senate Bill S5355

Vetoed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the green jobs workforce subcommittee of the state workforce investment board

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Sep 23, 2011 tabled
vetoed memo.50
Sep 12, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1389
substituted for s5355
Jun 20, 2011 substituted by a241
ordered to third reading cal.1389
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 11, 2011 referred to labor

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S5355 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A241
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง854, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5640B, A8377B

S5355 - Bill Texts

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Establishes the green jobs workforce subcommittee of the state workforce investment board to conduct labor market data analysis, to provide job training and education programs, and to provide a local green jobs corps.

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BILL NUMBER:S5355

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the labor law, in relation to establishing the subcommittee on
green jobs workforce to conduct labor market data analysis, to provide
job training and education programs, and to provide a local green jobs
corps

PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL:
The bill establishes a subcommittee of the state workforce investment
board to coordinate the state's efforts to develop and train a
workforce in the green economy, conducting labor market data
analysis, providing job training and education programs, among other
efforts.

SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS:
Section 1 adds a new section 854 to the labor law, establishing the
green jobs workforce subcommittee and specifying its duties in labor
market/industry data analysis, job training programs, education
programs, creation of local green jobs corps, funding solicitation
from private and other governmental entities, and reporting
requirements.

Section 2 establishes the effective date of the legislation.

JUSTIFICATION:
Creating a specific subcommittee of the state workforce investment
board targeted to green jobs development brings together disparate
state resources into a single, coordinated effort that will have much
greater effectiveness. The detailed data analysis will help guide the
development of the strategy required to grow green industries in New
York State, and the reporting component will allow for hill
transparency and accountability of those efforts. The creation of
local green jobs corps provides a tangible, on the ground effort to
achieve the goals of growing the economy.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2009-10: A.8377-B Referred to Rules/S.5640-B Passed Senate

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
Subject to the annual budget appropriations process.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
The act requires the subcommittee to be established within 6 months of
the date on which this act shall have become law.

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

                                  5355

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 establishing  the  subcom-
  mittee  on green jobs workforce to conduct labor market data analysis,
  to provide job training and education programs, and to provide a local
  green jobs corps

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

  Section  1.  The  labor  law is amended by adding a new section 854 to
read as follows:
  S 854. GREEN JOBS WORKFORCE SUBCOMMITTEE. 1.  CREATION  AND  CONSTITU-
TION.  (A)  THE  GREEN  JOBS SUBCOMMITTEE (THE "SUBCOMMITTEE") IS HEREBY
ESTABLISHED BY  THE  STATE  WORKFORCE  INVESTMENT  BOARD  CONSISTING  OF
MEMBERS  OF  THE  STATE  WORKFORCE  INVESTMENT  BOARD  TO COORDINATE THE
STATE'S EFFORTS TO DEVELOP AND TRAIN A WORKFORCE IN THE GREEN ECONOMY.
  (B) THE SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL WORK WITH THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC AND  PRIVATE
STAKEHOLDERS  IN  DEVELOPING  AND  CARRYING  OUT  ITS  TASKS  UNDER THIS
SECTION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: THE  DEPARTMENT  OF
LABOR;  THE  NEW  YORK  STATE  ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
(NYSERDA); THE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE; THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCA-
TION; THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION; THE EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT CORPO-
RATION; DOWNSTATE EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION;  UPSTATE  EMPIRE
STATE  DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION; THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES;
THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES'  NATIVE  AMERICAN  SERVICES;
THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION; THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICUL-
TURE  AND  MARKETS;  THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION; THE DEPARTMENT OF
HOUSING; THE NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY; THE OFFICE OF  GENERAL  SERVICES;
THE  OFFICE  OF  TEMPORARY  AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE; THE ENVIRONMENTAL
FACILITIES CORPORATION; NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY; NEW YORK STATE DEPART-
MENT OF PUBLIC SERVICES; NEW YORK  STATE  FARM  BUREAU;  REPRESENTATIVES
FROM  THE  ENVIRONMENTAL  JUSTICE  COMMUNITY; REPRESENTATIVES FROM LABOR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00301-01-1

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ORGANIZATIONS; REPRESENTATIVES FROM ORGANIZATIONS WHOSE PRIMARY  MISSION
IS  COMMITTED  TO  JOB  TRAINING  ACTIVITIES;  REPRESENTATIVES FROM K-12
EDUCATIONAL  INSTITUTIONS,  SECONDARY  EDUCATIONAL  INSTITUTIONS,  TRADE
SCHOOLS,  AND  THE  NEW  YORK  STATE  AND REGIONAL BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE
EDUCATION SERVICES ("BOCES"); REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE  PRIVATE  SECTOR,
SMALL  BUSINESS, INDUSTRIES AND TRADE ASSOCIATIONS; THE NEW YORK CHAPTER
OF THE UNITED STATES GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL; NON-PROFIT,  NON-GOVERNMEN-
TAL  AND  COMMUNITY-BASED  ORGANIZATIONS  WHICH FOCUS ON LABOR, ENVIRON-
MENTAL ISSUES, ENERGY EFFICIENCY, RENEWABLE ENERGY, CLEAN  TECHNOLOGIES,
AND  ALTERNATIVE  FUELS;  NATIVE  AMERICAN TRIBES; ORGANIZATIONS DEALING
WITH ADULTS AND YOUTH WITH SPECIAL  NEEDS,  AND  PHYSICAL  AND  LEARNING
DISABILITIES;  LOCAL  GOVERNMENTS  AND MUNICIPALITIES; WORKER INVESTMENT
AGENCY ONE-STOP CAREER CENTERS; AND LOCAL VETERANS AGENCIES AND VETERANS
SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS.
  (C) THE SUBCOMMITTEE MAY EMPLOY AND REMOVE SUCH PERSONNEL  AS  IT  MAY
DEEM  NECESSARY  FOR  THE PERFORMANCE OF ITS FUNCTIONS. TO CARRY OUT THE
TASKS UNDER THIS  SECTION,  THE  SUBCOMMITTEE  SHALL  ASSIGN  SUFFICIENT
STAFF.
  2.  LABOR MARKET/INDUSTRY DATA ANALYSIS. (A) THE SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL BE
RESPONSIBLE FOR  COLLECTING,  DEVELOPING  AND  ANALYZING  STATEWIDE  AND
REGIONAL LABOR MARKET AND INDUSTRY DATA.
  (B)  IN CARRYING OUT ITS DUTIES UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION, THE SUBCOMMIT-
TEE SHALL CONSULT WITH ALL RELEVANT  PUBLIC  AND  PRIVATE  STAKEHOLDERS,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THOSE LISTED IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVI-
SION ONE OF THIS SECTION.
  (C)  THE SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL PROVIDE A PERIODIC ANALYSIS WHICH INCLUDES
INDUSTRY AND WORKFORCE DATA, AND IDENTIFIES EXISTING AND EMERGING  BUSI-
NESSES  IN THE GREEN ECONOMY AND WORKFORCE SKILLS NEEDED TO MATCH EXIST-
ING AND/OR GROWING DEMAND. THE SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL PROVIDE THIS  INFORMA-
TION  IN  AN  ANNUAL  REPORT  AS  PROVIDED  IN SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF THIS
SECTION.
  (D) FOR PURPOSES OF COLLECTING INDUSTRY DATA, THE  SUBCOMMITTEE  SHALL
FOCUS ON THE FOLLOWING SECTORS, WHICH INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE
FOLLOWING:
  (I)  ENERGY-EFFICIENT  BUILDING,  CONSTRUCTION AND RETROFIT INDUSTRIES
AND OTHER INDUSTRIES WITH AN EXPERTISE IN GREEN BUILDING TECHNIQUES;
  (II) ENERGY-EFFICIENCY ASSESSMENT INDUSTRIES SERVING THE  RESIDENTIAL,
COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL SECTORS;
  (III) RENEWABLE ELECTRIC POWER INDUSTRIES;
  (IV) BIOFUELS INDUSTRIES;
  (V) DECONSTRUCTION, MATERIALS REUSE AND RECYCLING INDUSTRIES;
  (VI) BROWNFIELD REMEDIATION;
  (VII)  COMPONENT  MANUFACTURERS  THAT MAKE PARTS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY,
BIOFUELS,  OR  ENERGY  EFFICIENT  SYSTEMS;  MANUFACTURERS  THAT  PRODUCE
SUSTAINABLE  PRODUCTS  USING  ENVIRONMENTALLY  SUSTAINABLE PROCESSES AND
MATERIALS;
  (VIII) PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION (OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE); AND
  (IX) "INDUSTRIES-IN-TRANSITION" COVERING  SECTORS  THAT  ARE  ADOPTING
CLEANER TECHNOLOGIES AND PROCESSES.
  (E)  THE  SUBCOMMITTEE'S  ANALYSIS SHALL IDENTIFY JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN
THE GREEN ECONOMY AND DETERMINE THE POTENTIAL FOR EACH  INDUSTRY  SECTOR
TO CREATE NEW JOBS IN NEW YORK STATE, TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE AVAILABIL-
ITY OF EXISTING HOUSING AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION NEAR THESE JOB SITES.
  (F)  WITH RESPECT TO WORKFORCE DATA, THE SUBCOMMITTEE'S ANALYSIS SHALL
CONDUCT AN INVENTORY OF EXISTING:

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  (I) JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS RELATED TO CLEAN TECHNOLOGY, RENEWABLE ENER-
GY, AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY TECHNOLOGIES;
  (II) EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS RELATED TO CLEAN TECHNOLOGY, RENEWABLE ENER-
GY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY TECHNOLOGIES AT PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLEGES AND
UNIVERSITIES   AND   KINDERGARTEN  THROUGH  TWELFTH  GRADE  INSTITUTIONS
THROUGHOUT THE STATE; AND
  (III) REFERRAL, CAREER COUNSELING AND CASE MANAGEMENT  SERVICES  WHICH
LINK  JOB SEEKERS TO JOB OPENINGS AND TRAINING PROGRAMS RELATED TO CLEAN
TECHNOLOGY, RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
  (G) THE SUBCOMMITTEE'S ANALYSIS SHALL:
  (I) DETERMINE THE EXTENT TO WHICH EXISTING  TRAINING  AND  EDUCATIONAL
PROGRAMS PREPARE THE WORKFORCE FOR THE NEEDS OF THE CLEAN TECH INDUSTRY;
IN SO DOING, THE SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL IDENTIFY GAPS IN RELEVANT SKILLS AND
COMPETENCIES  TO BETTER MATCH INDUSTRY DEMAND AND DEFINE TYPES OF TRAIN-
ING AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS NECESSARY TO FILL THOSE GAPS;
  (II) ADDRESS THE CURRENT BARRIERS AND OPPORTUNITIES  FOR  THE  PARTIC-
IPATION  OF  TARGETED POPULATIONS DEFINED IN SUBPARAGRAPH (III) OF PARA-
GRAPH (D) OF SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION; AND
  (III) INCLUDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ACTION TO PROMOTE JOB  TRAINING  AND
EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
  3.  JOB  TRAINING  PROGRAMS.  (A)  BASED  ON  THE RESULTS OF THE LABOR
MARKET/INDUSTRY DATA ANALYSIS IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF  THIS  SECTION,  THE
SUBCOMMITTEE  SHALL  DEVELOP  STRATEGIES  FOR JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS THAT
MATCH THE NEEDS OF THE STATE'S GROWING GREEN ECONOMY.
  (B) IN CARRYING OUT ITS DUTIES UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION, THE  SUBCOMMIT-
TEE  SHALL  WORK  WITH  ALL  RELEVANT  PUBLIC  AND PRIVATE STAKEHOLDERS,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THOSE LISTED IN PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVI-
SION ONE OF THIS SECTION.
  (C) THE SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL EXPAND ON EXISTING JOB  TRAINING  PROGRAMS,
SUCH  AS  NYSERDA PROGRAMS FOR INSTALLER CERTIFICATION REGARDING MAINTE-
NANCE AND OPERATION OF LARGE-SCALE RENEWABLES AND ADDITIONAL SMALL SCALE
RENEWABLE TECHNOLOGIES SUCH AS WIND, SOLAR THERMAL, BIOMASS AND  ANAERO-
BIC DIGESTION SYSTEMS.
  (D)  THE  SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL DEVELOP NEW PROGRAMS NEEDED TO FILL RELE-
VANT SKILLS GAPS. IN DEVELOPING THESE PROGRAMS, THE  FOLLOWING  CRITERIA
MUST BE MET:
  (I)  INVOLVING  EMPLOYERS AND LABOR ORGANIZATIONS IN DETERMINING RELE-
VANT SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES, AS WELL AS ENSURING THAT THE  CERTIFICATES
OR  CREDENTIALS RESULTING FROM THE TRAINING PROGRAMS ARE EMPLOYER-RECOG-
NIZED;
  (II) COORDINATING JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS WITH  EXISTING  WORKFORCE  AND
ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT  STRATEGIES,  SUCH  AS  LABOR  MANAGEMENT TRAINING
PROGRAMS, UNION AND NON-UNION APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS, TO RETOOL WORKERS
IN DECLINING INDUSTRIES; AND
  (III) GIVING PRIORITY AND PROVIDING AN ENTRY-POINT TO  TARGETED  POPU-
LATIONS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
  (A)  INDIVIDUALS  SEEKING  PATHWAYS  OUT  OF POVERTY AND INTO ECONOMIC
SELF-SUFFICIENCY SUCH AS AT-RISK YOUTH, HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUTS, LOW-INCOME
WORKERS, UNEMPLOYED YOUTH AND ADULTS OR OTHER UNDERSERVED SECTORS OF THE
WORKFORCE IN AREAS OF HIGH POVERTY;
  (B) VETERANS OR PAST AND PRESENT MEMBERS OF RESERVE COMPONENTS OF  THE
ARMED FORCES;
  (C) NATIVE AMERICANS;
  (D) PEOPLE WITH PHYSICAL AND/OR LEARNING DISABILITIES;
  (E) FORMERLY INCARCERATED, ADJUDICATED, NON-VIOLENT OFFENDERS;

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  (F)  WORKERS  AFFECTED  BY DECLINING INDUSTRIES AND NATIONAL AND STATE
ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES; AND
  (G)   DISABLED   VETERAN   BUSINESS  ENTERPRISES,  MINORITY-OWNED  AND
WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES;
  (IV) REQUIRING THAT PROGRAMS BE OFFERED AT ALTERNATIVE TIMES,  INCLUD-
ING  EVENING  AND  WEEKEND  PROGRAMS,  AND  BE LOCATED IN CONVENIENT AND
ACCESSIBLE LOCATIONS FOR PARTICIPANTS, PARTICULARLY THE  TARGETED  POPU-
LATIONS SET FORTH IN SUBPARAGRAPH (III) OF THIS PARAGRAPH;
  (V) LINKING TRAINEES TO RELEVANT EMPLOYERS AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES; AND
  (VI)  TO  THE  MAXIMUM EXTENT FEASIBLE, LEVERAGING A MIX OF PUBLIC AND
PRIVATE FUNDING, INCLUDING CASH OR IN-KIND  MATCHES  FROM  PARTICIPATING
EMPLOYERS  WITH  THE GOAL THAT TRAINING IS PARTIALLY OR FULLY SUBSIDIZED
AND THAT ALL APPRENTICES RECEIVE A WAGE AND BENEFIT PACKAGE.
  (E) TO EXECUTE ITS TASKS  UNDER  THIS  SUBDIVISION,  THE  SUBCOMMITTEE
SHALL ENSURE THAT IT COORDINATES ITS EFFORTS WITH ITS TASKS UNDER SUBDI-
VISION  FOUR OF THIS SECTION TO BUILD LINKAGES BETWEEN EDUCATION AND JOB
TRAINING PROGRAMS AND ENSURE SMOOTH CAREER PATHWAYS.
  4. EDUCATION PROGRAMS.  (A) THE SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL WORK WITH ALL RELE-
VANT PUBLIC AND PRIVATE STAKEHOLDERS,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,
THOSE  LISTED  IN  PARAGRAPH  (B)  OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION TO
ASSIST SUCH ENTITIES IN DEVELOPING EDUCATIONAL  PROGRAMS  AND  CURRICULA
THAT  PREPARE  STUDENTS FOR FUTURE CAREERS IN THE GREEN ECONOMY BASED ON
THE RESULTS OF THE  LABOR  MARKET/INDUSTRY  DATA  ANALYSIS  REQUIRED  BY
SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
  (B) THE SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL EXPAND AND BUILD ON THE SUCCESSES OF EXIST-
ING EDUCATION PROGRAMS AT COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, SUCH AS SUNY DELHI,
SUNY  FARMINGDALE,  HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, AND BRONX COMMUNITY
COLLEGE; TO FILL THE GAPS IDENTIFIED IN THE WORKFORCE DATA ANALYSIS, THE
SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL DEVELOP NEW  TRAINING  PROGRAMS,  CURRICULA,  SUPPORT
SERVICES AND CAREER GUIDANCE/MENTORING PROGRAMS IN THE GREEN ECONOMY.
  (C)  IN  DEVELOPING  THESE PROGRAMS, THE SUBCOMMITTEE WILL ENSURE THAT
THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA ARE MET:
  (I) ASSIST STUDENTS IN ACQUIRING THE SKILLS  AND  KNOWLEDGE  THAT  ARE
RELEVANT TO FUTURE CAREERS DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE GREEN ECONOMY;
  (II) INVOLVE EMPLOYERS AND LABOR ORGANIZATIONS IN DETERMINING RELEVANT
SKILLS  AND  COMPETENCIES,  AS  WELL  AS ENSURE THAT THE CERTIFICATES OR
CREDENTIALS RESULTING FROM THE  TRAINING  PROGRAMS  ARE  EMPLOYER-RECOG-
NIZED;
  (III)  TO  THE  MAXIMUM  EXTENT  FEASIBLE,  COORDINATE  WITH  EXISTING
PROGRAMS TO INTEGRATE GREEN CONCEPTS INTO EXISTING CURRICULA;
  (IV) COORDINATE WITH UNION AND NON-UNION APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS; AND
  (V) LEVERAGE A MIX OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FUNDING,  INCLUDING  CASH  OR
IN-KIND MATCHES.
  (D)  TO  EXECUTE  ITS  TASKS  UNDER THIS SUBDIVISION, THE SUBCOMMITTEE
SHALL ENSURE THAT IT COORDINATES ITS EFFORTS UNDER SUBDIVISION THREE  OF
THIS  SECTION  TO  BUILD  LINKAGES  BETWEEN  EDUCATION  AND JOB TRAINING
PROGRAMS AND ENSURE SMOOTH CAREER PATHWAYS.
  5. LOCAL GREEN JOBS CORPS. (A) THE SUBCOMMITTEE WILL WORK  WITH  LOCAL
AND  REGIONAL GOVERNMENTS TO FACILITATE THE CREATION OF LOCAL GREEN JOBS
CORPS IN MUNICIPALITIES THROUGHOUT NEW YORK STATE;
  (B) GREEN JOBS CORPS WILL WORK WITH THE LOCAL COMMUNITY,  LOCAL  WORK-
FORCE INVESTMENT BOARDS, OTHER ESTABLISHED LOCAL GREEN JOBS PROGRAMS AND
INITIATIVES, AND TAKE ALL NECESSARY STEPS TO DEVELOP GREEN CAREER PATHS,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, JOB READINESS, SKILLS EDUCATION AND CAREER
COUNSELING;

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  (C)  TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT FEASIBLE, EACH LOCAL GREEN JOBS CORPS SHALL
BE ESTABLISHED AS A MULTI-STAKEHOLDER TASK FORCE AND INCLUDE KEY  STAKE-
HOLDERS  SUCH  AS  REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE COMMUNITY, LOCAL GOVERNMENT,
RESIDENTS, ENVIRONMENTAL, EDUCATION, BUSINESS AND LABOR GROUPS; AND
  (D) THE SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL ASSIST LOCAL GREEN JOBS CORPS AS NEEDED.
  6. THE SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL EXPLORE ALL PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FUNDING MECH-
ANISMS TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION; SUCH FINANCING MECH-
ANISMS SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
  (A)  ANY  AND  ALL  FUNDS  AVAILABLE THROUGH THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND
REINVESTMENT ACT;
  (B) ANY OR ALL FUNDS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY OR RENEW-
ABLE ENERGY PORTFOLIO STANDARDS;
  (C) STATE  AND  FEDERAL  WORKFORCE  AND  ECONOMIC  DEVELOPMENT  FUNDS,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NYSERDA;
  (D) PRIVATE SECTOR TRAINING INVESTMENTS;
  (E) STATE BONDING INITIATIVES;
  (F) AUCTION REVENUES FROM STATE AND FEDERAL CAP-AND-TRADE PROGRAMS;
  (G) GRANTS;
  (H) PUBLIC PENSION FUND INVESTMENTS;
  (I) SAVINGS FROM INVESTMENTS IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY RETROFITS;
  (J)  INVESTMENT/PRODUCTION  TAX CREDITS AND OTHER TAX ABATEMENT INCEN-
TIVES; AND
  (K) FOUNDATIONS AND CORPORATIONS.
  7. REPORTING REQUIREMENTS. (A) BASED ON ITS PERIODIC REPORTS,  AS  SET
FORTH IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, THE SUBCOMMITTEE SHALL PREPARE
AN  ANNUAL  REPORT  ON GREEN LABOR MARKET OUTCOMES AND WORKFORCE TRENDS,
WHICH SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE  GOVERNOR  AND  THE  LEGISLATURE.    ALL
SUBSEQUENT  ANNUAL  REPORTS SHALL BE DUE ONE YEAR FROM THE SUBMISSION OF
THE PRIOR REPORT OR AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE THEREAFTER.
  (B) THE REPORT SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE  LIMITED  TO,  THE  FOLLOWING
INFORMATION:
  (I)  UP-TO-DATE  LABOR  MARKET  AND  INDUSTRY DATA ANALYSIS, INCLUDING
DEMOGRAPHICS OF TRAINEES AND STUDENTS AND SIGNIFICANT BARRIERS TO TRAIN-
ING, EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT SUCH AS LIMITED LANGUAGE SKILLS,  CRIMINAL
RECORD, ADDICTION OR MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES;
  (II)  A  SUMMARY  OF  NEW  JOB  TRAINING  PROGRAMS AND FUNDING SOURCES
SUPPORTING THESE PROGRAMS, INCLUDING  THE  NUMBER  OF  APPLICANTS  TO  A
PROGRAM, NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS ENROLLED, AND COMPLETION RATES;
  (III) A SUMMARY OF NEW EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND FUNDING SOURCES SUPPORT-
ING  THESE  PROGRAMS,  INCLUDING  THE NUMBER OF APPLICANTS TO A PROGRAM,
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS ENROLLED, AND GRADUATION RATES;
  (IV) A SUMMARY OF EXISTING PROGRAMS THAT HAVE INCORPORATED GREEN  JOBS
SKILLS INTO THEIR CURRICULUM;
  (V)  A  SUMMARY  OF  PARTNERSHIPS  THAT  HAVE CREATED LINKAGES BETWEEN
EDUCATION AND JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS;
  (VI) A SUMMARY OF NEW LOCAL GREEN JOBS INITIATIVES;
  (VII) THE RATE OF JOB PLACEMENT AND  EMPLOYMENT  RETENTION  AFTER  ONE
YEAR;
  (VIII)  THE  AVERAGE WAGE AT PLACEMENT, INCLUDING BENEFITS AND RATE OF
AVERAGE WAGE INCREASE AFTER ONE YEAR;
  (IX) RECOMMENDATIONS TO  IMPLEMENT  NEW  JOB  TRAINING  AND  EDUCATION
PROGRAMS, AND TO INCREASE JOB PLACEMENT AND RETENTION; AND
  (X) PROGRESS ON IMPLEMENTATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FROM PRIOR REPORTING
CYCLES.
  (C) THE REPORT SHALL MAKE NARROWLY TAILORED RECOMMENDATIONS BASED UPON
THE  AFOREMENTIONED  DATA  AND FINDINGS, INCLUDING SPECIFIC AND TARGETED

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REQUIREMENTS FOR ACTIONS TO BE  COMPLETED  WITHIN  PRE-DETERMINED  TIME-
FRAMES.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately; provided that the state
workforce investment board shall establish the green  jobs  subcommittee
within 6 months of the date on which this act shall have become a law.

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