|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 15, 2012||reported and committed to finance|
|Apr 19, 2012||referred to health|
senate Bill S6991
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6991 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §2807-g, Pub Health L
S6991 - Summary
Relates to the distribution of grants for the health workforce retraining program to grant recipients with health workforce retraining projects in multiple regions.
S6991 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6991 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to the distribution of grants for the health workforce retraining program PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to amend the health workforce retraining program (2807-g of the PHL) so that no less than 2.5% of the total funds available in any request for proposals is made available in any region and to allow grant recipients who have received awards for the same retraining project in multiple regions, with the approval of the commissioner, to redistribute funds between regions. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends subdivision 2 of Section 2807-g of the Public Health Law to provide that no less than 2.5% of the total funds available in any request for proposals under the health workforce retraining grant program is made available in any region and to allow grant recipients who have received awards for the same retraining project in multiple regions, with the approval of the commissioner, to redistribute funds between regions. Section 2 is the effective date.
S6991 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6991 I N S E N A T E April 19, 2012 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the distribution of grants for the health workforce retraining program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 2807-g of the public health law, as added by chapter 1 of the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows: 2. Grants shall be made on a competitive basis by region, in accord- ance with the amount raised in the region, PROVIDED THAT NO LESS THAN TWO AND ONE-HALF PERCENT OF THE TOTAL FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE IN ANY REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE IN ANY REGION, with pref- erence within regions given to areas and eligible organizations that have experienced or are likely to experience job loss because of changes in the health care system. If, at the conclusion of the regional compet- itive contract award process, there are excess funds available within any regional allocation, such funds shall be redistributed to regions where there is a shortage of funds available for programs which other- wise qualify for funding pursuant to this section. IF A GRANT RECIPIENT HAS RECEIVED GRANT AWARDS FOR THE SAME WORKFORCE RETRAINING PROJECT IN MULTIPLE REGIONS, SUCH GRANT RECIPIENT, WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE COMMIS- SIONER, MAY REDISTRIBUTE FUNDS AMONG SAID REGIONS. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD15429-01-2
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