senate Bill S7345

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for payment to Afghan allies who assisted our service members

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee

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Aug 25, 2021 referred to finance

S7345 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Budget Bills
Laws Affected:
Amd §1, Chap 53 of 2021

S7345 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for payment to Afghan allies who assisted our service members in various roles, including as interpreters and guides, and who need to now resettle in the United States due to risk of death if they remain in Afghanistan.

S7345 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7345 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                              August 25, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance
 AN ACT to amend chapter 53 of the laws of  2021,  enacting  the  aid  to
   localities budget, in relation to repaying our Afghan allies
   Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as  the  "repaying
 our Afghan allies act".
   §  2.  As  a result of the United States' withdrawal from Afghanistan,
 thousands of Afghans who bravely assisted our service members in a vari-
 ety of roles, including as interpreters and guides, are now at  risk  of
 death  at the hands of the Taliban.  This bill is intended to be a small
 repayment from the people of New York of the debt our nation owes to our
 Afghan allies who now need to leave their homeland and make a  new  home
 in the United States.
   §  3. Section 1 of chapter 53 of the laws of 2021, enacting the aid to
 localities budget, is amended by repealing the items  herein  below  set
 forth  in  brackets and by adding to such section the other items under-
 scored in this section:

 SPECIALIZED SERVICES PROGRAM ............. [2,785,196,000] 2,861,796,000
   General Fund
   Local Assistance Account - 10000
   Special Revenue Funds - Federal
   Federal Health and Human Services Fund
   Refugee Resettlement Account - 25160
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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