assembly Bill A7540

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the home care jobs innovation program and the home care jobs innovation fund; appropriation

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 13, 2021 referred to health

A7540 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4222
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3613-a, Pub Health L; add §99-ii, St Fin L

A7540 (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.

A7540 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7540
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. KIM -- read once and referred to the Committee on
   Health
 
 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.