senate Bill S314A

Provides for the establishment of guides containing best practices for hiring, retaining, and retraining mature workers

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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  • 09 / Jan / 2013
    • REFERRED TO AGING
  • 25 / Jan / 2013
    • AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO AGING
  • 25 / Jan / 2013
    • PRINT NUMBER 314A
  • 28 / Feb / 2013
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO AGING
  • 25 / Mar / 2014
    • REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE

Summary

Provides for the establishment of guides containing best practices for hiring, retaining, and retraining mature workers.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1857A
Versions:
S314
S314A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 3 ยง301, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Cycles:
2013-2014: A1857
2011-2012: A1856A, A9091, S2396, A9091
2009-2010: A1293, A9866, A9866
2007-2008: A5550

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BILL NUMBER:S314A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the elder law, in relation to
providing for guides containing best practices for hiring, retaining,
and retraining mature workers

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
To develop a guide for businesses regarding the hiring, retaining and
retraining of mature workers in New York State.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1. Amends the Elder Law by adding a new article 3. Directs the
office for aging and the department of labor to develop and update on
an annual basis, a mature workers' guide for businesses in New York
State.

Subsection 2. Outlines the manner in which this guidebook will be made
available.

Section 2. Effective Date.

EXISTING LAW:
None.

JUSTIFICATION:
Workers in NY State are working longer than ever due to the recession
of 2009. It is important that the State assist these mature workers
and business's age friendly working environments. Therefore, it is
the intent of this bill to have the state office of the aging and the
department of labor develop a guide for businesses that will assist
them in attaining the goals outlined in section 301 of the elder law.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2012: S.2396 - Notice of Committee Consideration Requested, Committee
Discharged and Committed to Rules/A.472-A - Enacting Clause
Stricken/A.9091 - Reported, Referred to Ways and Means
2011: S.2396 - Reported and Committed to Finance/A.472A -
Reported, Referred to Ways and Means
2009-10: A.9866- Referred to Ways and Means

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
Minimal, however paper copies of this guide will be made available to
consumers for a fee.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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

                                 314--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Aging  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  elder  law, in relation to providing for guides
  containing best practices for hiring, retaining, and retraining mature
  workers

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

  Section  1. The elder law is amended by adding a new article 3 to read
as follows:
                               ARTICLE III
                          AGING IN COMMUNITIES
                                 TITLE I
                          WORKPLACE INITIATIVES
SECTION 301. MATURE WORKERS SUPPORT GUIDE.
  S 301. MATURE WORKERS SUPPORT GUIDE. 1. THE OFFICE SHALL, IN  CONJUNC-
TION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, DEVELOP AND UPDATE ON AN ANNUAL BASIS
A  GUIDE  FOR  BUSINESSES  FOR  HIRING, RETAINING, AND RETRAINING MATURE
WORKERS IN NEW YORK STATE.
  2.  SUCH GUIDE SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITES OF THE  OFFICE,
DEPARTMENT  OF  LABOR,  AND  DEPARTMENT OF STATE. BUSINESSES THAT OBTAIN
CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR OR DEPARTMENT OF
STATE SHALL BE PROVIDED WITH A LINK TO THIS GUIDE, OR A PAPER COPY  UPON
REQUEST,  WHEN THEY APPLY FOR SUCH CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE. A REASON-
ABLE FEE MAY BE CHARGED FOR PAPER COPIES PROVIDED TO INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE
NOT BUSINESS OWNERS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01008-03-3

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