senate Bill S6828A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires that notice of initial determination for unemployment benefits be provided

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 16, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.218
substituted for a9268a
Apr 04, 2022 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 03, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 02, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 01, 2022 1st report cal.397
Jan 05, 2022 referred to labor
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 07, 2021 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1504
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 02, 2021 print number 6828a
Jun 02, 2021 amend and recommit to labor
May 18, 2021 referred to labor

Votes

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Feb 1, 2022 - Labor committee Vote

S6828A
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 3, 2021 - Rules committee Vote

S6828A
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S6828 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9268
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §597, Lab L

S6828 - Summary

Requires that notice of initial determinations for unemployment benefits be provided to claimants within 30 days of such claimant furnishing all necessary documentation, and if the commissioner is unable to issue a determination within such time frame they shall inform the claimant of the new estimated time frame for the issuance of a determination.

S6828 - Sponsor Memo

S6828 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6828
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 18, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- 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 that  notice  of
   initial determinations for unemployment benefits be provided
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 597 of the labor law, as added  by
 chapter  705  of  the  laws of 1944 and renumbered by chapter 663 of the
 laws of 1946, is amended to read as follows:
   1. Issuance. The validity of the claim  and  the  amount  of  benefits
 payable to the claimant shall be determined in accordance with the regu-
 lations  and  procedure  established  by the commissioner and, when such
 determination is issued by the commissioner,  it  shall  be  deemed  the
 initial  determination  of  the  claim. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE OR
 REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, THE COMMISSIONER  SHALL  PROVIDE  NOTICE  TO
 EACH CLAIMANT OF SUCH INITIAL DETERMINATION OF APPROVAL OR DENIAL OF THE
 CLAIM  NO  LATER  THAN  THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE CLAIMANT HAS FURNISHED ALL
 INFORMATION REQUIRED UNDER PARAGRAPH (A)  OF  SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF  THIS
 SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11535-01-1


Co-Sponsors

S6828A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9268
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §597, Lab L

S6828A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that notice of initial determinations for unemployment benefits be provided to claimants within 30 days of such claimant furnishing all necessary documentation, and if the commissioner is unable to issue a determination within such time frame they shall inform the claimant of the new estimated time frame for the issuance of a determination.

S6828A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6828A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6828--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 18, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- 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 that notice of
   initial determinations for unemployment benefits be provided
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 597 of the labor law, as added by
 chapter 705 of the laws of 1944 and renumbered by  chapter  663  of  the
 laws of 1946, is amended to read as follows:
   1.  Issuance.  The  validity  of  the claim and the amount of benefits
 payable to the claimant shall be determined in accordance with the regu-
 lations and procedure established by the  commissioner  and,  when  such
 determination  is  issued  by  the  commissioner, it shall be deemed the
 initial determination of the claim. NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  LAW,  RULE  OR
 REGULATION  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE NOTICE TO
 EACH CLAIMANT OF SUCH INITIAL DETERMINATION OF APPROVAL OR DENIAL OF THE
 CLAIM NO LATER THAN THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE  CLAIMANT  HAS  FURNISHED  ALL
 INFORMATION  REQUIRED  UNDER  PARAGRAPH  (A)  OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS
 SECTION. IF THE COMMISSIONER IS UNABLE TO ISSUE A  DETERMINATION  WITHIN
 SUCH  PRESCRIBED  TIME  FRAME  DUE TO EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES, SUCH NOTICE
 SHALL INFORM THE CLAIMANT OF THE NEW ESTIMATED TIME FRAME FOR THE  ISSU-
 ANCE  OF  A  DETERMINATION,  THE RETROACTIVE EFFECTIVE DATE THE CLAIMANT
 WOULD RECEIVE BENEFITS FROM  IF  APPROVED,  AND  HOW  THE  CLAIMANT  MAY
 CONFIRM THE STATUS OF THE DETERMINATION IF IT IS NOT RECEIVED BY THE NEW
 ESTIMATED TIME FRAME.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11535-02-1

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