senate Bill S7036

2019-2020 Legislative Session
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Jan 08, 2020 referred to finance

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S7036 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5167
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 17-A §369-f, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6462, A9409
2017-2018: S3879, A4325
2021-2022: S142

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

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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