assembly Bill A4780

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires regulations promulgated for systematic and sustained efforts to find work for unemployment benefits to include a claimants need to provide child care

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2016 referred to labor
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.188
returned to assembly
died in senate
May 05, 2015 referred to labor
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 04, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.32
rules report cal.32
reported
reported referred to rules
Feb 06, 2015 referred to labor

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A4780 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5661
Current Committee:
Senate Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง591, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8920
2017-2018: A6781, S4644
2019-2020: A3033, S2231

A4780 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires regulations promulgated for systematic and sustained efforts to find work for unemployment benefits to include a claimant's need to provide child care.

A4780 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4780

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 6, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. SOLAGES, SILVER, NOLAN, TITUS, LUPARDO, RUSSELL
  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE,  BENEDETTO,  CLARK,  DAVILA,
  DenDEKKER,  FAHY,  JAFFEE,  KIM, LAVINE, MAYER, MOYA, PERRY, ROBINSON,
  SKOUFIS, STECK -- read once and referred to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation  to  regulations  promulgated
  for  systematic  and  sustained  efforts to find work for unemployment
  benefits

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 591 of the labor law, as amended
by section 12 of part O of chapter 57 of the laws of 2013, is amended to
read as follows:
  2. Availability, capability, and work search.  No  benefits  shall  be
payable  to any claimant who is not capable of work or who is not ready,
willing and able to work in his or her usual employment or in any  other
for  which he or she is reasonably fitted by training and experience and
who is not actively seeking work. In order to be actively seeking work a
claimant must be engaged in systematic and  sustained  efforts  to  find
work.  The commissioner shall promulgate regulations defining systematic
and sustained efforts to find work and setting standards for  the  proof
of  work  search  efforts.  SUCH REGULATIONS SHALL TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE
NEED FOR CLAIMANTS TO PROVIDE CHILD CARE FOR THEIR  CHILD  OR  CHILDREN,
AND THE REGULATIONS SHALL ENSURE THAT SUCH CLAIMANTS ARE ABLE TO SATISFY
THE STANDARDS FOR PROOF OF WORK SEARCH EFFORTS.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect on the same date as the reversion of
subdivision 2 of section 591 of the labor law as provided in section  10
of chapter 413 of the laws of 2003, as amended.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06779-01-5