|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 17, 2022||returned to senate|
|May 09, 2022||ordered to third reading cal.618|
substituted for a8868
|Mar 29, 2022||referred to labor|
delivered to assembly
|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|
senate Bill S7429
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate & Assembly
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7429 (ACTIVE) - Details
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- Law Section:
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
BILL NUMBER: S7429 SPONSOR: GOUNARDES TITLE OF BILL: 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 expira- tion thereof PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Creates a commission to conduct a study analyzing the current state of immigrant and refugee participation in adult education and the work- force, as well as develop recommendations for bettering their partic- ipation. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1.1 defines the commissioners to conduct the study. Section 1.2 enumerates the goals of the study.
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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