|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to finance|
senate Bill S7036
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
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S7036 (ACTIVE) - Details
S7036 (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.
S7036 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7036 SPONSOR: KAPLAN 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
S7036 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7036 I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 8, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sens. KAPLAN, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance 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 WEEK IN THE ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAY PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO HIS OR HER EMPLOYMENT BY THE MUNICIPALITY. 3. PROHIBITION. A MUNICIPALITY SHALL NOT DISCHARGE AN EMPLOYEE AND HIRE A QUALIFYING VETERAN SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSE OF QUALIFYING FOR THIS
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