senate Bill S2231

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires regulations promulgated for systematic and sustained efforts to find work for unemployment benefits to include a claimants need to provide child care

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Current Bill Status Via A3033 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 23, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.572
substituted for s2231
Jul 23, 2020 substituted by a3033
Mar 10, 2020 advanced to third reading
Mar 04, 2020 2nd report cal.
Mar 03, 2020 1st report cal.572
Jan 08, 2020 referred to labor
Jan 23, 2019 referred to labor

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S2231 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3033
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §591, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8920
2015-2016: S5661, A4780
2017-2018: S4644, A6781

S2231 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires regulations promulgated for systematic and sustained efforts to find work for unemployment benefits to include a claimant's need to provide child care.

S2231 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2231 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2231

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation  to  regulations  promulgated
  for  systematic  and  sustained  efforts to find work for unemployment
  benefits

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 591 of the labor law, as amended
by section 12 of part O of chapter 57 of the laws of 2013, is amended to
read as follows:
  2. Availability, capability, and work search.  No  benefits  shall  be
payable  to any claimant who is not capable of work or who is not ready,
willing and able to work in his or her usual employment or in any  other
for  which he or she is reasonably fitted by training and experience and
who is not actively seeking work. In order to be actively seeking work a
claimant must be engaged in systematic and  sustained  efforts  to  find
work.  The commissioner shall promulgate regulations defining systematic
and sustained efforts to find work and setting standards for  the  proof
of  work  search  efforts.  SUCH REGULATIONS SHALL TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE
NEED FOR CLAIMANTS TO PROVIDE CHILD CARE FOR THEIR  CHILD  OR  CHILDREN,
AND THE REGULATIONS SHALL ENSURE THAT SUCH CLAIMANTS ARE ABLE TO SATISFY
THE STANDARDS FOR PROOF OF WORK SEARCH EFFORTS.
  §  2.  This act shall take effect on the same date as the reversion of
subdivision 2 of section 591 of the labor law as provided in section  10
of chapter 413 of the laws of 2003, as amended.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05050-01-9

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