Bill Text: NY S00306 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Provides that spouses who voluntarily separate from employment to accompany a spouse who is the subject of a military transfer shall be eligible for unemployment benefits.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2018-06-12 - referred to labor [S00306 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-S00306-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                           306
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                       (Prefiled)
                                     January 4, 2017
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  Sen.  MURPHY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
          ty and Military Affairs
        AN ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to the eligibility for  unem-
          ployment  benefits  for  individuals  who  voluntarily  separate  from
          employment to accompany a spouse who is  the  subject  of  a  military
          transfer
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 1 of section 593 of the  labor
     2  law is amended by adding a new subparagraph (iv) to read as follows:
     3    (iv) where the spouse of the individual is a member of the armed forc-
     4  es  of  the United States, the need for the individual to accompany such
     5  individual's spouse (A) to a place from which it is impractical for such
     6  individual to commute and (B) due to a change in location as a result of
     7  a military transfer of the spouse.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02334-01-7
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