senate Bill S3966

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the sharing of unemployment insurance information with public entities for certain authorized purposes

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to labor
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
May 03, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 02, 2011 2nd report cal.
Apr 13, 2011 1st report cal.397
Mar 10, 2011 referred to labor

S3966 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §537, Lab L; amd §171-h, Tax L

S3966 - Summary

Relation to the sharing of unemployment insurance information with public entities for certain authorized purposes.

S3966 - Sponsor Memo

S3966 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3966

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. ROBACH -- (at request of the Department of Labor) --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Labor

AN  ACT  to amend the labor law, in relation to the sharing of unemploy-
  ment insurance information with public entities for certain authorized
  purposes; and to amend the tax law, in relation to  the  national  and
  state directory of new hires

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

  Section 1.  The section heading of section 537 of the  labor  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  346  of  the  laws  of 1948, is amended to read as
follows:
  [Disclosures prohibited] DISCLOSURE OF UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE INFORMA-
TION.
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 537 of the  labor  law,  as  amended  by
chapter 551 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  a. Unemployment insurance information.  (i) Unemployment insurance
information is information contained in the records  of  the  department
pertaining to the administration of [this article, including information
obtained by the department from employers and employees pursuant to this
article]  THE  STATE  UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM.  The term includes
wage reporting information obtained by the  department  from  the  state
department  of  taxation  and  finance  pursuant  to subdivision four of
section one hundred seventy-one-a and paragraph four of  subsection  (a)
of  section six hundred seventy-four of the tax law. It further includes
information in the state directory of new hires that has been  disclosed
to  the  department  for use in the unemployment insurance program. Such
information does not include the personnel or general fiscal information
of the department or information in the public domain.
  (ii) For purposes of this paragraph, the term public domain means: (A)
information about the department and the unemployment  insurance  appeal

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09757-03-1

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