senate Bill S839A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the "New York state YouthBuild act"

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 28, 2020 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 27, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 23, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 22, 2020 1st report cal.237
Jan 21, 2020 print number 839a
Jan 21, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to finance
Jan 14, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to labor
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jan 28, 2019 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.85
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 22, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2019 referred to labor

Votes

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Jan 22, 2020 - Finance committee Vote

S839A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 14, 2020 - Labor committee Vote

S839
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 28, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S839
16
1
committee
16
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 22, 2019 - Labor committee Vote

S839
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S839 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9587
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §42-a, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8073

S839 - Summary

Enacts the "New York state YouthBuild act"; sets program requirements; authorizes grants to eligible YouthBuild participants and establishes application requirements.

S839 - Sponsor Memo

S839 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   839

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MONTGOMERY  -- 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  enacting  the  "New  York
  state  YouthBuild  act"; setting program requirements; authorizing the
  commissioner of labor to make grants to eligible  YouthBuild  programs
  and to establish application requirements; and expanding the number of
  YouthBuild programs in New York state

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "New York state YouthBuild act".
  § 2. Legislative intent. The legislature seeks to support economically
disadvantaged youth, especially youth who have not finished high school,
to obtain the education, work experience skills training, personal coun-
seling,  leadership  development  skills training, job placement assist-
ance, and long-term follow-up services necessary  for  them  to  achieve
permanent  economic  self-sufficiency,  while at the same time providing
valuable community service that addresses urgent community needs includ-
ing the demand for affordable housing and the need for young role models
and mentors for younger teenagers and children.
  The legislature further intends to foster the development  of  leader-
ship skills and a commitment to community development among youth and to
ensure  maximum  educational achievement of program participants through
high school diploma or  the  equivalent  attainment  and  transition  to
institutions of higher education, where appropriate.
  The legislature further intends to provide communities the opportunity
to establish or rebuild neighborhood stability in economically depressed
and low-income areas, as well as historic areas requiring restoration or
preservation, while providing economically disadvantaged youth and youth
who  have  not  finished  high  school  an  opportunity for a meaningful
participation in society.

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

Co-Sponsors

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S839A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9587
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §42-a, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8073

S839A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "New York state YouthBuild act"; sets program requirements; authorizes grants to eligible YouthBuild participants and establishes application requirements.

S839A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S839A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 839--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. MONTGOMERY, BENJAMIN, BRESLIN, JACKSON, LIU, MARTI-
  NEZ, PARKER, PERSAUD, SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor --  recommitted
  to  the Committee on Labor in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
  reported favorably from said committee and committed to the  Committee
  on Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the labor law, in relation to enacting the "New York
  state YouthBuild act"; setting program requirements;  authorizing  the
  commissioner  of  labor to make grants to eligible YouthBuild programs
  and to establish application requirements; and to expand the number of
  YouthBuild programs across New York state

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York state YouthBuild act".
  § 2. Legislative intent. The legislature seeks to support economically
disadvantaged youth, especially youth who have not finished high school,
to obtain education and  work  experience  through  occupational  skills
training,  personal  counseling,  leadership  development, job placement
assistance, and long-term  follow-up  services  necessary  for  them  to
achieve  permanent  economic  self-sufficiency,  while  at the same time
providing valuable community service  that  addresses  urgent  community
needs including the demand for affordable housing and the need for young
role models and mentors for younger teenagers and children.
  The  legislature  further intends to foster the development of leader-
ship skills and a commitment to community development among youth and to
ensure maximum educational achievement of program  participants  through
high  school  diploma  or  the  equivalent  attainment and transition to
institutions of higher education, where appropriate.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00026-02-0

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