assembly Bill A4326

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides that spouses who voluntarily separate from employment to accompany a spouse who is the subject of a military transfer shall be eligible for unemployment benefits

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to labor
Feb 02, 2017 referred to labor

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A4326 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S306
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §593, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8571, S6629
2015-2016: A4158, A9684, S5354
2019-2020: A3399, S3062
2021-2022: A7514, S3623

A4326 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that spouses who voluntarily separate from employment to accompany a spouse who is the subject of a military transfer shall be eligible for unemployment benefits.

A4326 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4326

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 2, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ORTIZ, COLTON -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to the eligibility for  unem-
  ployment  benefits  for  individuals  who  voluntarily  separate  from
  employment to accompany a spouse who is  the  subject  of  a  military
  transfer

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 593 of the  labor
law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (iv) to read as follows:
  (IV) WHERE THE SPOUSE OF THE INDIVIDUAL IS A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORC-
ES  OF  THE UNITED STATES, THE NEED FOR THE INDIVIDUAL TO ACCOMPANY SUCH
INDIVIDUAL'S SPOUSE (A) TO A PLACE FROM WHICH IT IS IMPRACTICAL FOR SUCH
INDIVIDUAL TO COMMUTE AND (B) DUE TO A CHANGE IN LOCATION AS A RESULT OF
A MILITARY TRANSFER OF THE SPOUSE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02334-01-7