Bill S7520-2011

Extends the provisions of chapter 831 of the laws of 1981, amending the labor law relating to fees and expenses in unemployment insurance proceedings

Extends the provisions of chapter 831 of the laws of 1981, amending the labor law relating to fees and expenses in unemployment insurance proceedings.

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Actions

  • Jun 18, 2012: SUBSTITUTED BY A10238
  • Jun 11, 2012: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • Jun 6, 2012: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • Jun 5, 2012: 1ST REPORT CAL.1079
  • May 31, 2012: REFERRED TO LABOR

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Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Labor - Jun 5, 2012
Ayes (15): Robach, Alesi, DeFrancisco, Gallivan, Grisanti, Johnson, Marcellino, McDonald, Martins, Peralta, Addabbo, Dilan, Gianaris, Perkins, Rivera
Excused (1): Smith

Memo

BILL NUMBER:S7520

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 831 of the laws of 1981, amending the labor law relating to fees and expenses in unemployment insurance proceedings, in relation to extending the provisions of such chapter

PURPOSE OF BILL: To extend for two years, until December 31, 2014, provisions of law relating to fees and expenses in unemployment insurance proceedings, which are due to expire on December 31, 2012.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 3 Chapter 831 of the Laws of 1981 amending the Labor Law relating to the payment of fees and expenses in unemployment insurance proceedings, to extend the current repeal date of such section, from December 31, 2012 to December 31, 2014.

Section 2 is the effective date.

EFFECTS OF PRESENT LAW WHICH THIS BILL WOULD ALTER: The current authorization is due to expire on December 31, 2012. This bill would extend the provisions for two years.

JUSTIFICATION: Current law provides standards for the fees and compensation of attorneys who represent claimants, as well as fees for any witnesses that may be involved, in proceedings before the unemployment Insurance Appeal Board. The affected provisions also establish guidelines for the agents who are authorized by the Board to provide representation services in these appellate proceedings.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.


Text

STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7520 IN SENATE May 31, 2012 ___________
Introduced by Sen. ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor AN ACT to amend chapter 831 of the laws of 1981, amending the labor law relating to fees and expenses in unemployment insurance proceedings, in relation to extending the provisions of such chapter THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3 of chapter 831 of the laws of 1981, amending the labor law relating to fees and expenses in unemployment insurance proceedings, as amended by chapter 257 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: S 3. This act shall take effect January 1, 1982, provided, however, that paragraphs (a) and (c) of subdivision 3 of section 538 of the labor law as added by section one of this act shall remain in full force and effect until December 31, [2012] 2014. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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