senate Bill S5841A

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:S5841A

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, 2015.

Section 2 of the bill establishes the act shall take effect
immediately and shall expire and be deemed repealed August 1, 2015.

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, 2015.

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

                                 5841--A

                       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  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Labor  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11479-02-4

S. 5841--A                          2

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.
  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, 2015.
  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, 2015.

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