senate Bill S1961B

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires employers to display a poster containing information on veterans' benefits and services which shall be created and distributed by the department of labor

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Current Bill Status Via A3913 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 10, 2022 signed chap.584
Nov 09, 2022 delivered to governor
May 25, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1204
substituted for s1961b
May 25, 2022 substituted by a3913b
May 16, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2022 1st report cal.1204
May 04, 2022 reported and committed to finance
Feb 07, 2022 print number 1961b
Feb 07, 2022 amend and recommit to labor
Jan 05, 2022 referred to labor
Apr 20, 2021 print number 1961a
Apr 20, 2021 amend and recommit to labor
Jan 16, 2021 referred to labor

S1961 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3913
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §201-h, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8155, A10259

S1961 - Summary

Requires employers to display a poster containing information on veterans' benefits and services which shall be created and distributed by the department of labor for display by employers with more than fifty full-time equivalent employees.

S1961 - Sponsor Memo

S1961 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1961
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor
 
 AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation  to  requiring  employers  to
   display  a  poster  containing  information  on veterans' benefits and
   services which shall be created and distributed by the  department  of
   labor

   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 201-h  to
 read as follows:
   § 201-H. POSTING OF VETERANS' BENEFITS AND SERVICES. 1. THE DEPARTMENT
 SHALL  CONSULT  WITH  THE  DIVISION  OF VETERANS' SERVICES TO CREATE AND
 DISTRIBUTE A VETERANS' BENEFITS AND SERVICES POSTER.
   2. SUCH POSTER SHALL, AT A MINIMUM, INCLUDE INFORMATION REGARDING  THE
 FOLLOWING SERVICES AVAILABLE TO VETERANS:
   A.  CONTACT  NUMBERS  FOR  VETERANS'  RESOURCES, INCLUDING CONTACT AND
 WEBSITE INFORMATION FOR THE DIVISION OF VETERANS' SERVICES;
   B. SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT;
   C. EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES;
   D. TAX BENEFITS;
   E. NEW YORK STATE VETERAN DRIVERS' LICENSES;
   F. UNEMPLOYMENT RIGHTS AND BENEFITS;
   G. LEGAL SERVICES; AND
   H. CONSTITUENCY GROUPS SUCH AS  WOMEN'S,  AFRICAN  AMERICANS',  NATIVE
 AMERICANS', AND LGBTQ VETERANS' GROUPS.
   3. EVERY EMPLOYER IN THE STATE SHALL DISPLAY THE POSTER CREATED PURSU-
 ANT  TO THIS SECTION IN A PLACE ACCESSIBLE TO SUCH EMPLOYER'S EMPLOYEES,
 AND IN A VISUALLY CONSPICUOUS MANNER.
   § 2.  This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
 ing the date on which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately,
 the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or  regulation  neces-
 sary  for  the  implementation  of  this  act  on its effective date are
 authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.
 

Co-Sponsors

S1961A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3913
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §201-h, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8155, A10259

S1961A - Summary

Requires employers to display a poster containing information on veterans' benefits and services which shall be created and distributed by the department of labor for display by employers with more than fifty full-time equivalent employees.

S1961A - Sponsor Memo

S1961A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1961--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  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 requiring employers to
   display a poster containing  information  on  veterans'  benefits  and
   services  which  shall be created and distributed by the department of
   labor
 
   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 201-h to
 read as follows:
   § 201-H. POSTING OF VETERANS' BENEFITS AND SERVICES. 1. THE DEPARTMENT
 SHALL CONSULT WITH THE DIVISION OF  VETERANS'  SERVICES  TO  CREATE  AND
 DISTRIBUTE A VETERANS' BENEFITS AND SERVICES POSTER.
   2.  SUCH POSTER SHALL, AT A MINIMUM, INCLUDE INFORMATION REGARDING THE
 FOLLOWING SERVICES AVAILABLE TO VETERANS:
   A. CONTACT AND WEBSITE  INFORMATION  FOR  THE  DIVISION  OF  VETERANS'
 SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT'S VETERANS' PROGRAM;
   B. SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT;
   C. EDUCATIONAL, WORKFORCE, AND TRAINING RESOURCES;
   D. TAX BENEFITS;
   E. NEW YORK STATE VETERAN DRIVERS' LICENSES AND NON-DRIVER IDENTIFICA-
 TION CARDS;
   F.  ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS UNDER STATE AND/OR
 FEDERAL LAW;
   G. LEGAL SERVICES; AND
   H. CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE U.S.  DEPARTMENT  OF  VETERANS  AFFAIRS
 VETERANS CRISIS LINE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03682-04-1

Co-Sponsors

S1961B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3913
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Add §201-h, Lab L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8155, A10259

S1961B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires employers to display a poster containing information on veterans' benefits and services which shall be created and distributed by the department of labor for display by employers with more than fifty full-time equivalent employees.

S1961B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1961B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1961--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. BROOKS, KENNEDY, MANNION -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Labor
   in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation  to  requiring  employers  to
   display  a  poster  containing  information  on veterans' benefits and
   services which shall be created and distributed by the  department  of
   labor
 
   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 201-h  to
 read as follows:
   § 201-H. POSTING OF VETERANS' BENEFITS AND SERVICES. 1. THE DEPARTMENT
 SHALL  CONSULT  WITH  THE  DIVISION  OF VETERANS' SERVICES TO CREATE AND
 DISTRIBUTE A VETERANS' BENEFITS AND SERVICES POSTER.
   2. SUCH POSTER SHALL, AT A MINIMUM, INCLUDE INFORMATION REGARDING  THE
 FOLLOWING SERVICES AVAILABLE TO VETERANS:
   A.  CONTACT  AND  WEBSITE  INFORMATION  FOR  THE DIVISION OF VETERANS'
 SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT'S VETERANS' PROGRAM;
   B. SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT;
   C. EDUCATIONAL, WORKFORCE, AND TRAINING RESOURCES;
   D. TAX BENEFITS;
   E. NEW YORK STATE VETERAN DRIVERS' LICENSES AND NON-DRIVER IDENTIFICA-
 TION CARDS;
   F. ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS UNDER STATE  AND/OR
 FEDERAL LAW;
   G. LEGAL SERVICES; AND
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03682-08-2
 S. 1961--B                          2

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