assembly Bill A6337B

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of labor to provide notice to unemployment applicants of rental, mortgage, food and utility assistance programs available

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 16, 2021 signed chap.251
Jul 12, 2021 delivered to governor
May 19, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.596
substituted for s5490b
referred to labor
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 13, 2021 advanced to third reading cal.371
May 11, 2021 reported
May 07, 2021 print number 6337b
May 07, 2021 amend and recommit to labor
Apr 28, 2021 print number 6337a
Apr 28, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to labor
Mar 16, 2021 referred to labor

A6337 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5490
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §540, Lab L

A6337 - Summary

Requires the commissioner of labor to provide notice to unemployment applicants of rental, mortgage, food and utility assistance programs available through the division of housing and community renewal and the office of temporary and disability assistance; requires the commissioner to provide a link to such programs on the department's website.

A6337 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6337
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Labor
 
 AN ACT to amend the labor law,  in  relation  to  notifying  individuals
   applying  for and receiving unemployment benefits of rental assistance
   and mortgage assistance programs
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The labor law is amended by adding a new section 596-a to
 read as follows:
   § 596-A.  NOTIFICATION OF RENTAL ASSISTANCE  AND  MORTGAGE  ASSISTANCE
 PROGRAMS.    THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE A NOTICE TO EACH INDIVIDUAL
 FILING A NEW CLAIM FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND EACH TIME AN INDIVIDUAL
 RECERTIFIES FOR SUCH BENEFITS INFORMING THE INDIVIDUAL OF RENTAL ASSIST-
 ANCE AND MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE DIVISION  OF
 HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL AND OTHER STATE AGENCIES.  THE COMMISSION-
 ER  SHALL  ALSO  PROVIDE  A  LINK  TO  SUCH PROGRAMS ON THE DEPARTMENT'S
 WEBSITE.  SUCH LINK SHALL BE PROMINENTLY DISPLAYED AND EASILY ACCESSIBLE
 BY INDIVIDUALS SEEKING UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided,  however,  that
 the  notice  of  rental  assistance  and  mortgage  assistance  programs
 required pursuant to section one of this act shall be  provided  to  all
 individuals who have filed a claim for unemployment benefits on or after
 March 1, 2020.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10386-02-1


A6337A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5490
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §540, Lab L

A6337A - Summary

Requires the commissioner of labor to provide notice to unemployment applicants of rental, mortgage, food and utility assistance programs available through the division of housing and community renewal and the office of temporary and disability assistance; requires the commissioner to provide a link to such programs on the department's website.

A6337A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6337--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Labor -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
   as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  labor law, in relation to notifying individuals
   applying for and receiving unemployment benefits of rental,  mortgage,
   food, and utility assistance programs
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  The labor law is amended by adding a new section 596-a  to
 read as follows:
   §  596-A.  NOTIFICATION OF STATE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.  THE COMMISSION-
 ER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF THE DIVISION OF HOUSING AND
 COMMUNITY RENEWAL AND THE COMMISSIONER OF THE OFFICE  OF  TEMPORARY  AND
 DISABILITY  ASSISTANCE, SHALL PROVIDE A NOTICE TO EACH INDIVIDUAL FILING
 A NEW CLAIM FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS INFORMING THE INDIVIDUAL OF RENTAL
 ASSISTANCE AND MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE  DIVI-
 SION  OF  HOUSING  AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL AND FOOD AND UTILITY ASSISTANCE
 PROGRAMS AVAILABLE  THROUGH  THE  OFFICE  OF  TEMPORARY  AND  DISABILITY
 ASSISTANCE.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ALSO PROVIDE A LINK TO SUCH PROGRAMS
 ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE.  SUCH LINK SHALL BE  PROMINENTLY  DISPLAYED
 AND  EASILY  ACCESSIBLE  BY INDIVIDUALS FILING A CLAIM OR CERTIFYING FOR
 UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10386-04-1


A6337B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5490
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §540, Lab L

A6337B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of labor to provide notice to unemployment applicants of rental, mortgage, food and utility assistance programs available through the division of housing and community renewal and the office of temporary and disability assistance; requires the commissioner to provide a link to such programs on the department's website.

A6337B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6337--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Labor -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted
   as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee -- again reported from
   said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee

 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  labor law, in relation to notifying individuals
   applying for and receiving unemployment benefits of rental,  mortgage,
   food, and utility assistance programs
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 540 of the labor law, as amended by chapter 601  of
 the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
   §   540.   [Informational   pamphlet]  INFORMATION  about  food  stamp
 [program], UTILITY, AND RENTAL AND  MORTGAGE  ASSISTANCE  PROGRAMS.  The
 commissioner  shall establish procedures whereby each person who files a
 claim for unemployment insurance pursuant to section five hundred  nine-
 ty-six  of this article, shall receive [an informational leaflet] INFOR-
 MATION about the food stamp program provided by the office of  temporary
 and  disability  assistance pursuant to subdivision six of section nine-
 ty-five-a of the social services law  AND  THE  UTILITY  ASSISTANCE  AND
 RENTAL  AND  MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE DIVISION
 OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL AND THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY  AND  DISA-
 BILITY ASSISTANCE. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ALSO PROVIDE INFORMATION ABOUT
 SUCH  PROGRAMS  ON  THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE.  SUCH INFORMATION SHALL BE
 PROMINENTLY DISPLAYED AND EASILY  ACCESSIBLE  BY  INDIVIDUALS  FILING  A
 CLAIM OR CERTIFYING FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10386-05-1