assembly Bill A22

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts the "New York YouthBuild demonstration program"; appropriation

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jan 05, 2011 referred to education

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A22 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง4608, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A483
2013-2014: A1068
2015-2016: A835
2017-2018: A13
2019-2020: A165

A22 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "New York state YouthBuild act"; creates YouthBuild Inter-agency board, sets program requirements; authorizes the nine member board to make grants to eligible YouthBuild participants and to establish application requirements; expands the number of YouthBuild demonstration programs in New York state (view more) appropriates $3,000,000 per year for three years therefor.

A22 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   22

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CAHILL, CANESTRARI, CLARK, COOK, CYMBROWITZ,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, GANTT, HOYT, JAFFEE, McENENY,  MILLMAN,  ORTIZ,  PHEFFER,
  REILLY,  J. RIVERA,  TITUS,  WRIGHT, KAVANAGH, CAMARA, AUBRY -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRENNAN, FARRELL, GOTTFRIED, V. LOPEZ, LUPAR-
  DO, PEOPLES-STOKES, TOWNS, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to enacting the New  York
  YouthBuild demonstration program; and making an appropriation therefor

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "New York YouthBuild demonstration program".
  S 2. Legislative intent. The legislature seeks to support economically
disadvantaged youth, especially youth who have not finished high school,
to obtain the education, work experience skills training, personal coun-
seling,  leadership  development  skills training, job placement assist-
ance, and long-term follow-up services necessary  for  them  to  achieve
permanent  economic  self-sufficiency,  while at the same time providing
valuable community service that addresses urgent community needs includ-
ing the demand for affordable housing and the need for young role models
and mentors for younger teenagers and children.
  The legislature further intends to foster the development  of  leader-
ship skills and a commitment to community development among youth and to
ensure  maximum  educational achievement of program participants through
GED attainment and transition to institutions of higher education, where
appropriate.
  The legislature further intends to provide communities the opportunity
to establish or rebuild neighborhood stability in economically depressed
and low-income areas, as well as historic areas requiring restoration or
preservation, while providing economically disadvantaged youth and youth

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

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