senate Bill S6589

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Exempts income earned by persons from certain job training programs from the determination of need for public assistance programs

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 19, 2021 reported and committed to finance
May 07, 2021 referred to social services

Votes

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May 19, 2021 - Social Services committee Vote

S6589
5
0
committee
5
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Social Services Committee Vote: May 19, 2021

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S6589 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7534
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §131-a, Soc Serv L

S6589 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts income earned by a head of household or any person in the household from certain job training programs from the determination of need for public assistance programs.

S6589 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6589 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6589
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Social Services
 
 AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to exempting income
   earned by persons from certain job training programs from the determi-
   nation of need for public assistance programs

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision 8 of section 131-a of the
 social services law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (x) to  read
 as follows:
   (X)  ALL  OF  THE  INCOME  OF A HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD OR ANY PERSON IN THE
 HOUSEHOLD, WHO IS RECEIVING SUCH AID OR FOR WHOM AN APPLICATION FOR SUCH
 AID HAS BEEN MADE, WHICH IS DERIVED  FROM  PARTICIPATION  IN  A  PROGRAM
 CARRIED OUT UNDER THE FEDERAL JOB TRAINING PARTNERSHIP ACT (P.L. 97-300)
 OR  ANY  SUCCESSOR  ACT OR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, PROVIDED, HOWEVER,
 THAT IN THE CASE OF EARNED INCOME SUCH DISREGARD MUST BE APPLIED FOR  AT
 LEAST, BUT NO LONGER THAN, SIX CONSECUTIVE MONTHS FOLLOWING THE LAST DAY
 OF  THE MONTH IN WHICH SUCH PERSON COMMENCES EMPLOYMENT AFTER COMPLETING
 A QUALIFYING JOB TRAINING PROGRAM.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10594-02-1


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