senate Bill S3738

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "New York state YouthBuild act"; appropriation

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to finance
Jan 26, 2017 referred to finance


S3738 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Laws Affected:
Add §4608, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2202
2011-2012: S3368
2013-2014: S5919
2015-2016: S1749

S3738 (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.

S3738 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3738 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 26, 2017

Introduced  by  Sens. MONTGOMERY, KENNEDY, PARKER, PERKINS -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Finance

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


  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York state YouthBuild act".
  § 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
and low-income areas, as well as historic areas requiring restoration or
preservation, while providing economically disadvantaged youth and youth

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


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