senate Bill S8073A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "New York state YouthBuild act"

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2018 referred to education
Jun 20, 2018 delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.2113
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 29, 2018 print number 8073a
Mar 29, 2018 amend and recommit to labor
Mar 26, 2018 referred to labor

S8073 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A13
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §42-a, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A483
2011-2012: A22
2013-2014: A1068
2015-2016: A835
2019-2020: S839, A165

S8073 - Summary

Enacts the "New York state YouthBuild act"; sets program requirements; authorizes grants to eligible YouthBuild participants and establishes application requirements.

S8073 - Sponsor Memo

S8073 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8073

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 26, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- 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  enacting  the  "New  York
  state  YouthBuild  act"; setting program requirements; authorizing the
  commissioner of labor to make grants to eligible  YouthBuild  programs
  and to establish application requirements; and expanding the number of
  YouthBuild programs in New York state

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

  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
who  have  not  finished  high  school  an  opportunity for a meaningful
participation in society.
  The legislature further intends to allow  communities  to  expand  the
supply  of affordable housing for homeless and other low-income individ-

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

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S8073A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A13
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §42-a, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A483
2011-2012: A22
2013-2014: A1068
2015-2016: A835
2019-2020: S839, A165

S8073A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "New York state YouthBuild act"; sets program requirements; authorizes grants to eligible YouthBuild participants and establishes application requirements.

S8073A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8073A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8073--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 26, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Labor  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the labor law, in relation to enacting the "New York
  state YouthBuild act"; setting program requirements;  authorizing  the
  commissioner  of  labor to make grants to eligible YouthBuild programs
  and to establish application requirements; and expanding the number of
  YouthBuild programs in New York state

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

  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
who have not finished  high  school  an  opportunity  for  a  meaningful
participation in society.

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

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