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SB-573 Employment Development Department: veterans’ employment services.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/19/2021 04:00 AM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 573


Introduced by Senator Melendez

February 18, 2021


An act to amend Section 325.5 of the Unemployment Insurance Code, relating to unemployment insurance.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 573, as introduced, Melendez. Employment Development Department: veterans’ employment services.
Existing law authorizes the Employment Development Department within the Labor and Workforce Development Agency to perform various functions and duties with respect to job creation and retention activities. Existing law requires the department to research the needs of veterans throughout the state and to develop a statewide plan for the equitable distribution of employment funds for veterans’ employment services.
This bill would require the department to post the statewide plan on its website.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 325.5 of the Unemployment Insurance Code is amended to read:

325.5.
 The department, in consultation and coordination with veterans’ organizations and veteran service providers, shall do all of the following:
(a) Research the needs of veterans throughout the state and develop a profile of veterans’ employment and training needs.
(b) Develop a statewide plan for the equitable distribution of employment funds for veterans’ employment services. services and post the statewide plan on its internet website.
(c) Seek federal funding for purposes of subdivision (a).