senate Bill S142A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes the hire a vet grant program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 19, 2021 reported and committed to finance
May 12, 2021 print number 142a
May 12, 2021 amend and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 06, 2021 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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May 19, 2021 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S142A
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Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 19, 2021

S142 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §369-f, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6462
2017-2018: S3879
2019-2020: S4902, S7036

S142 - Summary

Establishes the hire a vet grant program; provides grants to municipalities where a veteran is hired and employed, for not less than one year and for not less than thirty-five hours each week; grants up to $5,000 for a qualified vet and $15,000 for a qualified vet who is disabled.

S142 - Sponsor Memo

S142 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    142
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
   ty and Military Affairs
 
 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the  hire
   a  vet  grant program; 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 executive law is amended by adding a new section 369-f
 to read as follows:
   § 369-F. HIRE A VET GRANT. 1. ALLOWANCE OF GRANT. A MUNICIPALITY SHALL
 BE ALLOWED A GRANT EQUIVALENT TO THE CREDIT PROVIDED TO ELIGIBLE TAXPAY-
 ERS IN THE "HIRE A VET CREDIT" AS ESTABLISHED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-NINE
 OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED TEN-B OF THE TAX  LAW,  WHERE  SUCH  MUNICIPALITY
 HIRES  AND  EMPLOYS,  FOR  NOT  LESS THAN ONE YEAR AND FOR NOT LESS THAN
 THIRTY-FIVE HOURS EACH WEEK, A QUALIFIED VETERAN WITHIN THE  STATE.  THE
 MUNICIPALITY  MAY  CLAIM  THE  GRANT  IN THE YEAR IN WHICH THE QUALIFIED
 VETERAN COMPLETES ONE YEAR OF EMPLOYMENT WITH THE MUNICIPALITY.
   2. QUALIFIED VETERAN. A QUALIFIED VETERAN IS AN INDIVIDUAL:
   (A) WHO SERVED ON ACTIVE DUTY IN THE UNITED  STATES  ARMY,  NAVY,  AIR
 FORCE,  MARINE CORPS, COAST GUARD OR THE RESERVES THEREOF, OR WHO SERVED
 IN ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES AS A MEMBER OF THE  ARMY
 NATIONAL  GUARD,  AIR  NATIONAL  GUARD, NEW YORK GUARD OR NEW YORK NAVAL
 MILITIA; WHO WAS RELEASED FROM  ACTIVE  DUTY  BY  GENERAL  OR  HONORABLE
 DISCHARGE AFTER SEPTEMBER ELEVENTH, TWO THOUSAND ONE;
   (B) WHO COMMENCES EMPLOYMENT WITH THE MUNICIPALITY ON OR AFTER JANUARY
 FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO, AND BEFORE JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND
 TWENTY-FOUR; AND
   (C) WHO CERTIFIES BY SIGNED AFFIDAVIT, UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY,  THAT
 HE OR SHE HAS NOT BEEN EMPLOYED FOR THIRTY-FIVE OR MORE HOURS DURING ANY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S142A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §369-f, Exec L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6462
2017-2018: S3879
2019-2020: S4902, S7036

S142A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the hire a vet grant program; provides grants to municipalities where a veteran is hired and employed, for not less than one year and for not less than thirty-five hours each week; grants up to $5,000 for a qualified vet and $15,000 for a qualified vet who is disabled.

S142A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S142A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  142--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
   ty and Military Affairs -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the  hire
   a  vet  grant program; 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 executive law is amended by adding a new section 369-f
 to read as follows:
   § 369-F. HIRE A VET GRANT. 1. ALLOWANCE OF GRANT. A MUNICIPALITY SHALL
 BE ALLOWED A GRANT EQUIVALENT TO THE CREDIT PROVIDED TO ELIGIBLE TAXPAY-
 ERS IN THE "HIRE A VET CREDIT" AS ESTABLISHED IN SUBDIVISION TWENTY-NINE
 OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED TEN-B OF THE TAX  LAW,  WHERE  SUCH  MUNICIPALITY
 HIRES  AND  EMPLOYS,  FOR  NOT  LESS THAN ONE YEAR AND FOR NOT LESS THAN
 THIRTY-FIVE HOURS EACH WEEK, A QUALIFIED VETERAN WITHIN THE  STATE.  THE
 MUNICIPALITY  MAY  CLAIM  THE  GRANT  IN THE YEAR IN WHICH THE QUALIFIED
 VETERAN COMPLETES ONE YEAR OF EMPLOYMENT WITH THE MUNICIPALITY.
   2. QUALIFIED VETERAN. A QUALIFIED VETERAN IS AN INDIVIDUAL:
   (A) WHO SERVED ON ACTIVE DUTY IN THE UNITED  STATES  ARMY,  NAVY,  AIR
 FORCE,  MARINE CORPS, COAST GUARD OR THE RESERVES THEREOF, OR WHO SERVED
 IN ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES AS A MEMBER OF THE  ARMY
 NATIONAL  GUARD,  AIR  NATIONAL  GUARD, NEW YORK GUARD OR NEW YORK NAVAL
 MILITIA; WHO (I) WAS RELEASED FROM ACTIVE DUTY BY GENERAL  OR  HONORABLE
 DISCHARGE  AFTER  SEPTEMBER  ELEVENTH,  TWO  THOUSAND ONE; OR (II) HAS A
 QUALIFYING CONDITION, AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY OF  THIS
 CHAPTER,  AND  HAS  RECEIVED  A  DISCHARGE  OTHER  THAN  BAD  CONDUCT OR
 DISHONORABLE FROM SUCH SERVICE AFTER SEPTEMBER  ELEVENTH,  TWO  THOUSAND
 ONE;  OR (III) IS A DISCHARGED LGBT VETERAN, AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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