senate Bill S5249A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes social services districts to offer participants in public assistance employment programs an option to complete a course of instruction in financial literacy and personal finance

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2014 referred to social services
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 09, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2014 1st report cal.1074
May 16, 2014 print number 5249a
amend (t) and recommit to finance
May 13, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to social services
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2013 referred to social services
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1497
May 31, 2013 committee discharged and committed to rules
May 15, 2013 referred to social services

Votes

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Jun 2, 2014 - Finance committee Vote

S5249A
35
2
committee
35
Aye
2
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 13, 2014 - Social Services committee Vote

S5249
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 13, 2014

Jun 20, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S5249
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

Original
A (Active)
Original
A (Active)

Co-Sponsors

S5249 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7763A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§336 & 336-a, Soc Serv L

S5249 - Summary

Authorizes social services districts to offer participants in public assistance employment programs an option to complete a course of instruction in financial literacy and personal finance; authorizes local social services districts to cooperate with the department of labor in providing workforce guidance and information.

S5249 - Sponsor Memo

S5249 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5249

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. CARLUCCI, KLEIN, SAVINO, VALESKY -- 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 requiring
  participants in public assistance employment programs  to  complete  a
  course in financial literacy and personal finance

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (f) of 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, is amended and a new paragraph (j-l) is added to read as
follows:
  (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; AND SUCH  SOCIAL  SERVICES  DISTRICT
MAY  WORK  IN  COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR TO PROVIDE WORK-
FORCE GUIDANCE AND INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION TEN-C  OF  THE
LABOR LAW;
  (J-L)  EDUCATION  OR A COURSE OF INSTRUCTION IN FINANCIAL LITERACY AND
PERSONAL FINANCE THAT INCLUDES INSTRUCTION ON HOUSEHOLD CASH  MANAGEMENT
TECHNIQUES,  CAREER ADVICE TO OBTAIN A WELL PAYING AND SECURE JOB, USING
CHECKING AND SAVINGS ACCOUNTS, OBTAINING AND UTILIZING  SHORT  AND  LONG
TERM  CREDIT,  SECURING  A LOAN OR OTHER LONG TERM FINANCING ARRANGEMENT
FOR HIGH COST ITEMS SUCH AS A MOTOR VEHICLE, HOME OR PARTICIPATION IN  A
HIGHER  EDUCATION  COURSE  OF INSTRUCTION OR TRADE SCHOOL, OBTAINING AND
USING CREDIT AND DEBIT CARDS, INVESTING AND SAVING MONEY,  AND  PLANNING
FOR RETIREMENT.
  S  2.  Subdivision  1  of section 336-a 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:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10797-03-3

Co-Sponsors

S5249A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7763A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§336 & 336-a, Soc Serv L

S5249A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes social services districts to offer participants in public assistance employment programs an option to complete a course of instruction in financial literacy and personal finance; authorizes local social services districts to cooperate with the department of labor in providing workforce guidance and information.

S5249A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5249A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5249--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. CARLUCCI, KLEIN, SAVINO, VALESKY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Social  Services -- recommitted to the Committee on Social Services in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from  said
  committee  and  committed  to  the  Committee  on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to allowing  social
  services  districts to offer participants in public assistance employ-
  ment programs an option to complete a course in financial literacy and
  personal finance

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (f) of 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, is amended and a new paragraph (j-l) is added to  read  as
follows:
  (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; AND SUCH SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT
MAY WORK IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR  TO  PROVIDE  WORK-
FORCE  GUIDANCE  AND INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION TEN-C OF THE
LABOR LAW;
  (J-L) EDUCATION OR A COURSE OF INSTRUCTION IN FINANCIAL  LITERACY  AND
PERSONAL  FINANCE THAT INCLUDES INSTRUCTION ON HOUSEHOLD CASH MANAGEMENT
TECHNIQUES, CAREER ADVICE TO OBTAIN A WELL PAYING AND SECURE JOB,  USING
CHECKING  AND  SAVINGS  ACCOUNTS, OBTAINING AND UTILIZING SHORT AND LONG
TERM CREDIT, SECURING A LOAN OR OTHER LONG  TERM  FINANCING  ARRANGEMENT
FOR  HIGH COST ITEMS SUCH AS A MOTOR VEHICLE, HOME OR PARTICIPATION IN A
HIGHER EDUCATION COURSE OF INSTRUCTION OR TRADE  SCHOOL,  OBTAINING  AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10797-04-4

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