senate Bill S5841

Amended

Requires the commissioner of labor to study and issue a report on the workforce guidance and information for women policy

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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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  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO RULES
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1521
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 21 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO LABOR
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • DIED IN ASSEMBLY
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 08 / Jan / 2014
    • REFERRED TO LABOR
  • 10 / Feb / 2014
    • AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO LABOR
  • 10 / Feb / 2014
    • PRINT NUMBER 5841A

Summary

Requires the commissioner of labor to study and issue a report on the workforce guidance and information for women policy.

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Bill Details

Versions:
S5841
S5841A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S5841

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
establishing the workforce guidance and information for women policy
study; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration
thereof

PURPOSE OF BILL: This legislation requires the
department of labor to
study and submit a report in relation to the workforce guidance and
information for women policy enacted pursuant to chapter 284 of the
laws of 2012.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:

Section 1 defines the term "state agency" for purposes of the bill;
requires a study and report on issues related to the workforce
guidance and information for women policy; permits the commissioner
of the department of labor to query other state or county agencies in
order to complete the required study and report; and requires said
report be submitted to the governor, temporary president of the
senate, speaker of the assembly and select committees within each
legislative body no later than July 1, 2014.

Section 2 of the bill establishes the act shall take effect
immediately and shall expire and be deemed repealed August 1, 2014

JUSTIFICATION: This legislation is necessary in order
to ascertain the
progress made by the department in relation to the guidance provided
to local workforce investment boards which is intended to enhance
both services and training for women so that they will realize higher
paying jobs and careers.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS FOR STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS:
Minimal

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect
immediately and be deemed
repealed on August 1, 2014.

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

                                  5841

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 17, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT establishing the workforce guidance  and  information  for  women
  policy  study;  and  providing  for the repeal of such provisions upon
  expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The commissioner of the department of labor shall study and
issue  a  comprehensive report on the workforce guidance and information
for women policy enacted pursuant to chapter 284 of the laws of 2012.
  1. For the purposes of this section, the  term  "state  agency"  shall
refer  to any agency, department, bureau, commission, board, task force,
committee, public benefit corporation,  or  public  authority,  where  a
member is appointed by the governor.
  2.  Such  study  and report carried out pursuant to this section shall
address the following issues related to said policy:
  (a) what information has been provided with  respect  to  compensation
for jobs and careers which offer higher earning potential including jobs
that are traditionally dominated by men;
  (b)  how  the  counseling,  skills  development and training have been
enhanced with respect to encouraging both women and men to seek  employ-
ment in such jobs;
  (c)  have  referrals to employers offering such jobs been made and, if
available, provide statistics on the  number  of  women  who  have  been
referred as a result of this policy;
  (d)  how  information regarding the gender wage gap and specific self-
sufficiency rates for families living and working in an applicable local
labor market have enhanced the opportunities for women to obtain  higher
paying jobs and careers; and
  (e) any other information the department deems pertinent to include in
said report related to this policy.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11479-01-3

S. 5841                             2

  3.  Such report shall be made to the governor, the temporary president
of the senate, the speaker of the assembly,  the  senate  committees  on
labor and infrastructure and capital investment and the assembly commit-
tee on labor no later than July 1, 2014.
  4.  The commissioner of the department of labor may request any avail-
able information from any state or county agency that  is  relevant  and
material to the completion of this study and report.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be
deemed repealed August 1, 2014.

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