senate Bill S673A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to increasing the maximum benefit rate for unemployment insurance

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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 labor
Dec 16, 2011 print number 673a
amend and recommit to labor
Jan 05, 2011 referred to labor

Co-Sponsors

S673 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6137A
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§518 & 590, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2245B, A4921B

S673 - Summary

Relates to increasing the maximum benefit rate for unemployment insurance.

S673 - Sponsor Memo

S673 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   673

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- 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 unemployment insurance
  law, increasing the maximum benefit rate for unemployment insurance

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

  Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 518 of the labor
law, as amended by chapter 589 of the laws of 1998, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  (a)  "Wages"  means  all remuneration paid, except that such term does
not include remuneration paid to an employee by an employer after [eight
thousand five hundred] NINE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED  FIFTY  dollars  have
been  paid  to such employee by such employer with respect to employment
during any calendar year PRECEDING THE FIRST DAY OF JANUARY,  TWO  THOU-
SAND  TWELVE,  NOR  TO  INCLUDE  REMUNERATION  PAID TO AN EMPLOYEE BY AN
EMPLOYER AFTER TWELVE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS HAVE  BEEN  PAID  TO
SUCH  EMPLOYEE  BY  SUCH  EMPLOYER WITH RESPECT TO EMPLOYMENT DURING ANY
CALENDAR YEAR PRECEDING THE FIRST DAY OF JANUARY, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN,
NOR TO INCLUDE REMUNERATION PAID TO AN EMPLOYEE  BY  AN  EMPLOYER  AFTER
THIRTEEN  THOUSAND  FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS HAVE BEEN PAID TO SUCH EMPLOYEE
BY SUCH EMPLOYER WITH RESPECT TO EMPLOYMENT  DURING  ANY  CALENDAR  YEAR
PRECEDING  THE  FIRST  DAY  OF  JANUARY,  TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN. IN EACH
SUCCEEDING CALENDAR YEAR, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL CALCULATE THE BASE AMOUNT
OF REMUNERATION NECESSARY FROM WHICH TO PRODUCE  SUFFICIENT  PREMIUM  TO
PROVIDE  FOR THE ANNUAL INCREASES IN MAXIMUM WEEKLY BENEFIT PROVIDED FOR
IN THIS ARTICLE, AND OTHER FUNDING FOR THE UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE  TRUST
FUND  PURSUANT  TO SECTION FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY OF THIS ARTICLE, AS MAY BE
NECESSARY. The term "employment"  includes  for  the  purposes  of  this
subdivision  services  constituting  employment  under  any unemployment
compensation law of another state or the United States.

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

Co-Sponsors

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S673A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6137A
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§518 & 590, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2245B, A4921B

S673A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to increasing the maximum benefit rate for unemployment insurance.

S673A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S673A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 673--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. PERALTA, ADDABBO, AVELLA, KRUEGER, SQUADRON -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Labor  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to the unemployment insurance
  law, increasing the maximum benefit rate for unemployment insurance

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

  Section  1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 518 of the labor
law, as amended by chapter 589 of the laws of 1998, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  (a)  "Wages"  means  all remuneration paid, except that such term does
not include remuneration paid to an employee by an employer after [eight
thousand five hundred] NINE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED  FIFTY  dollars  have
been  paid  to such employee by such employer with respect to employment
during any calendar year PRECEDING THE FIRST DAY OF JANUARY,  TWO  THOU-
SAND  THIRTEEN,  NOR  TO  INCLUDE REMUNERATION PAID TO AN EMPLOYEE BY AN
EMPLOYER AFTER TWELVE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS HAVE  BEEN  PAID  TO
SUCH  EMPLOYEE  BY  SUCH  EMPLOYER WITH RESPECT TO EMPLOYMENT DURING ANY
CALENDAR YEAR PRECEDING THE FIRST DAY OF JANUARY, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN,
NOR TO INCLUDE REMUNERATION PAID TO AN EMPLOYEE  BY  AN  EMPLOYER  AFTER
THIRTEEN  THOUSAND  FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS HAVE BEEN PAID TO SUCH EMPLOYEE
BY SUCH EMPLOYER WITH RESPECT TO EMPLOYMENT  DURING  ANY  CALENDAR  YEAR
PRECEDING  THE  FIRST  DAY  OF  JANUARY,  TWO  THOUSAND FIFTEEN. IN EACH
SUCCEEDING CALENDAR YEAR, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL CALCULATE THE BASE AMOUNT
OF REMUNERATION NECESSARY FROM WHICH TO PRODUCE  SUFFICIENT  PREMIUM  TO
PROVIDE  FOR THE ANNUAL INCREASES IN MAXIMUM WEEKLY BENEFIT PROVIDED FOR
IN THIS ARTICLE, AND OTHER FUNDING FOR THE UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE  TRUST
FUND  PURSUANT  TO SECTION FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY OF THIS ARTICLE, AS MAY BE
NECESSARY. The term "employment"  includes  for  the  purposes  of  this

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

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