senate Bill S2396

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates the Mature Workers Support Program

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 21, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to aging
Apr 11, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Mar 10, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 19, 2011 referred to aging

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Apr 11, 2011 - Aging committee Vote

S2396
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Aging Committee Vote: Apr 11, 2011

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excused (1)

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S2396 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9091
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 3 ยง301, Eld L

S2396 - Bill Texts

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Creates the Mature Workers Support Program.

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BILL NUMBER:S2396

TITLE OF BILL: REVISED 12/30/11
An act
to amend the elder law, in relation to creating the mature workers
support program

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 news 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.

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

Section 3. 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:
2011: 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
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2396

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 19, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to creating the mature  work-
  ers support program

  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
                     MATURE WORKERS SUPPORT PROGRAM
SECTION 301. MATURE WORKERS SUPPORT PROGRAM.
  S  301.  MATURE  WORKERS  SUPPORT  PROGRAM.  1.  THE  OFFICE SHALL, IN
CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, DEVELOP AND UPDATE ON AN ANNU-
AL 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.
                                                           LBD04536-03-1

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