Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022
referred to disabilities
|Jan 14, 2021
referred to disabilities
Senate Bill S1629
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Disabilities Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S1629 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S1629 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to establishing goals for participation by individuals with disabilities with respect to state employment, state contracts, legislative employment and judicial employment; establishes a goal of seven percent employment of individuals with disabilities within state agencies, the state legislature, unified court system and state contractors and subcontractors; defines terms.
2021-S1629 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1629 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the executive law, the legislative law and the judiciary law, in relation to establishing goals for participation by individuals with disabilities with respect to state employment, state contracts, legislative employment and judicial employment PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To support increasing the number of people with disabilities of New York State in the Legislature, the New York State Court system and Judiciary, State agencies and sub-contractors of State agencies. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: An aspirational hiring goal of 7% for disabled workers is established for the State Legislature, State Agencies, including SUNY and CUNY, State subcontractors earning over $10,000, State Courts and the Judicary
2021-S1629 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1629 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 14, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Disabilities AN ACT to amend the executive law, the legislative law and the judiciary law, in relation to establishing goals for participation by individ- uals with disabilities with respect to state employment, state contracts, legislative employment and judicial employment THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The executive law is amended by adding a new article 17-C to read as follows: ARTICLE 17-C PARTICIPATION BY INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WITH RESPECT TO STATE EMPLOYMENT AND STATE CONTRACTS SECTION 369-AA. DEFINITIONS. 369-BB. PARTICIPATION BY INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WITH RESPECT TO STATE EMPLOYMENT. 369-CC. PARTICIPATION BY INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WITH RESPECT TO STATE CONTRACTS. 369-DD. INVITATION TO SELF-IDENTIFY. 369-EE. REPORT. § 369-AA. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: 1. "COVERED EMPLOYER" SHALL MEAN A STATE AGENCY, STATE CONTRACTOR OR STATE SUBCONTRACTOR; 2. "DISABILITY" SHALL MEAN: (A) WITH RESPECT TO AN INDIVIDUAL: (I) A PHYSICAL OR MENTAL IMPAIRMENT THAT SUBSTANTIALLY LIMITS ONE OR MORE MAJOR LIFE ACTIVITIES OF SUCH INDIVIDUAL; (II) A RECORD OF SUCH AN IMPAIRMENT; OR (III) BEING REGARDED AS HAVING SUCH AN IMPAIRMENT; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02150-01-1
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