assembly Bill A5167

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes hire a vet grant program

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to veterans' affairs
Feb 07, 2019 referred to veterans' affairs

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A5167 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7036
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 17-A §369-f, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9409, S6462
2017-2018: A4325, S3879
2021-2022: S142

A5167 (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.

A5167 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5167

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SCHIMMINGER, DenDEKKER, BENEDETTO, BUCHWALD,
  SANTABARBARA,  STECK,  BLAKE,  COLTON,  COOK,  CUSICK,  OTIS,  WEPRIN,
  GUNTHER,  HUNTER  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. ABBATE, DAVILA,
  THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on Veterans' 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.  Article  17-A of 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 TWO HUNDRED TEN-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 TWENTY, AND BEFORE JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWEN-
TY-TWO; 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.