senate Bill S555A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Creates the office of older adult workforce development within the office for the aging

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 26, 2021 referred to aging
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 28, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 27, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 26, 2021 1st report cal.776
Jan 26, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 19, 2021 print number 555a
Jan 19, 2021 amend and recommit to aging
Jan 06, 2021 referred to aging

Votes

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Apr 27, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S555A
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 26, 2021 - Aging committee Vote

S555A
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Aging Committee Vote: Jan 26, 2021

S555 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §225, Eld L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7705

S555 - Summary

Creates the office of older adult workforce development within the office for the aging to address the needs of older adults regarding the workplace.

S555 - Sponsor Memo

S555 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    555
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  read  twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging
 
 AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to  creating  the  office  of
   older adult workforce development within the office for the aging

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The elder law is amended by adding a  new  section  225  to
 read as follows:
   §  225.  OFFICE  OF  OLDER  ADULT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT. 1. THE OFFICE
 SHALL ESTABLISH AN OFFICE OF OLDER  ADULT  WORKFORCE  DEVELOPMENT.  SUCH
 OFFICE OF OLDER ADULT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SHALL BE HEADED BY A COORDI-
 NATOR  WHO  SHALL  BE  APPOINTED BY THE DIRECTOR.  THE COORDINATOR SHALL
 WORK IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR IN THE COURSE OF THEIR
 DUTIES.
   2. THE COORDINATOR OF THE OFFICE OF OLDER ADULT WORKFORCE  DEVELOPMENT
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING DUTIES:
   (A) ADVISE AND ASSIST THE STATE IN PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING FOR COOR-
 DINATION  AND  COOPERATION AMONG AGENCIES INVOLVED IN WORKFORCE DEVELOP-
 MENT TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF OLDER ADULTS REGARDING THE WORKPLACE;
   (B) CREATE A CENTRALIZED WEBSITE WITH  RESOURCES  FOR  JOB  PLACEMENT,
 CAREER BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT, AND JOB SUPPORT FOR OLDER ADULTS;
   (C)    PROVIDE  INFORMATION ON HOW TO REPORT AGE DISCRIMINATION IN THE
 WORKPLACE, INCLUDING POTENTIAL STATE REMEDIES FOR SUCH DISCRIMINATION;
   (D)   REVIEW INFORMATION UPON  REQUEST  OF  STATE  AGENCIES  REGARDING
 COMPLAINTS  CONCERNING  AGE  DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE AND DEVELOP
 RECOMMENDATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND PROTOCOLS TO ADDRESS RECURRING PROBLEMS
 OR TRENDS, IN CONSULTATION WITH INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES, ADVOCATES, AND
 STATE AGENCIES;
   (E) PROVIDE OUTREACH AND EDUCATION ON THE  SERVICES  PROVIDED  BY  THE
 OFFICE OF OLDER ADULT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT; AND
   (F)  PERFORM  OTHER DUTIES AS THE DIRECTOR MAY ASSIGN TO THE COORDINA-
 TOR.

Co-Sponsors

S555A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Aging
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §225, Eld L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7705

S555A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the office of older adult workforce development within the office for the aging to address the needs of older adults regarding the workplace.

S555A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S555A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

 AN  ACT  to  amend  the elder law, in relation to creating the office of
   older adult workforce development within the office for the aging
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  elder  law is amended by adding a new section 225 to
 read as follows:
   § 225. OFFICE OF OLDER ADULT  WORKFORCE  DEVELOPMENT.  1.  THE  OFFICE
 SHALL  ESTABLISH  AN  OFFICE  OF OLDER ADULT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT. SUCH
 OFFICE OF OLDER ADULT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SHALL  DIRECT  THE  OFFICE'S
 SENIOR  COMMUNITY  SERVICE  EMPLOYMENT  PROGRAM  AND OTHER EMPLOYMENT OR
 WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS, AND SHALL BE HEADED BY A COORDINATOR WHO
 SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE DIRECTOR.    THE  COORDINATOR  SHALL  WORK  IN
 CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR IN THE COURSE OF THEIR DUTIES.
   2.  THE COORDINATOR OF THE OFFICE OF OLDER ADULT WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING DUTIES:
   (A) ADVISE AND ASSIST THE STATE IN PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING FOR COOR-
 DINATION AND COOPERATION AMONG AGENCIES INVOLVED IN  WORKFORCE  DEVELOP-
 MENT TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF OLDER ADULTS REGARDING THE WORKPLACE;
   (B)  CREATE  A  CENTRALIZED  WEBSITE WITH RESOURCES FOR JOB PLACEMENT,
 CAREER BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT, AND JOB SUPPORT FOR OLDER ADULTS;
   (C)  PROVIDE INFORMATION ON HOW TO REPORT AGE  DISCRIMINATION  IN  THE
 WORKPLACE, INCLUDING POTENTIAL STATE REMEDIES FOR SUCH DISCRIMINATION;
   (D)    REVIEW  INFORMATION  UPON  REQUEST  OF STATE AGENCIES REGARDING
 COMPLAINTS CONCERNING AGE DISCRIMINATION IN THE  WORKPLACE  AND  DEVELOP
 RECOMMENDATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND PROTOCOLS TO ADDRESS RECURRING PROBLEMS
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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