senate Bill S7626

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a giving internships for disabled veterans not fully employed program (G.I.V.E. Back NY)

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May 20, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

S7626 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9774
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Legislative Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 6-B ยง97, Leg L

S7626 - Summary

Establishes a giving internships for disabled veterans not fully employed program (G.I.V.E Back NY); awards ten percent of available internships in the assembly youth participation program and the senate student program to eligible honorably discharged veterans with service connected disabilities.

S7626 - Sponsor Memo

S7626 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7626

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 20, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the legislative  law,  in  relation  to  establishing  a
  giving  internships  for  disabled veterans not fully employed program
  (G.I.V.E.  Back NY)

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

  Section  1. The legislative law is amended by adding a new article 6-B
to read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 6-B
                GIVING INTERNSHIPS FOR DISABLED VETERANS
                       NOT FULLY EMPLOYED PROGRAM
                           (G.I.V.E. BACK NY)
SECTION 97. GIVING INTERNSHIPS FOR DISABLED VETERANS NOT FULLY
              EMPLOYED PROGRAM (G.I.V.E. BACK NY).
  S 97. GIVING INTERNSHIPS FOR  DISABLED  VETERANS  NOT  FULLY  EMPLOYED
PROGRAM  (G.I.V.E.  BACK  NY). 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE
LEGISLATURE A G.I.V.E. BACK NY  PROGRAM  TO  PROVIDE  OPPORTUNITIES  FOR
SERVICE-DISABLED  VETERANS  TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ASSEMBLY YOUTH PARTIC-
IPATION PROGRAM AND THE SENATE STUDENT PROGRAM. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL AWARD
TEN PERCENT OF AVAILABLE INTERNSHIPS IN THE ASSEMBLY YOUTH PARTICIPATION
PROGRAM AND THE SENATE STUDENT PROGRAM TO ELIGIBLE HONORABLY  DISCHARGED
VETERANS  WITH SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITIES.  VETERANS WHO ARE AWARDED
INTERNSHIPS PURSUANT TO THE G.I.V.E. BACK NY  PROGRAM  SHALL  RECEIVE  A
STIPEND  THAT  IS  EQUIVALENT TO THE STIPEND AWARDED TO GRADUATE STUDENT
PARTICIPANTS IN THE ASSEMBLY  YOUTH  PARTICIPATION  PROGRAM  AND  SENATE
STUDENT PROGRAM FOR A ONE SEMESTER INTERNSHIP.
  2.  TO  BE  ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE G.I.V.E. BACK NY PROGRAM, A
CANDIDATE SHALL:
  (A) BE HONORABLY DISCHARGED FROM THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES
WITH SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITIES AS DETERMINED BY THE  UNITED  STATES
DEPARTMENT  OF  VETERANS  AFFAIRS  OR  THE  UNITED  STATES DEPARTMENT OF
DEFENSE;

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

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