senate Bill S1170A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes social services districts to offer participants in public assistance employment programs an option to complete a course of instruction in financial literacy and personal finance

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 12, 2017 signed chap.275
Aug 31, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1849
substituted for s1170a
Jun 19, 2017 substituted by a474a
ordered to third reading cal.1849
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 23, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Mar 22, 2017 print number 1170a
Mar 22, 2017 amend and recommit to social services
Jan 06, 2017 referred to social services

Votes

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Jun 19, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S1170A
23
1
committee
23
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 23, 2017 - Social Services committee Vote

S1170A
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: May 23, 2017

aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S1170 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A474
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§336 & 336-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5249, A7763
2015-2016: S2150, A1101

S1170 - Summary

Authorizes social services districts to offer participants in public assistance employment programs an option to complete a course of instruction in financial literacy and personal finance; authorizes local social services districts to cooperate with the department of labor in providing workforce guidance and information.

S1170 - Sponsor Memo

S1170 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1170

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  CARLUCCI,  AVELLA, KLEIN, SAVINO, VALESKY -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Social Services

AN  ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to allowing social
  services districts to offer participants in public assistance  employ-
  ment programs an option to complete a course in financial literacy and
  personal finance

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (f) of subdivision 1 of section 336 of the social
services law, as amended by section 148 of part B of chapter 436 of  the
laws  of  1997, is amended and a new paragraph (j-l) is added to read as
follows:
  (f) job search and job readiness assistance, provided that job  search
is  an  active  and continuing effort to secure employment configured by
the local social services official; AND SUCH  SOCIAL  SERVICES  DISTRICT
MAY  WORK  IN  COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR TO PROVIDE WORK-
FORCE GUIDANCE AND INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION TEN-C  OF  THE
LABOR LAW;
  (J-L)  EDUCATION  OR A COURSE OF INSTRUCTION IN FINANCIAL LITERACY AND
PERSONAL FINANCE THAT INCLUDES INSTRUCTION ON HOUSEHOLD CASH  MANAGEMENT
TECHNIQUES,  CAREER ADVICE TO OBTAIN A WELL PAYING AND SECURE JOB, USING
CHECKING AND SAVINGS ACCOUNTS, OBTAINING AND UTILIZING  SHORT  AND  LONG
TERM  CREDIT,  SECURING  A LOAN OR OTHER LONG TERM FINANCING ARRANGEMENT
FOR HIGH COST ITEMS SUCH AS A MOTOR VEHICLE, HOME OR PARTICIPATION IN  A
HIGHER  EDUCATION  COURSE  OF INSTRUCTION OR TRADE SCHOOL, OBTAINING AND
USING CREDIT AND DEBIT CARDS, INVESTING AND SAVING MONEY,  AND  PLANNING
FOR RETIREMENT;
  §  2.  Subdivision  1  of section 336-a of the social services law, as
amended by section 4 of part J of chapter 58 of the  laws  of  2014,  is
amended to read as follows:

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

Co-Sponsors

S1170A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A474
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§336 & 336-a, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5249, A7763
2015-2016: S2150, A1101

S1170A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes social services districts to offer participants in public assistance employment programs an option to complete a course of instruction in financial literacy and personal finance; authorizes local social services districts to cooperate with the department of labor in providing workforce guidance and information.

S1170A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1170A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1170--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  CARLUCCI,  AVELLA, KLEIN, SAVINO, VALESKY -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Social  Services -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to allowing  social
  services  districts to offer participants in public assistance employ-
  ment programs an option to complete a course in financial literacy and
  personal finance

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (f) of subdivision 1 of section 336 of the social
services  law, as amended by section 148 of part B of chapter 436 of the
laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  (f) job search and job readiness assistance, provided that job  search
is  an  active  and continuing effort to secure employment configured by
the local social services official; AND SUCH  SOCIAL  SERVICES  DISTRICT
MAY  WORK  IN  COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR TO PROVIDE WORK-
FORCE GUIDANCE AND INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION TEN-C  OF  THE
LABOR LAW;
  §  2.  Subdivision  1  of section 336-a of the social services law, as
amended by section 4 of part J of chapter 58 of the  laws  of  2014,  is
amended to read as follows:
  1.  Social  services  districts shall make available vocational educa-
tional training and educational activities.  Such activities may include
but need not be limited to, high school education or education  designed
to  prepare  a  participant  for  a high school equivalency certificate,
basic and remedial education, education in English  proficiency,  EDUCA-
TION  OR  A  COURSE  OF  INSTRUCTION  IN FINANCIAL LITERACY AND PERSONAL
FINANCE THAT INCLUDES INSTRUCTION ON  HOUSEHOLD  CASH  MANAGEMENT  TECH-
NIQUES,  CAREER  ADVICE  TO  OBTAIN  A WELL PAYING AND SECURE JOB, USING
CHECKING AND SAVINGS ACCOUNTS, OBTAINING AND UTILIZING  SHORT  AND  LONG

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

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