|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to labor|
|Feb 23, 2017||referred to labor|
senate Bill S4644
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Labor Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4644 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4644 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4644 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the labor law, in relation to regulations promulgated for systematic and sustained efforts to find work for unemployment benefits PURPOSE : To ensure that unemployment insurance claimants providing child care for their children are able to satisfy the standards for proof of work search efforts. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section 1 of the bill would amend subdivision 2 of section 591 of the labor law to provide that the Commissioner of Labor's regulations defining systematic and sustained efforts to find work and setting standards for proof of work search efforts shall take into account the need to provide child care and ensure that claimants providing child care for their children are able to satisfy the standards for proof of work search efforts. Section two of the bill provides for an effective date of December 7, 2015.
S4644 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4644 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 23, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed 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. § 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. LBD02082-01-7
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