assembly Bill A9523B

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to certification of public employment for purposes of the federal public service loan forgiveness program

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Current Bill Status Via S8389 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 15, 2022 signed chap.562
Sep 14, 2022 delivered to governor
May 31, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.349
substituted for a9523b
May 31, 2022 substituted by s8389c
May 24, 2022 amended on third reading 9523b
May 23, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.349
rules report cal.349
reported
May 18, 2022 reported referred to rules
May 13, 2022 print number 9523a
May 13, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to ways and means
May 11, 2022 reported referred to ways and means
Mar 16, 2022 referred to labor

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A9523 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8389
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 34 §§1000 - 1002, Lab L

A9523 - Summary

Relates to certification of public employment for purposes of the federal public service loan forgiveness program; requires public employers to provide certain notices and program forms; provides that an average of 30 hours per week shall be considered full-time for purposes of certifying public employment under the federal program.

A9523 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9523
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 16, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. EPSTEIN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Labor
 
 AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to certification  of  employ-
   ment  with public service employers for purposes of the federal public
   service loan forgiveness  program;  and  to  amend  the  tax  law,  in
   relation  to excluding from gross income certain student loan forgive-
   ness awards

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new article 34 to read
 as follows:
                                ARTICLE 34
                CERTIFICATION OF PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT
 SECTION 1000. DEFINITIONS.
         1001. HOURS WORKED AND FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT.
         1002. CERTIFYING EMPLOYMENT.
   § 1000. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE:
   1.  "CERTIFYING  EMPLOYMENT"  MEANS  EITHER  COMPLETING  THE  EMPLOYER
 SECTIONS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS  FORM  OR  SHARING  DATA
 DIRECTLY  WITH THE U.S.  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION THAT CORRESPONDS TO THE
 INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR THE PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS FORM.
   2. "EMPLOYEE" MEANS SOMEONE WHO WORKS FOR A PUBLIC  SERVICE  EMPLOYER,
 REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYER CONSIDERS THAT WORK TO
 BE FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME, CONTINGENT, OR CONTRACTED.
   3.  "FULL-TIME"  FOR  THE  PURPOSE OF CERTIFYING EMPLOYMENT ONLY MEANS
 WORKING AT LEAST THIRTY HOURS PER WEEK OR AT LEAST THIRTY HOURS PER WEEK
 THROUGHOUT A CONTRACTUAL OR EMPLOYMENT PERIOD OF AT LEAST  EIGHT  MONTHS
 IN A TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD, SUCH AS ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACH-
 ERS.
   4.  "PUBLIC  SERVICE  EMPLOYER" MEANS ANY STATE, COUNTY, CITY OR OTHER
 LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYER, INCLUDING ANY OFFICE, DEPARTMENT, INDEPENDENT
 AGENCY, SCHOOL DISTRICT, PUBLIC COLLEGE  OR  UNIVERSITY  SYSTEM,  PUBLIC
 LIBRARY  SYSTEM, AUTHORITY, OR OTHER BODY, INCLUDING THE LEGISLATURE AND
 THE JUDICIARY. THIS TERM SHALL ALSO MEAN ANY EMPLOYER THAT HAS  RECEIVED
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A9523A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8389
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 34 §§1000 - 1002, Lab L

A9523A - Summary

Relates to certification of public employment for purposes of the federal public service loan forgiveness program; requires public employers to provide certain notices and program forms; provides that an average of 30 hours per week shall be considered full-time for purposes of certifying public employment under the federal program.

A9523A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9523--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 16, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  EPSTEIN,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  STECK, SIMON, AUBRY,
   WALLACE, CLARK,  SAYEGH,  SILLITTI,  DAVILA,  BURDICK,  REYES,  GIBBS,
   SOLAGES,  ABINANTI, CRUZ, THIELE, GLICK, L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Labor -- reported  and  referred  to  the
   Committee  on  Ways  and  Means -- committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to certification  of  employ-
   ment  with public service employers for purposes of the federal public
   service loan forgiveness program
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new article 34 to read
 as follows:
                                ARTICLE 34
                CERTIFICATION OF PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT
 SECTION 1000. DEFINITIONS.
         1001. HOURS WORKED AND FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT.
         1002. CERTIFYING EMPLOYMENT.
   § 1000. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE:
   1.  "CERTIFYING  EMPLOYMENT"  MEANS  EITHER  COMPLETING  THE  EMPLOYER
 SECTIONS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS  FORM  OR  SHARING  DATA
 DIRECTLY  WITH THE U.S.  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION THAT CORRESPONDS TO THE
 INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR THE PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS FORM.
   2. "EMPLOYEE" MEANS SOMEONE WHO WORKS FOR A PUBLIC  SERVICE  EMPLOYER,
 REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYER CONSIDERS THAT WORK TO
 BE FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME, CONTINGENT, OR CONTRACTED.
   3.  "FULL-TIME"  FOR  THE  PURPOSE OF CERTIFYING EMPLOYMENT ONLY MEANS
 WORKING AT LEAST AN AVERAGE OF THIRTY HOURS PER  WEEK  OR  AT  LEAST  AN
 AVERAGE  OF THIRTY HOURS PER WEEK THROUGHOUT A CONTRACTUAL OR EMPLOYMENT
 PERIOD OF AT LEAST EIGHT  MONTHS  IN  A  TWELVE-MONTH  PERIOD,  SUCH  AS
 ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SHOULD
 THE  U.S.  DEPARTMENT  OF  EDUCATION ADOPT A LOWER HOURLY STANDARD, THAT
 STANDARD SHALL APPLY.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14644-06-2

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A9523B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8389
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 34 §§1000 - 1002, Lab L

A9523B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certification of public employment for purposes of the federal public service loan forgiveness program; requires public employers to provide certain notices and program forms; provides that an average of 30 hours per week shall be considered full-time for purposes of certifying public employment under the federal program.

A9523B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9523--B
                                                            R. R. 349
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 16, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  EPSTEIN,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  STECK, SIMON, AUBRY,
   WALLACE, CLARK,  SAYEGH,  SILLITTI,  DAVILA,  BURDICK,  REYES,  GIBBS,
   SOLAGES,  ABINANTI,  CRUZ,  THIELE, GLICK, L. ROSENTHAL, COLTON, LUNS-
   FORD, OTIS, GOTTFRIED -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on
   Labor  --  reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted  to said committee -- reported and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Rules -- amended on the special order of third reading, ordered
   reprinted as amended, retaining its place  on  the  special  order  of
   third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the labor law, in relation to certification of employ-
   ment with public service employers for purposes of the federal  public
   service loan forgiveness program
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The labor law is amended by adding a new article 34 to read
 as follows:
                                ARTICLE 34
                CERTIFICATION OF PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT
 SECTION 1000. DEFINITIONS.
         1001. HOURS WORKED AND FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT.
         1002. CERTIFYING EMPLOYMENT.
   § 1000. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE:
   1.  "CERTIFYING  EMPLOYMENT"  MEANS  EITHER  COMPLETING  THE  EMPLOYER
 SECTIONS  OF  THE  PUBLIC  SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS FORM OR SHARING DATA
 DIRECTLY WITH THE U.S.  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION THAT CORRESPONDS TO  THE
 INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR THE PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS FORM.
   2.  "EMPLOYEE"  MEANS SOMEONE WHO WORKS FOR A PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYER,
 REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYER CONSIDERS THAT WORK TO
 BE FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME, CONTINGENT, OR CONTRACTED.
   3. "FULL-TIME" FOR THE PURPOSE OF  CERTIFYING  EMPLOYMENT  ONLY  MEANS
 WORKING  AT  LEAST  AN  AVERAGE  OF THIRTY HOURS PER WEEK OR AT LEAST AN
 AVERAGE OF THIRTY HOURS PER WEEK THROUGHOUT A CONTRACTUAL OR  EMPLOYMENT
 PERIOD  OF  AT  LEAST  EIGHT  MONTHS  IN  A TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD, SUCH AS
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets