|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to higher education|
|Jan 28, 2019||referred to higher education|
assembly Bill A2984
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Walter T. Mosley
Ellen C. Jaffee
A2984 (ACTIVE) - Details
A2984 (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.
A2984 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2984 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 28, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. SIMON, MOSLEY, SEAWRIGHT, GOTTFRIED, JAFFEE, COOK, CAHILL, LAWRENCE, 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 TWENTY THE STATE UNIVER- SITY BOARDS OF TRUSTEES AND THE CITY UNIVERSITY BOARDS OF TRUSTEES SHALL ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM FOR 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. 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.
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