S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
March 18, 2011
Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor
AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to requiring
hearings and pre-hearing conferences to be recorded by a stenographer
in the employ of the workers' compensation board
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 122 of the workers' compensation law, as amended by
chapter 113 of the laws of 1946, is amended to read as follows:
S 122. Transcripts. ALL HEARINGS AND PRE-HEARING CONFERENCES SHALL BE
STENOGRAPHICALLY RECORDED BY A STENOGRAPHER IN THE EMPLOY OF THE BOARD.
A copy of the testimony, evidence and procedure of any investigation,
HEARING OR PRE-HEARING CONFERENCE, or a particular part thereof, STENO-
GRAPHICALLY RECORDED AND transcribed by a stenographer in the employ of
the board and certified by such stenographer to be true and correct may
be received in evidence with the same effect as if such stenographer
were present and testifying to the facts so certified. A copy of such
transcript shall be furnished to any party upon payment of the fee for
transcripts of similar minutes in the supreme court.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.