senate Bill S5919B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the "New York state YouthBuild act"; appropriation

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 14, 2014 print number 5919b
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Jan 17, 2014 print number 5919a
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to finance
Jul 22, 2013 referred to finance

Co-Sponsors

S5919 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1068A
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Add §4608, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A22, S3368
2009-2010: A483A, S2202A

S5919 - Summary

Enacts the "New York state YouthBuild act"; sets program requirements; authorizes grants to eligible YouthBuild participants and establishes application requirements; appropriates $20,000,000 per year for three years therefor.

S5919 - Sponsor Memo

S5919 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5919

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 22, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MONTGOMERY,  PARKER,  PERKINS  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Finance

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to enacting the New York
  YouthBuild demonstration program; and making an appropriation therefor

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York YouthBuild demonstration program".
  S 2. Legislative intent. The legislature seeks to support economically
disadvantaged youth, especially youth who have not finished high school,
to obtain the education, work experience skills training, personal coun-
seling, leadership development skills training,  job  placement  assist-
ance,  and  long-term  follow-up  services necessary for them to achieve
permanent economic self-sufficiency, while at the  same  time  providing
valuable community service that addresses urgent community needs includ-
ing the demand for affordable housing and the need for young role models
and mentors for younger teenagers and children.
  The  legislature  further intends to foster the development of leader-
ship skills and a commitment to community development among youth and to
ensure maximum educational achievement of program  participants  through
GED attainment and transition to institutions of higher education, where
appropriate.
  The legislature further intends to provide communities the opportunity
to establish or rebuild neighborhood stability in economically depressed
and low-income areas, as well as historic areas requiring restoration or
preservation, while providing economically disadvantaged youth and youth
who  have  not  finished  high  school  an  opportunity for a meaningful
participation in society.
  The legislature further intends to allow  communities  to  expand  the
supply  of affordable housing for homeless and other low-income individ-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03523-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S5919A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1068A
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Add §4608, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A22, S3368
2009-2010: A483A, S2202A

S5919A - Summary

Enacts the "New York state YouthBuild act"; sets program requirements; authorizes grants to eligible YouthBuild participants and establishes application requirements; appropriates $20,000,000 per year for three years therefor.

S5919A - Sponsor Memo

S5919A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5919--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 22, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MONTGOMERY,  PARKER,  PERKINS  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Finance  -- recommitted to the Committee on Finance 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 education law, in relation to enacting the New York
  YouthBuild act; and making an appropriation therefor

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York YouthBuild act".
  S 2. Legislative intent. The legislature seeks to support economically
disadvantaged youth, especially youth who have not finished high school,
to obtain the education, work experience skills training, personal coun-
seling, leadership development skills training,  job  placement  assist-
ance,  and  long-term  follow-up  services necessary for them to achieve
permanent economic self-sufficiency, while at the  same  time  providing
valuable community service that addresses urgent community needs includ-
ing the demand for affordable housing and the need for young role models
and mentors for younger teenagers and children.
  The  legislature  further intends to foster the development of leader-
ship skills and a commitment to community development among youth and to
ensure maximum educational achievement of program  participants  through
high  school  diploma  or  the  equivalent  attainment and transition to
institutions of higher education, where appropriate.
  The legislature further intends to provide communities the opportunity
to establish or rebuild neighborhood stability in economically depressed
and low-income areas, as well as historic areas requiring restoration or
preservation, while providing economically disadvantaged youth and youth
who have not finished  high  school  an  opportunity  for  a  meaningful
participation in society.
  The  legislature  further  intends  to allow communities to expand the
supply of affordable housing for homeless and other low-income  individ-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S5919B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1068A
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Add §4608, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A22, S3368
2009-2010: A483A, S2202A

S5919B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "New York state YouthBuild act"; sets program requirements; authorizes grants to eligible YouthBuild participants and establishes application requirements; appropriates $20,000,000 per year for three years therefor.

S5919B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5919B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5919--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              July 22, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MONTGOMERY, PARKER, PERKINS, KENNEDY -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Finance -- recommitted to the Committee on  Finance  in  accordance
  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to enacting the "New York
  state YouthBuild act"; setting program requirements;  authorizing  the
  commissioner  of  education  to  make  grants  to  eligible YouthBuild
  programs and to  establish  application  requirements;  expanding  the
  number  of YouthBuild programs in New York state; and making an appro-
  priation therefor

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York state YouthBuild act".
  S 2. Legislative intent. The legislature seeks to support economically
disadvantaged youth, especially youth who have not finished high school,
to obtain the education, work experience skills training, personal coun-
seling, leadership development skills training,  job  placement  assist-
ance,  and  long-term  follow-up  services necessary for them to achieve
permanent economic self-sufficiency, while at the  same  time  providing
valuable community service that addresses urgent community needs includ-
ing the demand for affordable housing and the need for young role models
and mentors for younger teenagers and children.
  The  legislature  further intends to foster the development of leader-
ship skills and a commitment to community development among youth and to
ensure maximum educational achievement of program  participants  through
high  school  diploma  or  the  equivalent  attainment and transition to
institutions of higher education, where appropriate.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03523-10-4

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