senate Bill S6462B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes hire a vet grant program; grants to municipalities where a veteran is hired and employed, for not less than one year and for not less than thirty-five hours each week

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (11)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2016 referred to veterans' affairs
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1775
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 10, 2016 print number 6462b
May 10, 2016 amend and recommit to finance
Mar 16, 2016 print number 6462a
Mar 16, 2016 amend and recommit to finance
Mar 14, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 13, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

view votes

Jun 15, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S6462B
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
show Rules committee vote details

Mar 14, 2016 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S6462
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
show committee vote details

Committee Vote: Mar 14, 2016

excused (1)

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

S6462 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9409
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 17-A §369-f, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S3879, A4325
2019-2020: S4902, S7036, A5167
2021-2022: S142

S6462 - Summary

Establishes the hire a vet grant program; provides grants to municipalities where a veteran is hired and employed, for not less than one year and for not less than thirty-five hours each week; grants up to $5,000 for a qualified vet and $15,000 for a qualified vet who is disabled.

S6462 - Sponsor Memo

S6462 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6462

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RANZENHOFER, DeFRANCISCO, GALLIVAN, LITTLE, SEWARD
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the  hire
  a  vet  grant program; and providing for the repeal of such provisions
  upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Article  17-A of the executive law is amended by adding a
new section 369-f to read as follows:
  S 369-F. HIRE A VET GRANT. 1. ALLOWANCE OF GRANT. A MUNICIPALITY SHALL
BE ALLOWED A GRANT EQUIVALENT TO THE CREDIT PROVIDED TO ELIGIBLE TAXPAY-
ERS IN THE "HIRE A VET CREDIT" AS ESTABLISHED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-NINE
OF SECTION 210-B OF THE TAX  LAW,  WHERE  SUCH  MUNICIPALITY  HIRES  AND
EMPLOYS,  FOR  NOT  LESS THAN ONE YEAR AND FOR NOT LESS THAN THIRTY-FIVE
HOURS EACH WEEK, A QUALIFIED VETERAN WITHIN THE STATE. THE  MUNICIPALITY
MAY CLAIM THE GRANT IN THE YEAR IN WHICH THE QUALIFIED VETERAN COMPLETES
ONE YEAR OF EMPLOYMENT WITH THE MUNICIPALITY.
  2. QUALIFIED VETERAN. A QUALIFIED VETERAN IS AN INDIVIDUAL:
  (A)  WHO  SERVED  ON  ACTIVE DUTY IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY, NAVY, AIR
FORCE, MARINE CORPS, COAST GUARD OR THE RESERVES THEREOF, OR WHO  SERVED
IN  ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES AS A MEMBER OF THE ARMY
NATIONAL GUARD, AIR NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK GUARD  OR  NEW  YORK  NAVAL
MILITIA;  WHO  WAS  RELEASED  FROM  ACTIVE  DUTY BY GENERAL OR HONORABLE
DISCHARGE AFTER SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH, TWO THOUSAND ONE;
  (B) WHO COMMENCES EMPLOYMENT WITH THE MUNICIPALITY ON OR AFTER JANUARY
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN; AND
  (C) WHO CERTIFIES BY SIGNED AFFIDAVIT, UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY,  THAT
HE OR SHE HAS NOT BEEN EMPLOYED FOR THIRTY-FIVE OR MORE HOURS DURING ANY
WEEK  IN  THE  ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAY PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO HIS OR
HER EMPLOYMENT BY THE MUNICIPALITY.
  3. PROHIBITION. A MUNICIPALITY SHALL NOT  DISCHARGE  AN  EMPLOYEE  AND
HIRE  A QUALIFYING VETERAN SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSE OF QUALIFYING FOR THIS
GRANT.

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

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

S6462A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9409
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 17-A §369-f, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S3879, A4325
2019-2020: S4902, S7036, A5167
2021-2022: S142

S6462A - Summary

Establishes the hire a vet grant program; provides grants to municipalities where a veteran is hired and employed, for not less than one year and for not less than thirty-five hours each week; grants up to $5,000 for a qualified vet and $15,000 for a qualified vet who is disabled.

S6462A - Sponsor Memo

S6462A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6462--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RANZENHOFER, CROCI, DeFRANCISCO, GALLIVAN, LITTLE,
  MARCHIONE, RITCHIE, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs -- reported favorably from said committee  and
  committed  to  the  Committee on Finance -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the hire
  a vet grant program; and providing for the repeal of  such  provisions
  upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Article 17-A of the executive law is amended  by  adding  a
new section 369-f to read as follows:
  S 369-F. HIRE A VET GRANT. 1. ALLOWANCE OF GRANT. A MUNICIPALITY SHALL
BE ALLOWED A GRANT EQUIVALENT TO THE CREDIT PROVIDED TO ELIGIBLE TAXPAY-
ERS IN THE "HIRE A VET CREDIT" AS ESTABLISHED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-NINE
OF  SECTION  210-B  OF  THE  TAX  LAW, WHERE SUCH MUNICIPALITY HIRES AND
EMPLOYS, FOR NOT LESS THAN ONE YEAR AND FOR NOT  LESS  THAN  THIRTY-FIVE
HOURS  EACH WEEK, A QUALIFIED VETERAN WITHIN THE STATE. THE MUNICIPALITY
MAY CLAIM THE GRANT IN THE YEAR IN WHICH THE QUALIFIED VETERAN COMPLETES
ONE YEAR OF EMPLOYMENT WITH THE MUNICIPALITY.
  2. QUALIFIED VETERAN. A QUALIFIED VETERAN IS AN INDIVIDUAL:
  (A) WHO SERVED ON ACTIVE DUTY IN THE UNITED  STATES  ARMY,  NAVY,  AIR
FORCE,  MARINE CORPS, COAST GUARD OR THE RESERVES THEREOF, OR WHO SERVED
IN ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES AS A MEMBER OF THE  ARMY
NATIONAL  GUARD,  AIR  NATIONAL  GUARD, NEW YORK GUARD OR NEW YORK NAVAL
MILITIA; WHO WAS RELEASED FROM  ACTIVE  DUTY  BY  GENERAL  OR  HONORABLE
DISCHARGE AFTER SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH, TWO THOUSAND ONE;
  (B) WHO COMMENCES EMPLOYMENT WITH THE MUNICIPALITY ON OR AFTER JANUARY
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN; AND
  (C)  WHO CERTIFIES BY SIGNED AFFIDAVIT, UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY, THAT
HE OR SHE HAS NOT BEEN EMPLOYED FOR THIRTY-FIVE OR MORE HOURS DURING ANY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13355-02-6

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

S6462B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9409
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 17-A §369-f, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S3879, A4325
2019-2020: S4902, S7036, A5167
2021-2022: S142

S6462B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the hire a vet grant program; provides grants to municipalities where a veteran is hired and employed, for not less than one year and for not less than thirty-five hours each week; grants up to $5,000 for a qualified vet and $15,000 for a qualified vet who is disabled.

S6462B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6462B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6462--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RANZENHOFER, CROCI, DeFRANCISCO, GALLIVAN, LARKIN,
  LITTLE, MARCHIONE, MARTINS, RITCHIE, SEWARD -- read twice and  ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veter-
  ans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs -- reported favorably from
  said committee and committed to the Committee on Finance --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the  hire
  a  vet  grant program; and providing for the repeal of such provisions
  upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Article  17-A of the executive law is amended by adding a
new section 369-f to read as follows:
  S 369-F. HIRE A VET GRANT. 1. ALLOWANCE OF GRANT. A MUNICIPALITY SHALL
BE ALLOWED A GRANT EQUIVALENT TO THE CREDIT PROVIDED TO ELIGIBLE TAXPAY-
ERS IN THE "HIRE A VET CREDIT" AS ESTABLISHED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-NINE
OF SECTION 210-B OF THE TAX  LAW,  WHERE  SUCH  MUNICIPALITY  HIRES  AND
EMPLOYS,  FOR  NOT  LESS THAN ONE YEAR AND FOR NOT LESS THAN THIRTY-FIVE
HOURS EACH WEEK, A QUALIFIED VETERAN WITHIN THE STATE. THE  MUNICIPALITY
MAY CLAIM THE GRANT IN THE YEAR IN WHICH THE QUALIFIED VETERAN COMPLETES
ONE YEAR OF EMPLOYMENT WITH THE MUNICIPALITY.
  2. QUALIFIED VETERAN. A QUALIFIED VETERAN IS AN INDIVIDUAL:
  (A)  WHO  SERVED  ON  ACTIVE DUTY IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY, NAVY, AIR
FORCE, MARINE CORPS, COAST GUARD OR THE RESERVES THEREOF, OR WHO  SERVED
IN  ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES AS A MEMBER OF THE ARMY
NATIONAL GUARD, AIR NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK GUARD  OR  NEW  YORK  NAVAL
MILITIA;  WHO  WAS  RELEASED  FROM  ACTIVE  DUTY BY GENERAL OR HONORABLE
DISCHARGE AFTER SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH, TWO THOUSAND ONE;
  (B) WHO COMMENCES EMPLOYMENT WITH THE MUNICIPALITY ON OR AFTER JANUARY
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN; AND
  (C) WHO CERTIFIES BY SIGNED AFFIDAVIT, UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY,  THAT
HE OR SHE HAS NOT BEEN EMPLOYED FOR THIRTY-FIVE OR MORE HOURS DURING ANY

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

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.