senate Bill S8278A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a program to incentivize unemployed individuals to enter jobs in healthcare

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2020 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.898
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Jul 14, 2020 print number 8278a
Jul 14, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to labor
Jul 13, 2020 committee discharged and committed to labor
May 01, 2020 referred to education

Votes

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Jul 22, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8278A
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Labor committee Vote

S8278A
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Labor Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

Co-Sponsors

S8278 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §599, Lab L

S8278 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of labor, in conjunction with the commissioner of health, to develop a program which incentivizes unemployed individuals to enter jobs in healthcare.

S8278 - Sponsor Memo

S8278 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8278

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing a program
  to incentivize unemployed individuals to enter jobs in healthcare

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

  Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 59 to read as follows:
  59.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE COMMIS-
SIONER, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH AND  THE  COMMIS-
SIONER  OF LABOR SHALL ESTABLISH A PROGRAM WHICH INCENTIVIZES UNEMPLOYED
INDIVIDUALS TO ENTER JOBS IN HEALTHCARE, INCLUDING BUT NOT  LIMITED  TO,
CERTIFIED NURSE AIDES. SUCH INCENTIVES SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED
TO,  EXPEDITED  TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION PROCESSES FOR SUCH HEALTHCARE
POSITIONS AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16165-02-0

Co-Sponsors

S8278A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §599, Lab L

S8278A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioner of labor, in conjunction with the commissioner of health, to develop a program which incentivizes unemployed individuals to enter jobs in healthcare.

S8278A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8278A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8278--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. KENNEDY, GOUNARDES, MAY, METZGER -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Education  --  committee  discharged  and  said  bill 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 establishing a program to
  incentivize unemployed individuals to enter jobs in healthcare

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

  Section  1.  Section  599  of the labor law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4. ESTABLISHING ELIGIBLE TRAINING  PROGRAMS  AND  RECRUITMENT  IN  THE
HEALTHCARE FIELD. (A) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMIS-
SIONER  OF  HEALTH, SHALL MAINTAIN A LIST OF POSITIONS IN THE HEALTHCARE
FIELD IN WHICH THERE ARE SUBSTANTIAL STAFF SHORTAGES STATEWIDE  AND  PER
REGION  OF THE STATE, THAT IS UPDATED AT LEAST ONCE EVERY CALENDAR YEAR.
SUCH LIST SHALL BE ESTABLISHED WITHIN SIXTY DAYS OF THE  EFFECTIVE  DATE
OF THIS SUBDIVISION AND SHALL BE PUBLISHED ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE.
  (B) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH,
SHALL  ESTABLISH  A  PROGRAM  ELIGIBLE  UNDER THIS SECTION THAT PROVIDES
EXPEDITED TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION PROCESSES FOR THE HEALTHCARE  POSI-
TIONS ON THE LIST ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVI-
SION  THAT  WOULD BE AVAILABLE TO CLAIMANTS ELIGIBLE UNDER THIS SECTION.
THE DEPARTMENT SHALL MAKE INFORMATION ABOUT SUCH  PROGRAM  AVAILABLE  ON
ITS WEBSITE. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL BE ESTABLISHED WITHIN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY
DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16165-03-0

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