assembly Bill A2280

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the retrain and employ unemployed persons program

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Jan 14, 2021 referred to higher education

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A2280 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6303-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10533
2017-2018: A969
2019-2020: A2984

A2280 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the retrain and employ unemployed persons program providing grants to community colleges to develop training programs or improve existing workforce development programs for the purposes of training unemployed individuals for jobs in the regions surrounding such community colleges.

A2280 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2280
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. SIMON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CAHILL,
   COOK, GOTTFRIED, SEAWRIGHT, WALKER -- read once and  referred  to  the
   Committee on Higher Education
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law, in relation to establishing the
   retrain and employ unemployed persons program

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6303-b
 to read as follows:
   §  6303-B.  RETRAIN  AND EMPLOY UNEMPLOYED PERSONS PROGRAM.  1.  DEFI-
 NITIONS. AS USED IN THIS SECTION THE  FOLLOWING  TERMS  SHALL  HAVE  THE
 FOLLOWING MEANINGS.
   (A)  "GRANT  PROGRAM"  SHALL  MEAN  THE  RETRAIN AND EMPLOY UNEMPLOYED
 PERSONS PROGRAM OR THE RE-UP NEW YORK PROGRAM.
   (B) "TRAINING PROGRAM OR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM" SHALL MEAN THE
 COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROGRAMS CREATED OR IMPROVED  PURSUANT  TO  THE  GRANT
 PROGRAM.
   (C)  "BOCES"  SHALL MEAN BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES AS
 DEFINED IN ARTICLE FORTY OF THIS CHAPTER.
   2. BY NO LATER THAN JULY FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-TWO  THE  STATE
 UNIVERSITY BOARDS OF TRUSTEES AND THE CITY UNIVERSITY BOARDS OF TRUSTEES
 SHALL ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO DEVELOP TRAIN-
 ING  PROGRAMS OR IMPROVE EXISTING WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR THE
 PURPOSES OF TRAINING UNEMPLOYED INDIVIDUALS  FOR  JOBS  IN  THE  REGIONS
 SURROUNDING SUCH COMMUNITY COLLEGES.
   3.  GRANTS  SHALL BE AWARDED PURSUANT TO APPROPRIATION IN AN AMOUNT UP
 TO FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES THAT  CAN  DEMON-
 STRATE  THAT  SUCH  TRAINING  PROGRAMS OR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
 WILL PROVIDE THE REQUISITE TRAINING REQUIRED FOR JOB PLACEMENT IN  BUSI-
 NESSES  AND  INDUSTRIES  WITHIN THE REGION THAT LACK THE NECESSARY WORK-
 FORCE OR THAT ARE SEEKING EMPLOYEES WITH NEW SKILLS IN AN AREA WHERE JOB
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.