senate Bill S5552A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the creation of a self-sufficiency standard study

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 14, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2020 print number 5552a
Jan 08, 2020 amend and recommit to social services
referred to social services
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 19, 2019 referred to social services
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1694
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 29, 2019 reported and committed to finance
May 06, 2019 referred to social services

Votes

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Jan 14, 2020 - Social Services committee Vote

S5552
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 14, 2020

aye wr (2)

Jun 19, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S5552
14
5
committee
14
Aye
5
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 29, 2019 - Social Services committee Vote

S5552
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 29, 2019

aye wr (1)

S5552 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A339
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §131-bb, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10420
2017-2018: A1589

S5552 - Summary

Relates to the creation of a self-sufficiency standard study regarding how much income is needed for a family of a given composition in a given geographic location to adequately meet its basic needs without public or private assistance.

S5552 - Sponsor Memo

S5552 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5552

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 6, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to the creation  of
  a self-sufficiency standard study

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

  Section 1. The social services law is amended by adding a new  section
131-bb to read as follows:
  §  131-BB.  SELF-SUFFICIENCY STANDARD STUDY. 1. (A) A SELF-SUFFICIENCY
STANDARD MEASURES HOW MUCH INCOME IS NEEDED FOR  A  FAMILY  OF  A  GIVEN
COMPOSITION  IN A GIVEN GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION TO ADEQUATELY MEET ITS BASIC
NEEDS WITHOUT PUBLIC OR PRIVATE ASSISTANCE.
  (B) A SELF-SUFFICIENCY STANDARD IS A TOOL THAT CAN  BE  USED  TO:  (I)
CREATE  A  BENCHMARK  FOR  MEASURING  THE  EFFECTIVENESS OF ANTI-POVERTY
PROGRAMS  AND  POLICIES;  (II)  DETERMINE  EFFECTIVE  WAYS  TO  ALLOCATE
RESOURCES  THAT WILL LEAD TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THAT RESULTS IN LIVING
WAGE JOBS; (III) TARGET THE DEVELOPMENT OF TRAINING AND INDUSTRIES  THAT
RESULT  IN HIGHER-WAGE JOBS FOR NEW YORKERS; (IV) ENHANCE EDUCATION, JOB
TRAINING, AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS; (V) COUNSEL  CLIENTS  TRANSI-
TIONING  FROM  WELFARE  AND  UNEMPLOYMENT, THROUGH WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
PROGRAMS AND EDUCATION AND TRAINING, INTO  SELF-SUFFICIENCY  WAGE  JOBS;
AND  (VI)  ENHANCE ONLINE "BUDGET CALCULATOR" TOOLS THAT ENABLE USERS TO
STRATEGIZE COMBINATIONS OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE  SUPPORTS  AND  SUBSIDIES,
WITH  TRAINING  AND EDUCATION, AND/OR EMPLOYMENT, TO INCREASE INCOME AND
ECONOMIC SECURITY.
  2. THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SHALL CONTRACT WITH  A  THIRD  PARTY,  THAT
MEETS  THE  REQUIREMENTS  IN  SUBDIVISION  FOUR OF THIS SECTION, FOR THE
COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS OF DATA THAT RESULTS IN THE CALCULATION OF BASIC
NEEDS BUDGETS.
  3. CALCULATION OF STANDARD OF BASIC NEEDS BUDGETS.  (A)  STANDARDS  OF
BASIC  NEEDS  BUDGETS SHALL (I) MEASURE THE NECESSARY INCOME REQUIRED TO

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

S5552A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A339
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Add §131-bb, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10420
2017-2018: A1589

S5552A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the creation of a self-sufficiency standard study regarding how much income is needed for a family of a given composition in a given geographic location to adequately meet its basic needs without public or private assistance.

S5552A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5552A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5552--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 6, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services --  recom-
  mitted  to  the Committee on Social Services in accordance with Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to the creation of
  a self-sufficiency standard study

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

  Section  1. The social services law is amended by adding a new section
131-bb to read as follows:
  § 131-BB. SELF-SUFFICIENCY STANDARD STUDY. 1. (A)  A  SELF-SUFFICIENCY
STANDARD  MEASURES  HOW  MUCH  INCOME  IS NEEDED FOR A FAMILY OF A GIVEN
COMPOSITION IN A GIVEN GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION TO ADEQUATELY MEET ITS  BASIC
NEEDS WITHOUT PUBLIC OR PRIVATE ASSISTANCE.
  (B)  A  SELF-SUFFICIENCY  STANDARD  IS A TOOL THAT CAN BE USED TO: (I)
CREATE A BENCHMARK  FOR  MEASURING  THE  EFFECTIVENESS  OF  ANTI-POVERTY
PROGRAMS  AND  POLICIES;  (II)  DETERMINE  EFFECTIVE  WAYS  TO  ALLOCATE
RESOURCES THAT WILL LEAD TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THAT RESULTS IN  LIVING
WAGE  JOBS; (III) TARGET THE DEVELOPMENT OF TRAINING AND INDUSTRIES THAT
RESULT IN HIGHER-WAGE JOBS FOR NEW YORKERS; (IV) ENHANCE EDUCATION,  JOB
TRAINING,  AND  SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS; (V) COUNSEL CLIENTS TRANSI-
TIONING FROM WELFARE AND  UNEMPLOYMENT,  THROUGH  WORKFORCE  DEVELOPMENT
PROGRAMS  AND  EDUCATION  AND TRAINING, INTO SELF-SUFFICIENCY WAGE JOBS;
AND (VI) ENHANCE ONLINE "BUDGET CALCULATOR" TOOLS THAT ENABLE  USERS  TO
STRATEGIZE  COMBINATIONS  OF  PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SUPPORTS AND SUBSIDIES,
WITH TRAINING AND EDUCATION, AND/OR EMPLOYMENT, TO INCREASE  INCOME  AND
ECONOMIC SECURITY.
  2.  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  LABOR SHALL CONTRACT WITH A THIRD PARTY, THAT
MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS IN SUBDIVISION FOUR  OF  THIS  SECTION,  FOR  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00051-02-0

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