senate Bill S6629

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides that spouses who voluntarily separate from employment to accompany a spouse who is the subject of a military transfer shall be eligible for unemployment benefits

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2014 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1260
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 19, 2014 referred to labor

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S6629 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8571
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง593, Lab L

S6629 - Summary

Provides that spouses who voluntarily separate from employment to accompany a spouse who is the subject of a military transfer shall be eligible for unemployment benefits.

S6629 - Sponsor Memo

S6629 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6629

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 19, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  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 eligibility for  unem-
  ployment  benefits  for  individuals  who  voluntarily  separate  from
  employment to accompany a spouse who is  the  subject  of  a  military
  transfer

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 593 of the  labor
law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (iv) to read as follows:
  (IV) WHERE THE SPOUSE OF THE INDIVIDUAL IS A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORC-
ES  OF  THE UNITED STATES, THE NEED FOR THE INDIVIDUAL TO ACCOMPANY SUCH
INDIVIDUAL'S SPOUSE (A) TO A PLACE FROM WHICH IT IS IMPRACTICAL FOR SUCH
INDIVIDUAL TO COMMUTE AND (B) DUE TO A CHANGE IN LOCATION AS A RESULT OF
A MILITARY TRANSFER OF THE SPOUSE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13582-01-4

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