assembly Bill A8742

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides benefits for injury or sickness, pregnancy or family leave

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Jan 06, 2010 referred to labor
Jun 05, 2009 referred to labor

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A8742 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5791
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Work Comp L, generally; amd ยง1113, Ins L

A8742 - Summary

Provides workers' compensation benefits for injury or sickness, pregnancy or family leave; applies to an employee and to family members taking family leave to care for an employee.

A8742 - Sponsor Memo

A8742 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8742

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 5, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. SILVER, JOHN, NOLAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of A. BENEDETTO, BING, BOYLAND,  DESTITO,  DINOWITZ,  FARRELL,  GLICK,
  JACOBS,  LANCMAN,  LENTOL, MARKEY, O'DONNELL, PEOPLES, PHEFFER, ROBIN-
  SON, ROSENTHAL, SWEENEY, TOWNS, WEINSTEIN, WEISENBERG -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law and the insurance law,  in
  relation  to  providing  benefits for injury or sickness, pregnancy or
  family leave

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision 9 of section 201 of the workers' compensation
law is amended by adding two new paragraphs C and D to read as follows:
  C. "DISABILITY" ALSO INCLUDES FAMILY CARE, AS DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION
FIFTEEN OF THIS SECTION.
  D.  UNLESS OTHERWISE SET FORTH IN THIS ARTICLE, ALL PROVISIONS OF THIS
ARTICLE APPLICABLE TO "DISABILITY" SHALL APPLY TO (I) DISABILITY ARISING
FROM INJURY OR SICKNESS; (II) DISABILITY CAUSED BY OR IN CONNECTION WITH
PREGNANCY; AND (III) FOR FAMILY CARE.
  S 2. Subdivision 14 of section 201 of the workers'  compensation  law,
as added by chapter 600 of the laws of 1949 and as renumbered by chapter
438 of the laws of 1964, is amended to read as follows:
  14.  "A  day  of  disability"  means any day on which the employee was
prevented from performing work because of disability, INCLUDING ANY  DAY
ON  WHICH  THE EMPLOYEE TOOK OFF FOR FAMILY CARE, and for which [he] THE
EMPLOYEE has not received his OR HER regular remuneration.
  S 3. Section 201 of the workers' compensation law is amended by adding
ten new subdivisions 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24  to  read
as follows:
  15. "FAMILY CARE" SHALL MEAN ANY LEAVE TAKEN BY AN EMPLOYEE FROM WORK:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11260-04-9

A. 8742                             2

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