Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022
referred to finance
|Feb 03, 2021
referred to finance
Senate Bill S4222
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S4222 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S4222 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Establishes the home care jobs innovation program and the home care jobs innovation fund to identify, develop and support projects throughout the state designed to increase the number of individuals who become home care workers and to increase the employment retention of individuals who are employed as home care workers; provides for the granting of awards to such projects; makes an appropriation.
2021-S4222 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4222 SPONSOR: MAY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing the home care jobs innovation program; to amend the state finance law, in relation to establishing the home care jobs innovation fund; making an appropriation therefor; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE: To create a fund to support pilot projects across the state that will enhance and improve the quality of home care services by growing and retaining a highly skilled caregiving workforce SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Adds a new section to the public health law establishing the home care jobs innovation program. This program grants awards to
2021-S4222 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4222 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 3, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MAY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing the home care jobs innovation program; to amend the state finance law, in relation to establishing the home care jobs innovation fund; making an appropriation therefor; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 3613-a to read as follows: § 3613-A. HOME CARE JOBS INNOVATION PROGRAM. 1. THE DEPARTMENT, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING, SHALL ESTABLISH A HOME CARE JOBS INNOVATION PROGRAM. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL: (A) IDENTIFY, DEVELOP AND SUPPORT PROJECTS THROUGHOUT THE STATE DESIGNED TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS WHO BECOME HOME CARE WORKERS; (B) IDENTIFY, DEVELOP AND SUPPORT PROJECTS THROUGHOUT THE STATE DESIGNED TO INCREASE THE EMPLOYMENT RETENTION OF INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE EMPLOYED AS HOME CARE WORKERS; AND (C) GRANT AWARDS PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATION, TO THE HOME CARE JOBS INNOVATION FUND ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION NINETY-NINE-II OF THE STATE FINANCE LAW. 2. THE DEPARTMENT, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OFFICE FOR THE AGING, SHALL GRANT AWARDS TO PROJECTS IDENTIFIED OR DEVELOPED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION. SUCH AWARDS SHALL BE FOR THE STATE FISCAL YEARS TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO-- TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-THREE AND TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-THREE--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FOUR, AND SHALL NOT EXCEED FIVE MILLION DOLLARS IN ANY STATE FISCAL YEAR. AWARDS SHALL BE GRANTED AT THREE TIER LEVELS AS FOLLOWS: AWARD LEVEL AMOUNT OF AWARD EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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