assembly Bill A835

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the "New York state YouthBuild act"; appropriation

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Jan 07, 2015 referred to education

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A835 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1749
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง4608, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A483, S2202
2011-2012: A22, S3368
2013-2014: A1068, S5919
2017-2018: A13, S3738
2019-2020: A165

A835 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "New York state YouthBuild act"; sets program requirements; authorizes grants to eligible YouthBuild participants and establishes application requirements; makes an appropriation therefor.

A835 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   835

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. CAHILL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. AUBRY,
  BRENNAN, CAMARA, CLARK, COOK, CYMBROWITZ, ENGLEBRIGHT, FARRELL, GANTT,
  GOTTFRIED,   JAFFEE,    KAVANAGH,    LUPARDO,    MAGNARELLI,    ORTIZ,
  PEOPLES-STOKES,  RIVERA,  RODRIGUEZ,  SKARTADOS, TITUS, WRIGHT -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to enacting the "New York
  state YouthBuild act"; setting program requirements;  authorizing  the
  commissioner  of  education  to  make  grants  to  eligible YouthBuild
  programs and to  establish  application  requirements;  expanding  the
  number  of YouthBuild programs in New York state; and making an appro-
  priation therefor

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York state YouthBuild act".
  S 2. Legislative intent. The legislature seeks to support economically
disadvantaged youth, especially youth who have not finished high school,
to obtain the education, work experience skills training, personal coun-
seling, leadership development skills training,  job  placement  assist-
ance,  and  long-term  follow-up  services necessary for them to achieve
permanent economic self-sufficiency, while at the  same  time  providing
valuable community service that addresses urgent community needs includ-
ing the demand for affordable housing and the need for young role models
and mentors for younger teenagers and children.
  The  legislature  further intends to foster the development of leader-
ship skills and a commitment to community development among youth and to
ensure maximum educational achievement of program  participants  through
high  school  diploma  or  the  equivalent  attainment and transition to
institutions of higher education, where appropriate.
  The legislature further intends to provide communities the opportunity
to establish or rebuild neighborhood stability in economically depressed

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02996-01-5

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