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A03913 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                                                                Cal. No. 132
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 28, 2021
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  McMAHON, MAGNARELLI, GRIFFIN, HUNTER, ENGLE-
          -- read once and referred to  the  Committee  on  Labor  --  committee
          discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
          to  said  committee -- ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered
          reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading
        AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation  to  requiring  employers  to
          display  a  poster  containing  information  on veterans' benefits and
          services which shall be created and distributed by the  department  of
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1.  The labor law is amended by adding a new section 201-h  to
     2  read as follows:
     3    § 201-h. Posting of veterans' benefits and services. 1. The department
     4  shall  consult  with  the  division  of veterans' services to create and
     5  distribute a veterans' benefits and services poster.
     6    2. Such poster shall, at a minimum, include information regarding  the
     7  following services available to veterans:
     8    a.  contact  and  website  information  for  the division of veterans'
     9  services and the department's veterans' program;
    10    b. substance abuse and mental health treatment;
    11    c. educational, workforce, and training resources;
    12    d. tax benefits;
    13    e. New York state veteran drivers' licenses and non-driver identifica-
    14  tion cards;
    15    f. eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits under state  and/or
    16  federal law;
    17    g. legal services; and
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

        A. 3913--B                          2
     1    h.  contact  information  for  the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
     2  Veterans Crisis Line.
     3    3.  Every  employer in the state with more than fifty full-time equiv-
     4  alent employees shall  display  the  poster  created  pursuant  to  this
     5  section in a conspicuous place accessible to employees in the workplace.
     6    § 2.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2023. Effective immediate-
     7  ly,  the  addition,  amendment  and/or  repeal of any rule or regulation
     8  necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective  date  are
     9  authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date.
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