senate Bill S4902

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the hire a vet grant program

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Mar 29, 2019 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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S4902 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §369-f, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6462
2017-2018: S3879
2021-2022: S142

S4902 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the hire a vet grant program; provides grants to municipalities where a veteran is hired and employed, for not less than one year and for not less than thirty-five hours each week; grants up to $5,000 for a qualified vet and $15,000 for a qualified vet who is disabled.

S4902 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4902 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4902

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  RANZENHOFER, ADDABBO, AKSHAR, CARLUCCI, GALLIVAN,
  LITTLE, RITCHIE, SERINO, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Veterans,  Homeland
  Security and Military Affairs

AN  ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the hire
  a vet grant program; and providing for the repeal of  such  provisions
  upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section  369-f
to read as follows:
  § 369-F. HIRE A VET GRANT. 1. ALLOWANCE OF GRANT. A MUNICIPALITY SHALL
BE ALLOWED A GRANT EQUIVALENT TO THE CREDIT PROVIDED TO ELIGIBLE TAXPAY-
ERS IN THE "HIRE A VET CREDIT" AS ESTABLISHED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-NINE
OF  SECTION  210-B  OF  THE  TAX  LAW, WHERE SUCH MUNICIPALITY HIRES AND
EMPLOYS, FOR NOT LESS THAN ONE YEAR AND FOR NOT  LESS  THAN  THIRTY-FIVE
HOURS  EACH WEEK, A QUALIFIED VETERAN WITHIN THE STATE. THE MUNICIPALITY
MAY CLAIM THE GRANT IN THE YEAR IN WHICH THE QUALIFIED VETERAN COMPLETES
ONE YEAR OF EMPLOYMENT WITH THE MUNICIPALITY.
  2. QUALIFIED VETERAN. A QUALIFIED VETERAN IS AN INDIVIDUAL:
  (A) WHO SERVED ON ACTIVE DUTY IN THE UNITED  STATES  ARMY,  NAVY,  AIR
FORCE,  MARINE CORPS, COAST GUARD OR THE RESERVES THEREOF, OR WHO SERVED
IN ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES AS A MEMBER OF THE  ARMY
NATIONAL  GUARD,  AIR  NATIONAL  GUARD, NEW YORK GUARD OR NEW YORK NAVAL
MILITIA; WHO WAS RELEASED FROM  ACTIVE  DUTY  BY  GENERAL  OR  HONORABLE
DISCHARGE AFTER SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH, TWO THOUSAND ONE;
  (B) WHO COMMENCES EMPLOYMENT WITH THE MUNICIPALITY ON OR AFTER JANUARY
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN; AND
  (C)  WHO CERTIFIES BY SIGNED AFFIDAVIT, UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY, THAT
HE OR SHE HAS NOT BEEN EMPLOYED FOR THIRTY-FIVE OR MORE HOURS DURING ANY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03933-02-9

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