senate Bill S5120A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prohibits work experience programs in New York

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Feb 14, 2014 print number 5120a
amend and recommit to social services
Jan 08, 2014 referred to social services
May 31, 2013 committee discharged and committed to rules
committee discharged and committed to social services
May 10, 2013 referred to health

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S5120 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7119A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§336 & 336-c, Soc Serv L

S5120 - Summary

Prohibits work experience programs in New York.

S5120 - Sponsor Memo

S5120 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5120

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to prohibiting work
  experience programs in New York

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 336 of the social services law, as
amended  by  section  148  of part B of chapter 436 of the laws of 1997,
paragraph (h) as amended by chapter 214 of the laws of 1998, is  amended
to read as follows:
  1.  Social  services districts may provide, and require applicants for
and recipients of public assistance  to  participate  in  a  variety  of
activities[, including but not] limited to ACTIVITIES WHICH WILL IMPROVE
THE RECIPIENT'S EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES, INCLUDING the following:
  (a) unsubsidized employment;
  (b) subsidized private sector employment;
  (c) subsidized public sector employment;
  [(d)  work  experience  in  the  public  sector  or non-profit sector,
(including work associated with refurbishing publicly assisted  housing)
if sufficient private sector employment is not available;]
  (e) On-the-job training;
  (f)  job search and job readiness assistance, provided that job search
is an active and continuing effort to secure  employment  configured  by
the local social services official;
  (g)  community service programs provided, however, the number of hours
a participant in community service  activities  authorized  pursuant  to
this  section  shall  be  required  to work in such assignment shall not
exceed a number which equals  the  amount  of  assistance  payable  with
respect  to  such  individual  (inclusive  of  the  value of food stamps
received by such individual, if any) divided by the higher  of  (a)  the
federal  minimum  wage,  or  (b)  the state minimum wage. No participant

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09776-01-3

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S5120A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7119A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§336 & 336-c, Soc Serv L

S5120A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits work experience programs in New York.

S5120A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5120A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5120--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SAVINO, HASSELL-THOMPSON, MONTGOMERY, PARKER -- read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Health -- recommitted to the Committee on Social Services
  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to prohibiting work
  experience programs in New York

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 336 of the social services law, as
amended by section 148 of part B of chapter 436 of  the  laws  of  1997,
paragraph  (h) as amended by chapter 214 of the laws of 1998, is amended
to read as follows:
  1. Social services districts may provide, and require  applicants  for
and  recipients  of  public  assistance  to  participate in a variety of
activities[, including but not] limited to ACTIVITIES THE RECIPIENT  CAN
CHOOSE FROM WHICH WILL IMPROVE THE RECIPIENT'S EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES,
INCLUDING the following:
  (a) unsubsidized employment;
  (b) subsidized private sector employment;
  (c) subsidized public sector employment;
  [(d)  work  experience  in  the  public  sector  or non-profit sector,
(including work associated with refurbishing publicly assisted  housing)
if sufficient private sector employment is not available;]
  (e) On-the-job training;
  (f)  job search and job readiness assistance, provided that job search
is an active and continuing effort to secure  employment  configured  by
the local social services official;
  (g)  community service programs provided, however, the number of hours
a participant in community service  activities  authorized  pursuant  to

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09776-03-4

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