senate Bill S36A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to increasing the maximum benefit rate for unemployment insurance

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 23, 2014 print number 36a
amend and recommit to labor
Jan 08, 2014 referred to labor
Jan 09, 2013 referred to labor

Co-Sponsors

S36 - Details

Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§518 & 590, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S673A
2009-2010: S2245B

S36 - Summary

Relates to increasing the maximum benefit rate for unemployment insurance.

S36 - Sponsor Memo

S36 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   36

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

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  FIFTEEN,  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  SIXTEEN,
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  SEVENTEEN.  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

S36A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§518 & 590, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S673A
2009-2010: S2245B

S36A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to increasing the maximum benefit rate for unemployment insurance.

S36A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S36A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  36--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. PERALTA, ADDABBO, AVELLA, SQUADRON -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Labor -- recommitted to the Committee  on  Labor  in  accordance  with
  Senate  Rule  6, sec. 8 -- 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 section 1 of part O of chapter  57  of  the  laws  of
2013, 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  dollars have been paid to such employee by such
employer with respect to employment during  any  calendar  year,  except
that  such  term does not include remuneration paid to an employee by an
employer with respect to employment during any calendar  year  beginning
with the first day of
                                        that exceeds
             January 2014                  $10,300
             January 2015                  [$10,500] $12,500
             January 2016                  [$10,700] $13,500
             [January 2017                 $10,900
             January 2018                  $11,100
             January 2019                  $11,400
             January 2020                  $11,600
             January 2021                  $11,800
             January 2022                  $12,000
             January 2023                  $12,300

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

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