senate Bill S7705A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Creates the office of older adult workforce development within the office for the aging

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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
Mar 04, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Feb 26, 2020 print number 7705a
Feb 26, 2020 amend and recommit to aging
Feb 10, 2020 referred to aging

Votes

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Mar 4, 2020 - Aging committee Vote

S7705A
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0
committee
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Aye
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Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Aging Committee Vote: Mar 4, 2020

S7705 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9815
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §225, Eld L

S7705 - Summary

Creates the office of older adult workforce development within the office for the aging to address the needs of older adults regarding the workplace.

S7705 - Sponsor Memo

S7705 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7705

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 10, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to  creating  the  office  of
  older adult workforce development within the office for the aging

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

  Section 1. The elder law is amended by adding a  new  section  225  to
read as follows:
  §  225.  OFFICE  OF  OLDER  ADULT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT. 1. THE OFFICE
SHALL ESTABLISH AN OFFICE OF OLDER  ADULT  WORKFORCE  DEVELOPMENT.  SUCH
OFFICE OF OLDER ADULT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SHALL BE HEADED BY A COORDI-
NATOR WHO SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE DIRECTOR.
  2.  THE COORDINATOR OF THE OFFICE OF OLDER ADULT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING DUTIES:
  (A) ADVISE AND ASSIST THE STATE IN PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING FOR COOR-
DINATION AND COOPERATION AMONG AGENCIES INVOLVED IN  WORKFORCE  DEVELOP-
MENT TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF OLDER ADULTS REGARDING THE WORKPLACE;
  (B)  CREATE  A  CENTRALIZED  WEBSITE WITH RESOURCES FOR JOB PLACEMENT,
CAREER BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT, AND JOB SUPPORT FOR OLDER ADULTS;
  (C)  PROVIDE INFORMATION ON HOW TO REPORT AGE  DISCRIMINATION  IN  THE
WORKPLACE, INCLUDING POTENTIAL STATE REMEDIES FOR SUCH DISCRIMINATION;
  (D)    REVIEW  INFORMATION  UPON  REQUEST  OF STATE AGENCIES REGARDING
COMPLAINTS CONCERNING AGE DISCRIMINATION IN THE  WORKPLACE  AND  DEVELOP
RECOMMENDATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND PROTOCOLS TO ADDRESS RECURRING PROBLEMS
OR TRENDS, IN CONSULTATION WITH INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES, ADVOCATES, AND
STATE AGENCIES;
  (E)  PROVIDE  OUTREACH  AND  EDUCATION ON THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE
OFFICE OF OLDER ADULT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT; AND
  (F) PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS THE DIRECTOR MAY ASSIGN TO  THE  COORDINA-
TOR.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15231-01-0

S7705A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9815
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §225, Eld L

S7705A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the office of older adult workforce development within the office for the aging to address the needs of older adults regarding the workplace.

S7705A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7705A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7705--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Aging  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the elder law, in relation to creating the office of
  older adult workforce development within the office for the aging

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

  Section  1.  The  elder  law is amended by adding a new section 225 to
read as follows:
  § 225. OFFICE OF OLDER ADULT  WORKFORCE  DEVELOPMENT.  1.  THE  OFFICE
SHALL  ESTABLISH  AN  OFFICE  OF OLDER ADULT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT. SUCH
OFFICE OF OLDER ADULT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SHALL BE HEADED BY A COORDI-
NATOR WHO SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE DIRECTOR.    THE  COORDINATOR  SHALL
WORK IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR IN THE COURSE OF THEIR
DUTIES.
  2.  THE COORDINATOR OF THE OFFICE OF OLDER ADULT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING DUTIES:
  (A) ADVISE AND ASSIST THE STATE IN PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING FOR COOR-
DINATION AND COOPERATION AMONG AGENCIES INVOLVED IN  WORKFORCE  DEVELOP-
MENT TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF OLDER ADULTS REGARDING THE WORKPLACE;
  (B)  CREATE  A  CENTRALIZED  WEBSITE WITH RESOURCES FOR JOB PLACEMENT,
CAREER BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT, AND JOB SUPPORT FOR OLDER ADULTS;
  (C)  PROVIDE INFORMATION ON HOW TO REPORT AGE  DISCRIMINATION  IN  THE
WORKPLACE, INCLUDING POTENTIAL STATE REMEDIES FOR SUCH DISCRIMINATION;
  (D)    REVIEW  INFORMATION  UPON  REQUEST  OF STATE AGENCIES REGARDING
COMPLAINTS CONCERNING AGE DISCRIMINATION IN THE  WORKPLACE  AND  DEVELOP
RECOMMENDATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND PROTOCOLS TO ADDRESS RECURRING PROBLEMS
OR TRENDS, IN CONSULTATION WITH INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES, ADVOCATES, AND
STATE AGENCIES;
  (E)  PROVIDE  OUTREACH  AND  EDUCATION ON THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE
OFFICE OF OLDER ADULT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT; AND
  (F) PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS THE DIRECTOR MAY ASSIGN TO  THE  COORDINA-
TOR.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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