|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 23, 2021||referred to local government|
senate Bill S6361
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Local Government Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6361 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Local Government
- Law Section:
- Monroe County
S6361 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Authorizes the county of Monroe to establish and implement a two-year universal basic income pilot program of 1000 participants chosen randomly from applicants residing in the county; provides $500 additional income per month for the duration of the program to the participants; requires findings on the effect of such additional income on the health, stress levels, and mental health of each participant and their household, information of the effects on the income level of each participant and if it alleviated poverty for any participant experiencing poverty; requires other information to be determined and examined… (view more) makes related requirements.
S6361 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6361 SPONSOR: COONEY TITLE OF BILL: An act in relation to authorizing the county of Monroe to establish and implement a two-year universal basic income pilot program; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 authorizes Monroe County to establish and implement, within one hundred and eighty days of the effective date, a two-year pilot program. Section 2 states that such program shall include 1000 participants chosen randomly from those who reside in the county. Applicants must be part of a household with at least one child under the age of eighteen at the time of application. Participants shall receive $500 per month for the duration of the program. Any monies received through the pilot program shall not be included in determining eligibility for any state assistance program.
S6361 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6361 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 23, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. COONEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government AN ACT in relation to authorizing the county of Monroe to establish and implement a two-year universal basic income pilot program; and provid- ing 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 county of Monroe is hereby authorized to establish and implement a two-year universal basic income pilot program. § 2. Such pilot program shall include 1000 participants chosen random- ly from applicants residing in the county. An applicant is eligible for participation in the program if the applicant is part of a household with at least one child under the age of eighteen at the time of appli- cation. Participants shall agree to fully participate in the study and analysis of the pilot program which shall be administered by an academic research partner. Participants shall receive $500 per month in addi- tional income for the duration of the program. Any monies received by participants as a result of such program shall not be included in deter- mining eligibility for any state assistance program. § 3. Such pilot program shall be funded with (a) any state funds appropriated for such program and (b) any other source of funds secured by the county of Monroe for such program, including but not limited to, funding provided by any not-for-profit corporation. § 4. No later than one year after the conclusion of the pilot program, the county executive, in coordination with the chief financial officer of the county, shall prepare and submit a report to the gover- nor, the temporary president of the senate, and the speaker of the assembly on the results and findings of the program. Such report shall include, but not be limited to, the following: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11014-03-1
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