assembly Bill A10533

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the retrain and employ unemployed persons program

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May 31, 2016 referred to higher education

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A10533 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S490
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6303-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7794
2017-2018: A969, S2232
2019-2020: A2984

A10533 (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.

A10533 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10533

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 31, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SIMON -- read once and referred 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 SEVENTEEN THE STATE
UNIVERSITY BOARDS OF TRUSTEES AND THE CITY UNIVERSITY BOARDS OF TRUSTEES
SHALL ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO DEVELOP TRAIN-
ING PROGRAMS OR IMPROVE EXISTING WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR  THE
PURPOSES  OF  TRAINING  UNEMPLOYED  INDIVIDUALS  FOR JOBS IN THE REGIONS
SURROUNDING SUCH 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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