senate Bill S5397

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the "New York state YouthBuild act"

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 20, 2021 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 12, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 11, 2021 1st report cal.1018
Mar 16, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Mar 03, 2021 referred to labor

Votes

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May 11, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S5397
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 16, 2021 - Labor committee Vote

S5397
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5397 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3343
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §42-a, Lab L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S8073
2019-2020: S839, A9587

S5397 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5397 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5397 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5397
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- 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 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.
   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.

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