Bill S50001-2011

Makes appropriations for the support of state government

Makes appropriations for the support of state government, including programs for summer youth employment, ATTAIN lab, child care demonstration, career pathways, displaced homemaker services, foreclosure prevention, crime prevention and flood recovery grants.

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Actions

  • Dec 9, 2011: SIGNED CHAP.55
  • Dec 8, 2011: DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • Dec 7, 2011: returned to senate
  • Dec 7, 2011: passed assembly
  • Dec 7, 2011: message of necessity - 3 day message
  • Dec 7, 2011: ordered to third reading rules cal.1
  • Dec 7, 2011: substituted for a40001
  • Dec 7, 2011: referred to ways and means
  • Dec 7, 2011: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Dec 7, 2011: PASSED SENATE
  • Dec 7, 2011: MESSAGE OF NECESSITY - 3 DAY MESSAGE
  • Dec 7, 2011: ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1
  • Dec 7, 2011: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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BILL NUMBER:S50001

TITLE OF BILL:

An act to amend chapter 50 of the laws of 2011, enacting the state operations budget; and to amend chapter 53 of the laws of 2011, enacting the aid to localities budget, in relation to making appropriations for the support of government

PURPOSE:

This bill would provide appropriations to promote economic recovery and opportunity in various regions throughout the State.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

The bill provides:

o $50 million for the implementation of the Hurricane Irene - Tropical Storm Lee Flood Recovery Grant Program.

o $33 million for Youth Employment Programs that will provide short term employment opportunities and support services to enable long term employment placements for disadvantaged youth.

o $9 million for Higher Education Opportunity Programs.

o $7 million for Facilitated Enrollment Child Care Demonstration Projects that assist working families who earn up to 275 percent of the poverty level enroll for child care subsidies.

o $2.5 million for the Career Pathways Program that provides educational services such as GED preparation, adult basic education, and English language instruction in conjunction with hands on job training in order to enhance employability.

o $2 million for the Advanced Technology Training and Information Networking (ATTAIN) Program that develops educational, occupational, and life skills through interactive computer training offered through Education Opportunity Centers.

o $2.5 million for the Displaced Homemakers Program that provides displaced homemakers with job readiness and vocational training, job placement, crisis intervention, counseling, and referral to legal/health/financial services.

o $1 million for the Center for Employment Opportunities which offers comprehensive employment services for people with criminal records, including: life skills education, short term paid transitional employment, full time job placement, and post-placement services.

o $1 million for the Foreclosure Prevention Services Program which will provide legal assistance to homeowners facing foreclosure.

JUSTIFICATION:

This bill is necessary to promote economic recovery throughout the State by facilitating recovery from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, and through various employment and training support and services programs.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

This is a new bill.

BUDGET IMPLICATIONS:

This bill provides $108 million in appropriation authority to promote economic recovery and opportunity in various regions throughout the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This bill would take effect immediately.


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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ S. 1 A. 1 Extraordinary Session S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y December 7, 2011 ___________
IN SENATE -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to arti- cle seven of the Constitution -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance IN ASSEMBLY -- A BUDGET BILL, submitted by the Governor pursuant to article seven of the Constitution -- read once and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means AN ACT to amend chapter 50 of the laws of 2011, enacting the state oper- ations budget; and to amend chapter 53 of the laws of 2011, enacting the aid to localities budget, in relation to making appropriations for the support of government THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 1 of chapter 50 of the laws of 2011, enacting the state operations budget, is amended by repealing the items herein below set forth in brackets and by adding to such section the items under- scored in this section. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR STATE OPERATIONS 2011-12 EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAM Special Revenue Funds - Other Unemployment Insurance Interest and Penalty Fund Unemployment Insurance Interest and Penalty Account For services and expenses of the department of labor employment and training programs, INCLUDING YOUTH EMPLOYMENT READINESS TRAINING EXPENSES AND RELATED STIPENDS.
NONPERSONAL SERVICE Supplies and materials .............. 22,000 Travel .............................. 44,000 Contractual services .............. [260,000] 8,260,000 Equipment ........................... 26,000 Fringe benefits .................. 1,381,000 Indirect costs ...................... 88,000 -------------- STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK STATE OPERATIONS 2011-12 PROGRAMS FOR THE EDUCATIONALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED General Fund State Purposes Account FOR SERVICES AND EXPENSES RELATED TO THE OPERATION OF THE ATTAIN LAB PROGRAM .......... 2,000,000 S 2. Section 1 of chapter 53 of the laws of 2011, enacting the aid to localities budget, is amended by repealing the items herein below set forth in brackets and by adding to such section the items underscored in this section. DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES AID TO LOCALITIES 2011-12 CRIME PREVENTION AND REDUCTION STRATEGIES PROGRAM General Fund Local Assistance Account FOR SERVICES AND EXPENSES RELATED TO THE OPERATIONS OF THE CENTER FOR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ................................ 1,000,000 DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES AID TO LOCALITIES 2011-12 CHILD CARE PROGRAM General Fund Local Assistance Account NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF LAW, THE FUNDS APPROPRIATED HEREIN SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO OPERATE AND SUPPORT ENROLLMENT IN THE CHILD CARE FACILITATED ENROLLMENT PILOT PROGRAMS WHICH EXPAND ACCESS TO CHILD CARE SUBSIDIES FOR WORKING
FAMILIES LIVING OR EMPLOYED IN THE LIBERTY ZONE, THE BOROUGHS OF BROOKLYN, QUEENS, AND BRONX, AND IN THE COUNTY OF MONROE, WITH INCOME UP TO 275 PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY LEVEL. OF THE AMOUNT APPROPRIATED HEREIN, $1,605,000 SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR MONROE COUNTY, AND $3,855,000 SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR ALL OTHER PROJECTS. UP TO $160,500 SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE CURRENT DESIGNATED ADMINISTRATOR IN THE COUNTY OF MONROE, OR TO A SUCCESSOR ADMINISTRATOR DESIGNATED BY THE CURRENT ADMINISTRATION TO ADMINISTER SUCH COUNTY'S PROGRAM AND TO IMPLEMENT A PLAN APPROVED BY THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES; AND UP TO $385,500 SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE CONSORTIUM FOR WORKER EDUCATION, INC., OR OTHER DESIGNATED SUCCESSOR, TO ADMINISTER AND TO IMPLEMENT A PLAN APPROVED BY THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES FOR THE PROGRAMS IN THE LIBERTY ZONE, AND THE BOROUGHS OF BROOKLYN, QUEENS AND BRONX. EACH PILOT PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR SHALL PREPARE AND SUBMIT TO THE OFFICE OF CHIL- DREN AND FAMILY SERVICES, THE CHAIRS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND FAMI- LIES AND THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL SERVICES, THE CHAIR OF THE ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, THE CHAIR OF THE ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL SERVICES, THE CHAIR OF THE SENATE COMMIT- TEE ON LABOR, AND THE CHAIR OF THE ASSEM- BLY COMMITTEE ON LABOR, AN EVALUATION OF THE PILOT WITH RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CONTIN- UATION OR DISSOLUTION OF THE PROGRAM SUPPORTED BY APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTATION. SUCH EVALUATION SHALL INCLUDE AVAILABLE, INFORMATION REGARDING THE PILOT PROGRAMS OR PARTICIPANTS IN THE PILOT PROGRAMS, ABSENT IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: THE NUMBER OF INCOME- ELIGIBLE CHILDREN OF WORKING PARENTS WITH INCOME GREATER THAN 200 PERCENT BUT AT OR LESS THAN 275 PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY LEVEL; THE AGES OF THE CHILDREN SERVED BY THE PROJECT, THE NUMBER OF FAMI- LIES SERVED BY THE PROJECT WHO ARE IN RECEIPT OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE, THE FACTORS THAT PARENTS CONSIDERED WHEN SEARCHING FOR CHILD CARE, THE FACTORS THAT BARRED THE FAMILIES' ACCESS TO CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE PRIOR TO THEIR ENROLLMENT IN THE PILOT PROGRAM, THE NUMBER OF FAMILIES WHO RECEIVE A CHILD CARE SUBSIDY PURSUANT TO THIS PROGRAM WHO CHOOSE TO USE SUCH SUBSI-
DY FOR REGULATED CHILD CARE, AND THE NUMBER OF FAMILIES WHO RECEIVE A CHILD CARE SUBSIDY PURSUANT TO THIS PROGRAM WHO CHOOSE TO USE SUCH SUBSIDY TO RECEIVE CHILD CARE SERVICES PROVIDED BY A LEGALLY EXEMPT PROVIDER. SUCH REPORT SHALL BE SUBMITTED BY THE APPLICABLE PROJECT ADMIN- ISTRATOR, ON OR BEFORE OCTOBER 1, 2012, PROVIDED THAT IF SUCH REPORT IS NOT RECEIVED BY OCTOBER 1, 2012, REIMBURSEMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS SHALL BE EITHER REDUCED OR WITHHELD, AND FAILURE OF AN ADMINISTRATOR TO SUBMIT A TIMELY REPORT MAY JEOPARDIZE SUCH PROGRAM'S FUNDING IN FUTURE YEARS. EXPENSES RELATED TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EVALUATION OF THE PILOT PROGRAMS SHALL BE PAID FROM THE PILOT PROGRAM'S ADMINISTRATIVE SET-ASIDE OR NON-STATE FUNDS. THE REMAINING PORTION OF THE PROJECT'S FUNDS SHALL BE ALLOCATED BY THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES TO THE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS WHERE THE RECIPIENT FAMILIES RESIDE AS DETERMINED BY THE PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR BASED ON PROJECTED NEEDS AND COST OF PROVIDING CHILD CARE SUBSIDY PAYMENTS TO WORKING FAMILIES ENROLLED IN THE CHILD CARE SUBSIDY PROGRAM THROUGH THE PILOT INITIATIVE, PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SHALL NOT REIMBURSE SUBSIDY PAYMENTS IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT THE SUBSIDY FUNDING APPROPRIATED HEREIN CAN SUPPORT AND THE APPLICABLE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO APPROVE OR PAY FOR SUBSIDIES NOT FUNDED HEREIN. THE TOTAL NUMBER OF SLOTS FOR PILOT PROGRAMS LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY OF NEW YORK SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE THOUSAND DURING FISCAL YEAR 2011-2012. VACANCIES IN CHILD CARE SLOTS MAY BE FILLED AT SUCH TIME AS THE TOTAL ENROLLMENT OF THE NEW YORK CITY PILOT PROGRAM IS LESS THAN ONE THOUSAND SLOTS. THE PILOT PROGRAM LOCATED IN THE BOROUGH OF QUEENS SHALL RECEIVE ONE NEW ADDITIONAL SLOT FOR EACH SLOT WHICH BECOMES AVAILABLE THROUGH ATTRITION ONCE THE TOTAL NUMBER OF FILLED CHILD CARE SLOTS REACHES LESS THAN ONE THOUSAND. CHILD CARE SUBSIDIES PAID ON BEHALF OF ELIGIBLE FAMILIES SHALL BE REIMBURSED AT THE ACTUAL COST OF CARE UP TO THE APPLICABLE MARKET RATE FOR THE DISTRICT IN WHICH THE CHILD CARE IS PROVIDED, FOR SUBSIDY PAYMENTS MADE FROM APRIL 1, 2011 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2012 FOR THE NEW YORK CITY PILOT PROGRAM AND FOR
SUBSIDY PAYMENTS MADE FROM JANUARY 1, 2012 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2012 FOR THE MONROE COUNTY PILOT PROGRAM IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEE SCHEDULE OF THE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT MAKING THE SUBSIDY PAYMENTS. PILOT PROGRAMS ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT MONTHLY REPORTS TO THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES, THE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT, AND FOR PROGRAMS LOCATED IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK, THE ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN'S SERVICES, AND THE LEGISLATURE. EACH MONTHLY REPORT MUST PROVIDE WITHOUT BENEFIT OF PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, THE PILOT PROGRAM'S CURRENT ENROLLMENT LEVEL, AMOUNT OF THE CHILD'S SUBSIDY, CO-PAYMENT LEVELS AND OTHER INFORMATION AS NEEDED OR REQUIRED BY THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES. FURTHER, THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SHALL PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO THE PILOT PROGRAM TO ASSIST WITH PROJECT ADMINISTRATION AND TIMELY COORDINATION OF THE MONTHLY CLAIM- ING PROCESS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, ANY PILOT PROGRAMS MAIN- TAINED HEREIN MAY BE TERMINATED IF THE ADMINISTRATOR FOR SUCH PROGRAMS MISMANAGES SUCH PROGRAMS, BY ENGAGING IN ACTIONS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPROPER USE OF FUNDS, PROVIDING FOR CHILD CARE SUBSI- DIES IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT THE SUBSIDY FUNDING APPROPRIATED HEREIN CAN SUPPORT, AND FAILING TO SUBMIT CLAIMS FOR REIMBURSEMENT IN A TIMELY FASHION ............ 5,460,000 NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF LAW, THE FUNDS APPROPRIATED HEREIN SHALL BE AVAILABLE TO CONTINUE OPERATION OF THE FACILITATED ENROLLMENT PILOT PROGRAM IN CAPITAL REGION-ONEIDA (CONSIST- ING OF RENSSELAER, SCHENECTADY, SARATOGA, ALBANY AND ONEIDA COUNTIES) AS PROVIDED TO THE NYS AFL-CIO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE TO ACT OR CONTINUE TO ACT AS THE ADMINISTRATOR TO IMPLEMENT THE PROGRAM PROPOSED BY THE UNION CHILD CARE COALITION OF THE NYS AFL-CIO AND APPROVED BY THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES. THE ADMINISTRATIVE COST, INCLUDING THE COST OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EVALUATION OF THE PILOT PROGRAM SHALL NOT EXCEED TEN PERCENT OF THE FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR THIS PURPOSE. THE REMAINING PORTION OF THE FUNDS SHALL BE ALLOCATED BY THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES TO THE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS WHERE THE RECIP-
IENT FAMILIES RESIDE AS DETERMINED BY THE PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR BASED ON PROJECTED NEED AND COST OF PROVIDING CHILD CARE SUBSIDIES PAYMENT TO WORKING FAMILIES ENROLLED THROUGH THE PILOT INITIATIVE, A LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT SHALL NOT REIMBURSE SUBSIDY PAYMENTS IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT THE SUBSIDY FUNDING APPROPRI- ATED HEREIN CAN SUPPORT. CHILD CARE SUBSI- DIES PAID ON BEHALF OF ELIGIBLE FAMILIES SHALL BE REIMBURSED AT THE ACTUAL COST OF CARE UP TO THE APPLICABLE MARKET RATE FOR THE DISTRICT IN WHICH CHILD CARE IS PROVIDED AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEE SCHEDULE OF THE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT MAKING THE SUBSIDY PAYMENT. UP TO $154,000 SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE NYS AFL-CIO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT INSTI- TUTE, OR OTHER DESIGNATED ADMINISTRATOR, TO ADMINISTER AND TO IMPLEMENT A PLAN APPROVED BY THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES FOR THIS PILOT PROGRAM IN CONSULTATION WITH THE ADVISORY COUNCIL. THIS ADMINISTRATOR SHALL PREPARE AND SUBMIT TO THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMI- LY SERVICES, THE CHAIRS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL SERVICES, THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON LABOR, THE CHAIRS OF THE ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, AND THE ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL SERVICES, AN EVALUATION OF THE PILOT WITH RECOMMENDATIONS. SUCH EVALU- ATION SHALL INCLUDE AVAILABLE INFORMATION REGARDING THE PILOT PROGRAMS OR PARTIC- IPANTS IN THE PILOT PROGRAMS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: THE NUMBER OF INCOME- ELIGIBLE CHILDREN OF WORKING PARENTS WITH INCOME GREATER THAN 200 PERCENT BUT AT OR LESS THAN 275 PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY LEVEL, THE AGES OF THE CHILDREN SERVED BY THE PROJECT, THE NUMBER OF FAMI- LIES SERVED BY THE PROJECT WHO ARE IN RECEIPT OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE, THE FACTORS THAT PARENTS CONSIDERED WHEN SEARCHING FOR CHILD CARE, THE FACTORS THAT BARRED THE FAMILIES' ACCESS TO CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE PRIOR TO THEIR ENROLLMENT IN THE FACILI- TATED ENROLLMENT PROGRAM, THE NUMBER OF FAMILIES WHO RECEIVE A CHILD CARE SUBSIDY PURSUANT TO THIS PROGRAM WHO CHOOSE TO USE SUCH SUBSIDY FOR REGULATED CHILD CARE, AND THE NUMBER OF FAMILIES WHO RECEIVE A CHILD CARE SUBSIDY PURSUANT TO THIS PROGRAM WHO CHOOSE TO USE SUCH SUBSIDY TO RECEIVE CHILD CARE SERVICES PROVIDED BY A LEGALLY
EXEMPT PROVIDER. SUCH REPORT SHALL BE SUBMITTED BY THE APPLICABLE PROJECT ADMIN- ISTRATOR, ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 1, 2012, PROVIDED THAT IF SUCH REPORT IS NOT RECEIVED BY NOVEMBER 30, 2012, REIMBURSE- MENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS SHALL BE EITHER REDUCED OR WITHHELD, AND FAILURE OF AN ADMINISTRATOR TO SUBMIT A TIMELY REPORT MAY JEOPARDIZE SUCH ADMINISTRATOR'S PROGRAM FROM RECEIVING FUNDING IN FUTURE YEARS. CHILD CARE SUBSIDIES PAID ON BEHALF OF ELIGIBLE FAMILIES SHALL BE REIMBURSED AT THE ACTUAL COST OF CARE UP TO THE APPLICABLE MARKET RATE FOR THE DISTRICT IN WHICH THE CHILD CARE IS PROVIDED, FOR SUBSIDY PAYMENTS MADE FROM APRIL 1, 2011 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2012 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEE SCHEDULE OF THE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT MAKING THE SUBSIDY PAYMENTS. THE ADMINISTRATOR FOR THIS PILOT PROJECT IS REQUIRED TO SUBMIT BI-MONTHLY REPORTS ON THE FIFTEENTH DAY OF EVERY OTHER MONTH BEGINNING ON JANUARY 15, 2012 AND BI-MONTHLY THEREAFTER THAT PROVIDE CURRENT ENROLLMENT AND INFORMATION INCLUD- ING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE AMOUNT OF THE APPROVED SUBSIDY LEVEL, THE LEVEL OF CO-PAYMENT BY THE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICT REQUIRED FOR THE PARTICIPANTS IN THE PROGRAM, THE PROGRAM'S ADOPTED BUDGET REFLECTING ALL EXPENSES INCLUDING SALARIES AND OTHER INFORMATION AS NEEDED, TO THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES, THE CHAIRS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL SERVICES, THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, THE SENATE COMMIT- TEE ON LABOR, THE CHAIRS OF THE ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES AND THE ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL SERVICES, AND THE LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS. PROVIDED HOWEVER THAT IF SUCH BI-MONTHLY REPORTS ARE NOT RECEIVED FROM THIS CAPITAL REGION-ONEIDA ADMINISTRATOR, REIMBURSEMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS SHALL BE EITHER REDUCED OR WITHHELD AND FAILURE OF AN ADMINISTRATOR TO SUBMIT A TIMELY REPORT MAY JEOPARDIZE SUCH ADMINISTRATOR'S PROGRAM FROM RECEIVING FUNDING IN FUTURE YEARS. THE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES SHALL PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSIST- ANCE TO THE PILOT PROGRAM TO ASSIST IN TIMELY COORDINATION WITH THE MONTHLY CLAIMING PROCESS. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THIS PILOT PROGRAM MAINTAINED HEREIN MAY BE TERMINATED IF THE ADMINISTRATOR FOR SUCH PROGRAM MISMANAGES
SUCH PROGRAM, BY ENGAGING IN ACTIONS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPROPER USE OF FUNDS, PROVIDING FOR CHILD CARE SUBSI- DIES IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT THE SUBSIDY FUNDING APPROPRIATED HEREIN CAN SUPPORT, AND FAILING TO SUBMIT CLAIMS FOR REIMBURSEMENT IN A TIMELY FASHION ............ 1,540,000 DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE AID TO LOCALITIES 2011-12 EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC SUPPORT PROGRAM General Fund Local Assistance Account FOR SERVICES AND EXPENSES, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF LAW, AND WITHOUT STATE OR LOCAL FINANCIAL PARTIC- IPATION, OF THE CAREER PATHWAYS PROGRAM FOR NOT-FOR-PROFIT, COMMUNITY-BASED ORGAN- IZATIONS PROVIDING COORDINATED, COMPREHEN- SIVE EMPLOYMENT SERVICES BEYOND THE LEVEL CURRENTLY FUNDED BY LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS TO ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES. SUCH FUNDS ARE TO BE MADE AVAIL- ABLE TO ESTABLISH A CAREER PATHWAYS PROGRAM TO LINK EDUCATION AND OCCUPATIONAL TRAINING TO SUBSEQUENT EMPLOYMENT THROUGH A CONTINUUM OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND INTEGRATED SUPPORT SERVICES TO ENABLE PARTICIPANTS, INCLUDING DISCONNECTED YOUNG ADULTS, AGES SIXTEEN TO TWENTY-FOUR, TO ADVANCE OVER TIME BOTH TO HIGHER LEVELS OF EDUCATION AND TO HIGHER WAGE JOBS IN TARGETED OCCUPATIONAL SECTORS. WITH FUNDS APPROPRIATED HEREIN, THE OFFICE OF TEMPO- RARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE IN CONSUL- TATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SHALL ESTABLISH THE CAREER PATHWAYS PROGRAM AND PROVIDE TECHNICAL SUPPORT, AS NEEDED, TO PROVIDE EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND JOB PLACEMENT FOR LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS, AGE SIXTEEN AND OLDER. PREFERENCE SHALL BE GIVEN TO EIGHTEEN TO TWENTY-FOUR YEAR OLDS WHO ARE UNEMPLOYED OR UNDEREMPLOYED, IN AREAS OF THE STATE WITH DEMONSTRATED LABOR MARKET NEEDS AND UNEMPLOYMENT RATES THAT ARE GREATER THAN THE APPROPRIATE OR COMPARATIVE RATE OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THE REGION, AND TO PERSONS IN RECEIPT OF FAMI- LY ASSISTANCE AND/OR SAFETY NET ASSIST- ANCE. OF THE AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED, AT LEAST SIXTY PERCENT SHALL BE AVAILABLE FOR SERVICES TO EIGHTEEN TO TWENTY-FOUR YEAR
OLDS, WITH REMAINING FUNDS AVAILABLE TO RECIPIENTS OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE AND/OR SAFETY NET ASSISTANCE, WITHOUT AGE RESTRICTIONS, AND SIXTEEN TO SEVENTEEN YEAR OLD SELF-SUPPORTING INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE HEADS OF HOUSEHOLD. THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SHALL DEVELOP A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS AND SHALL RECEIVE, REVIEW, AND ASSESS APPLICA- TIONS. IN SELECTING PROPOSALS, THE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SHALL GIVE PREFER- ENCE TO PROGRAMS THAT DEMONSTRATE COMMUNI- TY-BASED COLLABORATIONS WITH EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROVIDERS AND EMPLOYERS IN THE REGION. SUCH EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROVIDERS MAY INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO GENERAL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMAS PROGRAMS, COMMUNITY COLLEGES, JUNIOR COLLEGES, BUSI- NESS AND TRADE SCHOOLS, VOCATIONAL INSTI- TUTIONS, AND INSTITUTIONS WITH BACCALAU- REATE DEGREE-GRANTING PROGRAMS; PROGRAMS THAT PROVIDE FOR A CAREER PATH OR CAREER PATHS, AS SUPPORTED BY IDENTIFIED LOCAL EMPLOYMENT NEEDS; PROGRAMS THAT PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, POST-SECONDARY TRAINING DESIGNED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF EMPLOYERS IN THE LOCAL LABOR MARKET, OR CATCHMENT AREA; PROGRAMS THAT INCLUDE EDUCATION AND TRAIN- ING COMPONENTS, SUCH AS REMEDIAL EDUCA- TION, INDIVIDUAL TRAINING PLANS, PRE-EM- PLOYMENT TRAINING, WORKPLACE BASIC SKILLS, AND LITERACY SKILLS TRAINING. SUCH EDUCA- TION AND TRAINING MUST INCLUDE INSTI- TUTIONS, INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS, OR OTHER CREDENTIALING BODIES FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING PARTICIPANTS WITH CERTIFICATES, DIPLOMAS, OR DEGREES; PROJECTS THAT PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TUTORING, MENTORING, CHILD CARE, AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM ACCESS, TRANSPORTATION, AND CASE MANAGEMENT, AS PART OF THE INDIVIDUAL TRAINING PLAN. PREFERENCE SHALL BE GIVEN TO PROPOSALS THAT INCLUDE NOT-FOR-PROFIT COLLABORATIONS WITH EDUCATION, TRAINING, OR EMPLOYER STAKEHOLDERS IN THE REGION; PROGRAMS WHICH LEVERAGE ADDITIONAL COMMU- NITY RESOURCES AND PROVIDE PARTICIPANT SUPPORT SERVICES; TRAINING THAT RESULT IN JOB PLACEMENT; AND EDUCATION THAT LINKS PARTICIPANTS WITH OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS TRAINING AND/OR EMPLOYER-RELATED CREDEN- TIALS, CREDITS, DIPLOMAS OR CERTIFICATES ..... 2,500,000
DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY RENEWAL AID TO LOCALITIES 2011-12 FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAM GENERAL FUND LOCAL ASSISTANCE ACCOUNT FOR SERVICES AND EXPENSES OF THE SUBPRIME FORECLOSURE PREVENTION SERVICES PROGRAM SET FORTH IN SECTION 2 OF PART NN OF CHAP- TER 57 OF THE LAWS OF 2008 .............................................. 1,000,000 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AID TO LOCALITIES 2011-12 EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAM General Fund Local Assistance Account FOR SERVICES AND EXPENSES RELATED TO THE CONTINUATION OF DISPLACED HOMEMAKER SERVICES. FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE HEREIN MAY BE USED FOR STATE AGENCY CONTRACTORS, OR AID TO LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS, PROVIDED, FURTHER THAT NO MORE THAN TEN PERCENT OF SUCH FUNDS MAY BE USED FOR PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION AT EACH INDIVIDUAL DISPLACED HOMEMAKER CENTER. EACH PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR SHALL PREPARE AND SUBMIT AN ANNUAL REPORT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, THE CHAIRS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL SERVICES, AND THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES AND THE ASSEMBLY CHAIR OF THE COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL SERVICES, ON THE SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE RECIPIENTS, AND THE OUTCOME FOR EACH RECIPIENT TOGETHER WITH A SUMMARY OF REVENUES AND EXPENSES INCLUDING ALL SALA- RIES ......................................... 2,500,000 FOR ALLOCATION TO LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSIST- ENT PROVISION OF LAW, AND WITHOUT STATE OR LOCAL FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION, FOR COSTS OF OPERATING THE SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAMS PROVIDING FULL WAGE SUBSIDY PAID SUMMER EMPLOYMENT AND ASSOCIATED SUPPORTIVE SERVICES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER INCON- SISTENT PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, THE COMMISSIONER OF ANY LOCAL DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES MAY ASSIGN ALL OR A
PORTION OF MONEYS APPROPRIATED HEREIN ON BEHALF OF SUCH LOCAL DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO THE WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD DESIGNATED BY SUCH COMMISSIONER AND UPON RECEIPT OF SUCH MONIES, ANY SUCH WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD SHALL BE OBLIGATED TO UTILIZE SUCH FUNDS CONSISTENT WITH THE PURPOSES OF THIS APPROPRIATION. FUNDS APPROPRIATED HEREIN SHALL BE ALLOCATED TO LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS IN ACCORD- ANCE WITH A METHODOLOGY THAT SHALL BE BASED ON ALLOCATIONS FOR THE PRIOR STATE FISCAL YEAR AND ON A DISTRICT'S RELATIVE SHARE OF PERSONS AGED FOURTEEN TO TWENTY LIVING IN HOUSEHOLDS WHOSE INCOMES DO NOT EXCEED 200 PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY LEVEL ....................................... 25,000,000 MISCELLANEOUS -- ALL STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES HURRICANE IRENE - TROPICAL STORM LEE FLOOD RECOVERY GRANT PROGRAM AID TO LOCALITIES 2011-12 GENERAL FUND LOCAL ASSISTANCE ACCOUNT FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF THE HURRICANE IRENE - TROPICAL STORM LEE FLOOD RECOVERY GRANT PROGRAM. THIS APPROPRIATION MAY BE ALLO- CATED TO EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT OR ANY OTHER STATE AGENCY FOR THE PURPOSES OF IMPLEMENTING THE HURRICANE IRENE - TROP- ICAL STORM LEE FLOOD RECOVERY GRANT PROGRAM ..................................... 50,000,000 -------------- MISCELLANEOUS -- ALL STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS AID TO LOCALITIES 2011-12 GENERAL FUND LOCAL ASSISTANCE ACCOUNT FOR SERVICES AND EXPENSES OF THE FOLLOWING: SEARCH FOR EDUCATION, ELEVATION AND KNOW- LEDGE (SEEK) PROGRAMS ($1,000,000); EDUCA- TIONAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM ($955,000); STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO EXPAND OPPORTUNITIES AT COMMUNITY COLLEGES OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY FOR THE EDUCATIONALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 6452 OF THE EDUCATION LAW ($55,000); LIBERTY PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM AWARDS ($1,700,000); HIGHER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM AWARDS ($3,485,000);
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ENTRY PROGRAM (STEP) AWARDS ($1,027,000); AND COLLEGIATE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ENTRY PROGRAM (CSTEP) AWARDS ($778,000). THIS APPROPRI- ATION MAY BE ALLOCATED TO THE CITY UNIVER- SITY OF NEW YORK, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, AND THE STATE EDUCATION DEPART- MENT PURSUANT TO A PLAN DEVELOPED AND APPROVED BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE BUDGET FOLLOWING CONSULTATION WITH THE CHAIR OF THE ASSEMBLY WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE ........ 9,000,000 -------------- S 3. This act shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to have been in full force and effect on and after April 1, 2011.

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