|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to social services|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to social services|
senate Bill S1290
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S1290 - Details
S1290 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1290 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to training and education for sustainable wage jobs and traditional and nontraditional employment in public assistance employment programs SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 defines "nontraditional employment" and "sustainable wage." Section 2 requires that local social services district plans-for public assistance employment programs emphasize training for sustainable wage jobs and promote understanding of nontraditional employment opportu- nities for participants. Section 3 requires that participant orientations include information on education and training for sustainable wage jobs and non-traditional employment opportunities available under the local plan. Sections 4 and 5 require participant employability plans to take into account the potential for available employment that pays a sustainable wage such as apprentice-able, technical and professional occupations and nontraditional employment. JUSTIFICATION: In the rush to reduce welfare rolls under federal welfare reform, many welfare recipients have been placed in low-paying
S1290 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1290 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MONTGOMERY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to training and education for sustainable wage jobs and traditional and nontraditional employment in public assistance employment programs THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 330 of the social services law, as amended by section 148 of part B of chapter 436 of the laws of 1997, paragraphs a and b as amended by section 2 of part C of chapter 57 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: 1. Whenever used in this title: a. the term "commissioner" means the commissioner of the state office of temporary and disability assistance; [and] b. the term "department" means the state office of temporary and disa- bility assistance; C. THE TERM "NONTRADITIONAL EMPLOYMENT" MEANS OCCUPATIONS OR FIELDS OF WORK, INCLUDING CAREERS IN THE SKILLED TRADES, OR COMPUTER SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND OTHER EMERGING HIGH SKILL OCCUPATIONS, FOR WHICH ANY ONE GENDER COMPRISES LESS THAN TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE INDIVIDUALS EMPLOYED IN EACH SUCH OCCUPATION OR FIELD OF WORK ACCORDING TO FEDERAL DEPARTMENT OF LABOR STATISTICS; AND D. THE TERM "SUSTAINABLE WAGE" MEANS A WAGE THAT IS AT LEAST ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE POVERTY LINE AND THAT IS ADJUSTED FOR REGIONAL FACTORS. S 2. The second undesignated paragraph of section 333 of the social services law, as amended by section 148 of part B of chapter 436 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows: Such plan shall be developed in cooperation and coordination with public and private education institutions, child care providers, child EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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