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A04480 Summary:

COSPNSRHawley, Skoufis, Crouch, Fahy, DiPietro, Blankenbush, Brabenec, Miller B, Jones, Santabarbara, Brindisi, Woerner, Sepulveda
Amd 564, Lab L
Exempts agricultural employers from paying for unemployment coverage for alien farm laborers, who are federally ineligible from receiving such benefits.
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A04480 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 2, 2017
        Introduced by M. of A. MAGEE, HAWLEY, SKOUFIS, CROUCH, FAHY, DiPIETRO --
          Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of A. FRIEND, McLAUGHLIN -- read once and
          referred to the Committee on Labor
        AN ACT to amend the labor law, in  relation  to  exempting  agricultural
          employers from paying for unemployment benefits for federally ineligi-
          ble farm labor

          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 564 of the labor law is renumbered
     2  subdivision 3 and a new subdivision 2 is added to read as follows:
     3    2. Exclusion from coverage. The term "employment"  shall  not  include
     4  services  rendered  by  an  individual  who  is an alien admitted to the
     5  United States to perform agricultural labor pursuant to sections  214(c)
     6  and  101(a)(15)(H) of the Federal Immigration and Nationality Act if, at
     7  the time such services are rendered, they are excluded  from  the  defi-
     8  nition  of employment in section 3306(c) of the Federal Unemployment Tax
     9  Act.
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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