senate Bill S7429

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of labor to conduct a study on immigrant and refugee participation in adult education and the workforce

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
May 09, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.618
substituted for a8868
Mar 29, 2022 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 02, 2022 advanced to third reading
Mar 01, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 28, 2022 1st report cal.559
Jan 05, 2022 referred to labor
Oct 12, 2021 referred to rules

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S7429 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8868
Law Section:
Labor

S7429 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the commissioners of labor, the office of temporary and disability assistance, education, and the New York state office for new Americans to conduct a study on immigrant and refugee participation in adult education and the workforce and issue a report with recommendations for increasing opportunities for such participation.

S7429 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7429 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7429
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             October 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  GOUNARDES,  MAY,  RYAN  -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT directing the commissioner of labor to  conduct  a  comprehensive
   study  on  immigrant  and refugee participation in adult education and
   the workforce; and providing for the repeal of  such  provisions  upon
   expiration thereof
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. 1. The commissioner of  labor,  in  consultation  with  the
 commissioner  of  the office of temporary and disability assistance, the
 commissioner of education, and the New York state office for new  Ameri-
 cans  (hereinafter  referred  to  as "the commissioners") in conjunction
 with any other department, division, board, bureau, commission,  agency,
 or  public  authority  of the state or any political subdivision thereof
 deemed necessary by the commissioners,  shall  conduct  a  comprehensive
 study  and  prepare  a  report on immigrant and refugee participation in
 adult education and the workforce.   The data collected  shall  only  be
 utilized as authorized under state and federal law to inform the state's
 efforts to advance economic stability and integration for immigrants and
 refugees. The state shall never use or share the data solely for the use
 of civil immigration enforcement.
   2. The study shall:
   (a)  identify any barriers that refugees and immigrants face to enter-
 ing the workforce, including but  not  limited  to  licensing,  language
 access, and transportation;
   (b)  assess  participation by and obstacles to refugees and immigrants
 in adult education and workforce training programs;
   (c) compare, to the extent  practicable,  the  current  employment  of
 refugees  and immigrants to that of their employment prior to resettling
 in the  United  States,  including  any  occupational  and  professional
 licenses, certifications, credentials and academic degrees earned;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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