senate Bill S6791A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to employer contributions to the unemployment insurance fund and the unemployment insurance maximum benefit rate

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 25, 2022 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 12, 2022 advanced to third reading
Jan 11, 2022 2nd report cal.
Jan 10, 2022 1st report cal.83
Jan 05, 2022 referred to labor
Jan 04, 2022 print number 6791a
Jan 04, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to labor
May 17, 2021 referred to labor

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S6791 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7788
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§581-a & 590, Lab L

S6791 - Summary

Specifies contribution rates for employers to the unemployment insurance fund in the 2022 and 2023 fiscal years, regardless of what the current actual size of the fund index is; sets the unemployment insurance maximum benefit rate.

S6791 - Sponsor Memo

S6791 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6791
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 17, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KAPLAN, COONEY -- 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 employer contributions  to
   the unemployment insurance fund
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 581-a of the labor law is amended by adding  a  new
 subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
   3-A. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED EIGHT-
 Y-ONE  OF THIS TITLE TO THE CONTRARY AND NOTWITHSTANDING THE ACTUAL SIZE
 OF THE FUND INDEX, THE RATE OF CONTRIBUTION FOR A QUALIFIED EMPLOYER  IN
 THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO FISCAL YEAR SHALL BE THE PERCENTAGE SHOWN IN
 THE  COLUMN  HEADED  BY  THE  SIZE OF THE FUND INDEX AT TWO AND ONE-HALF
 PERCENT BUT LESS THAN THREE PERCENT AND ON THE SAME LINE WITH HIS OR HER
 NEGATIVE OR POSITIVE EMPLOYER'S ACCOUNT PERCENTAGE PURSUANT TO  SUBDIVI-
 SION  TWO OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED EIGHTY-ONE OF THIS TITLE, UNLESS USING
 THE ACTUAL SIZE OF THE FUND INDEX  WOULD  RESULT  IN  A  LOWER  RATE  OF
 CONTRIBUTION  FOR  AN  EMPLOYER,  IN  WHICH  CASE SUCH EMPLOYER SHALL BE
 LIABLE FOR SUCH LOWER RATE OF CONTRIBUTION.
   (B) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED  EIGHTY-ONE
 OF THIS TITLE TO THE CONTRARY AND NOTWITHSTANDING THE ACTUAL SIZE OF THE
 FUND INDEX, THE RATE OF CONTRIBUTION FOR A QUALIFIED EMPLOYER IN THE TWO
 THOUSAND  TWENTY-THREE  FISCAL YEAR SHALL BE THE PERCENTAGE SHOWN IN THE
 COLUMN HEADED BY THE SIZE OF THE FUND INDEX AT TWO PERCENT BUT LESS THAN
 TWO AND ONE-HALF PERCENT AND ON THE SAME LINE WITH HIS OR  HER  NEGATIVE
 OR POSITIVE EMPLOYER'S ACCOUNT PERCENTAGE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF
 SECTION  FIVE  HUNDRED EIGHTY-ONE OF THIS TITLE, UNLESS USING THE ACTUAL
 SIZE OF THE FUND INDEX WOULD RESULT IN A LOWER RATE OF CONTRIBUTION  FOR
 AN  EMPLOYER, IN WHICH CASE SUCH EMPLOYER SHALL BE LIABLE FOR SUCH LOWER
 RATE OF CONTRIBUTION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10865-01-1

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S6791A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7788
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§581-a & 590, Lab L

S6791A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Specifies contribution rates for employers to the unemployment insurance fund in the 2022 and 2023 fiscal years, regardless of what the current actual size of the fund index is; sets the unemployment insurance maximum benefit rate.

S6791A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6791A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6791--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 17, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. KAPLAN, BIAGGI, BROOKS, COONEY, GAUGHRAN, HARCKHAM,
   KAMINSKY, KENNEDY, MANNION, MARTUCCI, REICHLIN-MELNICK, THOMAS -- 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 employer contributions  to
   the unemployment insurance fund and the unemployment insurance maximum
   benefit rate
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 581-a of the labor law is amended by adding  a  new
 subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
   3-A. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED EIGHT-
 Y-ONE  OF THIS TITLE TO THE CONTRARY AND NOTWITHSTANDING THE ACTUAL SIZE
 OF THE FUND INDEX, THE RATE OF CONTRIBUTION FOR A QUALIFIED EMPLOYER  IN
 THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO FISCAL YEAR SHALL BE THE PERCENTAGE SHOWN IN
 THE  COLUMN  HEADED  BY  THE  SIZE OF THE FUND INDEX AT TWO AND ONE-HALF
 PERCENT BUT LESS THAN THREE PERCENT AND ON THE SAME LINE WITH HIS OR HER
 NEGATIVE OR POSITIVE EMPLOYER'S ACCOUNT PERCENTAGE PURSUANT TO  SUBDIVI-
 SION  TWO OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED EIGHTY-ONE OF THIS TITLE, UNLESS USING
 THE ACTUAL SIZE OF THE FUND INDEX  WOULD  RESULT  IN  A  LOWER  RATE  OF
 CONTRIBUTION  FOR  AN  EMPLOYER,  IN  WHICH  CASE SUCH EMPLOYER SHALL BE
 LIABLE FOR SUCH LOWER RATE OF CONTRIBUTION.
   (B) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED  EIGHTY-ONE
 OF THIS TITLE TO THE CONTRARY AND NOTWITHSTANDING THE ACTUAL SIZE OF THE
 FUND INDEX, THE RATE OF CONTRIBUTION FOR A QUALIFIED EMPLOYER IN THE TWO
 THOUSAND  TWENTY-THREE  FISCAL YEAR SHALL BE THE PERCENTAGE SHOWN IN THE
 COLUMN HEADED BY THE SIZE OF THE FUND INDEX AT TWO PERCENT BUT LESS THAN
 TWO AND ONE-HALF PERCENT AND ON THE SAME LINE WITH HIS OR  HER  NEGATIVE
 OR POSITIVE EMPLOYER'S ACCOUNT PERCENTAGE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF
 SECTION  FIVE  HUNDRED EIGHTY-ONE OF THIS TITLE, UNLESS USING THE ACTUAL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10865-02-1

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