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S00228 Summary:

BILL NOS00228A
 
SAME ASSAME AS A06445-A
 
SPONSORTEDISCO
 
COSPNSRBORRELLO, HELMING, MARTUCCI, OBERACKER, ORTT, PALUMBO, STEC
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add Art 6-B §97, Leg L
 
Establishes a veterans intership program (V.I.P. NY); awards ten percent of available interships in the assembly youth participation program and the senate student program to eligible honorably discharged veterans.
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S00228 Actions:

BILL NOS00228A
 
01/06/2021REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
01/19/2021REPORTED AND COMMITTED TO FINANCE
11/24/2021AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO FINANCE
11/24/2021PRINT NUMBER 228A
01/05/2022REFERRED TO INVESTIGATIONS AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
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S00228 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         228--A
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                       (Prefiled)
 
                                     January 6, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen. TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
          ment Operations -- reported favorably from said committee and  commit-
          ted to the Committee on Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended,
          ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  legislative  law, in relation to establishing a
          veterans internship program (V.I.P. NY)
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1. The legislative law is amended by adding a new article 6-B
     2  to read as follows:
     3                                 ARTICLE 6-B
     4                         VETERANS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
     5                                 (V.I.P. NY)
     6  Section 97. Veterans internship program (V.I.P. NY).
     7    § 97. Veterans internship program (V.I.P. NY).   1.  There  is  hereby
     8  established within the legislature a veterans internship program (V.I.P.
     9  NY) to provide opportunities for veterans to participate in the assembly
    10  youth participation program and the senate student program. Such program
    11  shall  award  ten percent of available internships in the assembly youth
    12  participation program and the senate student program to eligible  honor-
    13  ably discharged veterans.  Veterans who are awarded internships pursuant
    14  to  the  V.I.P. NY program shall receive a stipend that is equivalent to
    15  the stipend awarded to graduate student  participants  in  the  assembly
    16  youth  participation program and senate student program for a one semes-
    17  ter internship.
    18    2. To be eligible to participate in the V.I.P. NY program, a candidate
    19  shall:
    20    (a) be honorably discharged  from  the  armed  forces  of  the  United
    21  States;
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03468-02-1

        S. 228--A                           2
 
     1    (b) be unemployed or underemployed;
     2    (c)  have  demonstrated  an  interest  in  future employment in public
     3  service, government or public policy; and
     4    (d) submit an application for participation in the V.I.P.  NY  program
     5  to  the  senate  or assembly. Such application shall be made in a manner
     6  and form as determined by the senate and the assembly.
     7    3. In an effort to foster and encourage participation in the V.I.P. NY
     8  program, the assembly intern office and the senate intern  office  shall
     9  coordinate  with  each other and with county veterans' services agencies
    10  to identify and recruit eligible candidates.
    11    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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