|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 12, 2014||referred to higher education|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 11, 2014||ordered to third reading cal.1363|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jun 09, 2014||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S7794
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
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S7794 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7794 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes the retrain and employ unemployed persons program providing grants to community colleges to develop training programs or improve existing workforce development programs for the purposes of training unemployed individuals for jobs in the regions surrounding such community colleges.
S7794 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7794 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to estab- lishing the retrain and employ unemployed persons program Purpose: The purpose of this bill is to establish the retrain and employ unem- ployed persons program. Summary of Provisions: Section 1: Subdivision one of this bill sets forth definitions; Subdivision 2. establishes the retrain and employ unemployed persons program which establishes a grant program for community colleges to develop or improve existing workforce development programs; Subdivision 3. grants shall be awarded in the amount of $500,000 to community colleges that can demonstrate such programs will provide the requisite training required for job placement in businesses and indus- tries within the region that lack the necessary workforce or that are seeking employees with new skills in an area where job openings current- ly exist or where job growth is anticipated in the near future; Subdivision 4. To be eligible to receive grants, such community colleges
S7794 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7794 I N S E N A T E June 9, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing the retrain and employ unemployed persons program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6303-b to read as follows: S 6303-B. RETRAIN AND EMPLOY UNEMPLOYED PERSONS PROGRAM. 1. DEFI- NITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS. (A) "GRANT PROGRAM" SHALL MEAN THE RETRAIN AND EMPLOY UNEMPLOYED PERSONS PROGRAM OR THE RE-UP NEW YORK PROGRAM. (B) "TRAINING PROGRAM OR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM" SHALL MEAN THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROGRAMS CREATED OR IMPROVED PURSUANT TO THE GRANT PROGRAM. (C) "BOCES" SHALL MEAN BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE FORTY OF THIS CHAPTER. 2. BY NO LATER THAN JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN THE STATE UNIVER- SITY BOARDS OF TRUSTEES AND THE CITY UNIVERSITY BOARDS OF TRUSTEES SHALL ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO DEVELOP TRAINING PROGRAMS OR IMPROVE EXISTING WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR THE PURPOSES OF TRAINING UNEMPLOYED INDIVIDUALS FOR JOBS IN THE REGIONS SURROUNDING EACH COMMUNITY COLLEGES. 3. GRANTS SHALL BE AWARDED PURSUANT TO APPROPRIATION IN AN AMOUNT UP TO FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES THAT CAN DEMON- STRATE THAT SUCH TRAINING PROGRAMS OR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS WILL PROVIDE THE REQUISITE TRAINING REQUIRED FOR JOB PLACEMENT IN BUSI- NESSES AND INDUSTRIES WITHIN THE REGION THAT LACK THE NECESSARY WORK- FORCE OR THAT ARE SEEKING EMPLOYEES WITH NEW SKILLS IN AN AREA WHERE JOB OPENINGS CURRENTLY EXIST OR WHERE JOB GROWTH IS ANTICIPATED IN THE NEAR FUTURE. 4. TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A GRANT, A COMMUNITY COLLEGE MUST ALSO DEMONSTRATE THAT SUCH COMMUNITY COLLEGE: (A) HAS PARTNERED WITH REGIONAL EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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