senate Bill S8165A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes an excluded worker unemployment program; appropriation

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 09, 2022 print number 8165a
Mar 09, 2022 amend and recommit to finance
Jan 27, 2022 referred to finance

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S8165 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9037
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Add §591-b, Lab L; add §95-k, St Fin L

S8165 - Summary

Establishes an excluded worker unemployment program and an excluded worker unemployment program fund to provide wage replacement to workers that do not qualify for unemployment insurance or other worker wage assistance programs and who have lost a major source of income due to lost work.

S8165 - Sponsor Memo

S8165 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8165
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 27, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RAMOS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 
 AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to establishing the  excluded
   worker  unemployment  program;  to  amend  the  state  finance law, in
   relation to establishing  the  excluded  worker  unemployment  program
   fund; and making an appropriation therefor

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as  the  "excluded
 worker unemployment program act".
   § 2. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 591-b to read as
 follows:
   § 591-B. EXCLUDED WORKER UNEMPLOYMENT PROGRAM. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED
 IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A)  "TOTAL  UNEMPLOYMENT" MEANS A MONTH IN WHICH THE APPLICANT HAS NO
 EMPLOYMENT EARNINGS FOR AT LEAST THREE OF THE FOUR FULL  CALENDAR  WEEKS
 IN THAT MONTH.
   (B)  "PARTIAL  UNEMPLOYMENT" MEANS A MONTH IN WHICH EARNINGS ARE SIXTY
 PERCENT LESS THAN AN APPLICANT'S AVERAGE  MONTHLY  EARNINGS  DURING  THE
 PRIOR  TAXABLE  YEAR,  OR, IF THE APPLICANT DID NOT HAVE EARNINGS IN THE
 PRIOR TAXABLE YEAR, THE AVERAGE MONTHLY EARNINGS  IN  THE  CURRENT  YEAR
 PRIOR TO THE LOSS OF WORK-RELATED EARNINGS.
   (C)  "NON-PAYROLL  CHECK"  MEANS A PERSONAL CHECK, CHECK ISSUED FROM A
 BUSINESS'S BANK ACCOUNT, OR OTHER CHECK THAT DOES NOT INDICATE THE HOURS
 WORKED, PAY RATE, DEDUCTIONS, OR TAX WITHHOLDINGS  OR  OTHERWISE  COMPLY
 WITH  THE  REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED NINETY-FIVE OF THIS CHAP-
 TER.
   (D) "DOMESTIC WORKER" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS DEFINED IN SUBDI-
 VISION SIXTEEN OF SECTION TWO OF THIS CHAPTER.
   (E) "LANDSCAPING WORKER" MEANS A PERSON ENGAGING IN  COMMERCIAL  LAND-
 SCAPING  SERVICES PRIMARILY INVOLVING THE CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF YARDS,
 GARDENS, OR OTHER OUTDOOR  LANDSCAPES  FOR  CLIENTS,  INCLUDING  PRIVATE
 HOUSEHOLDS.  SUCH  SERVICES  INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, LAWN CARE,
 GARDENING, AND THE PRUNING OR REMOVAL OF TREES, SHRUBS, OR PLANT WASTE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S8165A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9037
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Add §591-b, Lab L; add §95-k, St Fin L

S8165A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes an excluded worker unemployment program and an excluded worker unemployment program fund to provide wage replacement to workers that do not qualify for unemployment insurance or other worker wage assistance programs and who have lost a major source of income due to lost work.

S8165A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8165A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8165--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 27, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. RAMOS, BRISPORT, BROUK, CLEARE, GIANARIS, GOUNARDES,
   JACKSON,  LIU,  MAYER,  RIVERA,  SALAZAR,  SERRANO  --  read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Finance  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to establishing the  excluded
   worker  unemployment  program;  to  amend  the  state  finance law, in
   relation to establishing  the  excluded  worker  unemployment  program
   fund; and making an appropriation therefor
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as  the  "excluded
 worker unemployment program act".
   § 2. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 591-b to read as
 follows:
   § 591-B. EXCLUDED WORKER UNEMPLOYMENT PROGRAM. 1. DEFINITIONS. AS USED
 IN THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
   (A)  "TOTAL  UNEMPLOYMENT" MEANS A MONTH IN WHICH THE APPLICANT HAS NO
 EMPLOYMENT EARNINGS FOR AT LEAST THREE OF THE FOUR FULL  CALENDAR  WEEKS
 IN THAT MONTH.
   (B)  "PARTIAL  UNEMPLOYMENT" MEANS A MONTH IN WHICH EARNINGS ARE SIXTY
 PERCENT LESS THAN AN APPLICANT'S AVERAGE  MONTHLY  EARNINGS  DURING  THE
 PRIOR  TAXABLE  YEAR,  OR, IF THE APPLICANT DID NOT HAVE EARNINGS IN THE
 PRIOR TAXABLE YEAR, THE AVERAGE MONTHLY EARNINGS  IN  THE  CURRENT  YEAR
 PRIOR TO THE LOSS OF WORK-RELATED EARNINGS.
   (C)  "NON-PAYROLL  CHECK"  MEANS A PERSONAL CHECK, CHECK ISSUED FROM A
 BUSINESS'S BANK ACCOUNT, OR OTHER CHECK THAT DOES NOT INDICATE THE HOURS
 WORKED, PAY RATE, DEDUCTIONS, OR TAX WITHHOLDINGS  OR  OTHERWISE  COMPLY
 WITH  THE  REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION ONE HUNDRED NINETY-FIVE OF THIS CHAP-
 TER.
   (D) "DOMESTIC WORKER" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS DEFINED IN SUBDI-
 VISION SIXTEEN OF SECTION TWO OF THIS CHAPTER.
   (E) "LANDSCAPING WORKER" MEANS A PERSON ENGAGING IN  COMMERCIAL  LAND-
 SCAPING  SERVICES PRIMARILY INVOLVING THE CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF YARDS,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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