assembly Bill A969A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the retrain and employ unemployed persons program

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 25, 2018 print number 969a
Jan 25, 2018 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Jan 10, 2017 referred to higher education

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A969 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2232
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6303-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7794
2015-2016: A10533, S490
2019-2020: A2984

A969 - Summary

Establishes the retrain and employ unemployed persons program providing grants to community colleges to develop training programs or improve existing workforce development programs for the purposes of training unemployed individuals for jobs in the regions surrounding such community colleges.

A969 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   969

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SIMON, MOSLEY, SEAWRIGHT, GOTTFRIED, JAFFEE,
  COOK, CAHILL, SEPULVEDA, LAWRENCE, MURRAY, BLAKE, WALKER -- read  once
  and referred to the Committee on Higher Education

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law, in relation to establishing the
  retrain and employ unemployed persons program

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6303-b
to read as follows:
  §  6303-B.  RETRAIN  AND EMPLOY UNEMPLOYED PERSONS PROGRAM.  1.  DEFI-
NITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS  SHALL  HAVE  THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS.
  (A)  "GRANT  PROGRAM"  SHALL  MEAN  THE  RETRAIN AND EMPLOY UNEMPLOYED
PERSONS PROGRAM OR THE RE-UP NEW YORK PROGRAM.
  (B) "TRAINING PROGRAM OR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM" SHALL MEAN THE
COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROGRAMS CREATED OR IMPROVED  PURSUANT  TO  THE  GRANT
PROGRAM.
  (C)  "BOCES"  SHALL MEAN BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES AS
DEFINED IN ARTICLE FORTY OF THIS CHAPTER.
  2. BY NO LATER THAN  JULY  FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  EIGHTEEN  THE  STATE
UNIVERSITY BOARDS OF TRUSTEES AND THE CITY UNIVERSITY BOARDS OF TRUSTEES
SHALL ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO DEVELOP TRAIN-
ING  PROGRAMS OR IMPROVE EXISTING WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR THE
PURPOSES OF TRAINING UNEMPLOYED INDIVIDUALS  FOR  JOBS  IN  THE  REGIONS
SURROUNDING SUCH COMMUNITY COLLEGES.
  3.  GRANTS  SHALL BE AWARDED PURSUANT TO APPROPRIATION IN AN AMOUNT UP
TO FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES THAT  CAN  DEMON-
STRATE  THAT  SUCH  TRAINING  PROGRAMS OR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
WILL PROVIDE THE REQUISITE TRAINING REQUIRED FOR JOB PLACEMENT IN  BUSI-
NESSES  AND  INDUSTRIES  WITHIN THE REGION THAT LACK THE NECESSARY WORK-
FORCE OR THAT ARE SEEKING EMPLOYEES WITH NEW SKILLS IN AN AREA WHERE JOB

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

Co-Sponsors

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A969A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2232
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6303-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7794
2015-2016: A10533, S490
2019-2020: A2984

A969A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the retrain and employ unemployed persons program providing grants to community colleges to develop training programs or improve existing workforce development programs for the purposes of training unemployed individuals for jobs in the regions surrounding such community colleges.

A969A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 969--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SIMON, MOSLEY, SEAWRIGHT, GOTTFRIED, JAFFEE,
  COOK, CAHILL, SEPULVEDA, LAWRENCE, MURRAY, BLAKE, WALKER -- read  once
  and  referred  to  the Committee on Higher Education -- recommitted to
  the Committee on Higher Education in accordance with Assembly Rule  3,
  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  establishing  the
  retrain and employ unemployed persons program

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6303-b
to read as follows:
  § 6303-B. RETRAIN AND EMPLOY UNEMPLOYED PERSONS PROGRAM.   1.    DEFI-
NITIONS.  AS  USED  IN  THIS  SECTION THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE
FOLLOWING MEANINGS.
  (A) "GRANT PROGRAM" SHALL  MEAN  THE  RETRAIN  AND  EMPLOY  UNEMPLOYED
PERSONS PROGRAM OR THE RE-UP NEW YORK PROGRAM.
  (B) "TRAINING PROGRAM OR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM" SHALL MEAN THE
COMMUNITY  COLLEGE  PROGRAMS  CREATED  OR IMPROVED PURSUANT TO THE GRANT
PROGRAM.
  (C) "BOCES" SHALL MEAN BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES  AS
DEFINED IN ARTICLE FORTY OF THIS CHAPTER.
  2.  BY  NO  LATER  THAN  JULY  FIRST,  TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN THE STATE
UNIVERSITY BOARDS OF TRUSTEES AND THE CITY UNIVERSITY BOARDS OF TRUSTEES
SHALL ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO DEVELOP TRAIN-
ING PROGRAMS OR IMPROVE EXISTING WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR  THE
PURPOSES  OF  TRAINING  UNEMPLOYED  INDIVIDUALS  FOR JOBS IN THE REGIONS
SURROUNDING SUCH COMMUNITY COLLEGES.
  3. GRANTS SHALL BE AWARDED PURSUANT TO APPROPRIATION IN AN  AMOUNT  UP
TO  FIVE  HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES THAT CAN DEMON-
STRATE THAT SUCH TRAINING PROGRAMS  OR  WORKFORCE  DEVELOPMENT  PROGRAMS

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

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