senate Bill S2249

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to the dedicated occupational safety and health training and education and occupational health clinic programs fund

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to finance
Feb 13, 2009 referred to finance

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S2249 - Bill Details

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Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
State Finance Law

S2249 - Bill Texts

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BILL NUMBER: S2249

TITLE OF BILL :
An act to amend the state finance law, in relation to the dedicated
occupational safety and health training and education and occupational
health clinic programs fund


SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS :
Section one amends section 97-C of the State Finance Law by adding
language in subsections 1, 2, 3 and 4 that requires dedicated funding
for the occupational safety and health training and education and
occupational health clinic programs fund. It also adds language to
subsection 5 that indexes future increases to the funding to increases
in the maximum rate for workers' compensation benefits pursuant to
Paragraph (a) of subdivision 6 of section 15 of the workers'
compensation law.

JUSTIFICATION :
occupational clinics provide much needed health care to workers and
occupational safety and health training and education provides
necessary services to reduce the number of injured workers. These
programs have long been subject to budget cuts that create uncertainty
and jeopardize the effectiveness in reducing injuries and care for
injured workers. This bill would safeguard these programs from future
funding cuts and would capture the increased assessment based funds
that will be made available as a result of future maximum benefit
increases.

PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :
2008: S.6913 Reported to Rules; A.4509-B Passed Assembly
2005-2006: A.3948 Referred to Labor
2004: A.11379 Reported to Ways and Means

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :
Undetermined.

EFFECTIVE DATE :
This act shall take effect immediately.
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