which offers
comprehensive employment services for people with criminal records,
including:
life skills education, short term paid transitional employment, full
time job placement, and post-placement services.

o $1 million for the Foreclosure Prevention Services Program which
will provide legal assistance to homeowners facing foreclosure.


JUSTIFICATION:

This bill is necessary to promote economic recovery throughout the
State by facilitating recovery from Hurricane Irene and Tropical
Storm Lee, and through various employment and training support and
services programs.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

This is a new bill.

BUDGET IMPLICATIONS:

This bill provides $108 million in appropriation authority to promote
economic recovery and opportunity in various regions throughout the
State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This bill would take effect immediately.

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

    S. 1                                                        A. 1

                          Extraordinary Session

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            December 7, 2011
                               ___________

IN  SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti-
  cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

IN  ASSEMBLY  --  A  BUDGET  BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to
  article seven of the Constitution -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend chapter 50 of the laws of 2011, enacting the state oper-
  ations  budget;  and to amend chapter 53 of the laws of 2011, enacting
  the aid to localities budget, in relation to making appropriations for
  the support of government

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

  Section  1.  Section 1 of chapter 50 of the laws of 2011, enacting the
state operations budget, is amended by repealing the items herein  below
set  forth  in  brackets  and by adding to such section the items under-
scored in this section.

                           DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
                        STATE OPERATIONS 2011-12

EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAM

  Special Revenue Funds - Other
  Unemployment Insurance Interest and Penalty Fund
  Unemployment Insurance Interest and Penalty Account

For services and expenses of the  department
  of labor employment and training programs,
  INCLUDING   YOUTH   EMPLOYMENT   READINESS
  TRAINING EXPENSES AND RELATED STIPENDS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD12100-07-1

S. 1                                2                               A. 1

                           NONPERSONAL SERVICE

Supplies and materials .............. 22,000
Travel .............................. 44,000
Contractual services .............. [260,000]    8,260,000
Equipment ........................... 26,000
Fringe benefits .................. 1,381,000
Indirect costs ...................... 88,000
                              --------------

                      STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
                        STATE OPERATIONS 2011-12

PROGRAMS FOR THE EDUCATIONALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED

  General Fund
  State Purposes Account

FOR  SERVICES  AND  EXPENSES  RELATED TO THE
  OPERATION OF THE ATTAIN LAB PROGRAM .......... 2,000,000

  S 2. Section 1 of chapter 53 of the laws of 2011, enacting the aid  to
localities  budget,  is  amended by repealing the items herein below set
forth in brackets and by adding to such section the items underscored in
this section.

                  DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES

                        AID TO LOCALITIES 2011-12

CRIME PREVENTION AND REDUCTION STRATEGIES PROGRAM

General Fund
Local Assistance Account

FOR SERVICES AND  EXPENSES  RELATED  TO  THE
  OPERATIONS  OF  THE  CENTER FOR EMPLOYMENT
  OPPORTUNITIES ................................ 1,000,000

               DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE
           OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES

                  AID TO LOCALITIES 2011-12

CHILD CARE PROGRAM

  General Fund
  Local Assistance Account

NOTWITHSTANDING ANY  INCONSISTENT  PROVISION
  OF  LAW,  THE  FUNDS  APPROPRIATED  HEREIN
  SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO OPERATE AND  SUPPORT
  ENROLLMENT  IN  THE CHILD CARE FACILITATED
  ENROLLMENT  PILOT  PROGRAMS  WHICH  EXPAND
  ACCESS TO CHILD CARE SUBSIDIES FOR WORKING

S. 1                                3                               A. 1

  FAMILIES LIVING OR EMPLOYED IN THE LIBERTY
  ZONE,  THE  BOROUGHS  OF BROOKLYN, QUEENS,
  AND BRONX, AND IN THE  COUNTY  OF  MONROE,
  WITH  INCOME  UP  TO  275  PERCENT  OF THE
  FEDERAL  POVERTY  LEVEL.  OF  THE   AMOUNT
  APPROPRIATED  HEREIN,  $1,605,000 SHALL BE
  MADE  AVAILABLE  FOR  MONROE  COUNTY,  AND
  $3,855,000 SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR ALL
  OTHER  PROJECTS.  UP  TO $160,500 SHALL BE
  MADE AVAILABLE TO THE  CURRENT  DESIGNATED
  ADMINISTRATOR  IN THE COUNTY OF MONROE, OR
  TO A SUCCESSOR ADMINISTRATOR DESIGNATED BY
  THE CURRENT ADMINISTRATION  TO  ADMINISTER
  SUCH  COUNTY'S  PROGRAM AND TO IMPLEMENT A
  PLAN APPROVED BY THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN
  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES;  AND UP TO $385,500
  SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE  CONSORTIUM
  FOR   WORKER  EDUCATION,  INC.,  OR  OTHER
  DESIGNATED SUCCESSOR, TO ADMINISTER AND TO
  IMPLEMENT A PLAN APPROVED BY THE OFFICE OF
  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES  FOR   THE
  PROGRAMS  IN  THE  LIBERTY  ZONE,  AND THE
  BOROUGHS OF BROOKLYN,  QUEENS  AND  BRONX.
  EACH  PILOT  PROGRAM  ADMINISTRATOR  SHALL
  PREPARE AND SUBMIT TO THE OFFICE OF  CHIL-
  DREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES, THE CHAIRS OF
  THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND FAMI-
  LIES AND THE SENATE  COMMITTEE  ON  SOCIAL
  SERVICES,   THE   CHAIR  OF  THE  ASSEMBLY
  COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN  AND  FAMILIES,  THE
  CHAIR  OF THE ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL
  SERVICES, THE CHAIR OF THE SENATE  COMMIT-
  TEE  ON LABOR, AND THE CHAIR OF THE ASSEM-
  BLY COMMITTEE ON LABOR, AN  EVALUATION  OF
  THE PILOT WITH RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CONTIN-
  UATION   OR  DISSOLUTION  OF  THE  PROGRAM
  SUPPORTED  BY  APPROPRIATE  DOCUMENTATION.
  SUCH  EVALUATION  SHALL INCLUDE AVAILABLE,
  INFORMATION REGARDING THE  PILOT  PROGRAMS
  OR  PARTICIPANTS  IN  THE  PILOT PROGRAMS,
  ABSENT IDENTIFYING INFORMATION,  INCLUDING
  BUT  NOT LIMITED TO: THE NUMBER OF INCOME-
  ELIGIBLE CHILDREN OF WORKING PARENTS  WITH
  INCOME  GREATER THAN 200 PERCENT BUT AT OR
  LESS  THAN  275  PERCENT  OF  THE  FEDERAL
  POVERTY  LEVEL;  THE  AGES OF THE CHILDREN
  SERVED BY THE PROJECT, THE NUMBER OF FAMI-
  LIES SERVED BY  THE  PROJECT  WHO  ARE  IN
  RECEIPT  OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE, THE FACTORS
  THAT PARENTS CONSIDERED WHEN SEARCHING FOR
  CHILD CARE, THE FACTORS  THAT  BARRED  THE
  FAMILIES'  ACCESS TO CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE
  PRIOR TO THEIR  ENROLLMENT  IN  THE  PILOT
  PROGRAM,   THE   NUMBER  OF  FAMILIES  WHO
  RECEIVE A CHILD CARE SUBSIDY  PURSUANT  TO
  THIS PROGRAM WHO CHOOSE TO USE SUCH SUBSI-

S. 1                                4                               A. 1

  DY  FOR  REGULATED  CHILD  CARE,  AND  THE
  NUMBER OF FAMILIES  WHO  RECEIVE  A  CHILD
  CARE  SUBSIDY PURSUANT TO THIS PROGRAM WHO
  CHOOSE  TO  USE  SUCH  SUBSIDY  TO RECEIVE
  CHILD CARE SERVICES PROVIDED BY A  LEGALLY
  EXEMPT  PROVIDER.  SUCH  REPORT  SHALL  BE
  SUBMITTED BY THE APPLICABLE PROJECT ADMIN-
  ISTRATOR, ON OR BEFORE  OCTOBER  1,  2012,
  PROVIDED   THAT  IF  SUCH  REPORT  IS  NOT
  RECEIVED BY OCTOBER 1, 2012, REIMBURSEMENT
  FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS SHALL  BE  EITHER
  REDUCED  OR  WITHHELD,  AND  FAILURE OF AN
  ADMINISTRATOR TO SUBMIT  A  TIMELY  REPORT
  MAY  JEOPARDIZE  SUCH PROGRAM'S FUNDING IN
  FUTURE YEARS.   EXPENSES  RELATED  TO  THE
  DEVELOPMENT OF THE EVALUATION OF THE PILOT
  PROGRAMS  SHALL  BE  PAID  FROM  THE PILOT
  PROGRAM'S  ADMINISTRATIVE   SET-ASIDE   OR
  NON-STATE  FUNDS. THE REMAINING PORTION OF
  THE PROJECT'S FUNDS SHALL BE ALLOCATED  BY
  THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
  TO  THE  LOCAL  SOCIAL  SERVICES DISTRICTS
  WHERE THE  RECIPIENT  FAMILIES  RESIDE  AS
  DETERMINED  BY  THE  PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR
  BASED  ON  PROJECTED  NEEDS  AND  COST  OF
  PROVIDING  CHILD  CARE SUBSIDY PAYMENTS TO
  WORKING FAMILIES  ENROLLED  IN  THE  CHILD
  CARE  SUBSIDY  PROGRAM  THROUGH  THE PILOT
  INITIATIVE,  PROVIDED  HOWEVER  THAT   THE
  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY SERVICES
  SHALL NOT REIMBURSE  SUBSIDY  PAYMENTS  IN
  EXCESS  OF  THE AMOUNT THE SUBSIDY FUNDING
  APPROPRIATED HEREIN CAN  SUPPORT  AND  THE
  APPLICABLE  LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT
  SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO  APPROVE  OR  PAY
  FOR SUBSIDIES NOT FUNDED HEREIN. THE TOTAL
  NUMBER OF SLOTS FOR PILOT PROGRAMS LOCATED
  WITHIN  THE  CITY  OF  NEW  YORK SHALL NOT
  EXCEED ONE  THOUSAND  DURING  FISCAL  YEAR
  2011-2012.  VACANCIES  IN CHILD CARE SLOTS
  MAY BE FILLED AT SUCH TIME  AS  THE  TOTAL
  ENROLLMENT  OF  THE  NEW  YORK  CITY PILOT
  PROGRAM IS LESS THAN ONE  THOUSAND  SLOTS.
  THE  PILOT  PROGRAM LOCATED IN THE BOROUGH
  OF QUEENS SHALL RECEIVE ONE NEW ADDITIONAL
  SLOT FOR EACH SLOT WHICH BECOMES AVAILABLE
  THROUGH ATTRITION ONCE THE TOTAL NUMBER OF
  FILLED CHILD CARE SLOTS REACHES LESS  THAN
  ONE  THOUSAND.   CHILD CARE SUBSIDIES PAID
  ON BEHALF OF ELIGIBLE  FAMILIES  SHALL  BE
  REIMBURSED  AT  THE ACTUAL COST OF CARE UP
  TO THE  APPLICABLE  MARKET  RATE  FOR  THE
  DISTRICT   IN  WHICH  THE  CHILD  CARE  IS
  PROVIDED, FOR SUBSIDY PAYMENTS  MADE  FROM
  APRIL  1,  2011 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2012 FOR
  THE NEW YORK CITY PILOT  PROGRAM  AND  FOR

S. 1                                5                               A. 1

  SUBSIDY PAYMENTS MADE FROM JANUARY 1, 2012
  THROUGH  DECEMBER  31, 2012 FOR THE MONROE
  COUNTY PILOT PROGRAM  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH
  THE  FEE  SCHEDULE  OF  THE  LOCAL  SOCIAL
  SERVICES  DISTRICT  MAKING   THE   SUBSIDY
  PAYMENTS.  PILOT  PROGRAMS ARE REQUIRED TO
  SUBMIT MONTHLY REPORTS TO  THE  OFFICE  OF
  CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES, THE LOCAL
  SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT, AND FOR PROGRAMS
  LOCATED IN  THE  CITY  OF  NEW  YORK,  THE
  ADMINISTRATION  FOR  CHILDREN'S  SERVICES,
  AND THE LEGISLATURE. EACH  MONTHLY  REPORT
  MUST  PROVIDE  WITHOUT BENEFIT OF PERSONAL
  IDENTIFYING   INFORMATION,    THE    PILOT
  PROGRAM'S CURRENT ENROLLMENT LEVEL, AMOUNT
  OF  THE CHILD'S SUBSIDY, CO-PAYMENT LEVELS
  AND  OTHER  INFORMATION   AS   NEEDED   OR
  REQUIRED  BY  THE  OFFICE  OF CHILDREN AND
  FAMILY SERVICES. FURTHER,  THE  OFFICE  OF
  CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SHALL PROVIDE
  TECHNICAL  ASSISTANCE TO THE PILOT PROGRAM
  TO ASSIST WITH PROJECT ADMINISTRATION  AND
  TIMELY  COORDINATION OF THE MONTHLY CLAIM-
  ING  PROCESS.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER
  PROVISION OF LAW, ANY PILOT PROGRAMS MAIN-
  TAINED  HEREIN  MAY  BE  TERMINATED IF THE
  ADMINISTRATOR FOR SUCH PROGRAMS MISMANAGES
  SUCH  PROGRAMS,  BY  ENGAGING  IN  ACTIONS
  INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPROPER USE
  OF  FUNDS, PROVIDING FOR CHILD CARE SUBSI-
  DIES IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT  THE  SUBSIDY
  FUNDING  APPROPRIATED  HEREIN CAN SUPPORT,
  AND   FAILING   TO   SUBMIT   CLAIMS   FOR
  REIMBURSEMENT IN A TIMELY FASHION ............ 5,460,000

NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  INCONSISTENT PROVISION
  OF  LAW,  THE  FUNDS  APPROPRIATED  HEREIN
  SHALL  BE  AVAILABLE TO CONTINUE OPERATION
  OF  THE   FACILITATED   ENROLLMENT   PILOT
  PROGRAM IN CAPITAL REGION-ONEIDA (CONSIST-
  ING  OF RENSSELAER, SCHENECTADY, SARATOGA,
  ALBANY AND ONEIDA COUNTIES) AS PROVIDED TO
  THE  NYS  AFL-CIO  WORKFORCE   DEVELOPMENT
  INSTITUTE TO ACT OR CONTINUE TO ACT AS THE
  ADMINISTRATOR  TO  IMPLEMENT  THE  PROGRAM
  PROPOSED BY THE UNION CHILD CARE COALITION
  OF THE NYS AFL-CIO  AND  APPROVED  BY  THE
  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND FAMILY SERVICES.
  THE  ADMINISTRATIVE  COST,  INCLUDING  THE
  COST  OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EVALUATION
  OF THE PILOT PROGRAM SHALL NOT EXCEED  TEN
  PERCENT  OF  THE  FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR THIS
  PURPOSE.  THE  REMAINING  PORTION  OF  THE
  FUNDS  SHALL BE ALLOCATED BY THE OFFICE OF
  CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES TO THE  LOCAL
  SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS WHERE THE RECIP-

S. 1                                6                               A. 1

  IENT  FAMILIES RESIDE AS DETERMINED BY THE
  PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR BASED  ON  PROJECTED
  NEED  AND  COST  OF  PROVIDING  CHILD CARE
  SUBSIDIES   PAYMENT  TO  WORKING  FAMILIES
  ENROLLED THROUGH THE PILOT  INITIATIVE,  A
  LOCAL  SOCIAL  SERVICES DISTRICT SHALL NOT
  REIMBURSE SUBSIDY PAYMENTS  IN  EXCESS  OF
  THE  AMOUNT  THE SUBSIDY FUNDING APPROPRI-
  ATED HEREIN CAN SUPPORT. CHILD CARE SUBSI-
  DIES PAID ON BEHALF OF  ELIGIBLE  FAMILIES
  SHALL  BE REIMBURSED AT THE ACTUAL COST OF
  CARE UP TO THE APPLICABLE MARKET RATE  FOR
  THE   DISTRICT  IN  WHICH  CHILD  CARE  IS
  PROVIDED AND IN ACCORDANCE  WITH  THE  FEE
  SCHEDULE  OF  THE  LOCAL  SOCIAL  SERVICES
  DISTRICT MAKING THE SUBSIDY PAYMENT. UP TO
  $154,000 SHALL BE MADE  AVAILABLE  TO  THE
  NYS  AFL-CIO  WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT INSTI-
  TUTE, OR OTHER  DESIGNATED  ADMINISTRATOR,
  TO  ADMINISTER  AND  TO  IMPLEMENT  A PLAN
  APPROVED BY THE  OFFICE  OF  CHILDREN  AND
  FAMILY  SERVICES FOR THIS PILOT PROGRAM IN
  CONSULTATION WITH  THE  ADVISORY  COUNCIL.
  THIS   ADMINISTRATOR   SHALL  PREPARE  AND
  SUBMIT TO THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMI-
  LY SERVICES,  THE  CHAIRS  OF  THE  SENATE
  COMMITTEE  ON  SOCIAL SERVICES, THE SENATE
  COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN  AND  FAMILIES,  THE
  SENATE  COMMITTEE  ON LABOR, THE CHAIRS OF
  THE ASSEMBLY  COMMITTEE  ON  CHILDREN  AND
  FAMILIES,  AND  THE  ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON
  SOCIAL  SERVICES,  AN  EVALUATION  OF  THE
  PILOT  WITH  RECOMMENDATIONS.  SUCH EVALU-
  ATION SHALL INCLUDE AVAILABLE  INFORMATION
  REGARDING  THE  PILOT  PROGRAMS OR PARTIC-
  IPANTS IN THE  PILOT  PROGRAMS,  INCLUDING
  BUT  NOT LIMITED TO: THE NUMBER OF INCOME-
  ELIGIBLE CHILDREN OF WORKING PARENTS  WITH
  INCOME  GREATER THAN 200 PERCENT BUT AT OR
  LESS  THAN  275  PERCENT  OF  THE  FEDERAL
  POVERTY  LEVEL,  THE  AGES OF THE CHILDREN
  SERVED BY THE PROJECT, THE NUMBER OF FAMI-
  LIES SERVED BY  THE  PROJECT  WHO  ARE  IN
  RECEIPT  OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE, THE FACTORS
  THAT PARENTS CONSIDERED WHEN SEARCHING FOR
  CHILD CARE, THE FACTORS  THAT  BARRED  THE
  FAMILIES'  ACCESS TO CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE
  PRIOR TO THEIR ENROLLMENT IN  THE  FACILI-
  TATED  ENROLLMENT  PROGRAM,  THE NUMBER OF
  FAMILIES WHO RECEIVE A CHILD CARE  SUBSIDY
  PURSUANT TO THIS PROGRAM WHO CHOOSE TO USE
  SUCH SUBSIDY FOR REGULATED CHILD CARE, AND
  THE NUMBER OF FAMILIES WHO RECEIVE A CHILD
  CARE  SUBSIDY PURSUANT TO THIS PROGRAM WHO
  CHOOSE TO  USE  SUCH  SUBSIDY  TO  RECEIVE
  CHILD  CARE SERVICES PROVIDED BY A LEGALLY

S. 1                                7                               A. 1

  EXEMPT  PROVIDER.  SUCH  REPORT  SHALL  BE
  SUBMITTED BY THE APPLICABLE PROJECT ADMIN-
  ISTRATOR,  ON  OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 1, 2012,
  PROVIDED   THAT  IF  SUCH  REPORT  IS  NOT
  RECEIVED BY NOVEMBER 30, 2012,  REIMBURSE-
  MENT  FOR  ADMINISTRATIVE  COSTS  SHALL BE
  EITHER REDUCED OR WITHHELD, AND FAILURE OF
  AN ADMINISTRATOR TO SUBMIT A TIMELY REPORT
  MAY   JEOPARDIZE   SUCH    ADMINISTRATOR'S
  PROGRAM  FROM  RECEIVING FUNDING IN FUTURE
  YEARS. CHILD CARE SUBSIDIES PAID ON BEHALF
  OF ELIGIBLE FAMILIES SHALL  BE  REIMBURSED
  AT  THE  ACTUAL  COST  OF  CARE  UP TO THE
  APPLICABLE MARKET RATE FOR THE DISTRICT IN
  WHICH THE  CHILD  CARE  IS  PROVIDED,  FOR
  SUBSIDY  PAYMENTS  MADE FROM APRIL 1, 2011
  THROUGH MARCH 31, 2012 IN ACCORDANCE  WITH
  THE  FEE  SCHEDULE  OF  THE  LOCAL  SOCIAL
  SERVICES  DISTRICT  MAKING   THE   SUBSIDY
  PAYMENTS. THE ADMINISTRATOR FOR THIS PILOT
  PROJECT  IS  REQUIRED TO SUBMIT BI-MONTHLY
  REPORTS ON  THE  FIFTEENTH  DAY  OF  EVERY
  OTHER  MONTH BEGINNING ON JANUARY 15, 2012
  AND  BI-MONTHLY  THEREAFTER  THAT  PROVIDE
  CURRENT ENROLLMENT AND INFORMATION INCLUD-
  ING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE AMOUNT OF THE
  APPROVED   SUBSIDY  LEVEL,  THE  LEVEL  OF
  CO-PAYMENT BY THE  LOCAL  SOCIAL  SERVICES
  DISTRICT  REQUIRED FOR THE PARTICIPANTS IN
  THE PROGRAM, THE PROGRAM'S ADOPTED  BUDGET
  REFLECTING ALL EXPENSES INCLUDING SALARIES
  AND  OTHER  INFORMATION  AS NEEDED, TO THE
  OFFICE OF CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY  SERVICES,
  THE  CHAIRS  OF  THE  SENATE  COMMITTEE ON
  SOCIAL SERVICES, THE SENATE  COMMITTEE  ON
  CHILDREN  AND FAMILIES, THE SENATE COMMIT-
  TEE ON LABOR, THE CHAIRS OF  THE  ASSEMBLY
  COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES AND THE
  ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL SERVICES, AND
  THE   LOCAL   SOCIAL  SERVICES  DISTRICTS.
  PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT IF  SUCH  BI-MONTHLY
  REPORTS ARE NOT RECEIVED FROM THIS CAPITAL
  REGION-ONEIDA ADMINISTRATOR, REIMBURSEMENT
  FOR  ADMINISTRATIVE  COSTS SHALL BE EITHER
  REDUCED OR  WITHHELD  AND  FAILURE  OF  AN
  ADMINISTRATOR  TO  SUBMIT  A TIMELY REPORT
  MAY   JEOPARDIZE   SUCH    ADMINISTRATOR'S
  PROGRAM  FROM  RECEIVING FUNDING IN FUTURE
  YEARS. THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN  AND  FAMILY
  SERVICES  SHALL  PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSIST-
  ANCE TO THE PILOT  PROGRAM  TO  ASSIST  IN
  TIMELY   COORDINATION   WITH  THE  MONTHLY
  CLAIMING  PROCESS.   NOTWITHSTANDING   ANY
  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THIS PILOT PROGRAM
  MAINTAINED HEREIN MAY BE TERMINATED IF THE
  ADMINISTRATOR  FOR SUCH PROGRAM MISMANAGES

S. 1                                8                               A. 1

  SUCH  PROGRAM,  BY  ENGAGING  IN   ACTIONS
  INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPROPER USE
  OF  FUNDS, PROVIDING FOR CHILD CARE SUBSI-
  DIES  IN  EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT THE SUBSIDY
  FUNDING APPROPRIATED HEREIN  CAN  SUPPORT,
  AND   FAILING   TO   SUBMIT   CLAIMS   FOR
  REIMBURSEMENT IN A TIMELY FASHION ............ 1,540,000

               DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE
        OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE

                  AID TO LOCALITIES 2011-12
EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC SUPPORT PROGRAM

  General Fund
  Local Assistance Account

FOR SERVICES AND  EXPENSES,  NOTWITHSTANDING
  ANY  INCONSISTENT  PROVISION  OF  LAW, AND
  WITHOUT STATE OR LOCAL  FINANCIAL  PARTIC-
  IPATION,  OF  THE  CAREER PATHWAYS PROGRAM
  FOR NOT-FOR-PROFIT, COMMUNITY-BASED ORGAN-
  IZATIONS PROVIDING COORDINATED, COMPREHEN-
  SIVE EMPLOYMENT SERVICES BEYOND THE  LEVEL
  CURRENTLY  FUNDED BY LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES
  DISTRICTS  TO  ELIGIBLE  INDIVIDUALS   AND
  FAMILIES. SUCH FUNDS ARE TO BE MADE AVAIL-
  ABLE   TO   ESTABLISH  A  CAREER  PATHWAYS
  PROGRAM TO LINK EDUCATION AND OCCUPATIONAL
  TRAINING TO SUBSEQUENT EMPLOYMENT  THROUGH
  A  CONTINUUM  OF  EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND
  INTEGRATED  SUPPORT  SERVICES  TO   ENABLE
  PARTICIPANTS, INCLUDING DISCONNECTED YOUNG
  ADULTS,  AGES  SIXTEEN  TO TWENTY-FOUR, TO
  ADVANCE OVER TIME BOTH TO HIGHER LEVELS OF
  EDUCATION  AND  TO  HIGHER  WAGE  JOBS  IN
  TARGETED  OCCUPATIONAL SECTORS. WITH FUNDS
  APPROPRIATED HEREIN, THE OFFICE OF  TEMPO-
  RARY  AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE IN CONSUL-
  TATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR  SHALL
  ESTABLISH  THE CAREER PATHWAYS PROGRAM AND
  PROVIDE TECHNICAL SUPPORT, AS  NEEDED,  TO
  PROVIDE   EDUCATION,   TRAINING,  AND  JOB
  PLACEMENT FOR LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS,  AGE
  SIXTEEN  AND  OLDER.  PREFERENCE  SHALL BE
  GIVEN TO EIGHTEEN TO TWENTY-FOUR YEAR OLDS
  WHO ARE UNEMPLOYED  OR  UNDEREMPLOYED,  IN
  AREAS OF THE STATE WITH DEMONSTRATED LABOR
  MARKET  NEEDS  AND UNEMPLOYMENT RATES THAT
  ARE  GREATER  THAN  THE   APPROPRIATE   OR
  COMPARATIVE  RATE  OF  EMPLOYMENT  FOR THE
  REGION, AND TO PERSONS IN RECEIPT OF FAMI-
  LY ASSISTANCE AND/OR  SAFETY  NET  ASSIST-
  ANCE.  OF  THE  AMOUNTS  APPROPRIATED,  AT
  LEAST SIXTY PERCENT SHALL BE AVAILABLE FOR
  SERVICES TO EIGHTEEN TO  TWENTY-FOUR  YEAR

S. 1                                9                               A. 1

  OLDS,  WITH  REMAINING  FUNDS AVAILABLE TO
  RECIPIENTS  OF  FAMILY  ASSISTANCE  AND/OR
  SAFETY   NET   ASSISTANCE,   WITHOUT   AGE
  RESTRICTIONS,  AND  SIXTEEN  TO  SEVENTEEN
  YEAR OLD SELF-SUPPORTING  INDIVIDUALS  WHO
  ARE  HEADS  OF  HOUSEHOLD.  THE  OFFICE OF
  TEMPORARY  AND  DISABILITY  ASSISTANCE  IN
  CONSULTATION  WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
  SHALL DEVELOP A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS  AND
  SHALL RECEIVE, REVIEW, AND ASSESS APPLICA-
  TIONS.  IN SELECTING PROPOSALS, THE OFFICE
  OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE AND
  THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SHALL GIVE PREFER-
  ENCE TO PROGRAMS THAT DEMONSTRATE COMMUNI-
  TY-BASED COLLABORATIONS WITH EDUCATION AND
  TRAINING PROVIDERS AND  EMPLOYERS  IN  THE
  REGION.   SUCH   EDUCATION   AND  TRAINING
  PROVIDERS MAY INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE  LIMITED
  TO  GENERAL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMAS PROGRAMS,
  COMMUNITY COLLEGES, JUNIOR COLLEGES, BUSI-
  NESS AND TRADE SCHOOLS, VOCATIONAL  INSTI-
  TUTIONS,  AND  INSTITUTIONS WITH BACCALAU-
  REATE DEGREE-GRANTING  PROGRAMS;  PROGRAMS
  THAT  PROVIDE  FOR A CAREER PATH OR CAREER
  PATHS, AS SUPPORTED  BY  IDENTIFIED  LOCAL
  EMPLOYMENT  NEEDS;  PROGRAMS  THAT PROVIDE
  EMPLOYMENT  SERVICES,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT
  LIMITED    TO,   POST-SECONDARY   TRAINING
  DESIGNED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF EMPLOYERS IN
  THE LOCAL LABOR MARKET, OR CATCHMENT AREA;
  PROGRAMS THAT INCLUDE EDUCATION AND TRAIN-
  ING COMPONENTS, SUCH  AS  REMEDIAL  EDUCA-
  TION,  INDIVIDUAL  TRAINING PLANS, PRE-EM-
  PLOYMENT TRAINING, WORKPLACE BASIC SKILLS,
  AND LITERACY SKILLS TRAINING. SUCH  EDUCA-
  TION  AND  TRAINING  MUST  INCLUDE  INSTI-
  TUTIONS, INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS,  OR  OTHER
  CREDENTIALING  BODIES  FOR  THE PURPOSE OF
  PROVIDING PARTICIPANTS WITH  CERTIFICATES,
  DIPLOMAS,   OR   DEGREES;   PROJECTS  THAT
  PROVIDE  COMPREHENSIVE   STUDENT   SUPPORT
  SERVICES,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED TO
  TUTORING,  MENTORING,  CHILD  CARE,  AFTER
  SCHOOL PROGRAM ACCESS, TRANSPORTATION, AND
  CASE MANAGEMENT, AS PART OF THE INDIVIDUAL
  TRAINING  PLAN.  PREFERENCE SHALL BE GIVEN
  TO PROPOSALS THAT  INCLUDE  NOT-FOR-PROFIT
  COLLABORATIONS  WITH  EDUCATION, TRAINING,
  OR EMPLOYER STAKEHOLDERS  IN  THE  REGION;
  PROGRAMS  WHICH LEVERAGE ADDITIONAL COMMU-
  NITY  RESOURCES  AND  PROVIDE  PARTICIPANT
  SUPPORT  SERVICES; TRAINING THAT RESULT IN
  JOB PLACEMENT; AND  EDUCATION  THAT  LINKS
  PARTICIPANTS   WITH   OCCUPATIONAL  SKILLS
  TRAINING AND/OR  EMPLOYER-RELATED  CREDEN-
  TIALS, CREDITS, DIPLOMAS OR CERTIFICATES ..... 2,500,000

S. 1                               10                               A. 1

                DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL

                        AID TO LOCALITIES 2011-12

FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAM

  GENERAL FUND
  LOCAL ASSISTANCE ACCOUNT

FOR  SERVICES  AND  EXPENSES OF THE SUBPRIME
  FORECLOSURE  PREVENTION  SERVICES  PROGRAM
  SET FORTH IN SECTION 2 OF PART NN OF CHAP-
  TER 57 OF THE LAWS OF 2008
  .............................................. 1,000,000

                           DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
                        AID TO LOCALITIES 2011-12

EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAM

  General Fund
  Local Assistance Account

FOR  SERVICES  AND  EXPENSES  RELATED TO THE
  CONTINUATION   OF   DISPLACED    HOMEMAKER
  SERVICES.  FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE HEREIN MAY
  BE USED FOR STATE AGENCY  CONTRACTORS,  OR
  AID  TO  LOCAL  SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS,
  PROVIDED, FURTHER THAT NO  MORE  THAN  TEN
  PERCENT  OF  SUCH  FUNDS  MAY  BE USED FOR
  PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION AT EACH  INDIVIDUAL
  DISPLACED  HOMEMAKER CENTER.  EACH PROGRAM
  ADMINISTRATOR SHALL PREPARE AND SUBMIT  AN
  ANNUAL  REPORT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR,
  THE CHAIRS  OF  THE  SENATE  COMMITTEE  ON
  SOCIAL  SERVICES, AND THE SENATE COMMITTEE
  ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES AND THE  ASSEMBLY
  CHAIR OF THE COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL SERVICES,
  ON  THE  SUMMARY  OF ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING
  BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE NUMBER OF  ELIGIBLE
  RECIPIENTS,   AND  THE  OUTCOME  FOR  EACH
  RECIPIENT  TOGETHER  WITH  A  SUMMARY   OF
  REVENUES  AND EXPENSES INCLUDING ALL SALA-
  RIES ......................................... 2,500,000

FOR  ALLOCATION  TO  LOCAL  SOCIAL  SERVICES
  DISTRICTS,  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSIST-
  ENT PROVISION OF LAW, AND WITHOUT STATE OR
  LOCAL FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION,  FOR  COSTS
  OF  OPERATING  THE  SUMMER  YOUTH PROGRAMS
  PROVIDING FULL WAGE  SUBSIDY  PAID  SUMMER
  EMPLOYMENT   AND   ASSOCIATED   SUPPORTIVE
  SERVICES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER INCON-
  SISTENT PROVISION OF LAW TO THE  CONTRARY,
  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF ANY LOCAL DEPARTMENT
  OF SOCIAL SERVICES MAY  ASSIGN  ALL  OR  A

S. 1                               11                               A. 1

  PORTION  OF  MONEYS APPROPRIATED HEREIN ON
  BEHALF OF SUCH LOCAL DEPARTMENT OF  SOCIAL
  SERVICES TO THE WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD
  DESIGNATED  BY  SUCH COMMISSIONER AND UPON
  RECEIPT OF SUCH MONIES, ANY SUCH WORKFORCE
  INVESTMENT BOARD  SHALL  BE  OBLIGATED  TO
  UTILIZE  SUCH  FUNDS  CONSISTENT  WITH THE
  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  APPROPRIATION.   FUNDS
  APPROPRIATED  HEREIN SHALL BE ALLOCATED TO
  LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS IN ACCORD-
  ANCE WITH  A  METHODOLOGY  THAT  SHALL  BE
  BASED  ON  ALLOCATIONS FOR THE PRIOR STATE
  FISCAL YEAR AND ON A  DISTRICT'S  RELATIVE
  SHARE  OF  PERSONS AGED FOURTEEN TO TWENTY
  LIVING IN HOUSEHOLDS WHOSE INCOMES DO  NOT
  EXCEED  200 PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY
  LEVEL ....................................... 25,000,000

     MISCELLANEOUS -- ALL STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES
     HURRICANE IRENE - TROPICAL STORM LEE FLOOD RECOVERY
                        GRANT PROGRAM
                  AID TO LOCALITIES 2011-12

  GENERAL FUND
  LOCAL ASSISTANCE ACCOUNT

FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE HURRICANE IRENE  -
  TROPICAL  STORM  LEE  FLOOD RECOVERY GRANT
  PROGRAM. THIS APPROPRIATION MAY  BE  ALLO-
  CATED  TO  EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT OR ANY
  OTHER STATE AGENCY  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF
  IMPLEMENTING  THE  HURRICANE IRENE - TROP-
  ICAL  STORM  LEE  FLOOD   RECOVERY   GRANT
  PROGRAM ..................................... 50,000,000
                                            --------------

       MISCELLANEOUS -- ALL STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES HIGHER
                     EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS

                        AID TO LOCALITIES 2011-12

  GENERAL FUND
  LOCAL ASSISTANCE ACCOUNT

FOR  SERVICES AND EXPENSES OF THE FOLLOWING:
  SEARCH FOR EDUCATION, ELEVATION AND  KNOW-
  LEDGE (SEEK) PROGRAMS ($1,000,000); EDUCA-
  TIONAL   OPPORTUNITY  PROGRAM  ($955,000);
  STUDENT  FINANCIAL  ASSISTANCE  TO  EXPAND
  OPPORTUNITIES AT COMMUNITY COLLEGES OF THE
  CITY  UNIVERSITY FOR THE EDUCATIONALLY AND
  ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED  IN  ACCORDANCE
  WITH  SECTION  6452  OF  THE EDUCATION LAW
  ($55,000);  LIBERTY  PARTNERSHIP   PROGRAM
  AWARDS   ($1,700,000);   HIGHER  EDUCATION
  OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM  AWARDS  ($3,485,000);

S. 1                               12                               A. 1

  SCIENCE   AND   TECHNOLOGY  ENTRY  PROGRAM
  (STEP) AWARDS ($1,027,000); AND COLLEGIATE
  SCIENCE  AND  TECHNOLOGY   ENTRY   PROGRAM
  (CSTEP)  AWARDS ($778,000). THIS APPROPRI-
  ATION MAY BE ALLOCATED TO THE CITY UNIVER-
  SITY OF NEW YORK, THE STATE UNIVERSITY  OF
  NEW  YORK, AND THE STATE EDUCATION DEPART-
  MENT PURSUANT  TO  A  PLAN  DEVELOPED  AND
  APPROVED  BY  THE  DIRECTOR  OF THE BUDGET
  FOLLOWING CONSULTATION WITH THE  CHAIR  OF
  THE ASSEMBLY WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE ........ 9,000,000
                                            --------------
  S  3.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to
have been in full force and effect on and after April 1, 2011.

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