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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|
senate Bill S4902
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Veterans, Homeland Security And Military Affairs Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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:
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
BILL NUMBER: S4902 SPONSOR: RANZENHOFER TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: OF THE BILL: To encourage public employers to hire veterans. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: § 1- Amends Article 17-A of the Executive Law to add a new section 369-f which would provide for grants to municipalities equal to the credit provided to eligible taxpayers in the "hire a vet credit" established in subdivision twenty-nine of section 210-B of the Tax Law. The section identifies qualified veterans, sets forth certain restrictions and spec- ifies the amount of the grant available. Grants would range from $5,000 to $15,000 for a disabled veteran. The specifications for the grants mirror the provisions set forth in the hire a vet tax credit.
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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